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Kiewit Kiewit Nuclear Solutions-Project Manager in Overland Park, Kansas

Requisition ID: 172414

Job Level: Mid Level

Home District/Group: Kiewit Nuclear Solutions

Department: Field Operations

Market: Nuclear

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

Are you looking for an opportunity to be a part of a new, emerging nuclear market? Our nuclear safety culture is strong at Kiewit Nuclear Solutions. We are seeking experienced Project Managers. Our Project Managers are responsible for the overall direction, completion, and financial outcome of a nuclear-related construction project. You will be responsible for directing and supervising the work of project administration, project superintendents, and engineers to establish operational priorities and maintain effective relationships with owners, subcontractors, etc. In an ever-changing job market, we offer a rare opportunity to be a part of a stable company with a proven track record of success. Your role will be essential to our operations, ensuring that your contributions are valued and impactful within Kiewit Nuclear Solutions.

District Overview

Kiewit Nuclear Solutions. is a full-service engineering, project management, and construction provider operating across North America. Our experience and expertise span all aspects of the nuclear-related market from carbon-free, small modular reactors to Dept of Energy science, environmental and nuclear security mission capabilities. With these broad capabilities, we operate in the power utility, renewable energy, industrial, and infrastructure markets.  As part of Kiewit, we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering excellence that provides wholistic solutions, differentiating our team from the rest of the industry.

Our rapidly growing nuclear solutions business has opened new locations across North America to strengthen our market presence while executing work within the communities we live within and support. We are committed to build upon our history as one of the safest companies to work for by equipping our craft and staff with the best technology, processes, equipment, tools and safety programs available.

We are an innovative team that prides itself on excellence through continuous improvement and an unwavering commitment to deliver for our clients. Our staff collaborates with Kiewit’s vast internal network of resources that span heavy civil and infrastructure, vertical and commercial buildings, industrial, as well our oil and gas and power generation markets, to drive safe and cost-effective solutions that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s core values of People, Integrity, Excellence, and Stewardship.

On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see, design and construct more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. Kiewit’s culture encourages training, developing your skills, and tailoring your experience and knowledge to allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, joining Kiewit can bring a lifetime of personal success and satisfaction.


Oak Ridge, TN, Lenexa, KS, Idaho Falls, ID, Santa Fe, NM, or Aiken, SC. One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs.


• Be responsible for ensuring the project meets or exceeds its financial objectives, by overseeing and monitoring each stage of the development.

• Coordinates daily/weekly meetings with all the area superintendents and project engineers to develop means and methods, schedule contracting needs and long lead delivery times.

• Manage all field operations and work sequence in conjunction with the Project Manager.

• Review project estimate or plan to determine estimated job cost, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of the project.

• Oversee and approve the monthly job cost updates and quarterly cash flow projections. Also, review, approve and negotiate change orders.

• Anticipate project needs with sufficient lead-time to avoid delay of production Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of the project, work closely with Project Manager and HR team to manage the relationship with staff and craft .

• Form and lead an effective project management team, define, and delegate management responsibilities, and set goals.

• Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.

• Be an effective leader, communicate with department leads regarding work scopes.

• Ensure project superintendents understand and execute the work as required.

• Ensure safety, quality and production is maintained.

• Responsible for project closeout. Secure loose ends by finishing paperwork, obtaining retainages, supporting supervisors, and expediting claims.


• Degree or diploma in a nuclear-related field, or a related combination of training and experience.

• 10+ years of nuclear and management experience required. DOE/DOD experience managing field execution.

• Familiar with technical drawings systems and planning & reporting systems.

• Ability to work with and manage unionized workers or subcontractors.

• Communication – excellent oral presentation and written skills.

• Goal-oriented – able to set goals and achieve them.

• Interpersonal – able to work well and persuade people at all organization levels.

• Compliance - Follows applicable laws, codes, regulations, or zoning for required work.

• Demonstrated clear logical written, verbal, and communication and presentation skills. Excellent Interpersonal skills to cooperate and work as a team.

• Leader that seeks and accepts responsibility and leads by example.

• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

• Must be able to travel time from 25-50%.


Working Conditions

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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.

FIELD ROLES ONLY May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.

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