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Electrical Designer- Kiewit Power Engineering

Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 132820 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are an innovative team of engineers and designers that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewit’s module fabrication and 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.

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 1,300 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. 

 

Location

This position is based out of Lenexa, KS.

Responsibilities

•    Design and draft intermediate electrical drawings.
•    Properly size cables and raceways.
•    Perform layout of electrical equipment in electrical buildings.
•    Develops 3D models utilizing drawings, sketches, and design skills. 
•    Checks and navigates in the 3D models for interferences and constructability.
•    Routes electrical cables in a 3D environment to generate a cable schedule 
•    Perform calculations to check allowable fill in conduits and cable tray systems according to NEC requirements and size pull boxes.
•    Perform calculations to size pull boxes according to NEC requirements.
•    Little to no supervision required to apply standard correctly to design.
•    Initiates development of personal objectives aligned with those of the organization.
•    Seeks feedback and uses it effectively.
•    Identifies changes in the scope of work during a small project and produces design changes as needed to stay within budget and schedule. 
•    Takes initiative to meet or exceed the quality and expected outcome requirements of internal and external customers. 
•    Performs assigned work efficiently and effectively to maximize person productivity.
•    Complies with company standards to produce quality deliverables.
•    Design duct bank, embedded conduit, cable tray, grounding and lighting systems from concept to completion utilizing engineering documents, sketches or vendor data.
•    Completes miscellaneous tasks to support project development.
•    Participates in project meetings as required.

Qualifications

•    At least 4 years’ experience in Design and/or Drafting disciplines with a background in electrical design
•    Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Drafting/Design preferred; minimum GED Diploma with drafting or electrical design training
•    Experience utilizing 3D programs such as MicroStation, AutoCAD, Revit, Navisworks or SP3D and have knowledge of the latest computer operating systems.
•    Must be able to conceptualize in a 3D environment.
•    Ability to work in a growing, adaptive and multi-discipline team environment
•    Ability to work independently with limited direction and oversight
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills; fluent in English language

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.


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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