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Project Engineer

Location: 

Phoenix, AZ, US

Requisition ID: 95079 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Project Engineer, you will be responsible for the administrative and technical aspects of constructing a project, managing a team of field and cost engineers. Do you have strong interpersonal and information management skills?  In this role, you will be the main conduit of information between the construction manager and the team for cost, revenue, cash flow information. Do you have strong mentorship skills?  You will have the opportunity to develop the people below you. If this sounds like a match for you, read on!

District Overview

Kiewit Southwest District specializes in heavy civil, transportation and water projects, we typically self-perform a large portion of the work. We self-perform work such as mass grading, drainage, PCCP paving, utilities and more. We are looking for people committed to the construction industry with safety, quality, costs and schedule in mind. 

Location

This position is based out of Phoenix Arizona.

Responsibilities

•    Develop, update and maintain resource loaded project schedules that are fully integrated with Kiewit Infrastructure engineering partner(s). Organize and document project planning sessions.
•    Merge project engineering and procurement with construction and commissioning schedules then maintain throughout the job.
•    Develop and publish monthly deliverable curves and graphs.
•    Develop and maintain budget and cost reports, earned value analyses, and resource planning and allocation. 
•    Compile summary level project reports for management. 
•    Analyze project controls data to assist project manager in directing project activities. Assist in the tracking of project change orders and development of projections.
•    Assist project managers with development of project procedures.  
•    Travel to jobsites to participate in project status updates.
•    Provide analysis and feedback regarding project closeout information to the business development department. 
•    Assist in developing projections for projects.
•    Utilize the quality assurance manual.
•    Complete progress and quantity audits to validate reported progress.
•    Complete time impact analyses and support contract management in resolution to impacts.
•    Assist the project in compiling and management the short term schedule development and reporting (90 day, 3 week and 1 week look ahead schedules)
•    Produce monthly process report to include reporting on schedule and cost progress, trends and forecasts.
 

Qualifications

Qualifications  
•    Knowledge of project management software such as Primavera, Excel, Word, Access, and quantity management tools  
•    Demonstrated written and oral communication skills  
•    Knowledgeable regarding project management principles  
•    High degree of confidentiality and integrity with sensitive information  
•    Comfortable in a project leadership role, including calling and managing a meeting, and making decisions with regards to project budget and schedule
•    Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, or technical training and related experience
•    A minimum of 4 years of project controls experience on a project
 

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.


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