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Supplier Quality Surveillance Inspector-Electrical - Kiewit Supply Network


Lenexa, KS, US San Diego, CA, US Kansas City, KS, US Denver, CO, US Houston, TX, US Englewood, CO, US

Requisition ID: 142500 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Quality 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Based in a corporate or district office, the Supplier Quality Surveillance Inspector-Electrical supports Procurement in the implementation and execution of Procurement Supplier Quality Inspections and Audits.  The primary responsibility of the Supplier Quality Surveillance Inspector-Electrical is to perform QA/QC shop inspections to ensure critical materials and engineered equipment purchased meet or exceed our customer’s and contract quality and workmanship expectations. The Supplier Quality Surveillance Inspector-Electrical may also assist in ensuring the subcontracts or corporate agreements for goods and services meet Kiewit procurement quality standards and customer expectations.

This position will require up to 85% travel - must have the ability to travel outside of the US.


  • Have a working understanding of Kiewit electrical equipment related to fabrication, testing, and functionality.
  • Be able to read and understand equipment specifications, drawings, provide feedback in regard to recommended testing and inspections
  • Report to management and Project personnel about manufacturing problems, and assist in identifying and correcting these problems.
  • Communicate inspection results, both verbally and written, and recommend necessary corrective actions.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of Procurement quality procedures, documents, and reporting structures. 
  • Assist Kiewit Procurement in Supplier/Subcontractor prequalification by providing input on the fabricator’s quality programmed by performing supplier assessments.
  • Provide support to Districts and projects in overseeing fabricator and subcontractor quality as needed.
  • Review Supplier/Subcontractor NCR’s and assist in developing corrective action plans. Coordinate with Quality Managers to approve final disposition and sign-off of NCR’s.
  • Provide input to Kiewit Procurement in rating the overall quality performance of suppliers and subcontractors. 
  • Highly skilled and experienced in written and verbal communications to include leading pre-fabrication meetings, creating pre-fabrication checklists, writing inspection reports.


  • Four-year engineering, science, or technical college or university degree plus 4 years of Supplier quality experience. OR an Associate degree in engineering technology or science plus at least five years of Supplier Quality experience.
  • NACE Level I, II, or III preferred
  • Must have a broad working knowledge of all design/craft disciplines and plant equipment/materials associated with Energy and Industrial projects and must be familiar with their associated special processes, inspection, and testing techniques.
  • Must be familiar with industrial procurement and vendor surveillance procedures as well as working knowledge of construction industry codes and standards related to the manufacture and testing of electrical components/systems such as IEEE, NEC, NACE, etc.).
    • Be detail-oriented,
    • Flexible and highly motivated,
    • Have a strong work ethic and professional demeanor,
    • Effective time management and organizational skills,
    • Ability to perform multiple tasks efficiently and accurately,
    • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, and
    • Must be a team player but able to work independently, to meet intense deadlines, goals, and objectives.



  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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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