New Grad Equipment Engineer – Kiewit Equipment Services


Sacramento, CA
  • At Kiewit, the projects we deliver make a difference, and we offer opportunities for you to make one, too. Our construction and engineering professionals work on some of the industry’s most complex, challenging and rewarding projects – whether it’s boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy, or building bridges that connect communities. Kiewit people tackle important projects of every size, in any market. Start your Kiewit adventure today at kiewitjobs.com. Kiewit is one of North America’s largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned organization operates through a network of subsidiaries in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation; oil, gas and chemical; power; building; water/wastewater; industrial; and mining. Kiewit had 2020 revenues of $12.5 billion and employs 27,000 staff and craft employees.


    Position Overview

    As an Entry Level Equipment Engineer, you will support Regional Construction & Mining operations. This position is responsible for the planning, scheduling, budgeting, utilization and reliability of a construction and mining equipment fleet. The position will deal with day to day as well as long term issues related to an equipment fleet. The position’s main focus will be to improve equipment reliability as well as implement, monitor, audit, and manage preventative maintenance programs.


    •     Understand and comply with all federal, state, and company health, safety, and environmental requirements
    •     Material handling and procurement
    •     Create and maintain tool/filter lists and documentation
    •     Inspections of equipment and parts
    •     Logistics management and communication
    •     Long/short range equipment planning, scheduling, and budgeting
    •     Planning and paperwork processing to prepare for critical lifts
    •     Use reliability and failure analysis data to increase equipment availability and reliability
    •     Establish and maintain communications between all levels of supervision and management
    •     Support of craft maintenance technicians – ordering parts, manage inventory, schedule crews, and manage quality and safety
    •     Specialty projects as needed


    •     Has obtained an undergraduate AS/ BS degree in Diesel/Automotive Technology, Heavy Equipment Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Construction Management
    •     1+ year of experience with equipment is preferred
    •     1+ year of experience with equipment planning, scheduling, and budgeting is preferred
    •     Strong work ethic – Willing to do what it takes to get the job done
    •     Strong organizational, time management and communication skills
    •     Strong attention to detail and ability to focus on multiple projects at once while prioritizing tasks
    •     Willingness to travel and relocate as required
    •     Willingness to work in both office and field environments
    •     Knowledge of CAD modeling programs is preferred
    •     Ability to freely access all points of a construction site or equipment yard in wide-ranging climates and environment


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