Prequalification Specialist/Writer


Denver, CO, US Lone Tree, CO, US

Requisition ID: 169117 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: Infrastructure Business Development 

Department: Supply Chain Management 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented Proposal Specialist to join our team.  This is an exciting opportunity to gain strategic insight into our company and business development processes as a part of our expanding proposals and marketing group.
As a Proposal Specialist, you will support our business development team in the developing all project prequalification packages and annual surveys for their respective market. Reporting to the Market Lead, you will also maintain a database prequalification information and support proposals as capacity allows. This position requires a strong work ethic, initiative, time management and an unwavering commitment to quality.
At Kiewit, the scale of our operations is huge. Our construction and engineering projects span across the United States, Canada and Mexico, improving and connecting communities with every initiative.  We depend on our high-performing operations support professionals — they’re the glue that holds multiple areas of the business together and the catalysts that make things happen. We hire only the most driven people and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility they won’t find just anywhere. We’re always pushing new limits. You can too

District Overview


Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering's Design-Build team is driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects. Through our integrated design and construction approach, our multi-disciplinary team works together to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk. Our construction-focused engineers work collaboratively with our estimators and builders to design solutions that are innovative, constructible, and designed with a focus on safety. Clients benefit from the proven processes and tools used by Kiewit to minimize project risk. We are an in-house resource that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff shares experiences gained, innovative concepts, and best practices for all projects that we support. 

Kiewit’s management and implementation of this process leads to safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that exceeds client expectations and furthers Kiewit’s legacy of excellence. 

On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. We will train you, develop your skills, and allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success. 



This position is based out of Lone Tree, CO


  • Manage and maintain Kiewit Engineering Group Inc.’s registration, prequalification, and renewal process for all state department of transportation (DOT) and various transportation agencies
  • Collaborate with design management and business development teams to prioritize DOT or agency prequalification per the needs for upcoming pursuits by client
  • Develop compliance matrix to outline all requirements for the prequalification submission
  • Lead development of all items required for the prequalification submission
  • Coordinate with engineering discipline leads related to all technical applications requirements
  • Prepare written responses for prequalification submissions including letters, resumes and project datasheets, as required
  • Work in partnership with finance department to prepare and submit financial application
  • Ensure that appropriate QC, Review(s) and Approval(s) are obtained for all content and deliverables
  • Maintain records for all prequalification submissions by DOT and agency and manage schedule tracker to determine upcoming renewals
  • Develop appropriate network within the company to facilitate identification and sharing of relevant information, best practices etc. between internal departments
  • Shows the ability to manage several projects simultaneously and solve problems independently and as part of team
  • Drives continuous improvement and is a proponent for positive change, is willing and open to receive feedback
  • Assist Kiewit Engineering Group Inc’s Contract team with additional requests as needed



  • 3-5 years experience with drafting, reviewing, coordinating, and participating on proposal development in a team environment
  • Excellent writing, editing, proofreading, and formatting skills
  • Effective communication (both oral and written), organization and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality, meticulous attention to detail and consistency in work product
  • Strong work ethic and proven ability to produce high quality results
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to be flexible, as work deadlines are Client/Owner-driven and require some extended work hours or workdays
  • Energetic, self-motivated, team-oriented, and able to adjust to work well with other professionals from various backgrounds
  • High level of professionalism and standards
  • Advanced skills and experience working with Microsoft Office Suite

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: $56,629 - $86,742 
(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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