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Sacramento, CA | Full Time
$106k-140k (estimate)
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Foundations - Superintendent
$106k-140k (estimate)
Full Time 2 Days Ago

kiewit.valhalla.stage is Hiring a Foundations - Superintendent Near Sacramento, CA

Requisition ID: 171406 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Foundations Co 

Department: Field Supervision 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Live where you want, go where the work is! 10% Field Premium while on project sites.

We have projects all across the USA!

Position Overview

As a Superintendent, you will play a significant part in the success of Kiewit Foundations Co. by directly managing the execution of field operations. We rely on Superintendents to set the highest expectations among their crew(s) for safety, quality, schedule, cost performance, and team development. Every day, you will bring your hands-on attitude to not only work on some of North America's largest and most unique projects but also to build builders who will continue to shape our infrastructure for generations to come. A strong technical and practical background in specialty foundations and geotechnical construction is required. Also, excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment are considered critical to this position.

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, oil, gas, and chemical markets. As part of Kiewit we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering experience that provides holistic solutions to the industry that are unmatched. Our rapidly growing foundations business, which includes drilled shafts, micro piles, driven piles, auger cast-in-place piles, full displacement piles, 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.


  • Form and lead an effective, discipline team, delegating responsibilities and setting goals
  • Assist in the hiring, training, and developing of craft personnel (drillers, foremen, laborers, crane operators, etc.)
  • Develop 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, troubleshoot problems, correct inaccuracies, and implement cost-saving measures.
  • Monitor and adhere to established budgetary guidelines for the job and ensure that cost control measures are 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, 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.


  • 5 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.
  • Must be skilled in one of, if not multiple, of the following disciplines (pile driving, auger cast, smalldiameter shafts, micro piles, etc...)
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong all-around knowledge of ground improvement techniques, structural deep foundation methods, and support of excavation (SOE) operations; Ground Improvement experience includes rigid inclusions, soil mixing, vibro-replacement (stone columns), vibro-compaction, compaction grouting, permeation grouting, jet grouting, and deep dynamic compaction. Structural deep foundation experience includes micro piles, drilled shafts, auger-cast-in-place piles, and driven piles. Support of excavation experience includes secant pile, soldier pile, anchors, and tie-backs.


Working Conditions

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Other Requirements:
• Regular, reliable attendance
• Work productively and meet deadlines timely
• Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
• Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
• Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
• May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

Base Compensation: $164,123 - $127,572

(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

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.

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.

Job Summary


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$106k-140k (estimate)





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