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Kiewit Mechanical Design Engineer in Lenexa, Kansas

Requisition ID: 171175

Job Level: Mid Level

Home District/Group: Kiewit Nuclear Solutions

Department: Design Engineering

Market: Nuclear

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

Kiewit Nuclear Solutions is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our Engineering Team that is focused on the carbon-free technologies such as Small Modular Reactors. The Mechanical Design Engineer functions in a mid-level engineering capacity performs all aspects of conventional and nuclear design engineering. The engineer in this position must have an aptitude for practical engineering, a willingness to immerse one’s self in the position and rapidly learn the business, ability to work with little supervision, have strong leadership skills, and be willing to travel periodically.

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.


The position is located in Lenexa, KS.


  • Perform integrated engineering processes to fulfill project requirements and achieve target dates.

  • Author and review designs, specifications, analyses, and drawings in compliance with engineering principles and applicable standards.

  • Prepare and review design concept drawings for equipment using input from various technical disciplines.

  • Recognizes, defines, and resolves problems within assigned area

  • Compliance with strict quality assurance standards and on time delivery

  • Travel (less than 20% of time)


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited, four-year university.

  • Minimum of five years of experience in design.

  • Knowledge, application and understanding of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Codes.

  • Excellent attention to detail and capability for producing error-free documents.

  • Excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge of engineering design practices and principles (e.g. interference checks, tolerance stack-ups, fits, GD&T)

  • Experience with using industry codes to develop equipment design.

  • Experience working with engineers and fabricators to develop designs and drawings

  • Experience in the preparation of P&ID, PFD, and General Arrangement drawings for skid mounted or permanent equipment packages.


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