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New Grad Equipment Engineer - Kiewit Equipment Services

Company: Kiewit
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 137185

Job Level: Entry Level

Department: Equipment

Market: Transportation

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

As an Entry Level Equipment Engineer, you will support Regional Construction & Mining operations. This position is responsible for the planning, scheduling, budgeting, utilization and reliability of a construction and mining equipment fleet. The position will deal with day to day as well as long term issues related to an equipment fleet. The position's main focus will be to improve equipment reliability as well as implement, monitor, audit, and manage preventative maintenance programs.

For this role, the start date is immediate.

District Overview

Kiewit Equipment Services (KES) helps to ensure the profitability of Kiewit projects through the improved equipment utilization and mechanical reliability by delivering world-class equipment and service.


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.

Understand and comply with all federal, state, and company health, safety, and environmental requirements
Material handling and procurement
Create and maintain tool/filter lists and documentation
Inspections of equipment and parts
Logistics management and communication
Long/short range equipment planning, scheduling, and budgeting
Planning and paperwork processing to prepare for critical lifts
Use reliability and failure analysis data to increase equipment availability and reliability
Establish and maintain communications between all levels of supervision and management
Support of craft maintenance technicians - ordering parts, manage inventory, schedule crews, and manage quality and safety
Specialty projects as needed

Has obtained an undergraduate AS/ BS degree in Diesel/Automotive Technology, Heavy Equipment Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Construction Management
1+ year of experience with equipment is preferred
1+ year of experience with equipment planning, scheduling, and budgeting is preferred
Strong work ethic - Willing to do what it takes to get the job done
Strong organizational, time management and communication skills
Strong attention to detail and ability to focus on multiple projects at once while prioritizing tasks
Willingness to travel and relocate as required
Willingness to work in both office and field environments
Knowledge of CAD modeling programs is preferred
Ability to freely access all points of a construction site or equipment yard in wide-ranging climates and environment

Additional Requirements:
Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position requires an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

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.

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