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Electrical Engineer- Building Design Services


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 97060 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

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.


This position is based out of Lenexa, KS.

  • Become familiar and confident in understanding the workflow required to estimate, bid and construct buildings in an EPC (Engineer, Procure and Construct) environment for the power industry, or industrial sector.
  • Have a solid understanding of the National Electrical Code, the International Building Code, the International Energy Conservation Code, and a general understanding of the NFPA codes/guidelines related to building electrical systems.
  • Review RFP documents and prepare building electrical systems narratives for estimating and project proposals. 
  • Review and comment on accuracy of estimates, technically and commercially. 
  • Coordinate with multiple design disciplines during the design phase, including coordinating with plant/process electrical team for division of responsibilities (scope split).
  • Provide building electrical system designs for buildings on power plant projects and other industrial sector projects.  Building types can include administration/control buildings, warehouses, F occupancy industrial, H occupancy industrial, Class I and Class II hazardous, etc.
  • Prepare production drawings and specifications for building electrical systems that will be used in deliverable packages sent to sub-contractors for bidding.
  • Perform necessary electrical calculations per standard electrical design practice.
  • Assist with technical reviews of sub-contractor bids.
  • Perform construction administration tasks, including shop drawing review, RFI responses, regular sub-contractor meetings, and O&M reviews.
  • Verify the building electrical installation/construction compliance with engineering specification and plan requirements during site visits.
  • Check and navigate 3D models for review of interferences and constructability during design and construction administration.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of building electrical engineering and construction processes to assist in increasing efficiency and reducing construction costs.
  • Assist in creating and developing building electrical standards and tools.
  • Bachelor’s degree in architectural or electrical engineering.
  • E.I.T. with at least four years of experience in building electrical system engineering.
  • P.E. licensure a plus.
  • Experience in the industrial sector and with EPC (Engineer, Procure and Construct) contracts a plus.
  • Proficient in Revit, AGi32, Windows Office applications.
  • Experience with SKM PowerTools or ETAP a plus.
  • Self-starter that can proactively coordinate with various engineering design disciplines.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

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.