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Overhead Transmission Designer- Kiewit Power Engineering

Location: 

Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 120859 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Does the chance to change a skyline excite you? Do you consider yourself a high-performer?  Creative? Committed to high-quality work? Is adventure your middle name? If so, you may have a future in design engineering at Kiewit! We’re known for creating innovative, world-class building projects throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico — many are once-in-a-lifetime opportunities you won’t find anywhere else. How do we do it? We hire only the best and we employ them to do career-defining work that changes the landscape in communities around the world. You bring your talent, skills, and drive to succeed. We’ll provide the training, on-the-job experience and responsibility from day one that will shape your professional growth. Let’s go! 

District Overview

 Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service consulting and engineering firm serving the infrastructure and engineering markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,300 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.
 
Our rapidly growing Power district, which includes structural, civil, piping, mechanical, process, process safety, electrical, instrument and control disciplines, is a multi-faceted division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the EPC delivery model for power facilities. We offer a variety of engineering services, including owner's engineering, project development, detailed engineering and design, construction management and plant services. Our engineering teams bring power projects to life across North America in the following areas:
•    Gas-fired generation 
•    Power delivery 
•    Environmental retrofits
•    Renewables and new technology
•    Water/wastewater

Location

This position is based out of our Energy Corridor Office in Houston, TX.

Responsibilities

•     Comprehends and identifies issues and analyzes the situation to propose solutions.
•     Seeks out assistance for complex issues.
•     Acts as a field resource to assist construction in field resolution on issues.
•     Little to no supervision required to apply standard correctly to design.
•     Initiates development of personal objectives aligned with those of the organization.
•     Seeks feedback and uses it effectively.
•     Questions accepted ways of doing things and actively seeks opportunities to try new ideas.
•     Utilize codes and standards to complete assignments with little supervision.
•     Identifies changes in the scope of work during a small project and produces design changes as needed to stay within budget and schedule.  
•     Takes initiative to meet or exceed the quality and expected outcome requirements of internal and external customers.  
•     Performs assigned work efficiently and effectively to maximize person productivity.
•     Complies with company standards to produce quality deliverables. 

Qualifications

•     Associate degree or High School diploma + 2 years’ experience as a minimum.
•     4+ years' minimum relevant experience.
•     Receives little to no instruction on routine work and detailed instruction on new assignment from more experienced engineer. Receives guidance on high risk or advanced conditions.
•     Can provides guidance to less experienced engineers.
•     Adjusts to varying demands of work and performs well.
•     Develops and presents work in well-constructed written and verbal presentations.  Clearly conveys messages and ideas, gains understanding.
•     Works collaboratively across departments and involves others in solving problems. Initiates meetings within own team, other disciplines or internal customers for clarity on work.
•     Supports project teams and departments in a positive and productive manner. Works well with other to accomplish common goals and objectives. 
•     Serves as point of contact for external or internal customers.
•     Follows through on commitments made to internal and external customers. 
•     Able to manage multiple responsibilities with set expectations and meet deadlines.
•     Able to specify actions to take when standards or contract requirements are not met.

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.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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