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Electrical Designer - Kiewit Power Engineers

Location: 

San Diego, CA, US Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 148439 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Engineering 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Power Engineers has an immediate opening for a motivated Electrical Designer/Drafter to join our growing Underground & Submarine Transmission team in the Power Delivery department. As part of this team of highly specialized design professionals, you will support a variety of underground/submarine transmission and distribution projects ranging from 12kV to 500kV in both engineering detailed design and Engineer, Procure, Construct (EPC) projects for clients throughout the North America.

 

You will be part of a growing team that supports all aspects of the project execution process by performing innovative design engineering through brainstorming conceptual designs, performing and/or reviewing calculations, developing plans, scheduling tasks to meet client needs, as well as mitigating risk to ensure smooth and safe construction operations.
 

District Overview

Kiewit Power Delivery is a full-service engineering and construction solutions provider operating across North America. Our experience and expertise span all aspects of the transmission and distribution market from high voltage overhead and underground transmission to distribution and automation design and construction capabilities. With these broad capabilities, we operate in the electric utility, renewable energy, industrial, and oil, gas markets.  As part of Kiewit, we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering experience that provides holistic solutions, differentiating our team from the rest of the industry.


Our rapidly growing power delivery business has opened new locations across North America to strengthen our market presence while executing work within the communities that we live. We have invested in industry leading design technology and platforms while also expanding our construction equipment fleet with the most advanced, and safest equipment on the market. We are committed to building upon our history as one of the safest companies to work for by equipping our craft with the best tooling and safety programs available.


We are an innovative team that prides itself on continuous improvement and always delivering on our commitments to our clients and ourselves.  Our staff collaborates with Kiewit’s vast internal network of resources that span heavy civil and infrastructure, vertical and commercial buildings, mining, as well our oil and gas and power generation markets, to drive safe and cost-effective solutions that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.


On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. Kiewit’s culture encourages training, developing your skills, and tailoring your experience and knowledge to allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.

Location

This position can be based out of our office in Lenexa, KS or San Diego, CA.

Responsibilities

• Reports project progression updates and/or issues to Lead Electrical Designers required. 
• Utilize applicable engineering national and local codes.
• Develops 3D models utilizing drawings, sketches, and design skills. Checks and navigates in the 3D models for interferences and constructability.
• Creates plan drawings and details for electrical deliverables. 
• Develops sketches to accompany other concept documentation.
• Develop schematics and one-line drawings from engineering sketches or markups.
• Maintain master drawing set with current revisions for the electrical and controls design drawings.
• File master sets/originals, superseded drawings and originals as required in a timely manner.
• Complete as-built by utilizing Request for Information (RFI) forms, Engineering Change Notices (ECNs) and red-marked drawings from construction to develop “Conformed to Construction Records” as required.
• Participates in project meetings as required. 
• Checks design for consistency, safety, operability and maintenance requirements before submitting to checking. 
• Resolves checked drawings; prove and understand comments made.
• Routes electrical cables to generate a cable schedule.
• Model electrical components using vendor submittals and electrical designs.
• Completes miscellaneous tasks to support project development.

Qualifications

  • Associates, Vocational or Bachelor's degree in Design& Drafting technology, Engineering Technology or Design or a related degree. 
  • 0-3 years of underground transmission line design experience or related field experience preferred but not required. 
  • Experience utilizing 3D programs such as MicroStation, AutoCAD, Revit, AutoCAD MEP, or Navisworks and have knowledge of the latest computer operating systems.
  • Must be able to conceptualize in a 3D environment.
  • Must be able to communicate through emails and utilize electronic meeting requests.
  • Must have a working knowledge of spreadsheets, databases and PDF software.
  • Must be able to represent Kiewit manner to owners, contractors, vendors and any other contacts outside the Kiewit organization.

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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 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: San Diego

Job Segment: Design Engineer, Drafting, Construction, Engineer, Engineering, Entry Level