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Kiewit Field Engineer- Power Delivery in Boston, Massachusetts

Requisition ID: 171003

Job Level: Mid Level

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Delivery

Department: Field Operations

Market: Power

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

The Field/Office Engineer for KPD is involved with planning in preparation for Power delivery projects in an assigned region, and then assisting in the management of these projects at the construction sites. Frequent travel is required between the regional office to the various jobs. This position requires working in the field to assess the progress of work at the job site, assist the crews by assuring proper drawings/documentation are in hand, procure materials and verify delivery, assist in obtaining equipment and tooling, and communicate regularly with the job site teams and the central office. #LI-WJ1

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.

On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. Kiewit’s culture encourages training, developing your skills, and tailoring your experience and knowledge to allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.

Location

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. Applicants must be willing to travel regularly to these projects and stay locally at times as the need arises. Project locations may be located in both rural and urban areas.

Responsibilities

Field Engineering:

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

• Assist in managing the Document Control procedure in the field

• Perform quantity calculations by taking measurements and determining the 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

• Assure that quality inspections are being done and sign-off documentation is collected/assist in managing the quality plan

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

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

• Participate in job site safety reviews, toolbox meetings, mass safety meetings, and safety training

• Order and schedule material deliveries

• Plan, schedule, and coordinate workgroups on the job site

• Supervise field operations

• Assist in managing subcontractors

Office Engineering:

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

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

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

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

• Assist in schedule maintenance and performing updates as directed by others

• Assist with Document Control to assure that only current revisions of documentation are being used

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

• Assist with entering 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

• Prepare documentation for weekly and monthly reports to management

Estimating:

• Assist in reviewing and analyzing historical data relative to the project, incorporating various productions and costs appropriate in the 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 supervisor

• Complete material and quantity takeoffs according to bid documents

Qualifications

• Undergraduate degree in engineering, construction management or related degree, or equivalent experience in a construction-related position

• 3 plus years of related professional experience in the construction field

• Ability to travel and relocate as required

• Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications

• Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel

• Strong organizational and time management skills

• Strong written and verbal communications skills

• Good attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies

• Strong work ethic - Willing to do what it takes to get the job done

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

Working Conditions

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

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

Base Compensation: $75,396 - $115,806

(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

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.

Company: Kiewit

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