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Mid-level Substation Structural Engineer - Kiewit Power Engineers

Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 131046 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a mid-level Structural Design Engineer in the Power Delivery department, you will be part of a growing team that supports all aspects of the construction process by performing innovative design engineering through brainstorming conceptual designs, performing and/or reviewing structural calculations, developing plans, scheduling tasks to meet client needs, as well as mitigating risk to keep our construction crews safe. 

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

•    Assist in the preparation of designs for assigned structure(s) including research, system selection, analysis, and drawing preparation for electrical substations on power generation projects. 
•    Apply department and industry standards when preparing calculations, project drawings, and project specifications.
•    Incorporate the requirements of the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract, customer Requests for Proposals (RFPs), professional service agreements, or other contractual requirements ensuring the projects meet or exceed project goals.
•    Research new markets and adapt current process and workflows to successfully execute project deliverables.
•    Coordinate with internal and external partners including cross-discipline, construction, vendors, fabricator(s), and owners to address structural-related issues or concerns.
•    Prepare, monitor, and update project plans, schedules, and budgets (including staffing needs) to project management and department management.
•    Support department managers in achieving performance goals for the department.
•    Apply engineering application software to complete engineering tasks such as foundation and steel structure design.

Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Structural or Architectural engineering program from an ABET accredited four-year program
•    Master’s degree is a benefit 
•    2-5 years’ experience in Structural design engineering in the Power/ Industrial industry preferred
•    Functional in utilizing spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and computer operations.
•    Knowledgeable in engineering software, specifically SAP2000, SAFE, LPILE and MathCAD.
•    General knowledge of engineering standards including ACI 318, ASCE 7 and 113, and IBC.
•    Eligibility to take Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification
•    Legally able to work in the United States for any length of time
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills, fluent in the English language

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position requires an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.


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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