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District Electrical Manager - Underground District


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 119139 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a District Electrical Manager, you will play a significant part in the success of our Underground District by directly managing the proper use and installation of our temporary electrical equipment. You will interface and develop Electrical Superintendents setting high expectations among their crew(s) for safety, quality, schedule, cost performance and team development. Every day you will bring your hands-on attitude to not only work on some of North Americas largest and unique projects but to also build builders who will continue to shape our infrastructure for generations to come. An ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of technical electrical systems. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment are considered critical to this position. #LI-GF1

District Overview

The Underground District has been constructing underground facilities (tunneling, deep foundations) since 1949, and has completed more than 100 underground-related projects totaling more than $1B.  Looking for hands-on, engineers excited to be both in the field and office supporting project and estimating work.


This position is based out of Omaha, NE.


  • Develop temporary electrical system designs compliant with NEC requirements
  • Oversee the design, fabrication and testing of temporary electrical distributions for use on our projects
  • Prepare detailed material and labor cost estimates of temporary electrical systems and prepare electrical power consumption estimates 
  • Coordinate electrical power requirements with electrical power suppliers pre and post bid.
  • Develop, manage and trend project cost budgets associated with temporary electrical installation and consumption
  • Support project electrical personnel 
  • Perform periodic assessments of project temporary electrical systems for compliance with company and NEC standards
  • Manage electrical equipment and assets of the district to help ensure their longevity and utilization
  • Co-ordinate the training, development and growth of our temporary electrical team
  • Travel to projects to support project design, installation and proper testing associated with our temporary electrical systems
  • Develop, maintain strategic relations with key electrical suppliers and subcontractors


  • 5 years’ experience as an electrical superintendent supervising crews of 10 or more electricians
  • Experience working Underground and on Underground projects is required
  • Licensed Electrician preferred
  • 5 years’ experience designing 3 phase temporary electrical distributions for underground and mining applications
  • 5 years’ experience in mining and tunneling electrical systems
  • 5 years’ experience maintaining and programing PLC and DDC control systems
  • 5 years’ experience with installation of 13 kV temporary electrical distribution equipment
  • Ability to travel 20%-30% across North America
  • Management of union labor a plus
  • Prepared to attend meetings with customers and owners/general contractors
  • Must have a positive attitude and possess excellent motivational skills
  • Adapt to new surroundings and new people
  • Must be able to access all points of a construction site
  • Working knowledge of computers and experience with the use of Microsoft Office Products

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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