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Sr Proposal Writer (Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering)

Location: 

Englewood, CO, US Denver, CO, US Atlanta, GA, US

Requisition ID: 99044 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Business Development & Proposals 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering has an immediate opening for a dynamic Senior Proposal Writer in our growing Business Line Management (BLM) Group based in Englewood, CO. The Senior Proposal Writer will work on an interdisciplinary team including: geotechnical engineers, structural engineers, roadway engineers, estimators, schedulers and construction experts to perform engineering analysis, design, and estimates in support of design-build pursuits and ongoing projects.

You will be part of our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, rail/transit and systems, and materials disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the design-build delivery of infrastructure projects. 

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering Group’s Design Build Management team are driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects to manage their multi-disciplined design teams to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk. Our construction-driven engineers analyze root causes and resolve design issues before they impact schedule and budget. Particularly on large design-build projects, 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 design best practices for all projects that we support.

 

Our participation leads to safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further 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 benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.

Location

This role will be based out of Kiewit’s Englewood, CO (South Denver area) office. 

Responsibilities
  • Outstanding construction and engineering focused writing skills
  • Gathers, analyzes, and composes complex technical information
  • Conducts research and ensures the use of proper technical terminology
  • Collaborates with Proposal Manager to develop plan for resource scheduling and logistics
  • Translates technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel
  • Organizes material and writes descriptive copy according to established standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology
  • Works as part of a collaborative team to clearly articulate solution and strategy, approach to performing the work, experience, win themes, and discriminators
  • Applies communication and interviewing skills to gather needed information from internal and external personnel to support writing activities
  • Writes clear, persuasive, and articulate proposal sections
  • Translates complex ideas into easily understandable text
  • Works independently to edit content from SMEs, confers with SMEs to ensure accuracy of edits, and progresses document independently
  • Identifies potential issues/gaps in proposal sections/documents
  • Works closely with graphic designers to layout narrative and graphics into sections
  • Provides direction and oversight to entire writing team
  • Responsibilities:
  • Ability to write concise, compelling and compliant text through interviews with subject matter experts
  • Strong team leader who is self-motivated and has ability to work effectively with professionals from various backgrounds
  • Action orientated – ability to take on challenges, effective problem-solving skills to develop issue resolution
  • Strong writing skills including an understanding of the elements of style and English grammar
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills - within core group and with internal and external clients
  • Exceptional attention to detail, organization, and attentive listening skills
  • Provide input and writing for best practices, style guides and templates
  • Develops and implements process improvements to help improve proposal quality
Qualifications
  • At least ten (10) years of experience in technical writing and editing for proposals and at least three (3) years of experience within the A/E/C (or related) industries.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, English or equivalent required. Construction Management or Engineering degree a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat

Other common names for this role: Technical Writer, Writer

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.