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Carbon Capture Project Manager- KPE


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 138968 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Engineering 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Power Engineering (KPE) has an immediate opening for an Engineering Project Manager in our Carbon Capture market group based in Lenexa, KS, USA. The Carbon Capture market is an exciting and rapidly growing market as the world looks to further reduce carbon emissions. Our Carbon Capture market group is responsible for all projects related to capturing carbon in all industries, including power, industrial, oil and gas and refineries. Selected candidates will be part of our rapidly growing Engineering team that is responsible for execution of the market detailed above. Engineering Project Managers at Kiewit are an integral part of our overall project management teams with direct access to Engineering and Construction leaders across the organization and an ability to impact all facets of project designs. Project assignments range from support of proposals and estimates to execution of design and construction support.

At Kiewit, Engineering Project Managers are responsible for administering and managing internal design teams including staff planning, budget forecasting, mentoring, and communicating engineering progress and challenges to Kiewit leadership.  The Engineering Project Manager is expected to drive the team to meet project financial, schedule, and project objectives, consistent with Kiewit's standard operating procedures. 

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 


We are a high performing team of engineers and designers that develop projects through the project life-cycle engaging exciting projects throughout North America. Our staff leads the power markets engineering process and collaborates with Kiewit’s 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 Lenexa, KS.


•    Overall management of the internal project design team(s)
•    Has a detailed understanding of all contractual obligations for the project to ensure contract design requirements are met
•    Facilitates effective communication between design and construction project leadership
•    Communicates project design and performance status with Clients and permitting agencies
•    Ensures proper coordination of technical details across multiple engineering disciplines
•    Supports Business Development activities including RFP reviews, proposals, project estimates, engineering fee estimates, etc.
•    Resolves conflicts that arise through partnering with design team, clients, and construction
•    Supports construction priorities and ensures their implementation through the design
•    Plans and communicates needs for Kiewit Engineering resources to support projects
•    Manages and interprets data and results for multiple projects
•    Responsible for meeting project engineering schedules and budgets
•    Identifies current and future risks along with mitigation strategies
•    Consolidates best practices from project execution


•    Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related engineering degree
•    A minimum of 7 years’ experience in project management
•    Ability to mentor technical staff and foster a team environment
•    Strong organizational and time management skills
•    Strong written and verbal communications skills
•    Attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies
•    Strong work ethic and willingness to do what it takes to get the job done
•    Ability to work independently as well as part of a team


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 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.

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