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Project Engineer- Kiewit Power Delivery

Location: 

New York, NY, US

Requisition ID: 155000 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Delivery 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Project Engineer will support construction activities by planning, organizing, and implementing those management duties (i.e., Project controls systems, engineering interface, subcontract, and materials management, purchasing, and scheduling). The role will provide project administration or support to a Senior Project Engineer on larger projects and manage technical and administrative staff to facilitate instruction management services.

District Overview

Kiewit Power Delivery. is a full-service engineering and construction solutions provider operating across North America. Our experience and expertise span all aspects of the transmission and distribution market from high voltage overhead and underground transmission to distribution and automation design and construction capabilities. With these broad capabilities, we operate in the electric utility, renewable energy, industrial, and oil & gas markets.  As part of Kiewit, we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering experience that provides holistic solutions, differentiating our team from the rest of the industry.

 

Our rapidly growing power delivery business has opened new locations across North America to strengthen our market presence while executing work within the communities where we live. We have invested in industry-leading design technology and platforms while also expanding our construction equipment fleet with the most advanced, and safest equipment on the market. We are committed to building upon our history as one of the safest companies to work for by equipping our craft with the best tooling and safety programs available.

 

We are an innovative team that prides itself on excellence through continuous improvement and an unwavering commitment to delivering for our clients. Our staff collaborates with Kiewit’s vast internal network of resources that span heavy civil and infrastructure, vertical and commercial buildings, mining, as well our oil and gas and power generation markets, to drive safe and cost-effective solutions that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.
 

Location

This opportunity will support Power Delivery projects throughout New York State.

Responsibilities

•    With regards to that portion of the work assigned, develop a complete understanding of contract plans and specifications.
•    Examine/inspect field conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies, and cost-saving measures that arise or that may be encountered. Take corrective actions as needed.
•    Inspect subordinates’ work for compliance with the contract plans and specifications, point out deficiencies and explain and take any corrective action needed.
•    Develop and maintain the project master schedule using appropriate techniques and scheduling software with input from other project management personnel.
•    Manage document control; receive and log in new issue drawings and other contract documents; maintain document control log.
•    Review new issue drawings and contract documents for change of conditions; quantify the impact of changes and review with supervisor; distribute new issues to field.
•    Prepare monthly cost projections using information generated from project management systems and prepare quarterly cash flow projections.
•    Improve project operations by recommending, as appropriate, better methods, staffing, and procedural changes.
•    Act as managing project engineer/coordinator on multiple projects, providing supervision and on-the-job training for lower-level engineers.
•    Read and understand plans and specifications. Visualize two-dimensional drawings in three dimensions.
•    Manage and support project team including direct reports and others as needed
•    Help drive the company's environmental health and safety programs at the project level, driving a safety-oriented approach to work.

Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in a construction-related field or equivalent experience and education in project or field engineering. 
•    Professional Engineer designation strongly recommended. 
•    5+ years experience in the construction or engineering field.
•    Must have a demonstrated willingness to relocate.
•    Power/Infrastructure/Heavy Civil project experience is required. 
•    Proven abilities and skills in the following: leadership and management of people, communication (verbal and written), planning, organization, delegation as well as teaching and mentoring.
•    Ability to set standards of excellence in leadership, safety, quality, and productivity for his/her subordinates.
•    Working knowledge and ability to direct the operation of at least the following management systems: accounts payable/accounts receivable, materials control, estimating, job cost updates, and subcontracts.
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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 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: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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