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Faculty Scholar - Kiewit Foundations Co (Summer 2021)

Kiewit Corporation locationOmaha, NE
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Omaha, NE, United States

Description

Other locations:Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 115407 

Job Level: Internship 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 

Position Overview

We pride ourselves on delivering quality projects on-time or ahead of schedule, and are known for our expertise in aggressively managing and building major construction projects with demanding schedules and complex work components. The objective of the Kiewit Scholars Program is to enrich the classroom experience of construction and engineering students by providing opportunities for selected faculty members to gain relevant construction experience by working with Kiewit.  Participating in this program is an investment in the future of the construction industry, because current professional experience will enable the Faculty Scholar to be more effective in the classroom by being able to share recent and relevant work experiences.   Each educator will spend their Scholar Period on site of a construction project or within a Kiewit design or support function District office with the intent of gaining relevant operations experience to bring back to their students. All the educators are supported by the Kiewit University Relations Program and the Placement District.

District Overview

Kiewit Foundations Co. is a full-service geotechnical foundation contractor operating across North America. Our experience and expertise cover a wide range of specialty foundation construction for both structural and ground improvement solutions. We operate in the transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, industrial, and oil, gas, and chemical markets.  As part of Kiewit we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering experience that provides wholistic solutions to the industry that are unmatched. 
  
Our rapidly growing foundations business, which includes drilled shafts, micro pile, driven pile, augercast-in-place pile, full displacement pile, soil mixing, support of excavation, anchors, tie-backs, stone columns, and other geotechnical solutions is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit focused on delivering differentiated solutions.  
  
We are an innovative team that works on both Kiewit projects and with other general contractors across all our markets.  Our staff collaborates with Kiewit's engineering group comprised of more than 60 geotechnical engineers as well as premier external geotechnical engineering firms to deliver safe and cost-effective solutions that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit's legacy of excellence. 

Location

This position is based out of our Omaha, NE Office. 

Responsibilities

Be responsible for demonstrating the outcomes, professional skills and objectives of the scholar experience. Create a work plan that outlines the goals, objectives, and timelines of the scholar experience.Execute agreed upon workplan to the best of your abilities with the guidance of a project manager. Participate in bi-weekly check-in calls with your fellow faculty scholars. Complete a mid and post experience evaluation to assess the impact of the experience on your learning. Create 2 learning modules based on the knowledge gained from the experience. These modules will be shared with faculty partners via the Professor's Portal.

What to Expect:

  • Travel the country
  • Build complex projects
  • Make a profound impact

As a Faculty Scholar you'll be introduced to a variety of office and field activities in order to develop your understanding of construction.

You may work with:

  • Shop drawings
  • Submittals
  • Schedules
  • Take offs
  • Pay requests
  • Contract changes
  • Project documentation
  • Estimates
  • Safety
  • Equipment Management

 

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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