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Electrical Superintendent - Kiewit Bridge and Marine District


Federal Way, WA, US Seattle, WA, US

Requisition ID: 119399 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview
As a Electrical Superintendent you will play a significant part in the success for Kiewit’s Bridge and Marine District and set the highest expectations among your crew for safety, quality, schedule, cost performance and team development. Every day you will bring your hands-on attitude to oversee the electrical work for our transportation projects and also build builders that will continue to shape America’s infrastructure for generations to come. 

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 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 the ground up. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else. 

District Overview
Kiewit’s Bridge & Marine District headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, operates with heavy civil, marine, and industrial capabilities across North America. We are a leader in technical and traditional bridges, bridge like structures, marine structures, and dredge work. Kiewit Bridge & Marine is also the foremost constructor of floating bridges across the United States. If you want to build iconic bridges, this is the district for you! 

•    Form and lead an effective electrical team, delegating responsibilities and setting goals.
•    Assist in the hiring, training and development of craft personnel (laborers, craft workers, foreman etc.).
•    Develop and maintain open communications with crews, Field Engineers/Coordinators, Safety, Quality and clients.
•    Assist in preparing work plans and scheduling in determining manpower levels, material quantities, and equipment requirements.
•    Examine/inspect field conditions and troubleshoot problems, correct inaccuracies, and implement cost saving measures. 
•    Monitor and adhere to established budgetary guidelines for job, and ensure that cost control measures are being followed.  
•    Monitor job safety, and provide job safety training and awareness for all personnel.  
•    Monitor quality standards of all jobs, and ensure that all quality assurance and company standards are being met.  
•    Develop entire job schedules, 90 day schedules, and three week schedules, man loading. Monitor job schedule and coordinate work with contractors and deliveries with suppliers and ensure inspections are scheduled appropriately. 
•    Advise senior level superintendents and/or project management of potential problems, work interferences, schedule difficulties, etc.  Assist in resolving such problems as required.
•    Perform other job-related duties as requested by your supervisor

•    10+ years of experience in the construction industry with a specialty of electrical work in the infrastructure world 
•    Must have at least 7 years’ experience of supervisory experience 
•    Understanding of cost management processes, planning and scheduling.
•    Working knowledge of computers and experience using Microsoft Office Suite. 
•    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
•    Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment and move up objects up to 30 pounds.
•    Ability to travel and relocate as business requires
•    Ability to work in the United States without sponsorship, both now and in the future

Other common names for this role:  Electrical General Superintendent, Electrical Estimator 

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

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: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Electrical, Construction, Labor, Manager, QA, Engineering, Operations, Management, Quality