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Proposal Coordinator/Graphics Intern - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Lone Tree, CO, US

Requisition ID: 166783 

Job Level: Internship 

Home District/Group: Infrastructure Business Development 

Department: Business Development & Proposals 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a proposal coordinator/graphics intern, you will participate in the development of proposal documents in response to requests for Statements of Qualifications, Proposals, and Client Presentations for Kiewit’s infrastructure clients. During this internship, you will learn about solicitation and proposal development processes.

The successful candidate will be a capable verbal and written communicator, have an interest in engineering and construction, and bring excellent organization and follow-through abilities. The role allows you to develop a multi-faceted set of skills, such as writing from primary and secondary sources, interviewing technical experts, working as part of a team, exposure to meeting facilitation, and the ability to plan and manage your time in an extremely deadline driven environment.


Kiewit Infrastructure Proposal Services (KIPS) is based in Lone Tree, Colorado, and provides best-in-class proposal support services to Kiewit Infrastructure and Engineering Districts. KIPS represents a shared services initiative for Kiewit Engineering Group and Kiewit Infrastructure Group, divisions of Kiewit Corporation.

KIE Proposal Services has an internship opening in its group in Lone Tree, CO. This intern position is temporary, starting in May or June 2023 and lasting for approximately eight weeks.


This position is based out of our Lone Tree, Colorado office. 


  • Assist in developing content for non-technical proposal sections from reference materials and/or interviews with subject matter experts
  • Assist in coordination and development of proposal sections with oversight from Proposal Manager or Sr. Proposal Specialist
  • Assist in the production of hard copy and electronic proposal documents
  • Learn to work with graphic designers to translate narrative concepts into supporting graphics
  • Learn to recognize areas in proposal to recommend graphics
  • Learn to manage deadlines and responsibilities assigned through responsibility matrix
  • Assist team in developing work product that meets solicitation requirement and compliance objectives


  • Current active pursuit of Undergraduate degree in English, Technical Communications, Liberal Arts, or Business
  • Basic knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office Suite (experience with Adobe Creative Suite is a bonus)
  • Strong attention to detail, organization, and active listening skills
  • Ability to work with different personalities, and take direction from senior staff
  • Ability to meet deadlines while coordinating development of multiple proposal sections
  • Strong self-organization and time management skills
  • Strong communication skills within core group
  • Self-motivated with ability to work well with professionals from various backgrounds
  • Ability to deliver quality work that meets requirements and deadlines
  • A focus on teamwork – ability to listen, collaborate, and communicate among colleagues, internal customers, and team partners
  • Willingness to learn and grow, with a desire for constant improvement

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.

Base Compensation: $15.00/hr - $23.00/hr 
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)


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.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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