Kiewit Corporation Entry Level Field/Office Engineer- Kiewit Offshore Services in Ingleside, Texas

Date: Mar 8, 2018

Location: Ingleside, TX, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 71528

Company Information

At Kiewit, we're selective about who joins our team. You should be selective, too. If you're interested in Kiewit, here are a few things you need to know.

Kiewit has been shaping the landscape since 1884. Today, we are one of North America’s largest and most admired contractors. With nearly $10 billion in revenue, this privately held, employee-owned company operates through a network of business units called districts. Kiewit ranks as a FORTUNE 250 company and in the top five among Engineering New-Record's Top 400 Contractors. Kiewit's workforce includes 10,000 core staff and more than 15,900 skilled craft workers. Kiewit hires people who take on new challenges, explore new ideas, and excel at their work.

Kiewit Offshore Services, a district (or business unit) of Kiewit Corporation builds structurally complex jackets and topsides for offshore oil drilling rigs. Located in Ingleside, TX, 20 minutes outside of Corpus Christi, the 550 acre fabrication yard is the workplace of 300 staff employees and 1400 craft employee who work in the yard year round. The projects built by Kiewit Offshore Services require significant equipment planning, detailed cost estimates and schedules, a commitment to safety by all employees, and are truly unforgettable. The Kiewit Offshore Services team is a diverse, tight nit group that enjoys fun team building events such as deep sea fishing, golfing, and sporting events throughout the year. The employees are extremely schedule driven, high-energy, friendly, and hard workers. Within the Oil, Gas & Chemical Industry, their teams are the best evidenced by the countless project opportunities from owners who seek their expertise when challenged with complex projects. Kiewit Offshore Service leaders are seeking employees who would enjoy living in Southern Texas, ready for a fast paced career, trainable, and can work well within a diverse team. As a team member of Kiewit Offshore Services, you experience a culture that enjoys challenging projects, outdoor activities like hunting and fishing, family fun, and appreciates their employee’s hard work and company loyalty.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Build, estimate, and schedule mechanical, electrical, and heavy industrial construction

  • Support both administrative and construction activities as assigned by supervisor

  • Review proposals/specifications and drawings; perform material takeoffs and prepare cost estimates

  • Attend pre-bid investigation meetings

  • Supervise subcontractors and communicate with vendors

  • Prepare work plans and ensure quality control

  • Manage and track costs and materials; schedule necessary equipment

  • Administer safety programs to adhere to company standards

  • Maintain exceptional owner relations


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Maritime Engineering, Civil Engineering or related field is required

  • Knowledge of construction safety and current federal & OSHA Requirements is preferred

  • Strong attention to detail; ability to recognize discrepancies

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Should have broad knowledge of project scheduling and cost control; able to understand project owner specifications and engineering drawings

  • Familiarity with Sure Trak, Hard Dollar, Revit, SAP, Pro Log and/or Primavera “P6” is a plus

  • Dynamic thinker with the desire to lead, motivate and mentor teams

  • Self-starter with the ability to set standards of excellence in leadership, safety, quality and productivity

  • Proficient computer knowledge including Microsoft Suite

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong work ethic with the ability to work individually and as a team

  • Committed to working safe and getting the job done right the first time

  • Ability to travel and relocate as required

Working Conditions

  • Will manage a diverse workload; must be able to handle stress and immediate deadlines

  • Must be able to interact professionally with all levels of management

  • Possible travel throughout the U.S. and internationally

  • Occasionally lift and move objects up to 30 pounds

  • Must be able to work regularly scheduled hours and occasional irregular hours

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, Mexico and Australia 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 in to every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different:

• Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record

• Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies

• 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: Corpus Christi

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