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Environmental Engineer - Kiewit Power Constructors

Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 104064 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Department: Environmental 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Are you interested in being able to travel the country while you build complex projects that better our economy and future?  If this is something that interests you, Kiewit is looking for individuals who can make a profound impact on our company culture every day.

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we’re boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else.

District Overview

Kiewit Power Constructors (KPC) provides direct-hire construction services for Power Generation utilizing a union craft force.  Kiewit Power Constructors builds major EPC power plant projects throughout North America.

All of Kiewit Power is committed to Kiewit’s “Nobody Gets Hurt” Philosophy.

Location

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 

Responsibilities

•     Monitor, forecast and communicate environmental costs at the project level.
•     Identify and obtain applicable permits and manage as required in the Environmental Management System (EMS).
•     Develop a comprehensive tracking matrix to capture all requirements.
•     Review and interpret environmental specifications and drawings.
•     Understand state and local regulations and review requirements.
•     Prepare site specific plans and submit required reports.
•     Provide input to work plans and participate in meetings.
•     Communicate with field crews to ensure understanding of project environmental requirements.
•     Identify project materials and vendors needed to support the environmental requirements at the project.
•     Conduct applicable environmental training and field inspections and identify environmental risks.
•     Organize data management and processes for projects and encourage production operations through development of new or existing programs.
•     Communicate with internal and external agencies or customers in regards to environmental procedures.
•     Coordinate, manage and implement project-wide environmental compliance programs and strategies at the project.
•     Maintain records of all requirements and monitor compliance tools.
•     Identify applicable environmental requirements at federal, state and local levels for the project which may include: hazardous waste, air quality, storm water, spill plans, etc.

Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in Environmental Health, Environmental Engineering, Environmental studies, or another related field 
• Previous experience as an environmental coordinator may be required
• Environmental coordinators must be organized and pay close attention to detail, as well as work effectively in a team setting and on their own with minimal supervision
• Interest in EHS function in a construction project setting or applicable, preferred
• Strong technical knowledge of environmental regulations
• Familiar with ASTM E 1527-05, Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments:  Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process; F.E.R.C
• Experience setting up training programs
• Familiarity with using computer and standard software
• Effective communicator

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.