Civil Engineer - Solar in Lenexa, KS

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5 - 7 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

Requisition ID: 83484

The Civil Engineer is responsible for all aspects of Civil Engineering on assigned projects with an emphasis on ground mounted solar PV projects. The Civil Engineer - Solar collaborates with Project Management, Engineers from all disciplines, and construction partners to ensure a well-coordinated, quality design. Responsibilities of the Civil Engineer - Solar include but are not limited to the following:

Plan, schedule, and analyze scope, staffing and budgeting for all Civil Engineering & Design activities associated with Solar PV, Battery Storage, and other renewable energy installations

Collaborate with Kiewit Construction partners during project planning and execution to develop optimal project designs and schedules

Work closely with the Estimating department to develop preliminary design documents, project costs and proposal documents for prospective projects.

Independently evaluate, select and apply engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria to site development projects.

Develop design for an assigned system that may include analysis, calculations, research, selection, layout, etc. necessary to develop required design documents.

Utilize knowledge of departmental design standards and applicable engineering codes to review prepared drawings and documents for conformance; work with civil designers to ensure quality procedures are followed.

Coordinate design efforts with all project personnel in all disciplines and departments.

Oversee design efforts executed by entry and mid-level employees. Assist with training and development, review work progress and results and provide feedback and recommendations as needed.

Utilize civil engineering, solar PV design software packages, and computer-aided drafting software in accordance with industry codes and standards.

Collaborate with business support groups to provide expertise and support business needs.

Provide recommendations and suggestions on designs as well as company processes and standards.

Work closely with Kiewit construction partners in a collaborative manner to ensure total project success.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of basic spreadsheet, database, word processing programs and basic computer operation

Experience with civil engineering and design software including: AutoCAD Civil 3D, Google Earth, MicroStation, Geopak and/or drainage calculation software

5+ year's industry experience

About Kiewit

As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 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 22,000-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

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.

Nearest Major Market: Overland Park

Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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