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Risk Manager


Omaha, NE, US Dallas, TX, US Grapevine, TX, US Irving, TX, US Lenexa, KS, US Fort Worth, TX, US Overland Park, KS, US Olathe, KS, US Houston, TX, US Lincoln, NE, US

Requisition ID: 150422 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Risk Management and Insurance 

Department: Risk Management 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit has recently been rated as #1 by ENR in the top 400 Contractor firms for the Transportation, Petroleum and Domestic Heavy markets.   We have a strong Risk Management team with dedicated individuals that are passionate about what they do and are inspired by the challenges of today. 


We are seeking a Risk Manager to join our team to support our 7 markets by providing insurance and risk management support for our projects.  In this role, you will review, and assess contracts and insurance bid reviews, and execute insurance strategies and agreements to protect our people and assets.  You can expect to support our business strategy through a programmatic approach to risk management by methodically determining, assessing, and managing our insurance and bond requirements to assist our leadership team in project pursuit and execution. 


If you are passionate about insurance strategy and are skilled in negotiating the best possibly insurance programs and are motivated to collaborate with others to mitigate risk, we would love to talk with you!  Be a part of a dynamic team that serves a growing business that spans across various market areas including Industrial, Oil & Gas and Petrochemical, Transportation, Water/Wastewater, Power, Mining and Vertical Building engineering and construction.  You will have a wide range of responsibilities which includes supporting Kiewit District personnel, interactions with Corporate departments and others in the profession, including insurance brokers and carriers.  


District Overview

At Kiewit, the scale of our operations is huge. Our construction and engineering projects span across the United States, Canada, and Mexico, improving and connecting communities with every initiative.  We depend on our high-performing Corporate Risk Team and operations support professionals — they’re the glue that holds multiple areas of the business together and the catalysts that make things happen. We hire only the most driven people, and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership, and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility they won’t find just anywhere. We’re always pushing new limits. You can too.


This position can be based out of one of our major Kiewit Offices in either Omaha Nebraska; Lenexa Kansas; Houston or Dallas/Fort Worth Texas, with some expected travel, around 20% of the time.  


  • Provide project insurance bid reviews, insurance and bond requirements, pricing and other information necessary to assist operational estimating pursuits
  • Assist with project contract review and negotiations as they relate to insurance and other risk management matters
  • Provide support by participating in selection of and negotiation with brokers and insurance carriers
  • Manage and assist projects with the investigation and settlement of builders’ risk, property and equipment claims
  • Gather underwriting information  and prepare specifications for insurance renewals
  • Obtain project specific insurance as required by contract, including builders’ risk, pollution liability and professional liability
  • Manage insurance policy extensions
  • Tracking project insurance program data
  • Reviewing and filing insurance policy changes
  • Special projects as assigned


  • BS / BA Undergraduate Degree
  • 10 years of multi-line property casualty experience (insurance brokerage, claims adjusting, underwriting or risk management)
  • Experience with Contract reviews, project insurance bid reviews, insurance and bond requirements, and pricing is preferred
  • Experience in selection and negotiation processes with brokers and insurance carriers is preferred
  • Engineering and construction experience is preferred
  • Strong organization, time management and attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel
  • High level of motivation, willingness to learn – a go-getter willing to go the extra mile
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of flexibility and adaptability to changing environments
  • Ability to travel as needed for training, broker / carrier meetings, project sites, less than 20% of the time


Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

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 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: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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