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Commercial Grade Dedication Engineer


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 167415 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Nuclear Solutions 

Department: Quality 

Market: Nuclear 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Continuous Improvement Engineer supports the Manager – Quality Management Systems and Continuous Improvement by assessing, monitoring, analyzing, and reporting on the effectiveness of company and project processes and procedures. This also includes creating and implementing change management plans to improve Quality program performance. Travel to project sites to conduct case study investigations and support change management implementation is required.

District Overview

“Kiewit Nuclear Solutions. is a full-service engineering, project management, and construction provider operating across North America. Our experience and expertise span all aspects of the nuclear-related market from carbon-free, small modular reactors to Dept of Energy science, environmental and nuclear security mission capabilities. With these broad capabilities, we operate in the power utility, renewable energy, industrial, and infrastructure markets.  As part of Kiewit, we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering excellence that provides wholistic solutions, differentiating our team from the rest of the industry.
Our rapidly growing nuclear solutions business has opened new locations across North America to strengthen our market presence while executing work within the communities we live within and support. We are committed to build upon our history as one of the safest companies to work for by equipping our craft and staff with the best technology, processes, equipment, tools and safety programs available.
We are an innovative team that prides itself on excellence through continuous improvement and an unwavering commitment to deliver for our clients. Our staff collaborates with Kiewit’s vast internal network of resources that span heavy civil and infrastructure, vertical and commercial buildings, industrial, as well our oil and gas and power generation markets, to drive safe and cost-effective solutions that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s core values of People, Integrity, Excellence, and Stewardship.
On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see, design and construct more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. Kiewit’s culture encourages training, developing your skills, and tailoring your experience and knowledge to allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, joining Kiewit can bring a lifetime of personal success and satisfaction.”


This position is based in Lenexa, KS with occasional travel to projects as needed.


•    Develop a deep understanding of company & project processes, quality requirements, and quality programs.
•    Perform regularly scheduled analysis of company / project processes and procedures and develop process enhancement strategies to address effectiveness and efficiencies.
•    Perform the initial screening of all condition reports assigned to the district-level that may affect company processes and procedures.
•    Monitor project-level condition reporting / corrective action / continuous improvement efforts and interface with project teams to ensure items are documented accurately and consistently.
•    Conduct Causal Analyses on breakdowns in district-level processes and procedures
•    Support Causal Analyses conducted on project-level issues
•    Develop and maintain periodic (weekly & monthly) metric reporting relating to condition reporting / corrective action / continuous improvement activities.
•    Develop Lessons Learned reports for communication of trending or significant issues.
•    Develop change management plans and support implementation of process improvements. This may include developing training materials and conducting on-site training.
•    Support early project setup (Proposal & specification reviews, Project Quality Plans, risk evaluations, testing plans)
•    Develop strong working relationships with supervisor, coworkers, and management team.
•    Perform project-level quality assessments as assigned.
•    Perform all other job-related duties as requested by supervisor.


•    A four-year engineering, science, or technical college degree plus 5+ years of experience in a related construction field
•    An associate degree in engineering technology or science plus 7 years of experience in a related construction field (at least 3 of these years in a quality position)
•    A high school graduate or equivalent (GED) plus 10 years of experience in a related construction field (at least five of these years in a quality position). 

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

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 do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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