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Senior Project Manager- Industrial Buildings- Kiewit Industrial Group


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 147039 

Job Level: Executive 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Industrial Group 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Industrial Group has an immediate opening for a Senior Project Manager- Industrial Buildings with primary focus on data centers, semiconductor facilities, food and beverage and other industrial market segments.

The successful candidate will be responsible for simultaneously managing multiple Industrial Building project pursuits and operational execution while serving as the Senior Project Manager. He or She will be expected to have a firm understanding of the team’s core technical capabilities and the needs of the markets’ major clients. The successful candidate should have existing, strong relationships with multiple targeted clients in his or her market and should have established contact with other potential, secondary clients that could be leveraged in the future. The role requires the successful candidate to engage both new and existing clients to solidify strong relationships and best position his or her team to build a stable and growing backlog. The successful candidate should have experience in project sorting to determine if a project should be bid or not bid based on an effective evaluation of the impactful variables. The role requires an understanding of account financials including reporting these results to the senior management. He or She will help build and execute short-term and long-term market strategies to set the best course supporting the overall Industrial Building line.

District Overview

Kiewit Industrial Group, Inc is a full-service EPC firm serving the industrial market. Our combined staff of engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major disciplines to serve Food and Beverage, Waste to Energy, Mining & Minerals, Advanced Manufacturing, and Industrial Power markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our engineering-lead construction driven approach which implements constructability and safety in the earliest phases of the projects to ensure safe, on-time and on-budget project delivery.


This position will be based out of Lenexa, KS.


  • Develop and grow the market by building relationships throughout each clients’ organization.
  • Drive business growth through expanding service offerings within existing clients.
  • Champion communication with clients and promote client partner culture in collaboration with business development team.
  • Sponsor business development pursuits, key partnerships, strategy and initiatives, including development and review of proposals and estimates.
  • Provide market sponsorship and monitor performance routinely using pre-defined metrics (Ex: progress of projects, financial health, schedule adherence, risk and opportunities, claims).
  • Work closely with “Get Work” teams and other internal departments ensuring maximum exposure of the Company’s capabilities, including an understanding of the offerings of other Kiewit business units and the presentation of those capabilities when appropriate.
  • Manage market’s financial performance, revenue delivered, and achieved gain 
  • Actively collaborate in development of business planning and market strategy
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders including the client, vendors and subcontractors


  • Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in engineering from an ABET accredited university
  • At least 5 years of experience performing Industrial Building market leadership related duties
  • At least 10 years of management experience, either through leading Industrial Building project teams or through developing business opportunities in the market.
  • Knowledge of engineering standards applicable to the Industrial Building industry
  • Demonstrated client relationship experience
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence in taking initiative 
  • Professional Engineering license (desired)
  • PMP Certification (desired)
  • Legally able to work within the United States for any length of time
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; fluent in English language

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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