Building Mechanical Engineer- Industrial Building Group


Lone Tree, CO, US Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 166439 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering (KIWE) is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to provided design for a variety of buildings across multiple market sectors. This position is located in Lone Tree, CO, with the opportunity for flexible work. This position is for an experienced design engineer with a background in HVAC, piping, and plumbing design.  Building types include administration/office buildings, battery storage, server rooms, manufacturing, warehouses, and a variety of transportation facilities including bus/train stations as well as maintenance facilities. The candidate should have leadership experience, good communication skills and ability to work with a group of experienced professionals. The candidate will be responsible for executing and reviewing mechanical designs for new and existing facilities, independently or as a member of a team, including drawings, specifications, and submittal reviews.

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 1,700 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. 



This position is based out of Lone Tree, CO. Opportunities for flexible work are available.


•    Review RFP documents and prepare estimates of the mechanical systems and write mechanical system narratives for estimating and project proposals
•    Develop cost-effective designs, to enable the company, to win profitable work in a highly competitive building design environment
•    Create construction documents, drawings and specifications for building related mechanical systems
•    Perform calculations for sizing of systems, and selection of equipment
•    Utilize industry codes and standards
•    Execute work in a team environment, coordinating with multiple design disciplines
•    Perform quality checks on the deliverables, to ensure their conformance with the contract and project requirements
•    Support the construction process by responding to RFI’s during construction, reviewing and approving shop drawings, and supporting project completion and turn-over
•    Participate in site visits to review installations and develop punch lists
•    Mentor less experienced engineers


•    Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or architectural engineering
•    Engineer with at least 5 years’ of experience in preparing design documents for HVAC and plumbing systems
•    Experience with HVAC design including; air side equipment, chilled water, controls, dehumidification, gas piping, hydronic heating water, and steam heating
•    Proficient in creating detailed calculations for HVAC load modeling, psychometric analysis, hydronic systems, ductwork and pipe sizing
•    Experienced with building modeling software such as Trane Trace 700 or Carrier HAP
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
•    Proven ability to read, understand, and develop design drawings
•    Experienced in writing specifications
•    Familiar with ASHRAE Standards
•    Familiar with International Mechanical code, International Fuel Gas code, International Plumbing code, International Building Code, International Energy Conservation code, and NFPA codes
•    High degree of self-motivation and positive motivating capacity to work with others
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills and active listening skills

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.
•    May work at various different locations and conditions may vary


Base Compensation: $66,158 - $99,236

(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.

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

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