Electrical Superintendent

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees. 

How We’re Different 
• Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 
• Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies 
• 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 
• 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 
Primary Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for performance of assigned craft labor, including productivity, safety, quality, and schedule adherence.


  • Performs Job Safety Analysis before all work in area of responsibility.
  • Provides liaison between field engineering and craft to ensure compliance of construction with drawings and specifications.
  • Coordinates work and interfaces effectively with other craft superintendents and subcontractors, as well as staff personnel and leadership to ensure smooth workflow and schedule adherence.
  • Assists in planning work schedule, determining craft labor levels, material quantities, equipment requirements, etc.
  • Ensures that procedures and programs are followed consistently, including those involving safety, attendance, and workplace behavior standards as reflected in Company’s non-harassment and nondiscrimination policies.
  • Ensures craft time cards are completed to accurately reflect hours worked and cards are submitted to payroll in a timely manner.
  • Advises senior level supervision and project management of potential problems, work interferences, schedule difficulties, and other potential issues. Assists in circumventing/resolving and preventing reoccurrence of such problems.


  • Two Year technical degree in construction or an electrical discipline or equivalent combination of experience and technical training.
  • Skilled Electrician with at least 5-10 years of experience managing electrical crews and running multi-million dollar construction projects.
  • Must Possess an active Journeyman or Master Electricians License
  • Proficient knowledge of the National Electric Code, Medium Voltage Systems and Control Systems.
  • Advanced knowledge in NFPA 70E and be able to read and understand electrical construction and controls drawings.
  • Must be able to work underground.

Working Conditions 

  • Fast-paced project site environment; must be able to interact professionally with all levels of management while safely managing a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively; regularly sit, stand, walk and talk and listen; occasionally lift and move up objects up to 50 pounds. Work above and below ground in ambient conditions.
  • Travel in the U.S. to project sites as required.

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. 

Company Name:
Kiewit Corporation
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Nebraska, Nebraska
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 -10 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
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