Estimate Project Manager - Kiewit Power Constructors


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 171192 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Constructors District 

Department: Estimating 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

The Estimate Project Manager has overall responsibility for execution of estimates. This role will support the Power market, supporting a variety of such projects including Single/Combined Cycle Gas Plants, Hydrogen Generation, Carbon Capture, Solar, HVDC Converter Stations, Substations, and Transmission line projects. 

Kiewit’s mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we are building hospitals to support the community, 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. 


This role is based at our office in Lenexa, KS. 


  • Assumed responsibility for winning the opportunity at the right price, and driving success of the pursuit 
  • Develop strategic plan and estimate philosophy
  • Create execution plan for projects, including overall project level 1 schedule, staff schedules, equipment schedules
  • Drive cost from the Estimate
  • Manage the development of the final proposal and review final commercial documents
  • Review Final Clarifications and Exceptions
  • Reporting results of estimate to management



  • 10+ years experience in the Construction Industry, preferably industrial or power related markets
  • Experience in various construction roles on large industrial facilities, such as a Project Manager
  • Previous experience in estimating
  • Preferred proficiency in SharePoint, scheduling tools, and general technical aptitude. 
  • Bachelors degree in related field

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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