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Kiewit Sponsor - Kiewit Power Constructors in Kansas City, Kansas

Requisition ID: 170939

Job Level: Senior Level

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Constructors District

Department: Field Operations

Market: Power

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

As an Project Operations Sponsor, you wil work with various Project Management team members from different projects to manage the overall performance for commercial construction projects and have direct client relations responsibility. You will also provide oversight of the estimation and complete project management of multiple project teams.

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we’re boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. 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 offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else.

District Overview

Kiewit Power Constructors (KPC) provides direct-hire construction services for Power Generation utilizing a union craft force.  Kiewit Power Constructors builds major EPC power plant and solar farm projects throughout North America.


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.


• Leads all aspects of Kiewit’s safety culture and a commitment to Nobody Gets Hurt.

• Assists and supports Executive leadership with strategy development and business initiatives within the organization.

• Provides oversight and senior management for multiple construction teams through the preconstruction and construction process.

• Provide Strategic plans for new business opportunities and fosters new client relationships.

• Serves as the primary client relationship manager, who builds long-term relationships with new and existing clients to generate new business opportunities.

• Oversight and Collaboration during the Preconstruction, Estimating, and proposal development process for new and existing business opportunities.

• Leads Contract negotiations, solutions and development

• Involvement in the community and industry as an influential leader through participation in organizations and memberships.

• Senior Management responsibility for the project performance: financial, schedule, client relations.

• Ensures that staffing resources are sufficient on projects and assists in employee development, recruiting, retention,


• Ability to travel and relocate as needed

• 15+ years’ experience in the commercial construction market

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering; Construction Management; Business, OR similar type experience in a related position that provides knowledge and experience required for this position

• Prior experience serving as Project Manager, Design Manager, Director of Estimating, or Project Director of construction teams, where responsibilities include construction, engineering, estimating, contracts management, and client relations

• Knowledge of commercial construction standards including scheduling, contracts, coordinating and managing all disciplines and subcontractors

• Excellent communication and leadership skills

• Competent in the use of computer software applications used for project control and administration, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook

• Staff Management

• Project Management

• Business Process Management

• Business Administration

• Public Speaking and Presentations

Other common names for this role: Project Director, Sponsor, Senior Project Manager


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.

  • 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