Transmission/Distribution Superintendent


Albany, NY, US

Requisition ID: 171390 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Delivery 

Department: Field Supervision 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Superintendent you will play a significant part in the success of Kiewit’s, Kiewit Power Delivery district. You will function as a field supervisor and may have responsibility for multiple Foreman, and/or craft workers. You with be responsible for the organization, work methods, scheduling, cost control, conformity with drawings and specification, workmanship, and assignment of work to accomplish the execution of the work, either directly or through General Foreman or Foreman. You will also work to maintain positive working relationships with clients, architects/engineers, suppliers, subcontractors, and job site staff.   #LI-WJ1

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. 

About the Project: "The Champlain Hudson Power Express® (CHPE) is an innovative renewable power transmission project that is ready to deliver REAL. CLEAN. POWER. to New York. The project will play a key role in the state’s energy transformation, lowering greenhouse gas emissions, creating jobs and generating billions of dollars in new investment in New York’s economy while delivering low-cost renewable energy to New York state.

CHPE is the most powerful project you’ll never see, and it is ready to provide clean energy with the resiliency and environmental safety that New York and the rest of the nation demand."


This position is located in Albany, NY.  Following the project you will be given a new assignment and be required to go where the work is. 

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 


  • Supervise, manage, and direct field operations and ensure compliance with all relevant safety and environmental policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Develop daily work plans in conjunction with field personnel and effectively communicate the plan during coordination meetings.
  • Provide job safety training for all personnel.
  • Perform safety inspections and provide guidance as needed.
  • Develop and manage monthly and weekly job schedules for field operations.
  • Communicate and coordinate work with other contractors, subcontractors, crews, and suppliers.
  • Manage the construction equipment utilized in operations.
  • Understand and monitor operation costs and budgets. Plan and implement cost reduction methods into the work plans to reduce operational cost and deliver at or under budget.
  • Review and approve or reject promotions up to General Foremen.


  • 8+ years' construction experience with 3+ years being in a Superintendent/Leadership capacity working on Transmission and Substation projects. Preferably in the underground transmission market.  
  • Must be a self-starter, highly motivated with the ability 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.

Working Conditions

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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.
•    May work at various different locations and conditions may vary


Base Compensation: $137,572 - $144,123

(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

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: Albany

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