Entry Level Field/Office Engineer - Mass. Electric Transportation

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Date: Nov 27, 2018

Location: Nationwide, TX, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 76763

Position Overview 

Mass Electric Transportation, a subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation, is looking for entry level field/office engineers! Mass Electric Construction Co. is a subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation, based in Irving, TX with projects stretched across all of North America. Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we're boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There's a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won't find anywhere else.

District Overview 
Mass Electric Construction Co. is a subsidiary of the Kiewit Corporation. Since our founding in 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, Mass. Electric Construction’s philosophy has been to pursue electrical projects that require a higher level of technical and logistical skill.  MEC-Transportation has a 55-year tradition of outstanding performance on some of the nation’s most high-profile transportation projects. To date, we have completed over $3 billion in transportation projects nationwide. With our skilled and dedicated personnel, combined with cutting-edge installation methods and project controls, MEC is setting new standards across every aspect of the market.
Our operations:
•    Signal systems
•    Overhead contact systems
•    Traction power and communication systems
•    And more 
Do you think you have the ability to be the “front lines” of the engineering effort on a construction project? Are you able to master and execute all aspects of administrative and technical project controls? Do you have an unyielding desire to build work at the lowest cost while elevating our safety and quality programs? If so, then our team is looking for you.
We’d like someone with a particular passion for building best-in-class construction projects. This position will initially be located in the US; however, the position requires the ability to relocate to Canada. As we keep working hard, we have plenty of fun along the way and stay focused executing our long-term strategic goals. Are you ready?

We have projects all across the United States, so our people must be willing to go where the work is. Job assignment location will be determined closer to your start date.


Field Engineering:
 •Assist in interpretation of drawings and specifications for field crews and craft supervision
 •Perform quantity calculations by taking measurements and determining percentage of completed/installed materials and work
 •Assist in the preparation of work plans and work packages
 •Assist in field surveying and work layout support including elevation, control points, and compilation of as-built data
 •Assist in compiling, processing, and confirming daily labor timesheets
 •Assist in the preparation of Job Hazard Analysis (JHA’s)
 •Participate in job site safety reviews, toolbox meetings, mass safety meetings, and safety training
 •Order and schedule material deliveries
 •Plan, schedule, and coordinate workgroups on the job site
 •Supervise field operations

Office Engineering:
 •Perform material takeoffs from drawings, specifications and other contract documents
 •Perform basic engineering calculations and technical drafting to support field operations
 •Assist Engineers to gather and prepare data for submittal or transmittal to the customer, vendors, subcontractors, governmental agencies, and internal use
 •Participate in the preparation of purchase orders and subcontracts, performing minor solicitations and purchasing as requested
 •Schedule maintenance and performing updates as directed by others
 •Assist in the maintenance of basic project recordkeeping and correspondence functions including daily reports, photographs, requests for information (RFIs), and memorandums
 •Enter data into the job cost system and participate in reviewing cost reports with Jobsite management
 •Assist in generating change orders and as-built data to be reviewed by the Project Manager
 •Provide field support and supervise subcontractor operations

 •Assist in reviewing and analyzing historical data relative to the project, incorporating various productions and costs appropriate in preparation of a bid
 •Complete a plan and specification review for an assigned project, assessing the risk areas and bringing them to the attention of the Senior Estimator
 •Complete material and quantity takeoffs according to bid documents


•    A bachelor’s degree in construction management, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related degree.
•    Broad knowledge and ability to understand project scheduling and cost control, and to read and understand project owner specifications and engineering drawings.
•    Strong work ethic — willing to do what it takes to get the job done. This position will require more than 40 hours/week. 
•    Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt (OSHA certification preferred)
•    Highly motivated, with the demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
•    Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
•    Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
•    Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives 
•    Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail  
•    Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
•    Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point

About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 
•    Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
•    401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
•    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit is 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.

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