Project Controls Manager- KIWE- Lenexa


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 167978 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering 

Department: Project Controls 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

The Project Controls Manager is responsible for managing and leading the analytics plus insights for data driven decision making which is provided to project management teams. Duties include collaborating with engineering manager, project manager and clients throughout the life cycle of their projects; ensuring Kiewit’s internal project control software (InEight), P6 and auto reporting are set up correctly and maintained; weekly review of automated reporting to ensure accurate data; review of automated monthly reporting; and providing insights to enhance Kiewit’s tools and reporting.

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service engineering consulting and design firm serving abroad range of the industrial markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,700 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve the industrial, transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Our operations-focused engineering provides our clients with safe and efficient facilities, and it integrates our 140 years of construction experience to finish projects on time and to make sure that Nobody Gets Hurt.  
Our rapidly growing Industrial Engineering team, which includes process, mechanical, electrical, controls, structural, architectural, geotechnical, and civil disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on EPC and design-build delivery of industrial projects in markets such as Food & Beverage, Advanced technology, Mineral Processing, Renewable Fuels, Pulp and Paper, Steel & Aluminum, Industrial Buildings, and Industrial Energy, Water and Utilities. The engineering teams are focused on supporting our internal construction companies thought the execution of the EPC contract.


This position is based out of Lenexa, KS.


•    Collaborate with operations management to build relationships and establish effective controls 
•    Perform analysis of auto reporting to pinpoint areas of improvement and make data-driven recommendations  
•    Articulate and summarize information and results to management 
•    Accountable for budgeted, actual and forecasted take-off quantities, manhours and dollars 
•    Accountable for the preparation and completion of internal audits 
•    Provide leadership and coaching to the project controls team 
•    Represent Kiewit Project Controls in internal and external meetings – trainings, presentations to engineering partners, overviews to potential clients, etc. 
•    Coordination with Estimating and Business Management to support transition from proposal to execution 
•    Show understanding of P6 and have the ability to become a super-user of Kiewit’s project controls software (InEight) 
•    Identify and understand key components in project contracts that impact project controls processes 


•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Engineering, or related field 
•    Minimum 8 years of experience in the business consulting, engineering, or construction industry 
•    Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, and presentation communications skills 
•    Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization, including executive 
•    Confident, articulate, and professional speaking abilities and experience speaking in public, to groups, or via electronic media 
•    Ability to think strategically while identifying problems and developing creative solutions 
•    Candidates must also be able and willing to do minimal travel for business needs 



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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