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Interface Manager, Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


San Jose, CA, US

Requisition ID: 160759 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

One of our rapidly growing Districts, Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers (KIE), is seeking an Interface Manager for Valley Transit Authority's (VTA) BART Silicon Valley CP2 project in Santa Clara, CA. CP2 Project is a six-mile, four-station extension that will bring BART train service from Berryessa/North San José through downtown San José to the City of Santa Clara. CP2 is the largest of four contracts serving as the foundational backbone of the BSVII Project, interfacing with the three other Contract Packages and ultimately includes building the majority of the infrastructure that will enable the remaining contracts to be successfully delivered. The CP2 Interface Manager will oversee and support interface management for all project interfaces, including with 3rd parties and activities associated with Contract Documents.  

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering's Design-Build team is driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects. Through our integrated design and construction approach, our multi-disciplinary team works together to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk. Our construction-focused engineers work collaboratively with our estimators and builders to design solutions that are innovative, constructible, and designed with a focus on safety. Clients benefit from the proven processes and tools used by Kiewit to minimize project risk. We are an in-house resource that supports projects throughout the company. Our combined staff of more than 3,000 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 staff shares experiences gained, innovative concepts, and best practices for all projects that we support.   


Kiewit’s management and implementation of this process leads to safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that exceeds client expectations and furthers 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. We will train you, develop your skills, and 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 our Santa Clara project office. 


  • Oversee all Interface Management actives associated with Contract Documents. 
  • Identify, define, manage, track, resolve, Verify and assist VTA to Validate Project Interfaces
  • Management of the interfaces within the Project (Intra-contract), external Interfaces that impact the Project’s scope, and interfaces/bridging documents between the Project, other CP Contractors, and Third Parties.
  • Must be able to evaluate changes for impacts to interfaces. Work closely with VTA requirements manager and systems integration manager to trace requirements for interfaces and monitor/track manufacture, installation and construction of the interfaces for proper implementation and compliance


The Interface Manager needs to have good oral and written communication skills, detailed oriented, knowledge of project schedules and contract administration. Must be able to work at our Santa Clara office within the required hours of operation / work hours identified.

  • Bachelor’s Degree qualifications in construction, civil, project management or similar function
  • Minimum 10 years' experience with multi- disciplinary design-build infrastructure projects.
  • Relevant project management / engineering / construction experience to support effective management of interface issues
  • Experience with executing Interface Management Plan
  • Broad engineering skills and must have experience with the design and construction of rail infrastructure systems, integrating communications, train control and electrical systems.
  • Previous systems engineering integration experience on large construction projects is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated understanding of design and construction methodology; construction methods, and  sequencing of design and construction work.
  • Commercial understanding to be able to monitor, identify, document and support contract modifications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment and to work pro-actively as part of a committed team
  • People management skills in the context of managing various stakeholders.
  • Experience with reporting to the relevant parties directly and being accountable for the overall success of the project deliverables
  • Ability to travel as business requires


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.

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 Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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