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Kiewit Corporation Project Manager in Lenexa, Kansas

Project Manager

Date: Jun 28, 2019

Location: Lenexa, KS, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 80604

The Kiewit Engineering Group Inc. Engineering Services Project Manager position requires a seasoned professional manager of projects capable of balancing multiple competing priorities. Priorities may exist on a single large complex project or across an assignment of many unrelated smaller projects. These priorities include, but are not limited to: managing client expectations, meeting each project’s scope requirements within budgeted time and resources, managing scope for Kiewit efficiently while increasing the value of what Kiewit delivers to each client, managing a diverse, temporary (project based) workforce, managing time effectively, training staff on each job, modeling proper behavior with clients and in all other work environments, making effective work assignments at the right staff level and finally pursuing additional client work in four areas (scope additions on this project, duplicating of current project’s work on another project, finding new work at this client, finding new work at other clients).

Each Project Manager must be self-motivated, results oriented and must constantly coach in order to maximize current work value while growing long term KEG Inc. intellectual and execution capability in developing team members.

This role requires great flexibility to react to issues outside of the control of the incumbent, while demonstrating an ongoing ability to:

• Delegate work effectively and efficiently

• Coordinate resource needs with the Director of Operations

• Deal with ambiguity and remain focused on successful project execution

• Manage many varied personalities on the work team and at the client

• Communication clearly and consistently with appropriate documentation

• Communicate effectively with Clients at all levels, always looking for additional work

• Consistently balance contractual obligations with Client satisfying behavior

The Project Manager role requires:

• Building industry relationships through the pursuit, development and delivery of successful projects

• Team leadership skills that grow staff capability and deliver results

• Becoming the ongoing face of Kiewit to multiple clients through successful projects

• Pursuing, winning and delivering profitable client assignments in engineering services and detailed design

• 25-35% Travel/Work away from KEG Inc. offices with clients on projects

• 10-20% Time in intense project pursuit/client response development at Kiewit or at Client site

Minimum requirements:

• A minimum 10 years’ experience managing projects related to power industry

• Civil/Structural, Mechanical, or Electrical engineering degree

About Kiewit

As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different

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

• 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

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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