Geotechnical Engineer- Kiewit Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Englewood CO Posted Date: March 13, 2020
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Employer Job Id:  94039  Careermine Job Id: 1838335
Requisition ID: 94039

Job Level: Entry Level

Department: Design Engineering

Market: Transportation

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

Kiewit is seeking an Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer to work on engineering assignments in support of Kiewit Corporation's business across the United States and Canada. The primary duties of this engineer will include performing both permanent and temporary geotechnical engineering in support of a variety of Transportation, Power, Industrial, Oil, Gas & Chemical, Water, Tunneling, and Mining projects. A strong academic background, excellent communication skills, and an ability to work well in a team environment are considered essential for this position.

As an Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer, you will work on interdisciplinary teams that include structural, civil, drainage, mechanical, electrical, and materials engineers, as well as estimators, schedulers and other construction professionals, to perform geotechnical engineering analyses and design. You will be involved in planning and executing field investigation programs, performing geotechnical engineering analyses, and producing construction documents and engineering reports.

This position requires travel to project offices and work sites and periodic field assignments.

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers (KIE) is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of our company that offers a variety of services, including, temporary and permanent design services for current projects and new project pursuits in the United States and Canada. Our design services group has offices in Colorado, Nebraska, Washington State, and Toronto, Canada offering expertise in structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, and materials disciplines. Our engineering group is responsible for managing engineering assignments in support of Kiewit's construction projects in both the United States and Canada. As part of the engineering group, you will have the opportunity to work with other structural and geotechnical engineers, members of our interdisciplinary engineering team, as well as estimators, schedules and construction experts to provide advice on construction methodology, risk and the design of temporary works.

Location

Locations: Denver, CO; Omaha, NE; Lenexa, KS

Responsibilities

In this role, you will utilize geotechnical engineering knowledge under the direction of an experienced Geotechnical Engineer to complete technical engineering assignments in support of Kiewit Corporation business, including:

•     Providing project support during the proposal/bid phase; working with team members to complete engineering analyses in support of innovative and cost-effective design solutions to geotechnical problems and challenges.
•     Working on design-build and EPC projects, including developing design recommendations and producing design deliverables.
•     Performing and overseeing subsurface investigations, field testing, and construction oversight.
•     Producing engineering reports, drawings, and detailed calculation packages.

Qualifications

•     Master's degree, or equivalent experience, in Geotechnical Engineering or closely related field- highly preferred.
•     0- 3 years of post-graduate geotechnical engineering experience.
•     Passed the FE/EIT examination in the United States
•     Strong all-around academic knowledge of geotechnical engineering, including soil mechanics, rock mechanics, groundwater hydrology, and geotechnical design to support heavy civil construction.
•     Experience in any of the following aspects of geotechnical engineering is desired but not required: design of deep or shallow foundations, slope stability, seismic engineering, retaining wall design, rock mechanics, settlement of compressible soils, ground improvement techniques, support of excavation, dewatering, pile driving analysis, heavy equipment and crane working surface design, subsurface exploration, laboratory testing programs, and on-site engineering support.
•     Strong verbal and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to work in a team setting.
•     Strong interpersonal skills resulting in exceptional rapport with people.
•     Ability to travel to project sites and the physical ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environmental conditions.

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.

There's no limit to what you'll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you'll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you're building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you're bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you'll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you'll be part of a mission that's bigger than you can imagine.

Here, you'll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience - all while helping people across the globe live better.

Nearest Major Market: Denver
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