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Civil Superintendent

Location: 

Kittery, ME, US

Requisition ID: 124040 

Job Level: Senior Level 

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 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.

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.  

Location

Kittery, Maine

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

•    7+ years of construction experience with 3+ years being in a Superintendent/Leadership capacity running heavy civil work in the infrastructure market.
•    Must be a self-starter, highly motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
•    Ability to quickly learn and understand various processes regarding Kiewit’s policies, procedures and software programs. 
•    Ability to identify and resolve any problems that may arise. 
•    In addition, this position must have 
•    Excellent organizational, administrative, communication and interpersonal skills. 
•    Strong experience in Leadership, safety, negotiations, planning, and contract administration
•    Abilities to access all areas on a construction project site
•    Experience in pile driving techniques for steel and sheet piles on land and marine.
•    Working knowledge of various hammer types (diesel impact, hydraulic impact, and vibratory
•    Knowledge of cranes, construction rigging, and use of slings, cable chokers, spreader bars, and multi-part load blocks, to complete crane hoisting tasks land and marine. 
•    Experience with marine concrete construction, Forming systems, rebar installation, dewatering and concrete placement methods. 
•    Ability to read and interpret construction documents and assist in planning work schedule
 

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: Portland Maine

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