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Proposal Writer - Municipal Water/Wastewater

Kiewit Corporation locationLenexa, KS
177 positions

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Kiewit Corporation locationLenexa, KS
177 positions
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Job Location
Lenexa, KS, United States


Other locations:Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 113227 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Business Development & Proposals 

Market: Water/Wastewater 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Proposal Writer supporting Kiewit's Municipal Water market across North America, you will develop statement of qualifications and proposal documents needed to win publicly procured contracts. This position reports to the Water Market Lead within Kiewit's Marketing and Proposals group and will coordinate with Kiewit's North American Markets & Strategy team as well as local Kiewit District Operations leaders, engineers, and estimators.


Ideally this role would be located in Lenexa KS, Houston TX, or Denver CO office.  However for the right experience wed be open to consider working in Los Angeles CA, Fairfield CA, or Phoenix AZ, with 40-50% travel.  


  •     Outline, write, edit and organize proposal documents, while also making timely edits and revisions to documents after reviews
  •     Interview executives, engineers, construction managers, legal, designers, and others to generate original construction/engineering-based/technical content
  •     Lead review discussions of proposal sections
  •     Work with proposal team to develop and streamline technical approach
  •     Incorporate subtle persuasive techniques into writing
  •     Assist in the development of supporting materials (illustrations, tables, etc.)
  •     Ensure submission compliance with the solicitation requirements.
  •     Manage deadlines and responsibilities assigned through responsibility matrix
  •     Provide input and writing for best practices, style guides and templates
  •     Report on the status of assignments. 
  •     Perform all other position-related duties as assigned or requested
  •     Travel as needed: 5-10% per year
  • Qualifications

  •     At least 5 years of experience in technical writing and editing, with at least 3 years of proposal experience in A/E/C (or related) industry with an emphasis on publicly procured, qualifications-based collaborative delivery projects.
  •     Bachelor's degree in Marketing/Communications, Journalism, or English, although any related field to the A/E/C industry will be considered. 
  •     Advanced knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat
  •     Experience with Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop 
  •     Excellent understanding of construction and engineering-focused/technical writing skills, specifically related to the municipal Water market
  •     Skilled at collaborating with and interviewing executives, engineers, construction managers, legal, designers, and others to secure information for various writing assignments
  •     Exceptional attention to detail, organization and active listening skills 
  •     Strong emotional intelligence 
  •     Self-motivated with ability to work well with professionals from various backgrounds 
  •     Ability to manage multiple projects to consistently meet high standards and be attentive to quality 
  •     Driven for results and deadlines 
  • 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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