Superintendent, Concrete Structures - Western Canada District


Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Requisition ID: 172822 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Western Canada District 

Department: Field Supervision 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Superintendents play a significant part in Kiewit's success. You function as a field supervisor responsible for multiple foreman, and/or laborers/craft workers, supporting the organization, work methods, scheduling, cost control, conformity with drawings and specification, workmanship, and assignment of work to accomplish the execution of the work. Your role maintains positive working relationships with clients, architects / engineers, suppliers, subcontractors, and jobsite staff. 


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 & Location

Kiewit’s Western Canada District is headquartered in Burnaby, British Columbia.  We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, transportation, roadways, bridges, water resources, and underground utilities. Our current opportunities are spread across the entire West Coast of Canada including local and rotation projects within British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon, and the United States. Frequent travel is required. 


  • Project Oversight: Manage the daily operations of concrete structure construction, ensuring that projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards.
  • Team Leadership: Supervise and coordinate the activities of the concrete construction team, including foremen, subcontractors, and laborers. Provide guidance, training, and support to ensure team members perform their tasks safely and efficiently.
  • Safety Compliance: Promote and enforce a strong safety culture on the job site. Ensure all team members adhere to Kiewit's safety policies and procedures. Conduct regular safety meetings and inspections.
  • Quality Control: Implement and oversee quality control measures to ensure that all concrete work meets project specifications and industry standards. Perform regular inspections and address any issues promptly.
  • Scheduling and Planning: Develop and maintain project schedules, coordinating with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders. Ensure that resources, including materials and equipment, are available as needed.
  • Problem Solving: Identify and resolve any issues or conflicts that arise during the construction process. Implement solutions that minimize delays and cost overruns.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate records of daily activities, progress, and any incidents that occur on the job site. Provide regular updates to project management and other stakeholders.
  • Client Interaction: Communicate effectively with clients, architects, and engineers to ensure project requirements are understood and met. Address any concerns or changes in project scope.


  • 8+ years' construction experience with 3+ years being in a Superintendent/Leadership capacity (preferably working on infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, dams, water/wastewater treatment plants etc.)
  • 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. 
  • Strong experience in Leadership, safety, negotiations, planning, and contract administration.  #LI-RP1

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


Base Compensation: $145,000 - $155,000

  • Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location
  • 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 believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

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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