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Civil Superintendent - Southeast District 1


Fort Lauderdale, FL, US Miami, FL, US

Requisition ID: 117702 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewits Southeast district has played a major role in building infrastructure throughout the fast growing southeasat part of the United Sates. As a Superintendent you will play a significant part in the success for Kiewit’s Southeast District. Responsible for managing multiple Foreman, and/or laborers/craft workers. You with be responsible for the organization, work methods, scheduling, cost control, conformity with drawings and specification, workmanship, and assignment of work to accomplish the execution of the work, either directly or through General Foreman or Foreman. You will also work to maintain positive working relationships with clients, architect/engineer, suppliers, subcontractors, and jobsite staff.This is a front-line supervisor position reporting to the General Superintendent with responsibility specifically to the civil construction discipline. You will need to have direct experience supervising crews installing domestic water, sewer and storm sewer lines. Our Superintendents set the highest expectations for safety, quality, schedule and cost performance. Their roles and responsibilities are to plan and lead operations to achieve these expectations while working with a team of engineers and supervisors. #LI-GF1

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.  


One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 



  • Hiring and training of craft personnel
  • Scheduling and directing work crews
  • Preparing work plans and Hazard analysis for the work
  • Assuring quality control
  • Managing and tracking cost
  • Scheduling equipment and subcontractors
  • Administering safety programs
  • Maintaining good owner relations
  • Supervise construction projects
  • Perform daily inspections of work performed
  • Act as liaison and coordinator between contractors and craft employees
  • Solve problems that arise.
  • Develop 90-day, 3-week and daily schedules for crews, equipment and materials.
  • Build on budget and adjust the plan and methods as the work proceeds to improve productivity.


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in heavy civil construction
  • 5 plus years' of experience managing various civil disciplines which could include grading, utilities (wet), structures, and concrete work
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
  • Knowledge of construction and engineering principles and practices
  • Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment
  • Must be able to adapt to new surroundings and with new people
  • Must be prepared to attend meetings with customers and owners/general contractors
  • Working knowledge of computers and experience using Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organization/time management skills
  • Must have a positive attitude and possess excellent motivational skills

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: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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