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Field Engineer - Kiewit Power Delivery

Location
Columbus, Ohio
Posted
2 Sep 2022
Requisition ID: 156185


Job Level: Entry Level


Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Delivery


Department: Project Engineering


Market: Power


Employment Type: Full Time


Position Overview


As a Field Engineer, you bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality and unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building "the next big thing" from the ground up. There's a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won't find anywhere else. Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make make a difference in our construction operations. Whether we're boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right.


District Overview


Kiewit Power Delivery is a full-service engineering and construction solutions provider operating across North America. Our experience and expertise span all aspects of the transmission and distribution market from high voltage overhead and underground transmission to distribution and automation design and construction capabilities. With these broad capabilities, we operate in the electric utility, renewable energy, industrial, and oil & gas markets. As part of Kiewit, we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering experience that provides holistic solutions, differentiating our team from the rest of the industry.


Our rapidly growing power delivery business has opened new locations across North America to strengthen our market presence while executing work within the communities that we live. We have invested in industry leading design technology and platforms while also expanding our construction equipment fleet with the most advanced, and safest equipment on the market. We are committed to building upon our history as one of the safest companies to work for by equipping our craft with the best tooling and safety programs available.


We are an innovative team that prides itself on excellence through continuous improvement and an unwavering commitment to deliver for our clients. Our staff collaborates with Kiewit's vast internal network of resources that span heavy civil and infrastructure, vertical and commercial buildings, mining, as well our oil and gas and power generation markets, to drive safe and cost-effective solutions that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit's legacy of excellence.


Location


This position will be located in one of our area offices and/or on one of our project sites. Candidate must be open to traveling and relocating as needed.


Current area offices are located in Kansas City, KS; Dallas, TX; Raleigh, NC; Columbus, OH and Woodcliff Lake, NJ. Projects will be located in the area, including neighboring states.


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


  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Electrical, Mechanical or Civil Engineering
  • 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


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.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.


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.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 702676117-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Kiewit
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application