Civil Superintendent


Orange, TX, US Willis, TX, US Houston, TX, US Westlake, TX, US Beaumont, TX, US Oklahoma City, OK, US Fort Worth, TX, US Fairfield, TX, US Little Rock, AR, US

Requisition ID: 172496 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: South Central District 

Department: Field Supervision 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Civil Superintendent for Kiewit, you will function as a field supervisor overseeing civil project operations on industrial construction projects and be responsible for the organization, work methods, scheduling, cost control, conformity with drawings and specifications, workmanship, and assignment of work to accomplish project goals, either directly or through general foreman/foreman. You will also work to maintain positive working relationships with clients, architects/engineers, suppliers, subcontractors, and jobsite staff.

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.


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.


The most likely locations for this position are, but are not limited to: Fort Worth, TX; Orange, TX; Houston, TX; Fairfield, TX; Willis, TX; Graham, TX; Oklahoma City, OK; and Malvern, AR.


  • Act as a field supervisor overseeing civil construction operations on industrial type projects.
  • Lead and oversee construction operations for lime/cement stabilizations and other civil scopes of work.
  • Coordinate with heavy foundation project teams.
  • Supervise, mentor, and develop direct reports.
  • 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 meetings for problem resolution and planning.
  • Oversee and approve 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.
  • Create, update, review, and maintain daily reports and logs for record keeping purposes. 
  • Ensure that all performance evaluations are completed and documented in a timely fashion for direct reports.
  • Recommend organizational, policy, procedural, and/or staff changes as needed.
  • Review, approve, and/or reject promotions up to General Foremen.


  • At least 8 years of construction experience with experience working in a superintendent/leadership capacity supporting civil construction operations.
  • Experience supporting civil project functions on industrial, LNG, and/or power construction projects.
  • Knowledge and experience leading/overseeing lime and cement stabilizations.
  • Ability to travel and/or relocate as needed to projects located in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and surrounding states.
  • Experience in leadership, safety, negotiations, planning, and contract administration.
  • 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.
  • Excellent organizational, administrative, communication, and interpersonal 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. 
  • 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: Beaumont

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