General Superintendent- Kiewit Foundations Co.

Employer
Kiewit
Location
Denver, Colorado, United States
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Nov 13, 2021

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Category
Supervisory
Work Term
Permanent
Work Load
Full Time
Language
English
Requisition ID: 125595

Job Level: Mid Level

Department: Construction Operations

Market: Transportation

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

As a General Superintendent in Kiewit Foundations Co. you will supervise specialty/deep foundations 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 Foundations Co. is a full-service geotechnical foundation contractor operating across North America. Our experience and expertise cover a wide range of specialty foundation construction for both structural and ground improvement solutions. We operate in the transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, industrial, and oil, gas, and chemical markets. As part of Kiewit we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering experience that provides wholistic solutions to the industry that are unmatched.

Our rapidly growing foundations business, which includes drilled shafts, micro pile, driven pile, augercast-in-place pile, full displacement pile, soil mixing, support of excavation, anchors, tie-backs, stone columns, and other geotechnical solutions is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit focused on delivering differentiated solutions.

We are an innovative team that works on both Kiewit projects and with other general contractors across all our markets. Our staff collaborates with Kiewit's engineering group comprised of more than 60 geotechnical engineers as well as premier external geotechnical engineering firms to deliver safe and cost-effective solutions that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit's legacy of excellence.

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we're supporting Kiewit or other general contractors to bore tunnels through mountains, turn rivers into energy, build bridges that connect communities, or develop facilities that power and fuel our world, 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 below ground up. There's a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won't find anywhere else.

On our team, you'll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. Kiewit's culture encourages training, developing your skills, and tailoring your experience and knowledge to allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you're ensuring a lifetime of success.

Location

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.

Responsibilities

• 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 ensure 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

Qualifications

• Must have a minimum of 10 years' experience as a superintendent specifically in the specialty foundation and/or geotechnical construction industry
• Must be able to read and interpret drawings, plans and specifications for railroad / transit construction and maintenance requirements
• 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.

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.

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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: Denver
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