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Mechanical Superintendent - Water/Wastewater

Location: 

Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 106221 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Water/Waste Water 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Superintendent you will play a significant part in the success for Kiewit. You will function as a field supervisor and may have responsibility for multiple Foreman, and/or laborers/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, architect/engineer, suppliers, subcontractors, and jobsite staff.

District Overview

Kiewit's Water Facilities South group is one of Kiewit's leading water/wastewater districts specializing in constructing water treatment facilities, wastewater treatment facilities, and desalination plants. Although we are headquartered in Dallas TX, with regional offices in Miami FL and Atlanta GA, we also pursue various projects stretching across the country. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design. Because our people receive continuous and extensive training, hands-on experience and challenging responsibilities from the day they join our team, they quickly develop the expertise that has earned our district its reputation as the premier contractor in the southeast United States. 

Location

This position is based out of Denver CO

Responsibilities

•     Mentor and help to grow Jr. Superintendents
•     Review and approve the balance of Foremen, journeymen and laborer’s composite labor rates
•     Manage contract administration (subcontractor/field management meeting for communication)
•     Develop a program to maintain good client relations involving staff on site
•     Initiate and attend supplementary and regular meeting with client for problem resolution and planning
•     Oversee and approve the monthly job cost updates and quarterly cash flow projections 
•     Review, approve and negotiate change orders
•     Develop and implement a plan for project completion and turnover
•     Maintain daily diary for record keeping purposes
•     Ensure that all performance evaluations and completed in a timely fashion for direct reports
•     Recommend, where appropriate, organizational, policy and procedural or staff changes
•     Review and approve or reject promotions up to General Foremen.

Qualifications

•    At least eight (8) years’ experience in the Industrial construction industry (preferably in Water/Wastewater), with at least five (5) years in a supervisory role within a non-union environment.
•    Extensive knowledge/experience in piping and mechanical systems is required
•    Advanced knowledge of various construction disciplines-, safety regulations, scheduling, cost control, document control, engineering drawings and other documents, field estimates, subcontracting and procurement, and contract administration.
•    Experience managing 2-3 crews (3-15 craft employees) at one time
•    Demonstrated ability to efficiently supervise and evaluate performance.
•    Broad understanding of piping/mechanical systems 
•    Prepared to attend meetings with as needed
•    Must have a positive attitude and possess excellent motivational skills with the ability to motivate and manage crews.
•    Adapt to new surroundings and new people
•    Must be able to access all points of a construction site
•    Must be able to work with a team and provide input
•    Working knowledge of computers and experience with the use of Microsoft Excel and Word, Outlook, Internet Explorer, and general file management.
•    Willing to travel and relocate on an as needed basis; nationwide
•    Ability to work in a fast paced construction environment
•    Able to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future
•    Able to legally and physically drive a pickup/vehicle
•    Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
•    Access the work by walking, possibly up and down and ladders and earthen slopes

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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.


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