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Field/Office Engineer - Kiewit Foundations Co (Summer 2021)

Company: Kiewit Corporation
Location: Cameron
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 113739Job Level: Entry LevelDepartment: Project EngineeringMarket: TransportationEmployment Type: Full TimePosition OverviewOur mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether were boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-minded construction professionals to get it done right.As a Field/Office Engineer, you bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. Theres a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we build the biggest, most exciting projects.District OverviewThe Kiewit Foundations Co. self performs complex geotechnical projects across North America. We deliver creative, cost-efficient solutions that are responsive to each projects specific site conditions. We utilize value engineering and constructability reviews, and our depth of expertise to offer constructible solutions that optimize budget and schedule. We perform these operations with our fleet of specialty equipment and the management resources of one of the top builders in the country.We are looking for hands-on, engineers excited to be both in the field and office supporting project and estimating work. We are looking for people pursuing one of the following college majors: Civil, Mining, Mechanical, & Geotechnical Engineering, and Construction Management related degrees. These Entry Level Engineers will be required to perform engineering work in connection with a wide range of underground and foundations projects that range in size, difficulty, and duration. Entry Level Engineers will be involved in the district estimating unit at various points in a career, which involves quantity takeoffs, time studies, cost estimating, participating in estimate reviews and bid close-out.LocationKiewit is a company that goes where the work is, which means a career with us can take you and your family to exciting parts of North America and maybe even beyond. Kiewit Underground conducts its operations primarily through Kiewit Infrastructure Company, a subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, we construct both deep underground and foundation projects across the U.S. and Canada related to transportation, water/wastewater, power, mining, and telecommunications to name a few. These projects are happening in large cities and small towns, so you have a chance to experience it all!ResponsibilitiesField engineering, operation planning, cost control, project scheduling, quantity tracking, material procurement, contract administration, estimating and supervision of field activitiesPerforming engineering tasks requiring standard techniques and solving problems of a technical nature arising during constructionMaintaining records as required regarding job progress, costs, material usage, etc.Planning and scheduling of operations, to include procedures, sketches and other necessary documentsInvestigating problems and/or reported incidents; identifying and recommending solutions/alternatives as appropriateReviewing plans and specifications to determine material requirements (quantities and qualities), pricing of materials, etc.Working with suppliers as required facilitating the handling and expediting delivery of materialsQualificationsMust have received, or will receive by August 2021, at a minimum an undergraduate degree in civil engineering, mining, mechanical, geotechnical, construction management or related before starting this positionPrevious experience in underground construction or mining is preferredMust have a strong desire to work in the underground construction industryBe willing to fully participate in job assignments at the job site, district office or department to which assignedMust be willing to travel and relocate throughout career as we operate on a national scale, not a regional oneHave the ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specificationsStrong work ethic willing to do what it takes to get the job doneHave the ability to work independently as well as part of a teamGood working knowledge and experience with both Excel and WordGood written and verbal communication skillsCritical thinking skills necessary with the ability to plan ahead and conceptualizeBase Compensation: $53,000 - $82,000(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 thats 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

Keywords: Kiewit Corporation, Lake Charles , Field/Office Engineer - Kiewit Foundations Co (Summer 2021), Other , Cameron, Louisiana

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