Director / Vice President, Kiewit Development Co.


Los Angeles, CA, US Lone Tree, CO, US Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 172062 

Job Level: Director 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Development Company  

Department: Business Development & Proposals 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Director / Vice President, Kiewit Development Company (KDC) will be located in Los Angeles or Lone Tree, CO area, alongside other locally based team members. The individual will be part of a geographically dispersed team with staff located across North America and will work on all aspects of project origination, development, financing and execution of development and project finance opportunities across North America.  

The role will require travel across the United States and Canada, however the focus will be on originating, developing and executing diversified investment and construction opportunities in the United States.  

District Overview

Kiewit Development is the development, investment and asset management arm of Kiewit. Formed in 2009, Kiewit Development supports Kiewit’s design and construction activities with a dedicated team of project management, development, investment, finance and asset management professionals located across North America. We develop projects across North America in all markets and business segments in which Kiewit participates. We work closely with public and private clients to understand their needs and constraints and deliver comprehensive solutions that meet those needs. We support projects from start to finish with in-house expertise in areas including: market development, teaming, proposals, legal and commercial, financial and technical. In addition, we oversee the delivery of our assets during construction, commissioning and operations.


Position is required to be located either in our Lone Tree, CO or downtown Los Angeles, CA office. Eligible for full relocation assistance.


  • Assist in identifying and subsequently evaluating opportunities for Kiewit to use its development and finance expertise to create engineering and construction opportunities (which may or may not result in the deployment of balance sheet equity)
  • Lead the preparation of internal and external documents including investment approvals, project briefs, internal and external presentations
  • Take an active role in the training and development of team members to ensure positive growth opportunities exist within the team
  • Manage multiple work streams for project pursuits including management of external consultants
  • Develop project finance models to assess project feasibility and viability
  • Review complex third party financial models used for evaluating and bidding opportunities on a range of project finance opportunities, including DBF, DBFOM and other alternative procurement projects
  • Review complex legal documentation and project finance related structures
  • Support project teams and group management in all other areas as required
  • Lead or support pre-qualification and qualification submissions for pursuits
  • Identify and lead detailed research on identified industries to support business plan development
  • Represent the team and company at industry conferences, seminars, etc.


  • Undergraduate degree in business, engineering or math, or a general arts /science degree combined with post-graduate degree in business, law or strong applied experience
  • CPA or CFA designation is a plus
  • 10+ years of experience, with 5+ in relevant field relating to the sectors listed below: 
    • Past work experience in one or more of the following sectors: energy (traditional energy, solar, wind, hydro), industrial power (campus, district, etc.), RNG, gasification, digital infrastructure, corporate development, banking, capital markets
  • Experience with project finance considered beneficial but not critical if similar skills and experience have been developed in other related industries (i.e. corporate finance, corporate development, M&A, internal acquisitions group, etc.)
  • Ability to review and interpret complex legal and financial agreements and summarize key issues (i.e. project agreements, power purchase agreements, purchase & sale agreements, finance term sheets, etc.)
  • Understanding of general accounting and taxation principles 
  • Extended work hours and travel may be required 
  • Ability to travel freely between Canada and the U.S.



  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills including presentation skills and development of professional quality printed materials
  • Demonstrated history of working as part of a team, as well as managing other team members 
  • Very detail-oriented and ability to work and think independently     
  • Experience working with diverse internal stakeholder groups in a large corporate environment
  • Experience managing external consultants
  • Excellent organizational and co-ordination skills with the ability to effectively manage time, priorities and multiple tasks

 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.
•    May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.


Base Compensation: $225,000/yr - $250,000/yr 
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

This posting will be active from: 04/15/2024 -  

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: Los Angeles

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