Electrical Engineer - Industrial and Water Facilities


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 172845 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering 

Department: Drafting & Design 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are adding Electrical design engineers to our Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering (KIWE) team.  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 engineering consulting and design firm serving a broad range of the industrial markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,700 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve the industrial, transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Our operations-focused engineering provides our clients with safe and efficient facilities, and it integrates our 130 years of construction experience to finish projects on time and to make sure that Nobody Gets Hurt. 


Our rapidly growing Industrial Engineering team, which includes process, mechanical, electrical, controls, structural, architectural, geotechnical, and civil disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on EPC and design-build delivery of industrial projects in markets such as Food & Beverage, Mineral Processing, Renewable Fuels, Pulp and Paper, Steel & Aluminum, Industrial Buildings, and Industrial Energy, Water and Utilities. 



This position is based out of Lenexa, KS or Minneapolis, Minnesota. Opportunities for flexible work are available.


• Comprehends and identifies issues and analyzes the situation to propose solutions.
• Seeks out assistance for complex issues.
• Acts as a field resource to assist construction in field resolution on issues.
• 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.
• Questions accepted ways of doing things and actively seeks opportunities to try new ideas.
• Utilize codes and standards to complete assignments with little supervision.
• 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 and draft intermediate electrical drawings.
• Properly size cables and raceways.
• Perform layout of electrical equipment in electrical buildings.


• BS degree or Associates degree in Electrical  or Mechanical Engineering Technology and a minimum of 4 years Electrical and/or I&C design experience.  If no degree, High School diploma + 8 years’ related experience
• Intermediate AutoCAD or Microstation skills, Experience with design/drafting for drawings,  P&IDs, One Line Diagrams, Panel designs, electrical layouts. Develops and presents work in well-constructed written and verbal presentations.  
• Works collaboratively across departments and involves others in solving problems. Initiates meetings within own team, other disciplines or internal customers for clarity on work.
• Supports project teams and departments with design support for drawings, specifications, IO Lists.  Works well with other to accomplish common goals and objectives.
• Able to manage multiple responsibilities with set expectations and meet deadlines.
• Experience working with multi-disciplined teams, and subcontractor for equipment.


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.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.


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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