Kiewit Corporation Mid-Level Electrical Engineer in Lenexa, Kansas

Date: Mar 4, 2018

Location: Lenexa, KS, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 70321

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.

How We’re Different

• Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record

• Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies

• Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from day one of employment

• 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent

• Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year

• We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you the satisfaction of a job well done, but will help propel you forward in your career faster than you may expect. We’ll train you, develop your skills and allow you to take on power projects that will impact millions across North America.

Primary Responsibilities

• Prepare electrical engineering designs, including layout, design schematics, calculations and conceptual design; utilizing standard methods and project principles

• Evaluate, select, and apply engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria for the conceptual design of large power, water, and industrial projects

• Formulate technical specifications and prepare interface points with construction partners. Schedule, review, and coordinate design efforts with other project personnel, performing bid evaluations of equipment and construction proposals and developing recommendations for contract award

• Mentor and guide junior engineers, maintaining a comprehensive understanding of departmental design standards, applicable engineering codes, and Kiewit guidelines, providing suggestions and recommendations as needed

• Work as a part of a large project team including both in-house inter-discipline engineers and construction superintendents to provide our Clients the industry’s best of both engineering and physical design


• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited four-year college or university

• 5-10 years’ experience performing power or industrial engineering related duties

• Familiar with basic computer operations, and should have had at least introductory computer programming courses as well as the ability to use electrical department design software tools

• Experience in field construction or startup and previous experience directing junior engineers is desirable

• P.E. license preferable

Working Conditions:

• Fast-paced office environment; must be able to interact professionally with all levels of management while simultaneously manage a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively; regularly sit, stand, walk, talk, and listen; occasionally lift and move objects up to 30 pounds

• Minimal travel required

Kiewit is 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.

Nearest Major Market: Overland Park

Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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