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Kiewit Electrical Designer (HVDC Cable Trays) in Lenexa, Kansas

Requisition ID: 172833

Job Level: Mid Level

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Engineering

Department: Drafting & Design

Market: Power

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

Kiewit Power Delivery is a leading engineering firm seeking a Designer with Revit experience specializing in projects cable tray design. We are seeking a talented and detail-oriented Electrical Designer to join our team. As an Electrical Designer, you will play a crucial role in creating accurate 3D models and detailed design documentation for cable tray systems.

District Overview

Kiewit Power Delivery is a full-service engineering and construction solutions provider operating across North America. Our experience and expertise span all aspects of the transmission and distribution market from high voltage overhead and underground transmission to distribution and automation design and construction capabilities. With these broad capabilities, we operate in the electric utility, renewable energy, industrial, and oil and gas markets. As part of Kiewit, we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering experience that provides holistic solutions, differentiating our team from the rest of the industry.

Our rapidly growing power delivery business has opened new locations across North America to strengthen our market presence while executing work within the communities that we live. We have invested in industry leading design technology and platforms while also expanding our construction equipment fleet with the most advanced, and safest equipment on the market. We are committed to building upon our history as one of the safest companies to work for by equipping our craft with the best tooling and safety programs available.We are an innovative team that prides itself on continuous improvement and always delivering on our commitments to our clients and ourselves. Our staff collaborates with Kiewit’s vast internal network of resources that span heavy civil and infrastructure, vertical and commercial buildings, mining, 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 legacy of excellence.

On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do 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, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.


This position is based in: Houston, TX, The Woodlands, TX, Lenexa, KS, Raleigh, NC, San Diego, CA, Portland, OR.



  1. Modeling and Design:

o Create 2D and 3D building designs using Autodesk Revit software.

o Develop detailed blueprints for cable tray systems, ensuring accuracy and compliance with project requirements.

o Collaborate closely with architects, electrical engineers, and other stakeholders to integrate cable trays seamlessly into the overall design.

  1. Cable Tray Design:

o Design cable trays for large scale projects, considering factors such as load capacity, spacing, and installation requirements.

o Specify appropriate materials and dimensions for cable trays based on project specifications.

o Ensure proper alignment with other building systems (electrical, mechanical, etc.).

  1. Project Documentation:

o Generate detailed drawings, schematics, and layouts for cable trays.

o Review and approve design plans, making necessary adjustments as needed.

o Maintain accurate records of design changes and revisions.

  1. Coordination and Communication:

o Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and construction teams to coordinate cable tray installation.

o Participate in project meetings and provide technical expertise related to cable tray design.

  1. Quality Assurance:

o Perform quality checks on Revit models and drawings to identify any discrepancies or errors.

o Ensure compliance with industry standards and best practices.



• 5+ years’ experience in CAD/BIM design and production of design documents

• Associate degree in Computer Aided Design, Engineering Technology, or similar program experience

• Proficiency in Autodesk Revit and other relevant design software.

• Preferred experience designing cable trays for HVDC projects.

• Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.

• Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.


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