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Superintendent - Northern California

Kiewit Corporation Fairfield, CA

Job Description

Requisition ID: 80026

    Although this opportunity is with Kiewit's Northern California District, and focuses on work throughout Northern California. We do need our employees to be open to relocation to WA and NV as well.

    Kiewit's NorCal District is headquartered in Fairfield, CA.  We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, water treatment facilities, transportation, roadways, and underground utilities, while developing builders who will lead the company into the future.

    Position Overview:
    As a Superintendent you will play a significant part in the success for Kiewit's Northern California District. You will function as a field supervisor and may have responsibility for 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.

    Primary Responsibility:

  •     Mentor and help to grow Jr. Superintendents
  •     Review and approve the balance of Foremen, journeymen and laborer's composite labor rates
  •     Manage contract administration (subcontractor/field management meeting for communication)
  •     Develop a program to maintain good client relations involving staff on site
  •     Initiate and attend supplementary and regular meeting with client for problem resolution and planning
  •     Oversee and approve the monthly job cost updates and quarterly cash flow projections 
  •     Review, approve and negotiate change orders
  •     Develop and implement a plan for project completion and turnover
  •     Maintain daily diary for record keeping purposes
  •     Ensure that all performance evaluations and completed in a timely fashion for direct reports
  •     Recommend, where appropriate, organizational, policy and procedural or staff changes
  •     Review and approve or reject promotions up to General Foremen.


  •     8+ years of 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.

    About Kiewit 
    As one of North Americas largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

    How We're Different

  •    Consistently ranked within the top five of the œTop 400 Contractors according to Engineering News-Record 
  •    Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
  •    401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
  •    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
  •    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

    Kiewit is 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.

  • Job Details

    Date Posted July 21, 2019
    Date Closes September 19, 2019
    Requisition 80026
    Located In Fairfield, CA
    SOC Category 00-0000.00

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