Corrosion Control Engineer - Kiewit Power Engineering


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 170426 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Engineering 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview
As a Corrosion Control Engineer, you will act as a Subject Matter Expert in corrosion, materials, and protective coatings by developing company standards and procedures for technical specifications as well as perform onsite inspections.


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 1,700 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.  


On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do 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. 


Primary Responsibilities 
•    Act as an internal consultant for all corrosion, materials, and protective coatings issues. 
•    Collaborate with project management, engineers, suppliers, and the construction team to limit cost and risk associated with corrosion control on projects.
•    Coordinate with external consultants as needed for specialized services such as failure analysis, corrosion protection, and cathodic protection design.
•    Develop project level technical specifications and corrosion risk mitigation plans. Reply to technical inquiries from project teams. 
•    Review supplier/vendor submittals to ensure equipment and material is suitable for the intended service.
•    Develop company standards and procedures for technical specifications, protective coatings and materials selection. 
•    Perform onsite inspections relating to corrosion. 
•    Maintain schedule and manage multiple work assignments and inspection plans to ensure successful project completions. 


•    At least 3 years of work experience with emphasis in corrosion control. EPC or design engineering firm experience preferred. 
•    Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, structural engineering, materials science, chemistry, or related field from an accredited university program. 
•    Basic internet navigation skills required.
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office Professional including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook.
•    Familiarity with Microsoft SharePoint and Bluebeam Revu preferred.
•    Experience with application of NACE, SSPC, and ISO standards related to materials selection, protective coatings, and cathodic protection preferred. 
•    Experience with cathodic protection design preferred but not required. 
•    Exceptional organization and communication skills 
•    NACE or SSPC membership and certification or the willingness to pursue such certifications. 

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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