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Senior Project Engineer


Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 123719 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are a collaborative and engaging team of engineering managers that supports projects for the Kiewit  Energy division. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewit’s 1OGC estimating and construction teams to develop comprehensive construction-focused engineering plans with a focus on safe, cost effective, and innovative designs to achieve client expectations and sustain Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service consulting and engineering firm serving oil and gas markets in partnership with Kiewit construction entities. Our combined staff of engineers and design professionals have expertise that span all major engineering disciplines to serve midstream, downstream, petrochemical and LNG markets. Backed by 130 years of construction excellence, our construction-focused execution approach emphasizes integrated EPCC execution to deliver safe, fit-for-purpose designs that lead to lowest installed cost and certainty in project delivery. 

Our rapidly growing oil and gas team, which includes structural, civil, plant design and piping, mechanical, process, process safety, electrical, instrument and control disciplines, is a multi-cultural and leading-edge district of Kiewit with industry recognized technical expertise focused on EPCC delivery of simple to complex process facilities.  


This position will be based out of our Energy Corridor office in Houston, TX. 


  • Manage and direct multi-discipline engineering teams by collaborating, setting direction and expectations, coordinating with procurement and construction districts 
  • Maintain overall ownership of engineering execution to meet project milestones and objectives 
  • Support project change management processes to ensure the project scope of work, schedule and budgets are clearly defined and understood  
  • Establish project procedures consistent with contractual documents and quality plans for all engineering work; determine and oversee engineering project controls, schedules and budgets 
  • Serve as engineering representative with customers, constructors, subcontractors, and vendors at kick-off meetings, job walks, project reviews, and other project stakeholder engagements 
  • Coordinate training and compliance measures to ensure engineering procedures are followed 
  • Maintain ongoing communication with project stakeholders, making adjustments as necessary to comply with project needs within contractual obligations, or adjust engineering deliverables to meet customer needs 
  • Ensure all work products are consistent with industry codes and standards and in accordance with good engineering practice 
  • Provide training and mentoring to mid-level and senior engineers and/or project engineers to promote employee development 
  • Utilize Kiewit’s unique project controls environment along with industry execution knowledge and fundamental practices to manage engineering progress and performance 


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering in any discipline from a four-year college or university 
  • Advanced degrees or certifications a plus 
  • At least 10+ years’ related experience and/or training, specifically in the oil, gas, and chemical industry 
  • Competent in the use of computer software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams, Sharepoint and Outlook 
  • Working knowledge and understanding of project controls terminology and project scheduling processes 
  • Professional Engineer License (desirable) 
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative 
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time 
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity 
  • Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt 
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills  
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives 
  • Strong organizational skills, time management, and knowing when to dive into details without losing site of the project objectives.  

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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