Senior Mechanical Engineer- Kiewit & Industrial Water Engineering

Location: 

Lone Tree, CO, US Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 167470 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 
 

Position Overview

Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering (KIWE) is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our Industrial Business Unit in the Mining, Minerals & Metals discipline. Become part of a global team of innovative and trusted professionals who provide process engineering input to the different sectors within a Consulting Engineering Environment.
 
The Senior Mechanical Engineer will be part of an engineering team providing engineering services and/or field support. The role will require the engineer to develop solutions in all areas of the process plant across various systems, unit operations and process equipment. Specific tasks include the development and support of engineering deliverables; solutions to unique design challenges; and involvement in the execution and commissioning of these solutions.

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service engineering consulting and design firm serving a broad range of the industrial markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,300 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve the industrial, transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining & minerals, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Our operations-focused engineering provides our clients with safe and efficient facilities, and it integrates our 130 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. This team 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, Mineral Processing, Renewable Fuels, Pulp and Paper, Steel & Aluminum, Industrial Buildings, and Industrial Energy, Water and Utilities.

Location

This position is based out of Lone Tree, CO and may require up to 25% travel on average based on project demands.

Responsibilities

•    Provide design, coordination, and oversight of various mechanical systems typical for mineral processing plants, including, but not limited to, comminution, conveying systems, screening, solid/liquid separation, mixing/agitation, process pumping and piping systems, dust collection, general plant/facility water, compressed air, and gas systems.
•    Manage the completion of all project design calculations and equipment specifications typical for all process equipment.
•    Coordinate and communicate all aspects of the project’s mechanical design within multi-disciplinary teams. 
•    Provide oversight and coordination of projects, working with the assigned design managers and project managers, to meet project budgets and schedules for all mechanical discipline activities.
•    Manage other design partners (both internal and external) including construction partners, equipment suppliers, and other engineers and designers assigned to the project or task and review work progress and results.
•    Perform detailed technical bid analyses for equipment. 
•    Generate and check design deliverables such as PDC, PFDs, P&IDs, process simulations, datasheets, and vendor shop drawings in accordance with industry codes and standards, contract requirements, and company standards.
•    Support the construction team including representing the design team on-site, answering RFI’s, providing creative design solutions, etc.
•    Develop schedules, work assignments, and staffing requirements to ensure successful project completion.
•    Perform early project design work such as conceptual studies, process flow diagram development, mass/energy balances, preliminary equipment sizing and selection, and general facility layout/arrangement.
•    Train, mentor, and advise peers and support staff on proper application of industry standards and best practices. 

Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent engineering program from an ABET accredited four-year university.
•    Professional Engineer (P.E.) required or the ability to obtain one within six months.
•    15+ years of experience in Mineral Processing or closely related industry. 
•    10+ years’ experience performing engineering-related design or oversight of designs
•    5+ years of experience in management and/or leading engineering and design teams. 
•    Proficient in basic computing programs including the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
•    Experience utilizing specialized software for modeling process systems.
•    Experience in arid, cold climate, and high-altitude designs
•    Ability to lead mechanical engineering tasks on a project, within the allocated budget and schedule, including mentoring and guidance of junior colleagues and professional interaction with other project disciplines
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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.
 

Base Compensation: $120,115 - $180,172 
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

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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