Entry Level Field/Office Engineer - Mass Electric Transportation

Technical Area Marine Engineering
Location
Mass Electric Transportation
Seattle, WA
United States
Job Summary

Requisition ID: 81319

Do you think you have the ability to be the “front lines” of the engineering effort on a construction project? Are you able to master and execute all aspects of administrative and technical project controls? Do you have an unyielding desire to build work at the lowest cost while elevating our safety and quality programs? If so, then our team is looking for you.

We’d like someone with a particular passion for building best-in-class construction projects. As we keep working hard, we have plenty of fun along the way and stay focused executing our long-term strategic goals. Are you ready?

Position Overview
Mass Electric Transportation, a subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation, is looking for entry level field/office engineers! Mass Electric Construction Co. is a subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation, based in Irving, TX with projects stretched across all of North America. Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we're boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. 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. There's a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won't find anywhere else.

District Overview
Mass Electric Construction Co. is a subsidiary of the Kiewit Corporation. Since our founding in 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, Mass. Electric Construction’s philosophy has been to pursue electrical projects that require a higher level of technical and logistical skill. MEC-Transportation has a 55-year tradition of outstanding performance on some of the nation’s most high-profile transportation projects. To date, we have completed over $3 billion in transportation projects nationwide. With our skilled and dedicated personnel, combined with cutting-edge installation methods and project controls, MEC is setting new standards across every aspect of the market.

Our operations:
• Signal systems
• Overhead contact systems
• Traction power and communication systems
• And more…

Location
We have projects all across the United States, so our people must be willing to go where the work is. Current work is located in Dallas, Los Angeles, Seattle, Washington DC, and other major metropolitan areas. Job assignment location will be determined closer to your start date.

Responsibilities
• Support construction activities by planning, organizing and implementing the following functions: project controls system, engineering interface, subcontracts and materials management, purchasing and scheduling.
• Assist project management in expediting material deliveries, estimating and processing change orders, preparing monthly billings and preparing shop drawings.
• May serve as a discipline engineer or as a lead on a small project.

Qualifications
• A bachelor’s degree in construction management, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related degree.
• Strong work ethic — willing to do what it takes to get the job done. This position will require more than 40 hours/week.
• Ability to travel and relocate as business requires
• Experience with leadership in some capacity
• Infrastructure/Heavy Civil project experience is preferred
• Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment
• Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
• 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
• Must have a valid Driver’s License
• Ability to work in the United States without sponsorship, both now and in the future
Other common names for this role: Office Engineer, Field Engineer, Project Engineer

About Kiewit
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $9 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 20,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different
• Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record
• 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 of base pay
• 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

Kiewit 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.

Contact Information https://kiewitcareers.kiewit.com/job/Seattle-Entry-Level-Engineer-Mass-Electric-Transportation-WA-98101/586120100/