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Mechanical Engineer IV - Kiewit Power Engineering

Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 123660 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service consulting and engineering firm serving the infrastructure and engineering markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,300 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.
 
Our rapidly growing Power district, which includes structural, civil, piping, mechanical, process, process safety, electrical, instrument and control disciplines, is a multi-faceted division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the EPC delivery model for power facilities. We offer a variety of engineering services, including owner's engineering, project development, detailed engineering and design, construction management and plant services. Our engineering teams bring power projects to life across North America in the following areas:
•    Gas-fired generation 
•    Power delivery 
•    Environmental retrofits
•    Renewables and new technology
•    Water/wastewater

Location

This position is based out of our Lenexa, KS office.

Responsibilities

•   Evaluate, select and apply engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria to site development projects
•   Develop design documents including analysis, calculations, research, selection, and layout
•   Assist in the design of mechanical piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs) for power plant systems including steam cycle systems, boiler feed and condensate, water treatment, fuel handling, hydraulic, heat transfer systems, conveying systems, and air and gas systems or OG&C Systems
•   Prepare design calculations and specifications for major power plant related equipment including, but not limited to, combustion turbines, steam turbines, boilers, condensers, cooling towers, and pumps
•   Prepare mechanical engineering designs, including layout, design sketches, and conceptual design
•   Check design deliverables in accordance with industry codes and standards, contract requirements and company standards
•   Effectively analyze, calculate, research, select, and layout the necessary design and construction documentation
•   Assist in the development of schedules, work assignments, and staffing requirements to ensure successful project completion
•   Coordinate with other drafters, designers, and engineers assigned to the project or a task and review work progress and results
•   Prepare specifications for major market related equipment 

Qualifications

•   7 -10 years’ experience in mechanical engineering and design.  Experience in the power industry, electrical utilities or industrial markets, would be advantages, but not required.
•   Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in Mechanical Engineering program from an ABET accredited four-year college or university program.  Some masters’ coursework preferred
•   PE license preferred.
•   Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
•   Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
•   Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
•   Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
•   Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills 
•   Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
•   Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail

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.


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

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