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Structural Engineer- Kiewit Industrial Engineering

Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US Bloomington, MN, US Minneapolis, MN, US

Requisition ID: 136099 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Industrial Engineering (K-IND) division is seeking a Mid-Level Structural Design Engineer in the Lenexa, Kansas office. Looking for ideal candidates to grow the K-IND team by helping establish, maintain, and improve standards and tools, and mentoring young engineers while contributing to project success. Candidates will have a minimum of 4 years of experience in engineering, using current drawing and technical tools/programs/software with an understanding and experience in design documentation creation/layout, and be comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining a growth mindset continuing to develop in their technical and professional career. 

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service engineering consulting and design firm serving a broad range of the industrial markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,300 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve the industrial, transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Our operations-focused engineering provides our clients with safe and efficient facilities, and it integrates our 130 years of construction experience to finish projects on time and to make sure that Nobody Gets Hurt. 

  

Our rapidly growing Industrial Engineering team, which includes process, mechanical, electrical, controls, structural, architectural, geotechnical, and civil disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on EPC and design-build delivery of industrial projects in markets such as Food & Beverage, Mineral Processing, Renewable Fuels, Pulp and Paper, Steel & Aluminum, Industrial Buildings, and Industrial Energy, Water and Utilities. 

Location

This position is based out of Lenexa, KS.

Responsibilities

•    Prepare designs for structures including research, system selection, analysis, and drawing preparation on projects ranging from moderate to large in size and complexity. 
•    Apply department and industry standards to oversee the preparation of calculations, project drawings, and project specifications.
•    Mentor and direct the work of entry and mid-level employees for skills development.   Reviews their progress and results.  Provides direction and coaching, as needed.
•    Leverages Building Information Modeling (BIM) to create plans, drawings, and details.
•    Incorporate the requirements of the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract, customer Requests for Proposals (RFPs), professional service agreements, or other contractual requirements ensuring the projects meet or exceed project goals.
•    Coordinate with internal and external partners including cross-discipline, construction, vendors, fabricator(s), and owners to address structural-related issues or concerns.
•    Recommend changes for standards or process improvements, as needed.
•    Prepare, monitor, and update project plans, schedules, and budgets (including staffing needs) to project management and department management.
•    Support department managers in setting and achieving performance goals for the department.
 

Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in a civil or architectural engineering program from an ABET accredited four-year college or university program.  Some masters’ coursework preferred
•    Licensed Professional Engineer
•    At least four years’ experience in structural engineering and design.  A minimum of three years in the industrial or building markets, preferred
•    Must be able to communicate effectively and constructively with other team members and disciplines both verbally and written form
•    Functional in utilizing spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and computer operations
•    Knowledgeable and experience in engineering software: CSi SAP2000 and SAFE, RISA Suite.
•    Knowledge and experience with BIM software: Revit preferred, AutoCAD, and Navisworks.
•    Must be able to represent Kiewit Industrial Engineering in a professional manner to owners, contractors, vendors, and any other contacts outside Kiewit organization

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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.

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.


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