Southeast - General Superintendent - FL


Sunrise, FL, US Tampa, FL, US

Requisition ID: 171559 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Southeast District 

Department: Field Supervision 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The General Superintendent oversees all operating departments, including Owner relations, project personnel administration, direction of suppliers and subcontractors, and overall project safety, quality, planning, operations, cost control, and training.

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. 


Tampa and Sunrise, FL 


1. Technical responsibilities
•    Review projection and financial plans.
•    Update 90-day discipline schedules and review progress with staff. 
•    Review ST&S and equipment costs with staff.
•    Evaluate equipment needs with CM.
•    Conduct weekly department meetings. Asses weekly LDR reviews and commodity curves with the department.
•    Lead weekly scheduling meeting.
•    Observe and critique operations and work with the superintendent to maximize efficiency.
•    Attend different crew safety meetings and critique with the superintendent.

2. Administrative responsibilities
•    Maintain daily diary for record-keeping purposes.
•    Review daily costs.
•    Prepare monthly section cost report.
•    Coordinate work with other co-workers on the job.
•    Perform other duties as required by the Project Manager.


  • Accountability: Sets clear expectations; assigns and accepts accountability for objectives; provides feedback and recognition; and enforces consequences.
  • Critical Thinking: Able to think analytically and apply a process of problem identification, solution development, and implementation. 
  • Decision Making: Makes timely decisions with well-developed judgment while considering alternatives, risks, and other critical decision factors. 
  • Delegation: Makes clear assignments to the team; empowers others by extending responsibility and authority; provides timely feedback and follow-up.
  • Team Building: Builds and develops high performance teams; values each member’s contribution.
  • Coaching & Developing Others: Provides feedback and encourages team members to learn; creates growth opportunities for others; transfers knowledge to others; and challenges them to develop solutions.
  • Interpersonal Relations: Demonstrates ability to work well with others; treats others with respect.
  • Time Management: Balances personal work and team priorities; maintains work-life balance.
  • Drive for Results: Demonstrates a commitment to continuous improvement for self and stretches to make meaningful individual contributions to the team.



  • Degree in Construction Management or Civil Engineering or a similar type of experience in a construction-related position that provides the knowledge and experience required for this position
  • Must have hands-on field experience in supervisory-specific construction disciplines (Drainage, Earthworks, Structures, Concrete, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of various construction disciplines and safety regulations and how to apply them.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of cost management processes, planning, and scheduling.
  • Knowledge of contract drawings and other documents on typical projects.
  • Must possess strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Exhibits integrity & ethical behavior in all things; understand Kiewit's ethics policy of knowing and acting within policies and practices.
  • Willingness, ability, and enthusiasm for travel and/or potential relocation.
  • Must be a self-starter and highly motivated, wanting to do what it takes to get the job done.
  • Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments.


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.

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