Heavy Civil Project Engineer (Fort Worth, TX; Baton Rouge, LA; Dallas, TX: Little Rock, AR)

Kiewit is accepting applications for Heavy Civil Project Engineer (Fort Worth, TX; Baton Rouge, LA; Dallas, TX: Little Rock, AR)

Position Overview

As a Project Engineer, you will be responsible for the administrative and technical aspects of constructing a project, managing a team of field and cost engineers. Do you have strong interpersonal and information management skills?  In this role, you will be the main conduit of information between the construction manager and the team for cost, revenue, cash flow information. Do you have strong mentorship skills?  You will have the opportunity to develop the people below you. If this sounds like a match for you, read on! 

District Overview

Kiewit's South Central District is one of Kiewit's leading infrastructure districts specializing in heavy civil, transportation, and water resource markets. Projects you could be working on could include mass grading, drainage, paving, utility and more.  Although most of our work is regionally based in the south-central region of the United States, we also pursue various projects stretching across the United States. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design.

Requisition ID: 131961
Job Level: Mid Level
Department: Project Engineering
Market: Transportation
Employment Type: Full Time 

Location

This position will likely start in the DFW metroplex area.  However, at some point relocation will be a necessity.  All qualified candidates will need to flexible on relocation in the Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas areas.  

Responsibilities

With regard to that portion of the work assigned, develop complete understanding of contract plans and specifications.
•    Examine/inspect field conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies, and cost saving measures that arise or that may be encountered. Take corrective actions as needed.
•    Inspect subordinates’ work for compliance with the contract plans and specifications, point out deficiencies and explain and take any corrective action needed.
•    Develop and maintain the project master schedule using appropriate techniques and scheduling software with input from other project management personnel.
•    Manage document control; receive and log in new issue drawings and other contract documents; maintain document control log.
•    Review new issue drawings and contract documents for change of conditions; quantify impact of changes and review with supervisor; distribute new issues to field.
•    Prepare monthly cost projections using information generated from project management systems and prepare quarterly cash flow projections.
•    Improve project operations by recommending, as appropriate, better methods, staffing and procedural changes.
•    Act as managing project engineer/coordinator on multiple projects, providing supervision and on-the-job training for lower level engineers.
•    Read and understand plans and specifications. Visualize two-dimensional drawings in three dimensions.
•    Manage and support project team including direct reports and others as needed
•    Help drive the company environmental health and safety programs at the project level, driving a safety-oriented approach to work. 

Qualifications

  • Ability to travel and relocate as needed
    •   Undergraduate degree in Construction Management, Construction Engineering or equivalent
    •   4+ years’ work experience in construction or engineering
    •   Experience managing engineers
    •   Ability to read, analyze and identify discrepancies on engineering plans, specifications, and contract documents
    •   Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
    •   Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
    •   Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
    •   Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
    •   Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
    •   Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
    •   Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

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.

Kiewit is one of North America’s largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. The employee-owned organization offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation; oil, gas and chemical; power; building; water/wastewater; industrial; and mining.

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