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KES - Equipment Technology Engineer


Fort Worth, TX, US

Requisition ID: 167608 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Equipment Services 

Department: Equipment 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

The role of Equipment Technology Engineer will provide a pragmatic approach to implementing new and future technology within Kiewit’s Equipment Program.  This role will work closely with many other Kiewit departments on initiatives related to multiple aspects of Kiewit’s Equipment Operations, including alternative energy, robotics and remote controls.  

This position will report to Kiewit Equipment Services - Director of Equipment Technology.

District Overview

Kiewit Equipment Services (KES) helps to ensure the profitability of Kiewit projects through the improved equipment utilization and mechanical reliability by delivering world-class equipment and service. 


This position will be based in Fort Worth, TX. 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. 


•    Assist in change management
•    Lead Equipment Innovation Projects; accountable to handling communication, alignment, and execution of work 
•    Develop, run, and document innovation projects and experiments 
•    Participate in innovation workshops to vet problems and brainstorm solutions 
•    Establish best practices, providing internal and external examples, and getting hands-on with them in developing their solutions 
•    Develop relationships with similarly focused Kiewit teams
•    Continuously improve KES processes by researching trends, tools, and techniques 
•    Assist in Innovation projects through market research, ideation, solutioning and user-centric validation 


•    BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Diesel/Automotive Technology, Heavy Equipment Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Construction Management
•    1+ year of experience with equipment is preferred 
•    1+ year of experience with equipment planning, scheduling, and budgeting is preferred 
•    Strong work ethic – Willing to do what it takes to get the job done
•    Strong organizational, time management and communication skills
•    Ability to lead, influence, and motivate team members to achieve results 
•    Extensive knowledge of mechanical & electrical systems
•    Strong attention to detail and ability to focus on multiple projects at once while prioritizing tasks
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
•    History of working on new teams and ability to define their inputs and outputs to meet customer needs  
•    Ability to work with a wide range of personalities and team members 
•    Excellent Problem-solving skills 
•    Ability to Travel up to 25% of the time 
•    Ability to freely access all points of a construction site or equipment yard in wide-ranging climates and environment

We will be looking for the following competencies in candidates for the Equipment Technology Engineer position:
•    Natural curiosity / entrepreneurial spirit 
•    Ability to work in ambiguous situations 
•    Problem solving 
•    Detail-oriented 
•    Driven 
•    Disciplined executor 


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.

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: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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