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General Superintendent - Oil & Gas

Location: 

Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 165840 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Energy US District 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a General Superintendent, you will be a field construction leader in an industrial construction environment. Developing the execution strategy for a given scope of work and managing the safety, quality, cost, and schedule for multiple superintendents.  Safety and quality construction will be your key drivers. We are looking for people committed to embracing the EPC execution model and gaining more responsibility in their career path.

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 Energy was established to better serve the diverse and expanding energy market. Kiewit Energy provides cohesive engineering, procurement and construction services to the oil, gas, refining, chemicals, petrochemicals, biofuels, and other process industries. Early Contract Involvement presence offering clients long-term relationships, providing integrated schedules, realistic construction estimates, and construction driven execution planning.

Location

This position will be based out of our office in the Energy Corridor in the greater Houston area, with extensive project travel. 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

•    Develop and execute best in class EPC execution strategy and schedule aligned with best practices and industry knowledge.
•    Work alongside Engineering and Procurement counterparts to ensure timely inputs are received and project goals are achieved.
•    Lead coordination with all other disciplines to ensure safe and efficient execution.
•    Understand and implement standard budgeting, forecasting and process practices through technology. 
•    Establish project procedures consistent with contractual documents and quality plans for all engineered work; determine and oversee all project controls, schedules, and budgets.
•    Serve as project representative with client, constructor, subcontractors, and vendors at kick-off meetings, job walks, project review, and other meetings and correspondence.
•    Ensure all work products are consistent with industry standards and in accordance with good engineering practice and applicable codes, and in compliance with all pertinent legal codes and requirements.
•    Provide ongoing training and mentoring to superintendents and lead field engineers to promote employee development. 

Qualifications

•    Direct project oversight on EPC related projects where the work was self-performed craft supervision. 
•    Advanced knowledge of meanings and methods of a given scope of work to develop a single or multiple discipline plan.
•    Advanced knowledge of safety regulations, scheduling, cost control, engineering drawings and other documents.
•    Competent in the use of computer software applications used for project control and administration, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.
•    10+ years’ experience in the Oil, Gas, & Chemical construction industry, with at least 5+ years in a supervisory role. 
•    Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, or similar discipline from a four-year college or university or comparable craft supervision experience.

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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.
•    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: Houston

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