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Kiewit Corporation Proposal Specialist in Lenexa, Kansas

Requisition ID: 154108

Job Level: Mid Level

Home District/Group: KEG Business Development

Department: Business Development & Proposals

Market: Power

Employment Type: Full Time

District Overview

The Kiewit Energy marketing, creative and proposal team provide get-work services to an array of markets, including power generation, transmission and distribution, renewables, industrial, oil and gas, and water/wastewater. Individuals in this department get exposure to a mix of high profile, complex pursuits across North America valued from $5M-$6B. This incredibly profitable, competitive, fun group focuses on winning more work with high-quality, client-focused sales strategies through creative communication techniques. Our rapidly growing team, which includes graphic designers, proposal professionals, writers, digital strategists, marketers, and data analytics brings vast experience, communication expertise, innovative concepts, and best practices to all projects we support across the company.


This position is located out of our Lenexa KS office.


• Develop and coordinate responses to statement of qualifications (SOQs), request for qualifications (RFQs), request for proposals (RFPs), and various marketing collateral

• Collaborate with executives, engineers, construction managers, legal, writers, designers, and others to secure information for various writing assignments

• Create responsibility/compliance matrix defining roles, deadlines, and assignments

• Support proposal development meetings including kickoff, milestone reviews, and lessons learned

• Outline, write, edit and organize proposal documents, while also making timely edits and revisions to documents after reviews

• Assist in total production and delivery of proposals

• Develop and maintain marketing database, best practices and templates

• Creation of marketing collateral for the district (e.g., newsletters, brochures, award submittals, project pages, resumes etc.)

• External and internal event planning, setup and coordination

• Other marketing and business development responsibilities as assigned


• 1-2 years of proposal or related experience in the A/E/C industry

• Documented experience with technical writing for proposals

• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Journalism, English, Communications, or related field preferred

• Intermediate knowledge of Adobe InDesign

• Layout and graphic design experience preferred

• Experience in Government contracting is an asset

• Excellent writing, editing, proofreading, and formatting skills

• High attention to detail and strong organizational skills

• Self-motivated, and able to prioritize multiple concurrent tasks

• Team-oriented, and able to work well with other professionals from various backgrounds

• Must be flexible to accommodate a deadline driven environment

• Ability to problem solve and think critically

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.

FIELD ROLES ONLY 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