Building Electrical Engineer

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Date: May 12, 2019

Location: Lenexa, KS, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 79255

Essential Responsibilities: 
• Become familiar and confident in understanding the work flow required to estimate, bid and construct buildings in an EPC (Engineer, Procure and Construct) environment for the power industry, or industrial sector.
• Have a solid understanding of the National Electrical Code, the International Building Code, the International Energy Conservation Code, and a general understanding of the NFPA codes/guidelines related to building electrical systems.
• Review RFP documents and prepare building electrical systems narratives for estimating and project proposals. 
• Review and comment on accuracy of estimates, technically and commercially. 
• Coordinate with multiple design disciplines during the design phase, including coordinating with plant/process electrical team for division of responsibilities (scope split).
• Provide building electrical system designs for buildings on power plant projects and other industrial sector projects.  Building types can include administration/control buildings, warehouses, F occupancy industrial, H occupancy industrial, Class I and Class II hazardous, etc.
• Prepare production drawings and specifications for building electrical systems that will be used in deliverable packages sent to sub-contractors for bidding.
• Perform necessary electrical calculations per standard electrical design practice.
• Assist with technical reviews of sub-contractor bids.
• Perform construction administration tasks, including shop drawing review, RFI responses, regular sub-contractor meetings, and O&M reviews.
• Verify the building electrical installation/construction compliance with engineering specification and plan requirements during site visits.
• Check and navigate 3D models for review of interferences and constructability during design and construction administration.
• Develop a thorough understanding of building electrical engineering and construction processes to assist in increasing efficiency and reducing construction costs.
• Assist in creating and developing building electrical standards and tools.

• Bachelor’s degree in architectural or electrical engineering.
• E.I.T. with two to four years of experience in building electrical system engineering.
• Experience in the industrial sector and with EPC (Engineer, Procure and Construct) contracts a plus.
• Proficient in Revit, AGi32, Windows Office applications.
• Experience with SKM PowerTools or ETAP a plus.
• Self-starter that can proactively coordinate with various engineering design disciplines.
• Good written and verbal communication skills.


About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 
•    Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from day one of employment
•    401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent
•    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit is 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.

Nearest Major Market: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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