Project Manager 2 - Kiewit Technology Group


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 170239 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Information Technology Group 

Department: Technology Group 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

Kiewit Technology Group (KTG) has opportunities available for an experienced Project Manager.  At KTG, Project Managers are responsible for the activities associated with technical initiatives that are both strategic and tactical.  Some of our projects are run with Agile principals, ceremonies, and are tracked in a project PPM software tool.  Others use Waterfall processes along with ADO boards to track work.  The Project Manager facilitates a variety of meetings, workshops, and ceremonies in support of all types of work for their teams. Additionally, they are responsible for the accurate and timely upkeep of data related to the team’s performance in our PPM tool.  A Project Manager at KTG will be empowered to provide leadership, accountability and oversight of their project while raising risks and escalating issues as they arise to the project stakeholders. 


District Overview

Kiewit Technology Group (KTG) builds solutions to enable and support a $12.5 billion company. Our mission is to deliver project schedule and cost certainty by employing technology designed by and for the construction industry. Our team deploys technology solutions to the field and home office departments that increase profitability by maximizing the way we use our people and resources in daily operations. KTG uses systems and tools that manage every part of Kiewit’s business and lifecycle of a project to improve planning and day-to-day execution in the field by giving our people real-time data to make faster, smarter decisions. When you join KTG, you will make an impact on the critical work we do every day. 


This position is located at 12720 I Street.  The work schedule is onsite with the option to work remote on Friday's.


•    Apply generally accepted project management methodology combining Agile and Waterfall best practices and reinforcing the PMO standards
•    Facilitate and leads project resources to define tasks, durations, effort, and dependencies to establish a solid plan and implementation schedule.
•    Oversee completion of project tasks, manages conflicts within group and escalates risks/issues as needed. 
•    Deliver effective, accurate, and consistent communication to project teams, management, and stakeholders
•    Establish clarity on the project scope and develops project plans based on the work tasks derived from the project requirements.  Manage scope to ensure commitments are     achieved within agreed upon time 
•    Build consensus among multiple leads relative to project scope, task execution, staffing and issue resolution
•    Collaborate with other IT PMs on inter-dependent projects as well as program managers responsible for delivering the overall enterprise strategy to the organization
•    Coordinate the work of technical professionals and other staff across other functions and disciplines. 
•    Drive the project team to deliver based on the established schedule and ensure quality standards for the project are met
•    Work with technology leaders to identify project resources and develop schedules. 
•    Oversee multiple concurrent complex projects while ensuring the team is fully functional and productive
•    Protect the team by identifying and removing or escalating any distractions, impediments, or roadblocks
•    Stay focused on delivery and quality by encouraging teamwork, transparency, and collaboration.
•    Manage budget estimates, actual cost and remaining work forecast/cost evaluations, applicable to the project(s), with the ability to speak to the details and escalate any risks with the project sponsor and stakeholders


•    3-5 years of Project Management and/or Technical Delivery experience or Technical Program Management
•    Experience with various project management methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, SCRUM, Kanban, etc.)
•    Must be able to communicate well with teams. Strong verbal and written communication skills, with proven ability to present information both to technical and non-technical     customers/stakeholders, in appropriate media and form. 
•    Able to effectively manage procurement of software, software development and hardware as required by the project.
•    Understand fundamentals of the software development lifecycle
•    Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics (burndown metrics, velocity, etc)
•    Understand backlog tracking and task definition
•    Familiarity with techniques such as user story mapping, personas and persona mapping, visual management, and information radiators
•    Ability to navigate complex release management environments and effective at planning and coordinating software releases at various intervals (monthly, adhoc, etc)
•    Familiarity with work management tools/products, such as Azure DevOps, Microsoft Project, OnePlan, PPM tools, etc.

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred but not required 



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.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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