Share this Job





Sr Civil CAD Designer - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Lone Tree, CO, US

Requisition ID: 139727 

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 Senior Civil CAD Designer for Construction Engineering Services (CES).  The role is located in Lone Tree, CO, with opportunity for flexible work.  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 Infrastructure Engineering's Design-Build team is driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects.  Through our integrated design and construction approach, our multi-disciplinary team works together to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk.  Our construction-focused engineers work collaboratively with our estimators and builders to design solutions that are innovative, constructible, and designed with a focus on safety.   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 best practices for all projects that we support.

Kiewit’s management and implementation of this process leads to safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that exceeds client expectations and furthers 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 Lone Tree, Colorado Office.  Opportunities for flexible work are available.  Relocation assistance is available 


• Work with our engineering teams to develop civil / geotechnical designs for temporary structures (earthwork, steel, wood, concrete, manufactured items, etc.) supporting construction activities on Kiewit projects

•Use Civil 3D software to produce design for estimate and construction documents

•Participate in design reviews to evaluate design concepts and make recommendations

•Maintain status of assigned tasks on team schedule

•Follow company’s CAD and quality standards

•Perform quality reviews of team deliverables


•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.

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.

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, Geology, Design Engineer, Engineering