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Superintendent - Foundations

Kiewit Corporation locationGlendora, CA
406 positions

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Job Location
Glendora, CA, United States


Other locations:Glendora, CA, US

Requisition ID: 106542 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Superintendent you will play a significant part in the success for Kiewit. 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.


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

Kiewit's Southern California District is one of Kiewit's leading infrastructure districts specializing in heavy civil projects that include earth moving, water/wastewater, transportation, roadways, and power projects. Most of our work is concentrated in the Southern California region, with some work in Hawaii.


Kiewit's Southern California District is based out of the Santa Fe Springs, CA office and supports projects throughout the Southern California region, building out project/construction schedules for all types of infrastructure work across the region.


  •    Form and lead an effective discipline team, delegating responsibilities and setting goals
  • Assist in the hiring, training and development of craft personnel (drillers, foreman, laborers, crane operators, etc.)
  •    Develop and maintain open communication with crews, field engineers/coordinators, Safety, Quality, and clients.
  •    Assist in preparing work plans and scheduling in determining manpower levels, material quantities, and equipment requirements.
  •    Examine/inspect field conditions and troubleshoot problems, correct inaccuracies, and implement cost saving measures.
  •    Monitor and adhere to established budgetary guidelines for job and ensure that cost control measures are being followed.
  •    Monitor job safety and provide job safety training and awareness for all personnel.
  •    Monitor quality standards and ensure that technical specifications are being met.
  •    Assist with developing entire job schedules, 90 day schedules, and three week schedules. Monitor job schedule and coordinate work with contractors and deliveries with suppliers and ensure inspections are scheduled appropriately.
  •    Advise senior level superintendents and/or project management of potential problems, work interferences, schedule difficulties, etc. Assist in resolving such problems as required.  
  • Qualifications

  •    7+ years of experience in the planning, scheduling, and management of deep foundation and/or ground improvement operations
  •    5+ years of supervisory experience as a superintendent
  •    Experience with and broad knowledge of foundation/ground improvement equipment (drills, concrete pumps, batch plants). How to use it properly and how to rapidly troubleshoot. 
  •    Knowledge of proper pumping and placement of concrete and grout.
  •    Understanding of cost management processes, planning, and scheduling
  •    Experience working in a team setting and directing/reviewing the work of others
  •    Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
  •    Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
  •    Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
  •    Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  •    The physical ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environmental conditions and move objects up to 30 pounds
  •    Ability and desire to travel and relocate as business requires. Project assignments may involve full relocation or temporary assignments facilitated by a turnaround schedule.
  •    Ability to work in the United States without sponsorship, both now and in the future.


  • 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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