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Project Engineer - Solar at Kiewit Corporation

Project Engineer - Solar

Kiewit Corporation Dallas, TX Full-Time

Requisition ID: 159919

Job Level: Mid Level

Home District/Group: MEC Industrial District

Department: Project Engineering

Market: Industrial

Employment Type: Full Time

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

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is a subsidiary of the Kiewit Corporation. Since our founding in 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, Mass. Electric Constructions philosophy has been to pursue electrical projects that require a higher level of technical and logistical skill. MEC has organized strategically to actively participate and capture projects in the growing industrial market. We intend to effectively compete and win in traditional and alternate delivery procurements and position ourselves for a sustainable future. We self-perform the majority of our work and are looking for people committed to the industrial construction industry.


This position will be based in Houston but will be assigned/travel to projects all throughout TX and Louisiana. Includes, Angelton TX, Beaumont, Lake Charles, and various cities throughout west Texas.


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.


Undergraduate degree in Construction Management, Construction Engineering or equivalent

3+ 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

Ability to travel as needed


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.

FIELD ROLES ONLY May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.

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: MEC

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