Estimating Manager

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Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Lenexa, KS, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 79294

At Kiewit, we are always working to improve our processes, performance and vision to better serve our customers. As an Estimate Manager, you’ll be joining our Engineering Project Management group in support of our “Get Work” efforts.  Our group is currently supporting 12 major projects in various degrees of completion and 5 major estimates at any given time.  

Primary Responsibilities
•    Provide overall leadership using established estimating processes and procedures.
•    Provide critical and strategic input to potential estimate options to enable the best chance to a successful proposal.
•    Ensure cross discipline communication amongst the integrated engineering /construction teams is at its best.
•    Prepare and present proposed plant performance guarantees for executive review and signoff in response to RFPs. 
•    Prepare and present the developed engineering fee estimate for executive review and signoff.
•    Complete ownership and knowledge of the RFP and our response to the RFP including any exceptions and clarifications. 
•    Develop team vision, identify priorities and align with operational goals.
•    Work to fully comprehend the business, industry and changing marketplace the organization resides in; align discipline personnel to meet changing business requirements.

•    Good negotiation, presentation and persuasion skills.  Experienced in communicating ideas, winning approval, and reaching resolutions with a variety of audiences
•    Ability to manage projects and progress ideas to execution in a complex environment
•    Strong analytical and critical thinking ability along with the capacity to interpret data and make recommendations
•    Comfortable with change and ambiguity; adaptable, collaborative and a systems thinker
•    Ability to adapt to a high energy, results driven culture. 
•    Proficient in design software and tools as well as other software programs such as Microsoft Office
•    Bachelor’s degree in engineering (or similar field, mechanic electrical preferred) from an ABET-accredited engineering program
•    Ten years’ experience in increasingly challenging positions
•    Three-five years’ management experience preferred


About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.


How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 
•    Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
•    401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
•    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit is 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.

Nearest Major Market: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

Job Segment: Engineer, Electrical, Manager, Wastewater, Water Treatment, Engineering, Management

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