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Tooling/Yard Manager- Kiewit Foundations Co.


Aurora, CO, US

Requisition ID: 101249 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We have an exciting opportunity for a Tooling/Yard Manager to join our team in Aurora, Colorado at our brand new state of the art shop and yard facility. As a Tooling/Yard Manager you will be in charge of managing Kiewit Foundations fleet of tooling used in the specialty foundations business.  Tooling consists of typical foundation drilling attachments, Conex boxes, material handling racks, survey and testing equipment.  You will be required to have a good understanding of foundations equipment tooling and applications they are used in. Responsible for organization and upkeep of the storage yard in Aurora, CO.  and determining what repairs can be done in house at the facility, and what must be sent out to be repaired by an outside vendor.  You will also be responsible for running the business associated with the tooling yard, projecting yearly revenue and expenditures, and will work hand in hand with the Operations Manager as well as the equipment department.

District Overview

Kiewit Foundations Co. is a full-service geotechnical foundation contractor operating across North America. Our experience and expertise cover a wide range of specialty foundation construction for both structural and ground improvement solutions. We operate in the transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, industrial, and oil, gas, and chemical markets.  As part of Kiewit we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering experience that provides wholistic solutions to the industry that are unmatched.

Our rapidly growing foundations business, which includes drilled shafts, micro pile, driven pile, augercast-in-place pile, full displacement pile, soil mixing, support of excavation, anchors, tie-backs, stone columns, and other geotechnical solutions is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit focused on delivering differentiated solutions. 

We are an innovative team that works on both Kiewit projects and with other general contractors across all our markets.  Our staff collaborates with Kiewit’s engineering group comprised of more than 60 geotechnical engineers as well as premier external geotechnical engineering firms to deliver safe and cost-effective solutions that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.
Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we’re supporting Kiewit or other general contractors to bore tunnels through mountains, turn rivers into energy, build bridges that connect communities, or develop facilities that power and fuel our world, 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 below ground up. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else.
On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. Kiewit’s culture encourages training, developing your skills, and tailoring your experience and knowledge to allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.


Kiewit Foundations Co. has its headquarters in Omaha, NE and operates across North America via regional locations in Seattle, WA, Denver, CO, Chicago, IL, and Lenexa, KS.  This position is will be based out of Aurora, CO.  We require our employees to be open to relocation or temporary job assignments throughout this region.   

  • Accountable for all Kiewit Foundations Yard personnel
  • Manage the shipping/receiving of tooling in multiple yard locations
  • Provide direction/instruction on how to properly repair/maintain tooling as it comes into the facility
  • Maintain a 3 week look ahead schedule of tooling coming into the yard and leaving the yard based on coordination with active jobs
  • Coordinate shipping and receiving trucking for tooling
  • Build/maintain professional relationships with all vendors
  • Cost reporting on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Manage all yard processes, this includes minor fabrication, repairs, small equipment rebuilds
  • Soliciting quotes, comparing and selecting the best tooling when new purchases are needed
  • Integrate technology and productivity savings into operations
  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 10 years related experience
  • Experience in foundations industry, preferred 3-5 yrs. in similar construction position
  • Willing to move and be based out of Aurora, CO.  Must be willing to travel roughly one week a month
  • Ability to coach/mentor in welding and burning processes
  • Vision to see creative & cost-effective solutions to both tooling requirements and repairs of tools
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects needs as well and directing shop activities
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: (word, excel, power point, outlook)
  • Easily coachable on inventory systems such as WYNNE systems
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
  • Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills 
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
  • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail

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.