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UX/UI Intern - Kiewit Technology Group (Summer 2023)

Location: 

Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 158660 

Job Level: Internship 

Department: Information Technology 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Looking to kick-start your career in product design and development?  How would you like to get your foot in the door of a large, complex, Enterprise IT environment?  Kiewit Technology Group is hiring for a summer internship.

 

We have multiple opportunities available to work in various roles on an Agile Project Development Team.  These interns will have the opportunity to work on application development projects and experience all aspects of the Project Development Lifecycle: Requirements, Design, Build and Quality/Testing. 

 

As a UX/UI Intern, you will lead the user experience research and user interface design efforts on a team of Product Development Interns.  With the support of a UX/UI mentor and team, you will facilitate user-centric discovery and ideation, design and evaluate a user interface, and collaborate with others to build a working solution.  The hand-on experience and professional training in UX/UI will guide your career trajectory towards creating useful, intuitive, and enjoyable technology.

 

We won’t hire just any student!  We are looking for someone who is sharp, personable, organized, who takes initiative, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, who can thrive in a multi-tasked, team environment, build relationships, and communicate effectively across the organization. 

This program is designed to encourage your interest in user experience, product management, business analysis, quality assurance, or a related technical discipline. The Product Development Internship is intended for students who would like to learn more about careers in product development through a learning program. Interns will gain group project experience working alongside other Product Development Interns. Your on-the-job learning will be enhanced with mentoring, team building and networking opportunities. 

District Overview

Kiewit Technology Group’s (KTG) mission is to deliver project schedule and cost certainty by employing technology designed by and for the construction industry. Our team deploys apps to the field that increase profitability by maximizing the way we use our people and resources in daily operations. KTG uses the Kiewit Management System (KMS), which includes 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. Every day our employees make an impact the efficiency of the iconic projects Kiewit builds and you can too. 

Location

This position is based out of the Kiewit Technology Group located at 12720 I Street, Omaha, NE  68137. 

Responsibilities

Contribute to efforts in the Kiewit Technology Group Application Development organization.

 

Work with various roles in a practicing Agile team environment: 
•    UX/UI 
•    Product Owner 
•    Business Analyst 
•    Quality Assurance 
•    Project Management

 

Work closely within a team of Product Development Interns that will have end-to-end ownership for the requirements, design, development, and quality of a project that will be used on Kiewit job sites or home office locations.

 

Gain hands-on experience in Agile Methodologies.

 

Work closely with your Manager and Mentors to evaluate requirements, estimate costs, test and implement features and services.

 

Oversee UX/UI efforts including:
•    Understanding user needs through appropriate research methods
•    Proposing and evaluating solutions and features
•    Aligning the team on user goals and flows
•    Designing user interface wireframes and mockups
•    Collaborating with the development team to build the application

 

Through repeat internships, gain experience in each of the roles on a cross-functional team.

 

Other responsibilities as assigned, or as new processes are developed.

 

Qualifications

•    Currently pursuing a degree in an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Design, Information Technology, or related field     
•    Desire to explore a career in User Experience, User Interface Design, Information Technology, or related field      
•    Strong interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills 
•    Strong analytical and organizational skills 
•    Takes initiative and strives for continuous improvement 
•    Able to effectively troubleshoot and solve problems 
•    Able to work in a multi-tasked environment 
•    Able to work well independently and with the team 
•    Able to communicate risks or potential problems

 

Other requirements:

 

  • Regular, reliable attendance .
  • Work productively and meet deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees and others; individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively.

 

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

Job Segment: User Experience, Business Analyst, QA, Quality Assurance, Application Developer, Technology, Quality