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Civil Foreman- Southeast


Charleston, SC, US Tampa, FL, US

Requisition ID: 97683 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Civil Foreman, you will play a significant part in the success for Kiewit. You will have responsiblity over laborers and craft workers as well as maintain positive working relationships with clients, architect,engineer, suppliers, subcontractors and jobsite staff.



District Overview

Kiewit's Southeast District is one of Kiewit's leading infrastructure districts specializing in heavy civil, transportation, and water resource markets. Projects you could be working on could include building bridges, airports, mass transit systems, canals, dams, pump stations or tunnels.  Although most of our work is regionally based in the southeast region of the United States, we also pursue various projects stretching across the east coast. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design.  


This position is based out of Charleston, SC or Tampa, Florida

  • Use effective verbal and written communication skills. Display mathematical ability to include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages
  • 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
  • Understand and respond to all safety hazards, manage work crews safely
  • Produce quality work meeting company and industry standards.
  • Must be able to perform general tasks and required skills such as lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling motions as identified for the position.
  • Ten years of experience in construction is preferred, with lead-man capabilities and skills in a trade or craft. 
  • 7-10 years’ experience leading pipe crews in an industrial or water/wastewater related projects.
  • Minimum 5 years of underground experience working with trench boxes, trench shields, and utilities.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience leading crews that dealt with 24-inch underground pipe and bigger.
  • 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 be adept in the activities of workers supervised. 
  • Knowledge of operating various craft tools.
  • Knowledge of equipment rigging is essential, as well as the use of compressors, winches, snorkels and welding equipment. Ability to operate a forklift and crane is helpful.

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.