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Sr. Electrical Designer- OGC Engineering


Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 99302 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are an innovative team of engineers and designers that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewit’s module fabrication and construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.


This position is based out of our Energy Corridor Office in Houston, TX and typically requires less than 25 percent travel.


• Develops and checks less experienced engineers to solve design issues.
• Provide guidance on corrective measures to address issues in drawings.
• Manages several different assignments simultaneously.
• Act as field resource to assist construction in the field on medium to complex issues.
• Provides technical knowledge and guidance for standards and design to less experienced designers.
• Creates innovative working methods to generate new ideas.
• Uses resources to identify new solutions and finds best cost solutions.
• Proactively reviews and suggests alternate solutions to improve communication on drawings between departments.
• Identities changes in scope of work during large projects and produces drawing changes as needed to stay within budget and schedule.
• Serves as resource to less experienced designers to convey intent and application of procedures and industry standards to produce quality deliverables.
• Design and draft advanced electrical drawings.
• Size cable and raceways.
• Perform layout of electrical equipment in electrical buildings.


• Associate degree in Electrical Technology or High School diploma + 2 years’ experience as a minimum
• 18-25 years' minimum relevant experience.
• Travel < 25% expected.
• Acts independently to determine methods and processes for assignments.
• Trains and leads team of designers as needed.
• Leads team for work with high complexity.
• Work with project team as representative and coordinates work within discipline department.
• 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.
• Communicates effectively across all departments of organization.
• Works collaboratively across departments and with field to solve problems.
• Supports project teams and departments in a positive and productive manner. Works well with other to accomplish common goals and objectives.
• Advanced skills in AutoCAD.
• Continuously looking for ways to improve processes for customers and makes recommendations for improvements.
• Proficient in 3D modeling.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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