KWFS - Superintendent - FL


Orlando, FL, US Tampa, FL, US

Requisition ID: 169785 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Water Facilities South 

Department: Field Supervision 

Market: Water/Wastewater 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

As a Superintendent at Kiewit, your role will be crucial to the company's success. You will serve as a field supervisor and may oversee several Foremen and/or laborers/craft workers. Your responsibilities will include organizing, managing work methods, scheduling, cost control, ensuring compliance with drawings and specifications, ensuring quality workmanship, and delegating work to achieve successful project execution. This can be done directly or through General Foremen or Foremen. You will also be responsible for cultivating positive working relationships with clients, architects/engineers, suppliers, subcontractors, and job site personnel.

District Overview

Kiewit's Water Facilities South group is one of Kiewit's leading water/wastewater districts specializing in constructing water treatment facilities, wastewater treatment facilities, and desalination plants. Although we are headquartered in Dallas TX, with regional offices in Miami FL and Atlanta GA, we also pursue various projects stretching across the country. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design. Because our people receive continuous and extensive training, hands-on experience, and challenging responsibilities from the day they join our team, they quickly develop the expertise that has earned our district its reputation as the premier contractor in the southeast United States. 


Locations to include Tampa or Orlando, FL


  • Mentor and help to grow Jr. Superintendents 
  • 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. 


  • 8+ years' construction experience with 3+ years in a Superintendent/Leadership capacity (preferably working on infrastructure projects such as roads, dams, water/wastewater treatment plants, etc.) 
  • Must be a self-starter, highly motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision. 
  • Ability to quickly learn and understand various processes regarding Kiewit’s Kiewit's procedures and software programs.  
  • Ability to identify and resolve any problems that may arise.  
  • Excellent organizational, administrative, communication, and interpersonal skills.  
  • Strong experience in Leadership, safety, negotiations, planning, and contract administration 


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.

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: Orlando

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