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Data Analyst


Lenexa, KS, US Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 160859 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Kiewit Data Services 

Department: Data Services 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Do you have a passion for leveraging data to help solve interesting business problems? Do you have skills in python coding and looking to expand your technical skills? We are hiring a Data Analyst to support projects across our North America operations. At Kiewit we operate in seven different markets, with many dynamics that impact business decisions.  We thrive on being the best at what we do, and to continue our success, we must navigate the future with confidence, embracing decision-making with clear, concise, data-driven analysis and solutions that deliver value to each of our business areas. This is where you come in!  

We are looking for someone with 6 months to 3 years' work experience performing data engineering, datamining and analysis, etc. in a professional setting, with a bachelor’s degree in a related field. Kiewit’s diverse market presence means stability for our business, and opportunity for you to gain meaningful responsibility, support many areas of our business and experience exciting challenges along the way! At Kiewit, we share a commitment to excellence, a common drive to succeed and a culture where anyone can make an impact. Here you’ll find smart people that care and a network of support at every turn.  We’ll provide you with the tools, and resources to grow your career and solve problems that are impactful around the country!  If you know how to leverage the power of data science, analytics, visualization, platforms, and cognitive technologies to uncover hidden relationships from data and generate insightful discoveries and paths forward, we want to talk with you! 

As the Data Engineer, your primary goal is to delivery analytical solutions to the business. You will interface with Leaders, business users and other members of our Data Services team to provide complex data analyses, data visualization and insightful discoveries with paths forward!  

At Kiewit, the scale of our operations is huge. Our construction and engineering projects span across the United States, Canada and Mexico, improving and connecting communities with every initiative. We depend on our high-performing operations support professionals — they’re the glue that holds multiple areas of the business together and the catalysts that make things happen. We hire only the most driven people and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility they won’t find just anywhere else. We’re always pushing new limits. You can too. 

District Overview

Kiewit Data Services’ (KDS) mission is to make Kiewit the premier data-driven organization in our industry. To accomplish this, our projects and districts need to have the right data, of the right quality, with the right level of analysis, available to them at the right time. KDS is a cross functional organization with employees that have expertise in data, technology, support and operations backgrounds. Our core functions are data Quality, Governance, Enablement, Analytics and Data Science. 


This position is based out of our Lenexa, KS campus or our Omaha Nebraska headquarters. This is a corporate office in a professional office setting, and is not a remote position.  We do offer a hybrid work schedules.    


  • Best-in-class solutions – Your primary role will be delivering analytical solutions to the business. You will need to bring a strong business acumen and work to understand the business challenges facing your stakeholders and deduce where the greatest opportunity for analytics solutions lies. From there, you will need to leverage your technical skills and deep knowledge of data to deliver/build solutions to these stakeholders.
  • Data Modeling – You will have access to many data sources to provide solutions to your stakeholders. But often this data may not be modeled or structured in an optimal manner to meet your needs. We will have resources to offer support, but ultimately you will be expected to be highly self-sufficient and have the technical skills (SQL) to restructure this data as needed.
  • Data Visualization – Often, there will be a need to visualize data to communicate your findings, or perhaps create a sustainable dashboard solution. Your output will embody data visualization best practices and meet our high-quality and performance standards.
  • Data Analysis – You will be expected, without specific direction, to leverage data to make strategic recommendations to the business. This may include formulating and testing hypotheses, performing correlation analysis, and other forms of data mining. You will be expected to understand and articulate the business impact of any recommendations.
  • Communication and Presentation – On the front end, you will be expected to guide requirement gathering conversations with stakeholders, asking insightful questions to see the business from their perspective. On the back end of solution development/analysis, you will be expected to explain results of analysis to team members, train stakeholders on how to use decision support tools, and succinctly convey how solutions meet specific business needs.
  • Data Collection – You will be expected to develop a deep understanding of the core applications we leverage to collect, manipulate, and store data. You will work with stakeholders and key members of our product team to understand which data we capture today, as well as participate in the development/procurement of future solutions and processes to capture other necessary data we may not be currently collecting.
  • Analytical Advancement – We are intent on serving as the data and analytics leader in the construction industry. You will be expected to embrace this mission and work closely with your team members to advance Kiewit’s overall analytical capabilities.


  • Interest and experience in leveraging data to solve unique and challenging business problems
  • 6 months to 3 years’ work experience performing data analysis, data mining, statistical analysis, etc. in a professional setting (i.e., not pure academia)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Analytics, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, Business Management, or related field; Graduate degree in analytics, data science or similar field preferred.  

Technical Skills

  • Experience with Database querying (SQL for MS SQL Server and Teradata highly preferred)
  • Experience with Data Visualization (Power BI, Tableau or similar tools)
  • Experience with Statistical coding languages (Python or R)
  • Understanding of data lineage and ETL.  Applicable experience with ETL is preferred
  • Understanding of Data Reconciliation

Non-Technical Skills

  • A deep desire to add significant business value
  • Inquisitive nature, and critical thinking skills
  • High business acumen and a passion for learning 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to work independently and in a team. 
  • Effective time management and organizational skills


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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