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Kiewit KPD - T&D Construction Manager in Lenexa, Kansas

Requisition ID: 172660

Job Level: Senior Level

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Delivery

Department: Field Supervision

Market: Power

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

As a Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Construction Manager working on the contractor side, you’ll play a critical role in overseeing the execution of complex power delivery infrastructure projects. Your primary focus will be on managing construction activities related to transmission lines, substations, and distribution networks.

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 & 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 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, 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.


Kiewit Project are located across the states. Please note, that mobilization to the project may be required.

Expect up to 100% travel to local and regional work sites.


Project Execution:

• Manage the overall construction activities on assigned projects.

• Coordinate material management, construction (EPC), and logistics efforts.

• Collaborate with multiple EPC/Design Build and Logistics contractors.

• Construction Planning and Coordination:

• Develop and review construction plans.

• Coordinate outage schedules.

• Plan commissioning activities.

• Ensure safety protocols are followed.

Client Interaction:

• Interface directly with the client to report progress, costs, schedule, and risks.

• Provide regular updates on project status.

• Address any client concerns or inquiries.

Team Collaboration:

• Work closely with Project Managers, schedulers, project controllers, and engineers.

• Oversee work assigned to general and logistics contractors.

• Conduct on-site construction management briefings.

Communication and Reporting:

• Prepare reports reflecting project status, schedule, and uncertainties.

• Communicate effectively across program areas, including clients, project teams, and support personnel.


• 10+ years of experience in utility construction, electrical T&D, or substation industries.

• Strong knowledge of construction practices, safety regulations, and industry standards.

• Excellent communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills.

• Ability to manage demanding projects with ease.


Working Conditions

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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

Base Compensation: $128,000/yr - $134,000/yr

(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

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