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Superintendent (Underground) 1

Location: 

Anchorage, AK, US

Requisition ID: 154640 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Northwest District 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Superintendent, you will be exposed to a variety of field activities in order to develop your understanding of construction supervision. During your first few years you can expect to spend time learning and working on shop drawings, submittals, schedules, craft supervision, and project documentation. While learning these things you will have the opportunity to travel the country building complex projects that make a profound impact on communities. We are looking for people committed to the construction industry and not design. 

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we’re boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else. 

District Overview

Kiewit’s Northwest District is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington.  We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, transportation, roadways, water resources, and underground utilities. We are looking for hard working individuals with a passion for construction who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty! Our current opportunities are spread across the entire west coast including Alaska and Hawaii. 

Location

Anchorage, AK

Responsibilities

•    Responsible for controlling costs and maintaining profitability in the superintendent’s discipline
•    Examines drawings and specifications for various work tasks and ensure current information is passed down to front line supervision
•    Schedules crews according to available work packages for the project and all required equipment and materials necessary to complete the task
•    Conducts regular inspections of craft work and quality as well as insure installation is per specification
•    Assists foremen in maintaining safe workplace
•    Monitor timely delivery of necessary materials and schedules necessary, Company equipment to assure continued productivity
•    Conducts regular safety meetings with craft employees addressing specific work areas and conditions that require attention stressing compliance with Company and regulatory safety procedures
•    Recognizing, documenting and reporting delays
•    Coordinates with engineers, client/owner, inspectors, etc. to isolate problems and assists in developing solutions to these problems
•    Coordinates work activities and installations with other craft supervision to assure productivity and to eliminate conflicts in the field
•    Ensure training and development of craft supervisors and employees
•    Promote positive employee relations with all employees and management by treating all employees with dignity and respect
•    Ensure subordinate personnel comply with company policies and procedures
•    Administer discipline as needed in a fair and consistent manner
•    Resolve/diffuse issues using open communication with employees and management
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Qualifications

•    Must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience as a superintendent in civil related construction
•    A minimum of 7 years’ experience in the Water/Wastewater industry
•    A valid driver’s license
•    Must be willing to relocate temporarily for training or permanently on an as-needed basis
•    Must be able to read and interpret drawings, plans and specifications for railroad / transit construction and maintenance requirements

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 work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage

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