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Solar and Storage Engineering Services Manager - Kiewit Power Engineering Group

Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 156063 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Engineering 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. Kiewit Engineering Group’s Engineering & Consulting Services (ECS) business line is currently seeking a Manager of Solar and Storage Engineering Services for the Lenexa office. The Manager oversees all services provided to clients for PV Solar and Battery Energy Storage Systems. This includes general market strategy as well as win strategies and proposals for major pursuits. The ideal candidate will have experience with a variety of types of projects and technologies related to fossil power generation and must have a strong business development mindset.
 
With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, industrial, building and mining. Kiewit had 2021 revenues of $12.1 billion and employs more than 23,000 staff and craft employees

District Overview

Kiewit Power Engineering

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. 

Location

This role is based in Kiewit’s Lenexa, KS with the opportunity for flexible work. 

Responsibilities

•    Establish and maintain on-going internal and external client relationships within the power generation industry.
•    Support and collaborate with Director – Renewables and SVP, Engineering and Consulting Services to develop and execute a company-wide strategy for power generation.
•    Support and collaborate with the VP, Operations to manage internal engineering resources and project execution teams in order to deliver strategic objectives of the business.
•    Develop proposal and project execution plans including deliverables lists, schedule, budget, and manpower projections required to successfully execute the proposal or project.
•    Sponsor various Project Managers executing projects in the assigned markets to deliver high quality projects on-time and on-budget.
•    Identify and pursue new business project opportunities with strategic and opportunistic customers.
•    Support presentation of proposals to customers including customer follow-up. 
•    Proposal Development - Assist with the development of proposal documents and engineering estimate.
•    Assist with post proposal submittal bid strategy, answer questions and participate in closing projects.
•    Maintain a strong network of industry related individuals for the purpose of expanding Kiewit’s services and opportunities.
•    Ensure Quality Control of services and deliverables is followed, in accordance with the Kiewit Company Quality Plan.
•    Represent Kiewit at external conferences and events by speaking and delivering thought leadership content in alignment with strategic objectives of the businesses.

Qualifications

•    A minimum of 10 years proven power generation design experience 
•    Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical engineering or related field
•    Professional Engineer
•    Strong project team orientation and networking skills
•    Willingness to travel (up to 50% of time) with some overnight stays required
•    High degree of self-motivation with a passion for excellence and taking initiative
•    Motivated by competition, yet a team player
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills   
•    Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity 


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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.
•    FIELD ROLES ONLY 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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