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Mechanical Engineer Intern - Kiewit Engineering
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Kiewit | Lenexa, KS
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 68882

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 company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.

How We're Different

* Consistently ranked within the top five of the "Top 400 Contractors" according to Engineering News-Record
* Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune's Most Admired Companies
* We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development
* Internships are a great opportunity to explore many different specialty construction and engineering areas within Kiewit and get important hands-on experience
* Our interns have meaningful relations to the industry's top talent for guidance, and have significant responsibilities in real world areas of the Kiewit organization
* Our long-standing internship program has launched many Kiewit careers, including our Chairman and CEO's

Primary Responsibilities

* Assist in the design of mechanical piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs) for power plant systems including steam cycle systems, boiler feed and condensate, water treatment, fuel handling, hydraulic, heat transfer systems, conveying systems, and air and gas systems.
* Assist in the preparation of design calculations and specifications for major power plant related equipment including, but not limited to, combustion turbines, steam turbines, boilers, condensers, cooling towers, and pumps.
* Assist in preparing mechanical engineering designs, including layout, design sketches, and conceptual design.
* Coordinate with other drafters, designers, and engineers assigned to the project or a task and review work progress and results.


* Pursuing Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering
* Must have knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Word and Excel.
* Strong work ethic - willing to do what it takes to get the job done.
* Good written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred: Interest in power

Kiewit is 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.

About Kiewit

Clients have been counting on Kiewit since 1884 and we've always delivered. While other contractors have come and gone, we've evolved into one of the largest and most respected construction and mining organizations in North America. We have fundamental goals at Kiewit: build quality projects safely, on time and on budget; no matter how challenging or unique the project, no matter how large or small.