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Underground Transmission Designer - Kiewit Power Engineers

Location: 

San Diego, CA, US

Requisition ID: 128300 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are an innovative team of engineers and designers that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewit’s module fabrication and construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.

District Overview

 Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service consulting and engineering firm serving the infrastructure and engineering markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,300 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.
 
Our rapidly growing Power district, which includes structural, civil, piping, mechanical, process, process safety, electrical, instrument and control disciplines, is a multi-faceted division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the EPC delivery model for power facilities. We offer a variety of engineering services, including owner's engineering, project development, detailed engineering and design, construction management and plant services. Our engineering teams bring power projects to life across North America in the following areas:
•    Gas-fired generation 
•    Power delivery 
•    Environmental retrofits
•    Renewables and new technology
•    Water/wastewater

Location

This position is based out of our San Diego, CA office.

Responsibilities

•     Work with Engineers and Designers to develop the design documents and drawings for Underground Transmission Line projects.
•     Expand knowledge through training and work experience.
•     Learn codes and standards to complete assignments.
•     Perform non-routine assignments of limited scope on time and on budget.
•     Perform tasks according to company procedure industry codes and regulations while learning.  Seeks out help of others but tries to apply information he receives to become a functional team member.

Qualifications

•     Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Drafting/Design or Engineering Technology preferred; minimum GED Diploma with drafting or design training.
•     0-2 years' minimum relevant experience.
•     Receives direction from senior designer.
•     Adjusts to varying demands of work and performs well.
•     Communicates effectively orally and in writing.  Present ideas clearly and in professional manner.
•     Participates on teams effectively. Accepts direction from the team. Individually contributes to success of the team.
•     Develops cooperative working relationships and open communication within and across groups, to work towards solutions that benefit all involved parties.  Seeks expertise, advice and perspectives from a variety of sources.
•     Consults with senior team members to receive direction for internal customers. 
•     Basic Auto CAD skills and can pick up marks.
•     Able to manage responsibilities and meet deadlines under supervision.

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position requires an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine 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: San Diego

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