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Electrical Underground Transmission Engineer - Kiewit Power Engineers

Company: Kiewit Corporation
Location: San Diego
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 167722
Job Level: Entry Level
Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Engineering
Department: Design Engineering
Market: Power
Employment Type: Full Time
Position Overview
We are an innovative team of engineers and designers that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewit's module fabrication and construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit's legacy of excellence.
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 San Diego, CA office.
    --- Prioritize work and manage engineering tasks for multiple projects under budget and time constraints.
    --- Demonstrate a high level of personal initiative and ability to interact with internal and external clients in a positive, collaborative and team-building manner.
    --- Ability to be well rounded and work with others, need to be the middle link that connects management, engineering and clients together for successful projects, and office moral.
    --- Perform engineering design and prepare design deliverables for underground transmission lines including plan and profiles, ampacity calculations, pulling calculations, material selection, duct bank design, and construction specifications in compliance with technical, safety and environmental standards and policies.
    --- Review and approve drawings and material lists developed by others.
    --- Develop project estimates and schedules, evaluate design options and criteria for technical merit, and conduct field visits to verify routing conditions and parameters.
    --- Review manufacturer's shop drawings and use pertinent information in the production of engineering design deliverables.
    --- Develop construction work packages for the electric underground distribution system using various software systems and construction standards
    --- Accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.
    --- 0 - 3 years' experience in underground transmission engineering
    --- Understanding of IEC, ICEA, AEIC, NEC, NESC, IEEE standards
    --- Solid understanding of HV/MV Power Systems and Electromagnetic Theory.
    Preferred Experience
    --- Understanding of thermodynamics and able to perform cable ampacity calculations using Cymcap program.
    --- Understanding of cable laying mechanism and able to perform pulling tension calculations using Pull-Planner program.
    --- Experience of working or internship with major electrical utility companies.
    --- Field construction experience in power industry projects.
    --- Experience with engineering design software; AutoCAD, MicroStation, Bluebeam, MathCAD etc.
    --- Worked with several aspects of project execution; client interaction; proposal and cost estimate preparations; subcontract management; feasibility studies; conceptual and detailed design; construction support; manufacturing inspection and factory acceptance test witness; project close-out.
    --- Basic knowledge of engineering economics, surveying, geographical information systems, electrical engineering, civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, and environmental and legal regulations
    --- EIT certification strongly preferred.
    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.
    Base Compensation: $60,826 - $91,240
    (Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)
    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.
    Company: Kiewit

Keywords: Kiewit Corporation, San Diego , Electrical Underground Transmission Engineer - Kiewit Power Engineers, Professions , San Diego, California

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