Environmental Manager - Kiewit Power Constructors


Albany, NY, US Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 168243 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Constructors District 

Department: Environmental 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

We are currently looking for an onsite Environmental Manager who will lead and oversee the environmental management practices of a construction project. This is an exciting position where you will not only ensure compliance with legal and contractual environmental requirements for the project but also contributes to Kiewit’s enduring dedication to corporate social responsibility.

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we’re boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else.

District Overview

Kiewit Power Constructors (KPC) provides direct-hire construction services for Power Generation utilizing a union craft force.  Kiewit Power Constructors builds major EPC power plant projects throughout North America.


One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 

Currently, we are in need of an Environmental Manager in Albany, NY for a Mega Power Project


•     Lead the environmental compliance for the project
•     Identify, assess and reduce environmental risks to the company
•     Update environnemental plans
•     Perform and oversee field inspections and monitoring (water quality, underwater noise etc.)
•     Identify wetland and sensitive environmental areas for protection and fencing in advance of construction activities.
•     Maintaining project data tracking requirements
•     Monitor, forecast and communicate environmental costs at the project level
•     Develop and conduct environmental protection and awareness training to staff at all levels
•     Function as a principal technical advisor and coordinator for environmental issues
•     Coordinate with relevant crews on their work locations, material needs, quantities and invoices
•     Interpret and apply environmental specifications and drawings avoiding and minimizing adverse effects to the natural environment and local communities.
•     Prepare project and Kiewit required reports and communication of environmental risks to project management
•     Attend field visits with Client and regulatory agencies
•     Liaise with the client providing them design information, schedule details, quantities etc. ensuring they are aware of any unanticipated discoveries, critical permitting and compliance issues.


•      Ability to travel and relocate as needed
•      Minimum undergraduate degree in an environmental science or engineering field
•     5+ years' experience managing design and construction environmental compliance for large construction projects (infrastructure experience would be ideal)
•     Qualified Environmental Professional designation is preferred.
•     Working knowledge of Provincial and Federal environmental legislation
•     Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
•     Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
•     Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
•     Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
•     Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
•     Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
•     Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail



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: $89,779 - $137,876 
(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: Albany

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