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Field Engineer - Kiewit Power Delivery

Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US Woodcliff Lake, NJ, US Columbus, OH, US

Requisition ID: 151819 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Delivery 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Field Engineer, you bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality and 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. Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make make a difference in 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.

District Overview

Kiewit Power Delivery (KPD) provides direct-hire construction services for Power Delivery Services utilizing organized and open shop labor force.  Kiewit Power Delivery throughout North America currently consists of Transmission & Distribution, Wind and Solar Projects. 

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

Location

This position will be located on one of our project sites. Candidate must be open to traveling and relocating as needed.

Responsibilities

• Work with a vibrant and diverse team to build, estimate, and schedule mechanical, electrical and heavy industrial construction.

• Support both administrative and construction activities as assigned by supervisor; review proposals, specifications and drawings, perform material takeoffs, prepare cost estimates and attend pre-bid investigation meetings.

• Learn to supervise subcontractors and communicate with vendors.

• Prepare work plans, assure quality control, manage and track costs and materials, schedule equipment, administer safety programs and maintain exceptional owner relations.

• Relocate as required.

Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Electrical, Mechanical or Civil Engineering

• Knowledge of construction safety and current federal & OSHA requirements

• Broad knowledge and ability to understand project scheduling and cost control as well as to read and understand project owner specifications and engineering drawings

• Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office

• Familiarity with SureTrak, Hard Dollar, Revit, SAP, Pro Log and/or Primavera “P6” is a plus

• Strong organizational and time management skills

• Strong written and verbal communications skills; strong attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies

• Strong work ethic – highly motivated and willing to do what it takes to get the job done right

• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

• Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment

• Ability to travel and/or relocate as required

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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 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.

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.


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