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Superintendent - Kiewit Underground District
$105k-139k (estimate)
Full Time 1 Week Ago

kiewit.valhalla.stage is Hiring a Superintendent - Kiewit Underground District Near Albany, NY

Requisition ID: 171647 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Underground District 

Department: Field Supervision 

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 crews. 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

The Underground District has been constructing underground facilities for over 70 years and is recognized as a leader in the tunneling industry. We have completed more than 100 underground-related projects totaling more than several billion dollars. Our work includes projects related to transportation, water/wastewater, environmental facilities, power, mining, and telecommunications. We incorporate state-of the art technology with proven construction methods to ensure excellence and ongoing success. Kiewit’s decentralized organizational structure allows us to compete both locally and nationally.

Please keep in mind that we are an Underground Construction business, so chances are that the majority of your day will be spent working Underground. Services include TBM Rock, TBM Soft Ground, Sequential Excavation, Drill and Blast, Shaft Excavation, Concrete, Tunnel Rehab, and Numerous Trenchless Methods.


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 want to hire you to build your career, - not just for a single project!

In this role, our expectation is to be based on our ongoing, Design-Build, Champlain Hudson Power Express project. With relocation available for qualified candidates, not only to this project, but future projects upon completion. 


  • Oversee team in heavy civil construction operations of Underground projects. Manage performance, lead, and develop team to meet Kiewit Quality and Safety standards.
  • May supervise the operations on a shutdown/night shift schedule. 
  • Develop and maintain open communication with crews, field engineers/coordinators, Safety, Quality, and clients.
  • Assist in preparing work plans and scheduling to determine manpower levels, material quantities, and equipment requirements.
  • Examine/inspect field conditions, troubleshoot problems, correct inaccuracies, and implement cost saving measures.
  • Monitor and manage cost vs budget.
  • Monitor job safety and provide job safety training and awareness for all personnel.
  • Monitor quality standards and ensure that technical specifications are being met. Ensure inspections are scheduled appropriately.
  • Assist with developing job schedules, 90 day schedules, and three week schedules. Monitor job schedule and coordinate work with contractors and suppliers.
  • Advise senior level superintendents and/or project management of potential problems, safety issues, schedule difficulties, etc. Assist in resolving such problems as required.


  • Must have 10 years of experience in heavy civil construction supervision/superintendent type of role, leading crews & working to defined contract plans, specifications, applicable codes and jurisdictional requirements
  • Experience in construction of Conventional Tunnels, TBM, Micro Tunnels, HDD, or Trenchless methods 
  • Understanding of cost management processes, planning, scheduling and logistics to execute a project
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative; a passion for safety, with the ability to ensure that nobody gets hurt
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity and 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 around North America and work varied shifts, which could include evenings and weekends 
  • Willing to execute work performed underground


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: $100,000 - $140,000

(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


Full Time


$105k-139k (estimate)





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