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Early Career Roadway Engineer- Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Englewood, CO, US

Requisition ID: 106659 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Early Career Transportation/Roadway position involves highway geometric design, roadway modeling, production of final plans and specifications, and traffic maintenance during construction. As an early career engineer you will work in a learning environment where you will be mentored by Professional Engineers and Technical Staff. You will be focusing on learning your skills in highway geometric design using CADD, particularly focusing on InRoads and Civil3D software. 

Typical career paths within the roadway/civil discipline include but are not limited to Design Task Leadership, Project Management, Subject Matter Experts, and Team Leadership. You will be working directly in teams of 3-5 engineers and technical specialists. 


District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering Group’s Design Build Management team are driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects to manage their multi-disciplined design teams to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk. Our construction-driven engineers analyze root causes and resolve design issues before they impact schedule and budget. Particularly on large design-build projects, clients benefit from the proven processes and tools used by Kiewit to minimize project risk. We are an in-house resource that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff shares experiences gained, innovative concepts, and design best practices for all projects that we support.

Our participation leads to 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. We will train you, develop your skills, and 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 Englewood Colorado office.


  • Develop proficiency in highway geometric design (horizontal alignments, vertical alignments, typical sections, super-elevation) in accordance with state and local design standards including AASHTO
  • Learn and apply skills for creating surface models utilizing InRoads, Civil3D and/or other similar design software.
  • Engage in interdisciplinary design coordination to ensure that project elements are compatible
  • Assist in developing preliminary design concepts for highways and civil features to support cost estimating.
  • Create exhibits for meetings and proposals

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Participate in final design of project elements such as roadway geometrics, roadway design plans, signing and marking plans, maintenance of traffic plans, wall plan and profile sheets 


  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Civil Engineering
  • Passed Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam
  • History of relevant class projects, internships and/or coursework during college
  • Growing body of post-college experience on civil/highway or similar projects
  • Familiarity with design-build delivery is preferred
  • Basic knowledge of MicroStation or AutoCAD platforms
  • Experience developing construction plans for transportation projects is preferred
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team

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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