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Superintendent- Kiewit Power Delivery- New York


New York, NY, US

Requisition ID: 154105 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Delivery 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Superintendent, you will play a significant part in the success of Kiewit’s Power District. You will function as a lead field supervisor and may have responsibility for multiple Foreman, and/or laborers/craft workers. You will be responsible for the safety, quality, organization, work methods, scheduling, cost control, conformity with drawings and specifications, workmanship, and assignment of work to accomplish the execution of the project, either directly or through the General Foreman/Foreman. You will also be responsible to maintain positive working relationships with clients, architects/engineers, suppliers, subcontractors, jobsite staff, and residing local/state agencies and other governing bodies.

District Overview

Kiewit Power Delivery. is a full-service engineering and construction solutions provider operating across North America. Our experience and expertise span all aspects of the transmission and distribution market from high voltage overhead and underground transmission to distribution and automation design and construction capabilities. With these broad capabilities, we operate in the electric utility, renewable energy, industrial, and oil & gas markets.  As part of Kiewit, we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering experience that provides holistic solutions, differentiating our team from the rest of the industry.

Our rapidly growing power delivery business has opened new locations across North America to strengthen our market presence while executing work within the communities that we live. We have invested in industry-leading design technology and platforms while also expanding our construction equipment fleet with the most advanced, and safest equipment on the market. We are committed to building upon our history as one of the safest companies to work for by equipping our craft with the best tooling and safety programs available.

We are an innovative team that prides itself on excellence through continuous improvement and an unwavering commitment to deliver for our clients. Our staff collaborates with Kiewit’s vast internal network of resources that span heavy civil and infrastructure, vertical and commercial buildings, mining, as well our oil and gas and power generation markets, to drive safe and cost-effective solutions that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.


This opportunity will support Power projects throughout NY State. 



•    Manage the operations and responsibilities of underground electrical construction.
•    Manage contract administration (subcontractor/field management meetings for communications).
•    Collaborate and work closely with the assigned Project Manager on all aspects of field-related activities.
•    Provide on-site supervision, oversight, technical management, and contract administration for construction-related operations, including the direct supervision of General Foremen/Foremen, oversight and direction of subcontractors, as well as other construction related personnel.
•    Ensure timely project completion through ongoing project scheduling and controls, as well as the coordination of material and equipment deliveries.
•    Responsible for all site activities, such as conformance to plans and specifications, quality of work, productivity, safety, and overall coordination.
•    Assist the Project Management team with the development of the initial project schedule.  Develop and maintain the project's three-week look-ahead schedule.  
•    Responsible for the development oversight, control, and enforcement of project site logistics plans as well as temporary facilities plans.  Responsible for the oversight of the maintenance of said plans.
•    Accountable for assembling, implementing, and maintaining the project-specific quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) plans and programs.
•    Implement, monitor, and maintain all project control reporting measures including daily reports, cost reports, inventory, quality assurance reporting, accident and incident reporting, and Soil and Erosion and Sediment Control Reports.
•    Manage and liaise all site orientations with subcontractors, vendors, etc.
•    Responsible for the administration of Safety Orientations for all subcontractors and vendors. 
•    Conduct regular and diligent site inspections in an effort to check for OSHA violations, unsafe practices, and conditions.  Responsible to stop and correct any unsafe conditions observed or reported.
•    Have overall accountability for the interpretation and successful implementation of safety programs.
•    Ensure all company, department, and technical policies, procedures, standards, etc. are fully enforced and adhered to, as well as the same for governing regulations (OSHA, etc.)
•    Prepare and maintain all required documentation and records according to State and Federal compliance as well as company procedures.    Communication with subcontractors and vendors about job/project status as well as upcoming responsibilities and schedule.
•    Coordinate the on-site testing by third-party vendors., subcontractors, and inspectors (soils, concrete, steel, masonry, fireproofing, etc.).
•    Coordinate and facilitate weekly foreman meetings (safety, work procedures, site storage, staging, production, schedules, etc.).
•    Must maintain a clean and organized job-site, office trailer, yard, and records.
•    Initiate and attend supplementary and regular meetings with clients for problem resolution and planning.
•    Oversee and approve the monthly job cost updates and quarterly cash flow projections.
•    Ensure that all performance evaluations and completed in a timely fashion for direct reports.


•    Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or 7+ years of construction experience with 3+ years being in a Superintendent/Leadership capacity.
•    Substantial previous experience with underground high-voltage electrical construction installations.
•    Must be a self-starter, highly motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
•    Ability to quickly learn and understand various processes regarding Kiewit’s policies, procedures, and software programs. 
•    Ability to identify and resolve any problems that may arise. 
•    Excellent organizational, administrative, communication, and interpersonal skills. 
•    Strong experience in Leadership, safety, negotiations, planning, and contract administration
•    Abilities to access all areas on a construction project site


Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•    FIELD ROLES ONLY May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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