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General Superintendent - Water/Wastewater Operations


Tampa, FL, US Miami, FL, US

Requisition ID: 104219 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Water/Waste Water 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a General Superintendent in Kiewit’s Water Facilities South District you will supervise Water/Wastewater construction projects. In this role your responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Perform daily inspections of work for Safety, Quality and Productivity --. Assure proper planning and communication is happening for all operations that you oversee.  Identify and solve problems that arise. Establish budgetary guidelines for the job and ensure that cost control measures are being followed. Provide job safety training and awareness for all personnel. Establish quality standards of all jobs and ensure that all quality assurance and company standards are being met. Develop and manage job schedules (e.g. three-week, 90-day, man loading), coordinate work with other crafts, departments, contractors and suppliers.

District Overview

Kiewit Water Facilities South has organized strategically to actively participate and capture the growing water and wastewater treatment market in both union and open-shop areas.  We intend to effectively compete and win in traditional and alternate delivery procurements and position ourselves for a sustainable future.  We are looking for people committed to the water construction industry.


This position will be based out of the Florida market.  Primarily either Tampa Bay or Miami. 


•    Responsible for controlling costs and maintaining profitability in the superintendent’s discipline
•    Examines drawings and specifications for various work tasks and ensure current information is passed down to front line supervision
•    Schedules crews according to available work packages for the project and all required equipment and materials necessary to complete the task
•    Conducts regular inspections of craft work and quality as well as insure installation is per specification
•    Assists foremen in maintaining safe workplace
•    Monitor timely delivery of necessary materials and schedules necessary, Company equipment to assure continued productivity
•    Conducts regular safety meetings with craft employees addressing specific work areas and conditions that require attention stressing compliance with Company and regulatory safety procedures
•    Recognizing, documenting and reporting delays
•    Coordinates with engineers, client/owner, inspectors, etc. to isolate problems and assists in developing solutions to these problems
•    Coordinates work activities and installations with other craft supervision to assure productivity and to eliminate conflicts in the field
•    Ensure training and development of craft supervisors and employees
•    Promote positive employee relations with all employees and management by treating all employees with dignity and respect
•    Ensure subordinate personnel comply with company policies and procedures
•    Administer discipline as needed in a fair and consistent manner
•    Resolve/diffuse issues using open communication with employees and management

  • Must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience as a superintendent in civil related construction
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in the Water/Wastewater industry
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Must be willing to relocate temporarily for training or permanently on an as-needed basis
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings, plans and specifications for railroad / transit construction and maintenance requirements


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.