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Foreman - Southwest District

Location: 

Phoenix, AZ, US

Requisition ID: 118751 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit's Southwest District is looking for Foreman. 

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's Southwest District specializes in heavy civil, transportation and water projects, we typically self-perform a large portion of the work. We self-perform work such as mass grading, drainage, PCCP paving, utilities and more. We are looking for people committed to the construction industry with safety, quality, costs and schedule in mind. 

Location

Phoenix, AZ

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.

Qualifications

•     10+ years' 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.

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: Phoenix

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