Engineering T&D Project Manager - Kiewit Power Delivery 1


San Diego, CA, US Irvine, CA, US

Requisition ID: 171181 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Engineering 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit has an immediate opening for an Engineering Project Manager in our growing Kiewit Power Delivery district. You will be part of our rapidly growing engineering design team serving several major utilities and T&D clients.

In this role you will have the opportunity to significantly impact the growth of the Kiewit Power Delivery team and provide support to the Kiewit Power Delivery growing engineering and construction team. You will have the opportunity to leverage and manage our Kiewit Engineering staff and sub-consultants to deliver the complete engineering and construction solutions for the clients.

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 excellence through continuous improvement and an unwavering commitment to deliver for our clients. 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. 



This position is based out of San Diego, CA or Irvine, CA.


•    Manage staff and activities for multiple projects and develop staffing plans and schedules to meet the delivery schedule and task requirements. 
•    Lead and manage a team of Kiewit engineers and designers, and ensure they are prepared to execute and deliver project scope activities. 
•    Manage the design team to ensure the scope is met while producing quality deliverables within the required schedule, managing risk/change and the project budget while balancing impacts for the overall success of Kiewit.
•    Presents ideas in persuasive and compelling ways; gains support and buy-in without demanding it; influences others to desired course of action. 
•    Facilitate work planning activities, oversee man-hour development, quality management, and risk/change management. 
•    Ensure that project controls measures are implemented. Conduct periodic project reviews to oversee and facilitate successful project delivery performance. 
•    Develop action plans with timelines in order to implement strategy; involve others in the process, incorporating best ideas into the plan and gaining buy-in through effective communication.
•    Interface and maintain relationships with the Owner, and design partners. 
•    Mentor and develop technical capabilities of design staff.


•    10+ years of industry experience
•    PE strongly preferred 
•    Bachelor's degree in Engineering OR similar type experience in a related position that provides knowledge and experience required for this position
•    Prior experience serving as Project Manager, Design Manager, or Engineering Manager, where responsibilities include engineering, estimating, contracts management and client relations
•    Knowledge of engineering and construction standards and processes including scheduling, contracts, coordinating and managing all disciplines
•    Excellent communication and leadership skills
•    Competent in the use of computer software applications used for project control and administration, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook


Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•    May work at various different locations and conditions may vary


Base Compensation: $155,421 - $238,682

(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

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: San Diego

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