Southeast - Foreman Staff

Location: 

Miami, FL, US

Requisition ID: 170779 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Southeast District 

Department: Field Supervision 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

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District Overview

Kiewit's Southeast 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 building bridges, airports, mass transit systems, canals, dams, pump stations or tunnels.  Although most of our work is regionally based in the southeast region of the United States, we also pursue various projects stretching across the east coast. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design. 

Location

Miami, FL

Responsibilities

• Use effective verbal and written communication skills.  Display mathematical ability to include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages.
• Read, understand and enforce company policies and procedures.  Plan and execute the assigned work in accordance with those policies and procedures.
• Read, understand and produce work from blueprints and drawings.
• Objectively analyze the work of coworkers and subordinates and effectively communicate improvement objectives.  Initiate disciplinary measures when appropriate.
• Identify areas of improvement and cost-savings and communicate to superintendent.
• Listen to direction and suggestions from employees and management regarding safe and proper work practices.  Take necessary corrective action to eliminate or minimize safety hazards.
• Understand and respond to all safety hazards, manage work crews safely.
• Produce quality work meeting company and industry standards.
• Must be able to perform general tasks and required skills such as lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling motions as identified for the position.

Qualifications

• Ten years of experience in construction is preferred, with lead-man capabilities and skills in a trade or craft. 
• Must understand verbal and written instructions and safety rules, and be able to read safety signs and warnings.
• Must be capable of reading and producing work from blueprints and drawings. 
• Must be adept in the activities of workers supervised. 
• Knowledge of operating various craft tools. 
• Knowledge of equipment rigging is essential, as well as the use of compressors, winches, snorkels and welding equipment.  Ability to operate a forklift and crane is helpful.

Working Conditions

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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: Miami

Job Segment: Forklift, Warehouse, Welding, Construction, Manufacturing, Engineering