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Field/Office Engineer

Posted: 08/25/17 | SHARE:


Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.

How We’re Different

•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record

•    Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies

•    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

•    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

Mass. Electric Construction Co. Industrial (MEC) is a Kiewit Subsidiary and one of the nation's premier electrical contractors. We are a leader in providing complex and large-scale electrical construction and maintenance services. Our markets include those in renewables, power, transmission & distribution, water/wastewater, life sciences, data center, communications & ITS, security, transit/light rail and traction power across North America. We focus on Safety - Nobody Gets Hurt - and exceeding client expectations by meeting or beating project schedules and budgets.

Our experienced field/office engineers provide support for electrical construction operations. Their responsibilities include, but are not limited to performing engineering tasks requiring standard techniques and handling minor technical problems as they arise during construction; maintaining records as required regarding job progress, costs, material usage, etc.; assisting in planning and scheduling of job and/or job segments; investigating and/or reporting incidents and identifying/recommending solutions/alternatives as appropriate; reviewing plans and specifications to determine material requirements (i.e. quantities and qualities), pricing of materials, etc.; and working with suppliers (as required) to facilitate handling and expedite delivery of materials.

The experienced estimators’ responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: quantity takeoffs, site visits, estimating the work, estimate reviews, and helping to close out the bid.

**Since our projects are located nationwide, multiple relocations are required on an as needed basis.**


•    Undergraduate or graduate degree in construction management, construction engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering technology or related engineering fields
•    Minimum overall GPA of 2.7
•    A minimum of one year experience in civil, electrical, mechanical, or general contracting
•    Able to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
•    Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
•    Attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies
•    Strong organizational and time management skills
•    Effective verbal, written and presentation skills
•    Able to work independently as well as part of a team
•    Must meet deadlines and be willing to do what it takes to get the job done
•    Must be willing and able to take on increasing levels of responsibility
•    Must be able to access all points of a construction siteKiewit 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.

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