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Superintendent

Location: 

Detroit, MI, US Auburn Hills, MI, US

Requisition ID: 145485 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Eastern District 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

District Overview

Kiewit’s Eastern District specializes in challenging heavy civil construction projects throughout the Northeast, including the metropolitan areas of New York, Chicago, Boston, and Washington DC.  We are leaders in bridge, transit, foundation, tunnel, and water/wastewater construction while specializing in cast-in-place concrete, structural steel erection, earthwork, pile driving, and caissons. Kiewit’s Eastern District also has a large amount of work in the energy/power sector in various northeast locations. With our experienced and dedicated employees, extensive resources and in-depth market knowledge, the Eastern District can handle projects of any size.  

Position Overview

As a Superintendent, you will play a significant part in the success for Kiewit’s Eastern District. 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. 

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 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 is a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you will not find anywhere else. 

 

Location

Auburn Hills, MI

Responsibilities

Responsibilities: 

  • Mentor and help to grow fellow Kiewit staff 

  • 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

•     Ability to travel and relocate as needed
•     8+ years’ work experience in the construction industry, with at least 5+ years in a supervisory role
•     Advanced knowledge of various construction disciplines, union agreements and jurisdictional issues, safety regulations, scheduling, cost control, engineering drawings, and other documents 
•     Demonstrated ability to efficiently supervise and evaluate craft performance
•     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

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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 do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.


Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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