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Mechanical Engineer Intern - Kiewit Power Engineers (Summer 2023) at Kiewit

Mechanical Engineer Intern - Kiewit Power Engineers (Summer 2023)

Kiewit Lenexa, KS (Onsite) Full-Time
Requisition ID: 156519

Job Level: Internship

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Engineering

Department: Design Engineering

Market: Power

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary

Position Overview

Kiewit Power Engineers is seeking a Mechanical Engineer Intern in the Lenexa, Kansas office. We are looking for Ideal candidates to grow the Kiewit team by helping establish, maintain, and improve company standards and tools while also utilizing these standards and tools to contribute to project success. Candidates shall be familiar with current drawing and technical tools, programs, and software with an understanding of design documentation creation and layouts. Candidates shall be capable of exhibiting flexibility in work assignments while maintaining a growth mindset and continuing to develop in their technical and professional career.

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service consulting and engineering firm serving the infrastructure and engineering markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,300 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas& chemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.

Our rapidly growing Power district, which includes structural, civil, piping, mechanical, process, process safety, electrical, instrument and control disciplines, is a multi-faceted division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the EPC delivery model for power facilities. We offer a variety of engineering services, including owner's engineering, project development, detailed engineering and design, construction management and plant services. Our engineering teams bring power projects to life across North America in the following areas:

* Gas-fired generation
* Power delivery
* Environmental retrofits
* Renewables and new technology
* Water/wastewater


This position is based out of our Lenexa, KS office.


* Assist in the design of mechanical piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs) for power plant systems including steam cycle systems, boiler feed and condensate, water treatment, fuel handling, hydraulic, heat transfer systems, conveying systems, and air and gas systems.
* Assist in the preparation of design calculations and specifications for major power plant related equipment including, but not limited to, combustion turbines, steam turbines, boilers, condensers, cooling towers, and pumps.
* Assist in preparing mechanical engineering designs, including layout, design sketches, and conceptual design.
* Coordinate with other drafters, designers, and engineers assigned to the project or a task and review work progress and results.


* Pursuing Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering
* GPA above 3.0 preferred
* Proficient in basic computing programs including the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
* Preferred experience utilizing AFT Fathom or AFT Arrow hydraulic simulation software (or equivalent).
* Strong work ethic - willing to do what it takes to get the job done.
* Good written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred: Interest in power

Other Requirements:

* Regular, reliable attendance
* Work productively and meet deadlines timely
* Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
* Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
* Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that's 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.

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