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Mechanical Engineer - Kiewit OGC Engineering

Location: 

Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 124517 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are an innovative team of engineers and designers that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewit’s module fabrication and construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.

 

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc. is a full-service engineering firm serving oil, gas and chemical markets. Our combined staff of engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve the LNG, midstream, refining, and petrochemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.

Our rapidly growing oil, gas and chemical team, which includes structural, civil, piping, mechanical, process, process safety, electrical, instrument and control disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the EPCC delivery model for dynamic process facilities. 

Location

This position is based out of our Energy Corridor Office in Houston, TX.

Responsibilities

•   Evaluate, select and apply engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria to site development projects
•   Develop design documents including analysis, calculations, research, selection, and layout
•   Assist in the design of mechanical piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs) for power plant systems including steam cycle systems, boiler feed and condensate, water treatment, fuel handling, hydraulic, heat transfer systems, conveying systems, and air and gas systems or OG&C Systems
•   Prepare design calculations and specifications for major power plant related equipment including, but not limited to, combustion turbines, steam turbines, boilers, condensers, cooling towers, and pumps
•   Prepare mechanical engineering designs, including layout, design sketches, and conceptual design
•   Check design deliverables in accordance with industry codes and standards, contract requirements and company standards
•   Effectively analyze, calculate, research, select, and layout the necessary design and construction documentation
•   Assist in the development of schedules, work assignments, and staffing requirements to ensure successful project completion
•   Coordinate with other drafters, designers, and engineers assigned to the project or a task and review work progress and results
•   Prepare specifications for major market related equipment 

Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering required as a minimum.
•    0-2 year minimum relevant experience in refining and petrochemical industry.
•    Adjusts to varying demands of work and performs well.
•    Receives direction from experienced engineer.
•    Communicates effectively orally and in writing.  Presents ideas clearly and in a professional manner.
•    Participates on teams effectively. Accepts direction from the team. Individually contributes to success of the team.
•    Develops cooperative working relationships and open communication within and across groups, to work towards solutions that benefit all involved parties.  Seeks expertise, advice and perspectives from a variety of sources.
•    Consults with senior team members to receive direction for internal customers. 
•    Able to manage responsibilities and meet deadlines under supervision.

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.


There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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