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Proposal Specialist - Construction


Peachtree City, GA, US Atlanta, GA, US Tampa, FL, US Baltimore, MD, US Miami, FL, US

Requisition ID: 132119 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Business Development & Proposals 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Proposal Coordinator, you will be working with our proposal and marketing team in support of some of the most challenging heavy civil construction projects across the United States.

If you are looking for a career that is both challenging and rewarding, a position where you can work independently but also collaborate with teams, and assignments that provide variety and opportunity, this might be the perfect opportunity for you. This position demands a strong work ethic, initiative, and commitment to quality.

At Kiewit, the scale of our operations is huge. Our construction and engineering projects span across the United States, Canada and Mexico, improving and connecting communities with every initiative.  We depend on our high-performing operations support professionals — they’re the glue that holds multiple areas of the business together and the catalysts that make things happen. We hire only the most driven people and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility they won’t find just anywhere. We’re always pushing new limits. You can too. 

District Overview

Kiewit's Southeast District is one of Kiewit's leading infrastructure districts specializing in heavy civil, transportation, and water resource markets. Projects you could be working on could include building bridges, airports, mass transit systems, canals, dams, pump stations or tunnels.  Although most of our work is regionally based in the southeast region of the United States, we also pursue various projects stretching across the east coast. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design.


•    Develop and coordinate responses to statement of qualifications (SOQs), request for qualifications (RFQs), request for proposals (RFPs), and various marketing collateral 
•    Collaborate with executives, engineers, construction managers, legal, writers, designers, and others to secure information for various writing assignments
•    Create responsibility/compliance matrix defining roles, deadlines, and assignments
•    Support proposal development meetings including kickoff, milestone reviews, and lessons learned
•    Outline, write, edit and organize proposal documents, while also making timely edits and revisions to documents after reviews
•    Assist in total production and delivery of proposals
•    Develop and maintain marketing database, best practices and templates
•    Creation of marketing collateral for the district (e.g., newsletters, brochures, award submittals, project pages, resumes etc.)
•    External and internal event planning, setup and coordination
•    Other marketing and business development responsibilities as assigned


•    Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Journalism, English, Communications, or related field preferred
•    Minimum 2 years of proposal or related experience (preferably working on infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, damns, water/wastewater treatment plants etc.)
•    Documented experience with technical writing for proposals
•    Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat
•    Intermediate knowledge of Adobe InDesign
•    Layout and graphic design experience preferred
•    Experience in Government contracting is an asset
•    Excellent writing, editing, proofreading, and formatting skills
•    High attention to detail and strong organizational skills
•    Self-motivated, and able to prioritize multiple concurrent tasks
•    Team-oriented, and able to work well with other professionals from various backgrounds
•    Must be flexible to accommodate a deadline driven environment
•    Ability to problem solve and think critically

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

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: Fayetteville
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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