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Construction Management Specialist - Kairos Power

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Job Title
Construction Management Specialist
Job Location
Albuquerque, NM
Job Description

Company Overview

Kairos Power is a new nuclear energy technology and engineering company whose mission is to enable the world’s transition to clean energy, with the ultimate goal to dramatically improve people’s quality of life while protecting the environment. This goal will be accomplished through the commercialization of the fluoride-salt-cooled, high-temperature reactor (FHR) that can be deployed with robust safety, affordable costs, and flexible operation to accommodate the expansion of variable renewables.

Job Summary

Kairos Power is looking for an highly motivated Construction Management Specialist to join the Facilities Engineering department. This individual will support with tasks related to the design and construction of new industrial facilities, an office building, machine and concrete foundations, utility expansion, and continual retrofitting of existing facilities. The successful candidate will be expected to have civil engineering or construction experience and be able to quickly apply design tools, work processes, standards, and practices to current and future Kairos Power projects.


  • Assist in the evaluation, selection, and application of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria for site development projects
  • Review and evaluate engineering calculations and drawings
  • Prepare scope of work and supporting documentation for design and construction
  • Utilize civil engineering software packages and computer-aided drafting software
  • Interface with maintenance and manufacturing personnel, various engineering disciplines, vendors, suppliers, local agencies, design consultants, and contractors
  • Learn and utilize applicable building and design codes
  • Participate in both design and construction meetings
  • Learn and utilize permitting requirements related to the City of Albuquerque and Mesa Del Sol Community
  • Perform construction observation and reporting
  • Coordination and scheduling of construction activities
  • Cost tracking and estimating
  • Delivering presentations and reports of work performed
  • Maintain a broad understanding of the Kairos Power building infrastructure in Albuquerque


  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering or similar discipline is preferred
  • PE license in State of New Mexico or EIT certificate is a plus but not required
  • Familiarity with CAD software/civil engineering design tools is a plus but not required
  • Ability to work collaboratively on multi-disciplinary projects to accomplish objectives
  • Experience in managing priorities and timelines simultaneously
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to work with highly collaborative team and proven team player working with various teams
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Prioritizes and ensures safety of one self and others
  • Ability to proactively collect, manage and transfer knowledge
  • Ability to seek different and novel ways to create efficiencies when working on problems, challenges and issues

Physical Conditions

  • Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, ramps, platforms
  • Remaining in a stationary position, often standing, or sitting for prolonged periods
  • Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another
  • Adjusting, moving, transporting, installing, positioning, or removing objects up to 20 pounds in all directions
  • Communicating with others to exchange information

Environmental Conditions

  • General office environment
  • Low temperatures
  • High temperatures
  • Outdoor environment or elements such as precipitation and wind 
  • Noisy environments
  • Accessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned
  • High-concentration, demanding and fast-paced

Safety and PPE

  • Reading and interpreting hazardous warning signs.
  • Reporting issues with equipment or unsafe conditions.
  • Wearing proper PPE, to include face mask, face shields, gloves, safety shoes, vest, and helmet.

Additional Requirements

  • Occasionally requires schedule flexibility and working weekends
  • Occasionally requires extended hours to support project timelines

About our Benefits

We know that we have some of the most talented and dedicated employees, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, full-time employees (excludes interns) expect to have access to the benefits below:

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits for employees and their dependents
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401(k) and pre-tax health insurance, dependent care, and commuter benefits (FSA)

Kairos Power is committed to building a diverse workforce that reflects the communities where we do business. Kairos Power is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We actively welcome people of different experiences, abilities, and perspectives.

Kairos Power participates in E-Verify.

Candidates only, no recruiters or agencies please.

Note: You are applying for a position that is located in a facility that handles information that is subject to export control restrictions by the Department of Energy under 10 CFR Part 810. To work in this facility, you need to be authorized by the Department of Energy to access Part 810-controlled information. Foreign nationals who are citizens of countries that are not on the Department of Energy’s general authorization list (link below) are not permitted to work in our facility unless the Department of Energy issues an export control license to the company to permit that individual to have access to Part 810-controlled information. The following questions are intended to determine the licensing requirements that may apply. https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/10/appendix-A_to_part_810

Kairos Power Headquarters Location

Alameda, CA

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Kairos Power Company Size

Between 100 - 500 employees

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Kairos Power Funding Rounds

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  • Grant

    $16,320 USD