Kiewit Corporation Field Engineer - Mass Electric Transportation in Nation Wide, Texas

Date: Oct 10, 2017

Location: Nation Wide, TX, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 65463

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

Mass Electric Construction Company:

Mass Electric Construction Co. is a subsidiary of the Kiewit Corporation. Since our founding in 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, Mass. Electric Construction’s philosophy has been to pursue electrical projects that require a higher level of technical and logistical skill. MEC-Transportation has a 55-year tradition of outstanding performance on some of the nation’s most high-profile transportation projects. To date we have completed over $3 billion of transportation projects nationwide. With our skilled and dedicated personnel, combined with cutting edge installation methods and project controls, MEC is setting new standards across every aspect of the market.


MEC-Transportation has projects in cities all across the United States, so our people must be willing to go where the work is. Job assignment location will be determined closer to your start date. Our operations include:

•Signal systems

•Overhead contact systems

•Traction power and communication systems

Responsibilities Include:

Field Engineering:

•Assist in interpretation of drawings and specifications for field crews and craft supervision

•Perform quantity calculations by taking measurements and determining percentage of completed/installed materials and work

•Assist in the preparation of work plans and work packages

•Assist in field surveying and work layout support including elevation, control points, and compilation of as-built data

•Assist in compiling, processing, and confirming daily labor timesheets

•Assist in the preparation of Job Hazard Analysis (JHA’s)

•Participate in jobsite safety reviews, toolbox meetings, mass safety meetings, and safety training

•Order and schedule material deliveries

•Plan, schedule, and coordinate work groups on the jobsite

•Supervise field operations

Office Engineering:

•Perform material takeoffs from drawings, specifications and other contract documents

•Perform basic engineering calculations and technical drafting to support field operations

•Assist Engineers to gather and prepare data for submittal or transmittal to the customer, vendors, subcontractors, governmental agencies, and internal use

•Participate in the preparation of purchase orders and subcontracts, performing minor solicitations and purchasing as requested

•Schedule maintenance and performing updates as directed by others

•Assist in the maintenance of basic project recordkeeping and correspondence functions including daily reports, photographs, requests for information (RFIs), and memorandums

•Enter data into the job cost system and participate in reviewing cost reports with jobsite management

•Assist in generating change orders and as-built data to be reviewed by the Project Manager

•Provide field support and supervise subcontractor operations


•Assist in reviewing and analyzing historical data relative to the project, incorporating various productions and costs appropriate in preparation of a bid

•Complete a plan and specification review for an assigned project, assessing the risk areas and bringing them to the attention of the Senior Estimator

•Complete material and quantity takeoffs according to bid documents


•Bachelor's degree in a construction-related field of engineering or equivalent experience and education

•At least 2 years’ experience in the construction field

•Must have working knowledge and be able to direct the operations of at least these management systems: scheduling - CPM, unit man-hour performance, material control, estimating and subcontracts.

•Experience with leadership and management of people, communication (verbal and written), planning and organization.

•Ability to travel and relocate as required.

•Ability to work in the United States without sponsorship, both now and in the future

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.

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