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Project Controls Analyst- Kiewit Power Engineering


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 140348 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Project Controls Scheduling 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Project Controls Analyst, you will be responsible for all aspects of project operational and financial reporting including cost analysis and day-to-day interface with project management.

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 1,300 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 Power district, which includes structural, civil, piping, mechanical, process, process safety, electrical, instrument and control disciplines, is a multi-faceted division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the EPC delivery model for power facilities. We offer a variety of engineering services, including owner's engineering, project development, detailed engineering and design, construction management and plant services. Our engineering teams bring power projects to life across North America in the following areas: 

  • Gas-fired generation  

  • Power delivery  

  • Environmental retrofits 

  • Renewables and new technology 

  • Water/wastewater 


We are a high performing team of engineers and designers that develop projects through the project life-cycle engaging exciting projects throughout North America. Our staff leads the power markets engineering process and collaborates with Kiewit’s 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. 



This position is based out of our Lenexa, KS office.


•    Must be able to articulate and summarize information and results to project management.
•    Accountable for budgeted, actual, and forecasted - quantity, man-hours and dollars
•    Maintain records as required regarding job progress, costs and tracking of change orders.
•    Responsible for client billing.
•    Perform other duties as required by leadership.
•    Implement established Kiewit procedures 
•    Monitor project KPIs (earned value analysis) 
•    Collaborate with project management to build relationships and establish effective controls
•    Assist with the development of any necessary SOPs for engineering project controls
•    Represent Kiewit Engineering Controls in project meetings – trainings, presentations, overviews 
•    Coordination with Estimating and Business Management to support transition from proposal to execution
•    Make data-driven decisions
•    General understanding of project schedule
•    Identify and understand key components in project contracts that impact project controls processes
•    Maintain past cost integrity
•    Coordinate with project team schedulers to understand impacts to integrated project master schedule including baseline schedule development, review, and validation by project team
•    Contribute to the project planning system, ensuring that Engineering Controls data is appropriate for tracking and executing the project
•    Ensure that the project's priorities/issues/opportunities are clearly communicated to project management
•    Implement the progress measurement and productivity reporting systems in accordance with established procedures – weekly and monthly
•    Participate in project management meetings and provide inputs/recommendations for the timely completion of the project
•    Participate and assist in the development and implementation of Project Controls functional initiatives
•    Develop, publish, and analyze project reports weekly  
•    Analyze project controls data to assist project manager in directing project activities. Assist in the tracking of project change orders and development of projections.


•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Engineering, or related field
•    Minimum of 3 years of proven experience in the engineering or construction Industry, particularly within project controls
•    Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, and presentation communications skills
•    Proficient with the Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
•    Ability to summarize information and communicate results to project management
•    Ability to build relationships and communicate across matrix organizations
•    Candidates must also be able and willing to do minimal travel for business needs
•    Working knowledge of standard cost control methods utilized in the execution of various types of project (EPC, Joint Venture, Lump Sum, Time and Material, Maintenance)
•    Knowledgeable regarding project management principles  
•    High degree of confidentiality and integrity with sensitive information  
•    Comfortable calling and managing a meeting, and making decisions with regards to project budget, actuals, forecast and schedule
•    The ability to meet deadlines and put in the time needed to get the job done

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

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.

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