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Market Research Analyst


Richmond, VA, US

Requisition ID: 132249 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Business Development & Proposals 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Business Development Specialist, you will report to the Business Development Manager, and work closely with the entire Business Development and District Leadership Teams. There will be vital interaction to ensure our approach to new work pursuits is an organized and efficient operation.

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.  


This position is based out of Richmond, VA.


Data Management & Analytics
• Acquire, organize, analyze, disseminate, and monitor information on markets, clients, competitors, specific projects, technology, and legislative developments to the Business
• Development team and management.
Obtain data to support the forecasting and tracking of markets and trends, analyzing collected data.
• Monitor industry statistics and follow trends in trade literature and other sources.
• Seek and provide data to help the company determine strategic positioning in various industries.
• Gather data on competitors and analyze their projects, win/losses, methods of marketing, strategies, and assist with the development of pursuit White Papers and Capture Plans.
• Perform in-depth transit market research on a variety of businesses in engineering, construction, and equipment providers.
• Assist with identification and update of opportunities by reviewing and understanding Local, State, and Federal funding mechanisms and Capital Investment Programs.
• Prepare reports, illustrating data graphically and translating complex findings into written text for the Business Development team and management.
• Contribute to the design, development, and operation of MEC’s information infrastructure system (knowledge management system)/electronic library.
• Organize and update key stakeholder contact information.
• Update data and run reports as needed in our proprietary Client Relationship Management System (CRM).

Presentations & Proposal/Marketing Support
• Creating and managing PowerPoint presentations for Senior Management.
• Coordinate with other Kiewit Districts to ensure our efforts are efficient and effective.
• Assist the Proposal department and other marketing tasks, as needed.
• Assist with development and maintenance of marketing collateral – advertisements, newsletters, websites, print, media, etc.
• Manage conference and tradeshow logistics, including booth registration, signage, setup, shipping, freight coordination, etc.


• Bachelor’s degree equivalent industry experience.
• Experience in the construction industry is a plus.
• Minimum of 1 year of experience in market research and data analysis. 
• Ability to prioritize and complete a high volume of work, managing multiple projects and coordinating multiple requests to successful completion.
• Proven ability to take initiative and build strong and productive personal relationships
• Excellent creative and strategic abilities.
• Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent computer skills using Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.
• Basic understanding of data management and analytical software, such as CRM, SharePoint, Tableau, etc.

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: Richmond

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