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HDH Operations Manager - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers

Company: Kiewit
Location: Denver
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Select how often (in days) to receive an alert: HDH Operations Manager - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers Requisition ID: -167709 -Job Level: -Senior Level -Home District/Group: -Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers -Market: -Transportation -Employment Type: -Full Time -
-Position OverviewKiewit has an immediate opening for a Hydropower, Dams, and Hydraulic Structures (HDH) Operations Manager with experience in the design and construction of dams, levees, hydropower, and other hydraulic structures to support Kiewit Corporation's business. The HDH Operations Manager will work closely with the HDH Department Manager, Chief Dam Engineer, and other members of the leadership team to grow and manage the operational needs of the HDH Department. The successful candidate will bring energy, enthusiasm, and a focus on collaboration while providing administrative, technical, quality, and safety leadership for the engineers and designers of the department.

The HDH Operations Manager will work with an interdisciplinary team that includes civil, structural, geotechnical, hydrology & hydraulics, environmental, mechanical, and electrical engineers, as well as estimators, schedulers, and other construction professionals to identify project risks and develop appropriate designs for water supply, flood control, and hydroelectric projects. -
-District OverviewKiewit Infrastructure Engineering's Design-Build team is driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects. Through our integrated design and construction approach, our multi-disciplinary team works together to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk. Our construction-focused engineers work collaboratively with our estimators and builders to design solutions that are innovative, constructible, and designed with a focus on safety. Clients benefit from the proven processes and tools used by Kiewit to minimize project risk. We are an in-house resource that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff shares experiences gained, innovative concepts, and best practices for all projects that we support.

Kiewit's management and implementation of this process leads to safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that exceeds client expectations and furthers Kiewit's legacy of excellence.

On our team, you'll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do 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. We will train you, develop your skills, and 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, by joining Kiewit, you're ensuring a lifetime of success.
-LocationThis position is based out of our Lone Tree, CO office.ResponsibilitiesPeople/Organization
--- Identifying, developing, and aligning high performance teams and individuals to meet organizational goals.
--- Coordinating and continually monitoring staff assignments and staff workloads; developing staffing forecasts.
--- Fostering an environment that emphasizes collaboration and coordination; providing feedback and encouraging learning to create growth opportunities; mentoring team members.
--- Assisting in development of training strategies; overseeing technical training and ensuring the technical competency of HDH staff.

--- Ensuring designs are completed with consistent application of design standards, technical approaches, and in accordance with the design quality management program. -
--- Advising and providing direction to staff on proper execution of complex and advanced deliverables; potentially serving as engineer of record with responsibility for design recommendations and deliverables associated with advanced design components. -
--- Working with pursuit teams to identify key technical risks and develop plans to mitigate those risks.
--- Coordinating with the Engineering Project Execution team to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery. -
--- Leading the exploration of alternate designs or new technologies to challenge the status quo and provoke exploration of new or innovative design solutions. -
--- Collaborating with staff and the Engineering Project Management Team to develop work scopes and labor estimates.
--- Interface with Clients, Construction Personnel, Subconsultants and Regulatory Agencies.

Quality and Safety
--- Leading by example with respect to safety, quality, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
--- Coordinating with the quality management team to train staff and implement the design quality management program.Qualifications--- Minimum 25 years of progressive water resources experience, with a strong focus on dam, hydropower, pumped storage, conveyance, and flood control projects.
--- Professional engineering registration, required.
--- Master's degree, or equivalent experience, in Civil, Structural, Geotechnical, or Agricultural Engineering, or closely related field, required.
--- Minimum 8 years of experience managing an engineering department with profit and loss responsibility, including demonstrated success hiring & developing engineering teams and leading through change, required.
--- EPC/design-build and design management experience, preferred.
--- Demonstrated broad technical knowledge of geotechnical engineering and technical solutions to geotechnical issues on Oil, Gas & Chemical projects, including ability to develop and evaluate innovative and cost-effective design solutions to problems and challenges.
--- Demonstrated broad technical knowledge of engineering and technical solutions to issues associated with the rehabilitation of existing and design and construction of new dam, levee, hydroelectric, and other water resources projects, including ability to develop and evaluate innovative and cost-effective design solutions to problems and challenges.
--- Knowledge of state/provincial and federal/national dam and levee guidance and regulations, including USACE design standards, US Bureau of Reclamation design standards, FERC guidelines, CDA guidance documents, etc.
--- Demonstrated water resources industry engagement in organizations such as USSD, ASDSO, ASCE, CDA, International Hydropower Association, etc.
--- Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills, with a demonstrated focus on interdisciplinary design coordination. -
--- Strong interpersonal skills resulting in exceptional rapport with people. Proven success in initiating, promoting, and maintaining strong interpersonal relationships amongst the team.
--- This position requires travel to project offices and work sites. Ability to travel based on business needs and requirements.
-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: -$178,472 -- -$267,708 -
(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.
-There's no limit to what you'll do at Kiewit. Whether you're building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people's lives for generations to come. -Here you'll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. -We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that's among the best in our industry. -From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry. We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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