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Mid-Level Underground Transmission Lead Designer

Kiewit Corporation Lenexa, KS

Job Description

Requisition ID: 90921

    Primary Responsibilities

  •     Prioritize work and manage tasks for multiple projects under budget and time constraints.
  •     Provide support for project controls (schedules, invoices, cost review, and management reporting).
  •     Ability to be well rounded and work with others, from directors to drafter, engineers to secretaries, need to be that middle link that connects management, design and personalities together for successful projects, and office moral. 
  •     Will be responsible for setting up and carrying out team building events.
  •     Demonstrate a high level of personal initiative and ability to interact with personnel, contractors, regulatory representatives, and town / city officials in a positive, collaborative and team-building manner.
  •     Prepare design deliverables for underground transmission lines including plan and profiles, ampacity calculations, pulling calculations, material selection, duct bank design, and construction specifications in compliance with safety, environmental and client standards and policies. 
  •     Review and approve drawings and material lists developed by designers. 
  •     Develop project estimates and schedules, evaluate design options and criteria for technical merit, and conduct field visits to verify routing conditions and parameters.
  •     Review drawings for manufacturers and use pertinent information in the production of design drawings.
  •     Knowledge of engineering economics, surveying, geographical information systems, electrical engineering, and environmental and legal regulations.
  •     At least three-ten years' experience in underground transmission line design
  •     Understanding of ANSI, ASTM & ASCE standards, IEC, ICEA, AEIC and NESC
  •     Proficiency in CYMCAP or Electrical Transient Analysis Program (ETAP) and Pull-Planner
  •     Experience with AutoCAD or MicroStation (desired but not required)
  •     Bachelor of Science Degree in electrical engineering from an accredited technical engineering institute

    About Kiewit 
    As one of North Americas largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $9 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 20,000-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 œTop 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 of base pay
  •    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.

  • Job Details

    Date Posted February 13, 2020
    Date Closes April 13, 2020
    Requisition 90921
    Located In Lenexa, KS
    SOC Category 00-0000.00