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Kiewit Architectural Engineer Intern (Electrical) - Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering (Summer 2024) in Lenexa, Kansas

Requisition ID: 169648

Job Level: Internship

Home District/Group: Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering

Department: Design Engineering

Market: Industrial

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary

Position Overview

Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering is seeking an Architectural Engineer Intern with an Electrical focus for our Building Group. We are looking for ideal candidates to grow the Kiewit team by helping establish, maintain, and improve company standards and tools while also utilizing these standards and tools to contribute to project success. Candidates shall be familiar with current drawing and technical tools, programs, and software with an understanding of design documentation creation and layouts. Candidates shall be capable of exhibiting flexibility in work assignments while maintaining a growth mindset and continuing to develop in their technical and professional career.

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service consulting and engineering firm serving the infrastructure and engineering markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,300 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.

Our rapidly growing Industrial and Water Engineering Group , which includes mechanical, process, electrical, controls, structural, architectural, geotechnical, and civil disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on EPC and design-build delivery of industrial projects in markets such as Food & Beverage, Consumer Products, Heavy Manufacturing, Industrial Buildings, Industrial Water and Utilities. We have specialized expertise in plant floor process design, packaging, refrigerated/frozen facility design, and ammonia refrigeration systems.


This position is based in our Lenexa, KS office.


  • Close to moderate supervision by a more experienced architect and/or engineer.

  • Develops familiarity with departmental design standards, applicable codes, policies, guidelines, and standards.

  • Understands, contributes to, and adheres to the Kiewit Engineering Quality Plan requirements and objectives.

  • Prepares basic engineering calculations and following standard methods and principles used in similar engineering analyses.

  • Prepares basic architectural, or mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) design sketches for drafting and incorporation into final plans.

  • Assists in checking various prepared drawings and documents as assigned and within established guidelines.

  • May inspect construction site to monitor progress and ensure conformance to architectural/MEP drawings, specifications, and construction.

  • Checks vendor drawings for compliance to design specifications.

  • Submits lessons learned to the department database.

  • Communicates with other disciplines to coordinate design interfacing issues.


  • Highly desirable that the individual is pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architectural Engineering (with an Electrical or MEP focus) and, in addition to architectural courses, has started electrical courses from an ABET accredited college or university.

  • Should be comfortable with the use of basic spreadsheet, database, and word processing programs

  • Must be familiar with basic structural analysis software, engineering software, and basic CADD software for reviewing drafter’s work.

  • Highly desirable that the individual will have specific knowledge of MathCad, REVIT, and Navisworks.

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.

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