Marketing Communications Specialist - Energy


Lenexa, KS, US Kansas City, KS, US

Requisition ID: 170362 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: KEG Business Development 

Department: Business Development & Proposals 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

Kiewit seeks a detail-oriented, solutions-minded Marketing Communications Specialist to join our Energy & Industrial Marketing & Proposals Team. The Marketing Communications Specialist is responsible for supporting the development of strategic and tactical marketing deliverables that contribute to acquiring new business. The ideal candidate works well both individually and on a team, enjoys learning new tasks and skills, has a positive attitude, and is self-motivated. 

At Kiewit, the scale of our operations is huge. Our construction and engineering projects span across the United States, Canada and Mexico, improving and connecting communities with every initiative.  We depend on our high-performing operations support professionals — they’re the glue that holds multiple areas of the business together and the catalysts that make things happen. We hire only the most driven people and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility they won’t find just anywhere. We’re always pushing new limits. You can too.  

District Overview

The Kiewit Energy marketing, creative and proposal team provide get-work services to an array of markets, including power generation, transmission and distribution, renewables, industrial, oil and gas, and water/wastewater. Individuals in this department get exposure to a mix of high profile, complex pursuits across North America valued from $5M-$6B. This incredibly profitable, competitive, fun group focuses on winning more work with high-quality, client-focused sales strategies through creative communication techniques. Our rapidly growing team, which includes graphic designers, proposal professionals, writers, digital strategists, marketers, and data analytics brings vast experience, communication expertise, innovative concepts, and best practices to all projects we support across the company. 


This position can be based out of our Lenexa, KS office in the greater Kansas City area. Opportunities for flexible work are available. 


  • Collaborate with business line team leaders to strategize, develop, and implement marketing initiatives to position the firm, drive sales, and achieve business goals. 
  • Support the development of internal and external marketing and communications deliverables, including PowerPoint presentations, marketing collateral, events-related materials, videos, and more, adhering to Kiewit’s brand voice and visual standards.
  • Research, outline, format, write and copyedit compelling and engaging technical and nontechnical content for client-facing marketing materials.
  • Facilitate meetings, manage the schedule of assigned deliverables that follow standard operating procedures and meet deadlines/timely submissions. 
  • Use our historical project experience database to create captivating messages that tell our unique story; contribute to/maintain our centralized experience database with relevant data and information. 
  • Collaborate with your graphic designers, events planners, data analysts, proposals, and marketing staff to support your projects.
  • Perform other departmental or administrative duties as needed, including proposal support, internal communications, meeting support, document formatting, copyediting, production and shipping.


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, journalism, business or related field
  • 2-5+ years of corporate marketing or communications experience, portfolio required 
  • Experience in the A/E/C industry preferred. Power OR Power Delivery engineering or construction is a plus. 
  • Solutions-provider mentality with the ability to work well independently and with others; maintains a positive attitude with a willingness to learn
  • Strong writing and editing skills. Knowledge of AP Style is a plus. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality, meticulous attention to detail and consistency in work product
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to professionally incorporate constructive feedback
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams)
  • Occasional (less than 10%) travel is required.  


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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