Process Engineer - Kiewit Power Engineering


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 170930 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Engineering 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Power Engineering (KPE) Group has an opening for a Process Engineer in our Carbon Capture market group based in Lenexa, KS. The Carbon Capture market is an exciting and rapidly growing market as the world looks to further reduce carbon emissions. Our Carbon Capture market group is responsible for all projects related to capturing carbon in all industries, including power, industrial, oil and gas and refineries. 

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 3,000 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 140 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 


We are a high-performing team of engineers and designers that develop projects through the project life-cycle engaging exciting projects throughout North America. Our staff leads the power markets engineering process and collaborates with Kiewit’s construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on safe, cost-effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.  


On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. Kiewit’s culture encourages training, developing your skills, and tailoring your experience and knowledge to allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. 


This position is based out of Lenexa, KS.


  • Develop Process Engineering deliverables on mid- to large-size projects or proposals. Process Engineering scope commonly includes all phases of design development, from conceptual engineering, through front-end and detailed engineering, and including field support of startup and performance testing efforts.
  • Efficiently and effectively generate design deliverables such as:  process design basis, philosophy documents, process simulations, material balances, PFDs (process flow diagrams), P&IDs (piping & instrumentation diagrams), equipment data sheets, man-hour estimating, and engineering calculations (hydraulics, initial equipment sizing, etc.).
  • Perform research and recommend technologies, equipment, and material selections.
  • Understand client’s key considerations and concerns and address throughout the project lifecycle through technology selection and design philosophy. 
  • Manage and interpret data and results from multiple projects.
  • Support business development activities including RFP reviews, proposals, project estimates, engineering fee estimates, etc.
  • Serves as technical specialist and point of contact for external or internal customers. 
  • Evaluate carbon capture technologies and communicate key considerations to industrial and power customers.
  • Identify creative design solutions that optimize project capital or operating costs, equipment reliability, or project schedule.
  • Clearly convey concepts verbally, during presentations, and in well-constructed, concise written documents.


  • Experience with carbon capture technologies, or gas purification technologies, such as amine, cryogenic, solid sorbent, membrane, direct air capture, etc. is highly valued. 
  • Experience with technologies associated with carbon capture such as CO2 transportation, compression, dehydration, steam generation, wastewater treatment, etc. is highly valued. 
  • Experience with hydrogen production technologies, especially blue or green hydrogen production, is highly valued. 
  • Experience with process simulators, such as HYSYS, Pro II, ProMax, ProTreat, etc. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering 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.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.


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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