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About Kiewit

Peter Kiewit Sons' is a heavyweight in the heavy construction industry. The general contractor and its subsidiaries have a breadth of expertise, building everything from roads and dams to high-rise office towers and power plants throughout the US and Canada. Its transportation projects, which include bridges, rail lines, airport runways, and mass transit – more... systems, account for a majority of its sales. Kiewit also serves the oil and gas, electrical, power, and waterworks industries. Affiliate Kiewit Mining owns coal mines in Texas, Montana, and Wyoming. The company, which was founded in 1884, is owned by employees and Kiewit family members.

As a leader in transportation construction, Kiewit is responsible for several notable highway and bridge projects, from replacing a segment of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Skyway to upgrading the Sea-to-Sky Highway between Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia. Water supply and dam projects include the Olivenhain and East dams in California, underground storage tanks for the Hollywood Hills Quality Improvement Project, and an intake valve at Lake Mead in Nevada.

Kiewit also has steadily built its expertise working on environmentally sensitive projects in the power sector. Through its Kiewit Power Engineers Co., the company was contracted by Plutonic Energy Corporation and GE Energy Financial Services to work on the Toba Montrose project, one of British Columbia's largest renewable energy projects. It consists of six hydroelectric power units with intakes, penstocks, and a transmission line, which will reduce dependence on non-renewable imported energy. Kiewit also has experience working on wind energy farms in Canada and California.

Subsidiary Kiewit Offshore Services fabricates complex offshore oil production platforms at a facility in Texas. The company counts many of the world's largest oil companies as its clients. Another subsidiary, Kiewit Energy Group, focuses on the petroleum refining business.

Another subsidiary, TIC Holdings, is a heavy industrial construction and engineering firm based in Colorado. TIC operates through divisions including TIC Industrial and Western Summit Constructors. It has more than 40 area and district offices throughout North America and provides construction services in the power, mining, oil/gas/chemicals, renewable energy, water, marine, food and beverage, and pulp and paper industries. – less

Kiewit Employer Reviews

Project Engineer (Current Employee), Foth Worth, TXSeptember 11, 2014
Safety Internship to Safety Technician (Current Employee), Ingleside, TXSeptember 7, 2014
Project Controls/Control Budget Engineer (Former Employee), Carlsbad, CASeptember 5, 2014
Foreman/Operator (Former Employee), Phoenix, AZAugust 27, 2014
Discipline Superintendent (Current Employee), omahaAugust 10, 2014

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