Kiewit Corporation Entry Level Field/Office Engineer - Kiewit Power Constructors in Lenexa, Kansas

Date: Sep 11, 2017

Location: Lenexa, KS, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 69061

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

Are you interested in being able to travel the country while working on complex projects that improve our economy and future? How about having an opportunity to become an employee owner at a Fortune 250 company where your opinion is valued? If this is something that interests you, Kiewit is looking for individuals who can make a profound impact on our company culture every day in an engineer role. We are looking for the next generation of workers who strive for excellence and have the drive and desire that it takes to work in the fast paced, heavy construction environment.

Primary Responsibilities

• Work with a vibrant and diverse team to build, estimate, and schedule mechanical, electrical and heavy industrial construction.

• Support both administrative and construction activities as assigned by supervisor; review proposals, specifications and drawings, perform material takeoffs, prepare cost estimates and attend pre-bid investigation meetings.

• Learn to supervise subcontractors and communicate with vendors.

• Prepare work plans, assure quality control, manage and track costs and materials, schedule equipment, administer safety programs and maintain exceptional owner relations.

• Relocate as required.

Qualifications

• Recent graduate with a degree in construction management, engineering or related discipline

• Knowledge of construction safety and current federal & OSHA requirements

• Broad knowledge and ability to understand project scheduling and cost control as well as to read and understand project owner specifications and engineering drawings

• Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office. Familiarity with SureTrak, Hard Dollar, Revit, SAP, Pro Log and/or Primavera “P6” is a plus

• Strong organizational and time management skills

• Strong written and verbal communications skills; strong attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies

• Strong work ethic – highly motivated and willing to do what it takes to get the job done right

• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

• Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment

• Ability to travel and/or relocate as 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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