Cybersecurity Engineer - Kiewit Power Delivery


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 171679 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Engineering 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit’s Power Delivery department has an exciting opportunity for a Cybersecurity Engineer in our Lenexa, KS office to design and coordinate electronic, physical, and cybersecurity compliance on utility and infrastructure projects. The Cybersecurity Engineer will be responsible for ensuring project compliance with applicable standards such as NERC CIP, NIST 800, and for developing compliant operations networks for our clients. 

District Overview

Kiewit Power Delivery is a full-service engineering and construction solutions provider operating across North America. Our experience and expertise span all aspects of the transmission and distribution market from high voltage overhead and underground transmission to distribution and automation design and construction capabilities. With these broad capabilities, we operate in the electric utility, renewable energy, industrial, and oil, gas markets.  As part of Kiewit, we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering experience that provides holistic solutions, differentiating our team from the rest of the industry.

Our rapidly growing power delivery business has opened new locations across North America to strengthen our market presence while executing work within the communities that we live. We have invested in industry leading design technology and platforms while also expanding our construction equipment fleet with the most advanced, and safest equipment on the market. We are committed to building upon our history as one of the safest companies to work for by equipping our craft with the best tooling and safety programs available.

We are an innovative team that prides itself on continuous improvement and always delivering on our commitments to our clients and ourselves.  Our staff collaborates with Kiewit’s vast internal network of resources that span heavy civil and infrastructure, vertical and commercial buildings, mining, 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 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. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.


This position is based out of Lenexa, KS. This position will require <15% travel.


•    Work with the Networks and Grid Automation team to understand scope, prepare deliverables, and provide project updates.
•    Collaborate on the design of utility-based control system cybersecurity.
•    Develop documents, drawings / diagrams, specifications, and testing procedures.
•    Collaborate with the team to map out the OT (Operations Technology) network equipment such as routers, switches, firewalls, multiplexers, and to organize vendor compliance documentation.
•    Design secure networks using critical equipment and fiber optics, microwave, radio, or leased services consistent with client standards.
•    Coordinate physical security compliance and provide on-site training as needed on projects.
•    Train other engineers on Cybersecurity, Network, or Control systems.
•    Generate bills of material for OT network equipment and verify field installations. 
•    Assist with writing project scope(s), sequencing plans, client roadmaps, and budgets. 
•    Travel to the job site if needed to gather information and to coordinate with the client.
•    Work with others to stage and plan installation and commissioning.
•    Respond to information requests from the client and from internal design or installation teams.
•    Attend internal and external meetings to support processes.
•    Other duties as assigned.


•    Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field from an accredited program.
•    4+ years of design experience in cybersecurity and network design for critical infrastructure.
•    Capable of applying knowledge of cybersecurity and IP networking principles.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
•    Self-motivated, yet a team player.
•    Flexibility to work in related business lines if required.
•    Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or Professional Engineer (PE) preferred.
•    Previous utility company experience is optional.

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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