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Utility Superintendent


Fort Worth, TX, US Dallas, TX, US

Requisition ID: 157979 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: South Central District 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Superintendent you will play a significant part in the success for Kiewit’s South-Central District. You will function as a field supervisor and may have responsibility for multiple Foreman, and/or laborers/craft workers. You will 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.

This is a front-line supervisor position reporting to the General Superintendent with responsibility specifically to the utility’s construction discipline. You will need to have direct experience locating and documenting underground utility facilities such as water, wastewater, electric, gas and telecommunication lines to develop an accurate Live-SUE (Subsurface Utility Engineering).  The Live-SUE will be utilized to relocate utilities and allow construction of the project while avoiding utility strikes. Our Superintendents set the highest expectations for safety, quality, schedule, and cost performance. Their roles and responsibilities are to plan and lead operations to achieve these expectations while working with a team of engineers and supervisors. 


District Overview

Kiewit's South Central 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 mass grading, drainage, paving, utility and more.  Although most of our work is regionally based in the south-central region of the United States, we also pursue various projects stretching across the United States. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design.  


Fort Worth, TX


•    Hiring and training of craft personnel
•    Scheduling and directing work crews
•    Preparing work plans and Hazard analysis for the work
•    Assuring quality control
•    Managing and tracking cost
•    Scheduling equipment and subcontractors
•    Administering safety programs
•    Maintaining good owner relations
•    Supervise construction projects
•    Perform daily inspections of work performed
•    Act as liaison and coordinator between contractors and craft employees
•    Solve problems that arise.
•    Develop 90-day, 3-week and daily schedules for crews, equipment and materials.
•    Build on budget and adjust the plan and methods as the work proceeds to improve productivity.


•    Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in heavy civil construction with an emphasis in utility locating and SUE development. 
•    Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications. 
•    Knowledge of construction and engineering principles and practices. 
•    Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment. 
•    Must be able to adapt to new surroundings and with new people. 
•    Must be prepared to attend meetings with customers and owners/general contractors.
•    Working knowledge of computers and experience using Microsoft Excel and Word. 
•    Effective oral and written communication skills.
•    Strong organization/time management skills.
•    Must have a positive attitude and possess excellent motivational skills.

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•    FIELD ROLES ONLY May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.

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: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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