Civil Engineering Proposal Lead – Kiewit Industrial Engineering

at Kiewit
Location Not Specified, Kansas
Date Posted July 31, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


Requisition ID: 149159 Job Level: Senior Level Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Engineering Department: Estimating Market: Industrial Employment Type: Full Time Position Overview We are an innovative team of engineers, designers, and estimators that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewit's construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on safe, cost-effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit's legacy of excellence. District Overview Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service engineering firm serving Industrial, Renewable, OGC and Power markets. Our combined staff of engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve our focus markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery. We work on a variety of challenging projects across the country. Our rapidly growing team, which includes structural, civil, piping, mechanical, process, process safety, electrical, instrument and control disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the EPC delivery model for facilities. Location This position will be based out of our Kiewit office in Lenexa, KS. Responsibilities Reviewing, analyzing and interpreting Contract Documents (RFP, specifications, drawings, and reference information) to develop conceptual design plans for a variety of power generation and industrial projects across the United States. Independently evaluate, select and apply engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria to a variety of site development projects. Develop conceptual civil designs that may include analysis, calculations, research, selection, layout, etc. necessary to develop required design documents. Coordinate proposals with project personnel in all disciplines and departments ranging in moderate to large or complex projects. Collaborate with and manage entry- and mid-level employees for skills development, review work progress and provide direction as needed. Utilize basic civil engineering software packages and computer-aided drafting software in accordance with industry codes and standards. Collaborate with various discipline and subsidiary groups to provide expertise and support project needs. Ability to understand civil construction methods and be able to clearly communicate the means and methods used to price an estimate. Ability to make assumptions based on experience when detailed plans are not provided and front-end estimating is performed based on conceptual level designs. Ability to perform accurate quantity takeoffs for earthwork, site surfacing, underground piping and drainage. Identifying bid qualifications, risks, and assumptions along with quantities and pricing ensuring estimates and proposals are performed in accordance with company practices and standards. Participate in estimate reviews and presentations to department heads, estimate managers and executive management. Manage comparisons between self-perform estimates and subcontractor quotes. Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering At least 6 years' minimum relevant experience in Civil Engineering or Civil Construction Estimating function Strong technical background in general Civil-Site Design, drainage systems, grading, utilities and roads/paving Knowledgeable in multiple engineering software, including AutoCAD Civil 3D and storm drainage software Licensed Professional Engineer with NCEES record preferable Travel • Can provide guidance to less experienced engineers and/or those without previous estimating experience Works collaboratively across departments and involves others in solving problems. Initiates meetings within own team, other disciplines or internal customers for clarity on work. Supports project teams and departments in a positive and productive manner. Works well with others to accomplish common goals and objectives Follows through on commitments made to internal and external customers and meets all required deadlines Serves as project/discipline point of contact for external and internal customers Able to manage multiple responsibilities with set expectations and meet deadlines 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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