Electrical Engineering Manager 1


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 171894 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering is seeking an Electrical Engineering Manager to join our team. This role is located in Lenexa, KS, with the opportunity for flexible work. On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you the satisfaction of a job well done but will help propel you forward in your career faster than you may expect. We’ll train you, develop your skills and allow you to take on industrial projects that will impact millions across North America. 

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service consulting and engineering firm serving the infrastructure and engineering markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,700 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical 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 Industrial Design Group, which includes process, electrical, controls, structural, architectural, geotechnical, and civil disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on EPC and design-build delivery of industrial projects in markets such as Food & Beverage, Consumer Products, Heavy Manufacturing, Industrial Buildings Industrial Water and Utilities. We have specialized expertise in plant floor process design, packaging, refrigerated/frozen facility design, and ammonia refrigeration systems.


This position is based out of Lenexa, KS. Opportunities for flexible work are available. Ask about our relocation package if you reside outside the local area. 


  • Managing industrial & water electrical projects, ranging from contract values of $10M+ and ensure projects fall within budget, timeline, and quality requirements.
  • Lead and manage a team consisting of discipline leads, estimators, designers, engineers and construction professionals
  • Execute and lead teams to produce, specifications, estimates and electrical design development
  • Prepare electrical engineering designs, including layout, design schematics, calculations, and conceptual designs, utilizing standard methods and project principles. 
  • Evaluate, select, and apply engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria to design medium to large industrial projects.
  • Formulate technical specifications and prepare interface points with construction partners.  Schedule, review, and coordinate design efforts with other project personnel, performing bid evaluations of equipment and construction proposals and developing recommendations for contract award. 
  • Ensure the quality of design and estimating is delivered in a consistent manner with the Kiewit Standard Operating Procedures
  • Provide oversight and direction to the design team, while providing Supervision, mentoring of mid-level and junior staff .
  • Maintaining a comprehensive understanding of departmental design standards, applicable engineering codes, and Kiewit guidelines, providing suggestions and recommendations as needed.
  • Work independently on small projects, or as a part of a large multi-discipline team on larger projects, including working with both in-house inter-discipline engineers and construction partners to provide our Clients the industry’s best of both engineering and physical design.
  • Provide technology solutions to streamline processes and use data to make informed business decisions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited four-year college or university 
  • Solid knowledge of the National Electric Code (NEC)
  • 12+ years of engineering design related experience, preferably Industrial or water type of industry
  • At least 3+ year experience operating as an engineering manager, project manager or discipline lead 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and collaborative approach that permits effective communication amongst leadership, management, clients, project managers and staff. 
  • Organized, efficient, and able to multi-task effectively between the duties of a Project Manager & Estimator
  • Familiar with cloud-based construction applications



  • PE License 
  • Experience with design/build and conceptual estimating from bridging documents 
  • Experience with electrical equipment (Transformers, Switchgear, Cables, MCCs, Panelboards) sizing and specification 
  • Experience developing calculations and studies such as: short circuit, load flow, motor starting, and grounding analysis using ETAP or SKM software analysis tools

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.

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.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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