Substation Engineering Manager - Kiewit Power Engineers at Kiewit (Omaha, NE)

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Requisition ID: 149281

Job Level: Senior Level

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Engineering

Department: Design Engineering

Market: Power

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

Kiewit has an immediate opening for a Substation Engineering Manager in our growing Kiewit Power Delivery district. You will be part of our rapidly growing engineering design team serving several major utilities and T&D clients while located out of Omaha, Nebraska.

In this role you will have the opportunity to significantly impact the growth of the Kiewit Power Delivery team by growing, developing and managing Kiewit Engineering staff located in Omaha. Furthermore, you will also have the opportunity to support a variety of substation projects in both Engineering only and Engineer, Procure, Construct (EPC) projects for clients throughout the country.

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 and 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 continuous improvement and always delivering on our commitments to our clients and ourselves. 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

This position is based out of Omaha, NE, and typically requires up to 15% travel across North America.

Responsibilities

  • Manage performance of department resources by providing timely feedback, and promote personnel development by assisting each resource in career succession planning and goal development.
  • Facilitate quality management, quality process compliance and technical correctness on assigned projects, acting as Engineer of Record as needed.
  • Grow, train and develop Omaha office engineering and design resources
  • Ensure project contract compliance and technical deliverable accuracy
  • Actively engage on projects ensuring resource needs are communicated and project schedules and budgets are maintained
  • Support estimating efforts with RFP reviews, proposal responses and engineering fee estimate development
  • Provide overall engineering/design technical leadership and expertise within the discipline.
  • Establish key relationships with external firms or suppliers for on-call needs, as warranted.
  • Identify hiring needs/gaps and actively manage to fill open roles in collaboration with internal and external recruiting avenues.
  • Coordinate department staffing on/off projects and estimates of Omaha based resources and coordinate overflow staffing needs and resourcing sharing with regional offices.


Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience performing engineering related duties and/or management for substation projects.
  • P.E. license required
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction standards and processes including scheduling, contracts, coordinating and managing all disciplines
  • Ability to work independently with limited direction and oversight
  • Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) or Graduate degree in Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited university
  • Strong attention to detail; strong communication, interpersonal, leadership and team-building skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Competitive - demonstrating the desire to win the project and grow the team through leadership and teamwork.
  • Must be able to communicate through emails and utilize electronic meeting requests.
  • Must be able to represent Kiewit manner to owners, contractors, vendors and any other contacts outside the Kiewit organization.
  • Ability to work in a growing, adaptive and multi-discipline team environment
  • Legally able to work within the United States for any length of time. Sponsorship will be considered in special circumstances


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.

There's no limit to what you'll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you'll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you're building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you're bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you'll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you'll be part of a mission that's bigger than you can imagine.

Here, you'll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience - all while helping people across the globe live better.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs
Job Segment: Construction, Design Engineer, Engineer, Compliance, Engineering Manager, Engineering, Legal
More Information on Kiewit
Kiewit operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Omaha, NE. Kiewit was founded in 1884. It has 27000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 47 open jobs at Kiewit, click here.
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