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Crane Technical Engineer and Assembly Director - Kiewit Equipment Services


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 125959 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Equipment 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Crane Technical Engineer and Assembly Director, you will support Regional Construction operations.

District Overview

Kiewit Equipment Services (KES) helps to ensure the profitability of Kiewit projects through the improved equipment utilization and mechanical reliability by delivering world-class equipment and service. 


This position will be based out of Lenexa, KS but will require frequent travel and relocation. 


•    Lead and direct crane assembly/dis-assembly operations in support of our project schedules along with our Regional Equipment Team.
•    Extensive knowledge of crane manuals, rigging, signaling, directing crane lifts.
•    Work with and on various aspects of Kiewit’s modern crane fleet supporting construction operations.
•    Provide technical assistance in all respects of our crane operations with regard to support of Kiewit modern cranes throughout our operations.
•    Assist with and help schedule and coordinate all aspects of maintenance activities, from major to minor repairs including the aesthetic appearance of our fleet.
•    Assist in the proper coding, cost control and tracking of all aspects of equipment repairs.
•    Support of training operations with regard to crane operations, technical diagnostic and repair of the various manufacturers we operate.
•    Position requires extensive travel on a weekly basis.


  • 5-10 years’ experience in assembly of cranes.
  • Broad knowledge of cranes involved in heavy construction.
  • Excellent technical skills accompanied by efficiency and time management required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer skills.
  • Prior experience is required.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively to construction sites and satellite offices throughout our operations, as required.

Working Conditions

•    Fast-paced office and project field environment
•    Must be able to interact professionally with all levels of management while simultaneously manage a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively
•    Regularly sit, stand, walk and talk and listen
•    Occasionally lift and move up objects up to 50 pounds.

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: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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