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Eastern - Superintendent - MI

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

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 

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
•     Previous knowledge/experience in [Insert discipline/market] setting required
•     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 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: Detroit

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