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Superintendent – Heavy Civil – Midwest

Kiewit Corporation

This is a Full-time position in Chicago, IL posted February 18, 2021.

Other locations:Chicago, IL, US nn Requisition ID: 111519 nn Job Level: Senior Level nn Department: Construction Operations nn Market: Transportation nn Employment Type: Full Time n n n Position Overview n n nnAs 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.nn nnOur 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.

n n n n District Overview n n nnKiewit’s Eastern District specializes in challenging heavy civil construction projects throughout the Northeast, including the metropolitan areas of New York, Chicago, Boston, and Washington DC.

We are leaders in bridge, transit, foundation, tunnel, and water/wastewater construction while specializing in cast-in-place concrete, structural steel erection, earthwork, pile driving, and caissons.

Kiewit’s Eastern District also has a large amount of work in the energy/power sector in various northeast locations.

With our experienced and dedicated employees, extensive resources and in-depth market knowledge, the Eastern District can handle projects of any size.

n n n n Location n n nnWe have multiple projects in the Midwest.

Candidates must be comfortable travelling for work.n n n n Responsibilities n n nn 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.n n n n Qualifications n n nn 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.n n n nn 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.