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Dry Utility Foreman - Southwestern States


Anthem, AZ, US Phoenix, AZ, US

Requisition ID: 132660 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit is one of North America’s largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations and rated as number 4 out of the top constructors in the US!  We have been in business for 136 years and are the best at what we do. Here, you can work on many different projects in your career - including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas, chemical, building and mining.  We are adding Foremen to our Southwest District to support projects across the region.  Initially, you will support a 67 mile ITS Broadband project near Phoenix Arizona, so we seek Foreman that have specific experience with the dry utility trade and ideally, telecommunications knowledge.  Our Dry Utility Foreman will be hands on and will perform conduit installation and installation of pull boxes.  Foreman working on this project will have Union benefits with the local union shop.

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 Southwest District specializes in heavy civil, primarily in water/wastewater plant and plant pipeline design/construction and transportation design/construction.  This district includes major projects ranging from $20M to $600M+ in Utah, Nevada, Arizona, and Idaho.   We self-perform most of our work, and we don’t hire you just for one project - we hire for a career and to support the district.  This means travel, job stability, variation in your job, and new adventures every day!  We self-perform most of our work in all disciplines - Civil/Structural/Mechanical/Electrical/Utilities.  We are looking for people committed to engineering and construction, with safety, quality, costs, and schedule in mind.  


Phoenix, AZ;  


Lead crews, provide oversight and direction for trenching, basic equipment rigging, and able to provide guidance to crews for construction in rural areas.  
Read, understand and enforce company policies and procedures.  Plan and execute the assigned work in accordance with those policies and procedures.
Read, understand and produce work from blueprints and drawings.
Objectively analyze the work of coworkers and subordinates and effectively communicate improvement objectives.  Initiate disciplinary measures when appropriate.
Identify areas of improvement and cost-savings and communicate to superintendent.
Listen to direction and suggestions from employees and management regarding safe and proper work practices.  Take necessary corrective action to eliminate or minimize safety hazards.
Identify, and respond to all safety hazards, manage work crews safely.
Ensure crews produce quality construction work that meets company and industry standards.


5+ years' experience in construction is preferred, with lead-man capabilities and skills in the dry utilities trade/craft is required.  Specific experience with conduit and pull box installation is required. 
Must understand verbal and written instructions and safety rules and be able to read safety signs and warnings.
Must be capable of reading and producing work from blueprints and drawings. 
Must have ability to read plans and shoot grades.
Must be able to coordinate ordering materials and planning jobs.
Check slopes for conformance to plans.
Must have knowledge of safety standards and OSHA requirements.
Experience leading site crews for Electrical related projects.  Experience with ITS/Broadband/Telecommunications is preferred.

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

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: Phoenix

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