Structural Designer - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers

Lone Tree, Colorado, United States
Closing date
Oct 22, 2022

View more

Computer etc., Engineering
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.
Requisition ID: 153500

Job Level: Senior Level

Home District/Group: Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers

Department: Design Engineering

Market: Transportation

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers (KIE) is seeking a Lift Planner for Construction Engineering Services (CES) in the KIE Denver, CO office. Looking for the ideal candidate to perform a variety of civil and geotechnical CAD production tasks using Civil 3D related to temporary structures supporting construction operations. The Designer should have at least 10+ years' experience in engineering plan production, and be familiar with current technical tools, software, and CAD best practices. Our CES group provides value to the success of our clients' projects by designing and building temporary works which are critical to quality project design, cost control, and construction excellence. The engineering design tasks our CES group performs to help Kiewit build projects include: Support of excavation, cofferdam design, deep foundations and dewatering, MSE / Soil Nail wall design, haul roads, working surfaces, bore hole analysis and other geotechnical related design support.

ENR released its 2022 Top 400 Contractor rankings. Kiewit ranks No. 3, up one spot from last year's No. 4 ranking.
• No. 1 - Domestic Heavy
• No. 1 - Petroleum
• No. 1 - Transportation
• No. 2 - Power
• No. 4 - Working Abroad
• No. 20 - Domestic Building / Manufacturing

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service consulting and engineering firm serving the infrastructure and engineering markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,300 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.

Our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, transit, and materials disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the design-build delivery of infrastructure projects.

We are an innovative team of design engineers that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewit's construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on safe, cost effective, and innovative designs 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.


This position is based out of our Lone Tree, Colorado Office - Relocation assistance is available


  • Develop tools and help manage lift planning/heavy haul initiatives across Kiewit
  • Gain experience in various temporary work types (Both Structural and Geotechnical)
  • Create and maintain high level relationships with Engineering Teams
  • Work with our engineering teams to self-perform structural designs for temporary structures (steel, wood, concrete, manufactured items, etc.) supporting construction activities on Kiewit projects in a timely manner
  • Develop proficiency and use Revit, AutoCAD, Civil 3D software to produce design for estimate and construction documents
  • Follow and assist in developing company BIM/CAD and quality standards

Future Responsibilities

  • Work with and help manage the KIE CES Denver, CO office team of Structural Designers
  • Work with and coordinate with other KIE CES offices to facilitate designs and share resources
  • Schedule and assign team design tasks
  • Coordinate with other KIE CES office Design Leads to enforce CAD/BIM standards, maintain quality, share resources, and operate in a uniform manner
  • Perform quality reviews of team deliverables
  • Participate in design reviews to evaluate design concepts and make recommendations
  • Provide design cost and schedule estimates to engineers
  • Mentor and train early career team Designers
  • Comply with all corporate manager requirements - Team performance and career development reviews, time entry review, compliance, etc.
  • Work with recruiters to fill open team positions and perform interviews


• 10+ years' experience in civil / geotechnical CAD design and production of design documents
• Associate degree in Computer Aided Design, Engineering Technology, or similar program experience
• Advanced proficiency in Autodesk Civil 3D
• Ability to create and modify surfaces, alignments, profiles & sections required to document civil / geotechnical work
• Experience with advanced Civil 3D topics such as data shortcuts, style and setting customization and coordinate systems
• Ability to detail structural steel connections related to geotechincal designs
• Additional proficiency in Revit or Navisworks is a plus
• General knowledge of engineering principles and materials for civil / geotechnical work
• Read and understand construction documents
• Ability to clearly communicate and collaborate with Engineers and Designers
• Critical thinking skills necessary with the ability to plan and conceptualize
• Capable of recognizing conflicts and discrepancies with strong attention to detail
• Basic skills in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
• Construction experience is a plus


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: $80,425 - $100,531
(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.

.buttontext32fc3d0d2068e32c a{ border: 1px solid transparent; } .buttontext32fc3d0d2068e32c a:focus{ border: 1px dashed #999999 !important; outline: none !important; }

There's no limit to what you'll do at Kiewit. Whether you're building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people's lives for generations to come.

Here you'll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities.

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that's among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Denver
Job Segment: CAD, Drafting, Construction, Design Engineer, Geology, Engineering
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert