Welding Project Manager

Website Kiewit

Project Welding Manager Job Highlights

Title Project Welding Manager
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Lenexa, KS, United States
Company Kiewit

Company Profile

Kiewit Corporation provides construction and mining services. The company constructs and upgrades interstate highways, bridges, rail lines, airport runways, oil platforms, and wastewater facilities, as well as offers mining contract services.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Welding Project Manager who will support the Quality Manager with all aspects of the implementation and management of the welding program on the project.

Involves in the planning, training, troubleshooting, and execution of all welding-related operations.

Report to Quality Manager for project-specific coordination as well as the Welding Services Group or district welding personnel for technical coordination and tracking.

Must possess thorough knowledge and understanding of the QA Manual, Project Quality Plan, as well as corporate and district Quality Standards as they affect welding operations.

Must also possess thorough knowledge and understanding of all relevant welding codes of construction, industry-standard processes, procedures, practices, and contract/client-specific requirements that affect the projects.

Relocation to project site locations is required.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should be a High School Graduate or Equivalent (GED) plus 10+ years of experience in a related construction field (at least 5 of these years in a quality position)
  • Associate Degree in Engineering Technology or Science plus 9+ years of experience in a related construction field (at least three of these years in a quality position)
  • Must have 4-year Engineering, Science, or Technical College Degree plus 7+ years of experience in a related construction field

Work Experience

  • Possess a combination of education and work experience


  • As requested, manage ASME Code welding-related activities.
  • Assist in conducting Project Quality Audits focusing on welding and related functions
  • Assist with detailed risk evaluation of welding operations.
  • Develop site-specific welding standards, work instructions, training modules, welder expectations, metrics, and goals.
  • Evaluate consumables, equipment, and materials for best efficiency.
  • Manage and maintain the project filler metal control program
  • Manage and maintain the project welder continuity program to track welder continuity and performance.
  • Manage the development and implementation of a contract-specific welding plan.
  • Participate in planning activities for all welding operations.
  • Promote and maintain effective communications and relations (verbally and in writing) with district management, the project management teams, and the engineer/client as required.
  • Provide hands-on craft training particularly with GMAW and FCAW welding processes as they apply to pipe welding.
  • Provide support to field staff to ensure productivity meets or exceeds expectations, without compromising the quality of the welds.
  • Research technical welding matters and distribute reference material to support the project.
  • Stay abreast of, promote, and manage state-of-the-art and innovative welding techniques, special processes, and procedures.
  • Track welder production, analyze, forecast welding productivity, and provide welding corrective actions.
  • Train and mentor junior welding engineers and technicians.
  • Troubleshoot issues and provide training to prevent them.


  • Ability to travel and relocate as needed
  • Must have working knowledge of construction industry codes as applicable (ACI, AWS, ASME, NEC, etc.) as well as applicable certifications
  • Self-starter with advanced organizational, managerial, and leadership skills

Other Requirements

  • 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.
  • Regular, reliable attendance
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely


  • The company offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes top-tier medical, dental, and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans (401k) with matching, and generous paid time off.

Employer’s Statement

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All 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.

To apply for this job please visit kiewitcareers.kiewit.com.

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