Kiewit Foundations Co. is a full-service geotechnical foundation contractor operating across North America. Our experience and expertise cover a wide range of specialty foundation construction for both structural and ground improvement solutions. We operate in the transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, industrial, and oil, gas, and chemical markets.
As a Field/Office Engineer, 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 build the biggest, most exciting projects.
Field/Office Engineer – Spring 2020 Foundation
Field engineering, operation planning, cost control, project scheduling, quantity tracking, material procurement, contract administration, estimating & supervision of field activities
Performing engineering tasks requiring standard techniques and handling minor problems of a technical nature arising during construction
Maintaining records as required regarding job progress, costs, material usage, etc.
Planning and scheduling of job and/or job segments
Investigating problems and/or reported incidents; identifying and recommending solutions/alternatives as appropriate
Reviewing plans and specifications to determine material requirements (quantities and qualities), pricing of materials, etc.
Working with suppliers as required facilitating the handling and expediting delivery of materials
Must be pursuing a degree in civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, mining or construction management (or related degree)
Previous experience in underground construction or mining is preferred
Must have a strong desire to work in the underground construction industry
Able to fully participate in job assignments at whichever job site, district office or department to which the Intern is assigned
Must be willing to travel and relocate throughout career as we operate on a national scale, not a regional one
Have the ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
Strong work ethic – willing to do what it takes to get the job done
Good working knowledge and experience with both Excel and Word
Critical thinking skills necessary with the ability to plan ahead and conceptualize