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Honolulu, Hawaii Kiewit Corporation
Other locations:Honolulu, HI, US

Requisition ID: 105919

Job Level: Senior Level

Department: Construction Operations

Market: Transportation

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

As a Mechanical Superintendent you will supervise the mechanical work on Water/Wastewater construction projects. In this role your responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Perform daily inspections of work for Safety, Quality and Productivity. Assure proper planning and communication is happening for all operations that you oversee. Identify and solve problems. Establish budgetary targets for each mechanical operation and ensure that cost control measures are implemented. Ensure all quality control and quality assurance standards are fully implemented on every aspect of the mechanical work. Develop and manage mechanical schedules (e.g. Play of the Day, three week and 90 day), coordinate work with other crafts, departments, contractors and suppliers.

District Overview

Kiewit's Northwest District is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington. We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, transportation, roadways, water resources, and underground utilities. We are looking for hard working individuals with a passion for construction who aren't afraid to get their hands dirty! Our current opportunities are spread across the entire west coast including Alaska and Hawaii.


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 relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs.


Advanced knowledge of safety regulations, quality standards, scheduling, work planning, cost control and engineering drawings
Experience managing 2-3 crews (3-15 craft employees) at one time
Demonstrated ability to efficiently supervise and evaluate performance
Broad understanding of piping/mechanical systems
Prepared to attend meetings as needed
Must have a positive attitude and possess excellent motivational skills with the ability to motivate and manage crews
Adapt to new surroundings and new people
Must be able to access all points of a construction site
Must be able to work with a team and provide and receive input
Working knowledge of computers and experience with the use of Microsoft Excel and Word, Outlook, Internet Explorer, and general file management
Willing to travel and potentially relocate
Ability to work in a fast paced construction environment
Able to legally and physically drive a pickup/vehicle
Ability to lift up to 30 lbs
Access the work by walking, possibly up and down and ladders and earthen slopesQualifications

8+ years construction experience with 3+ years acting in a Superintendent/Leadership capacity (preferably working on water/wastewater treatment plants projects)
Extensive knowledge/experience in piping and mechanical systems is required
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 and procedures
Ability to identify and resolve problems
Excellent organizational, administrative, communication and interpersonal skills
Strong experience in Leadership, safety, quality and planning


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.