Marine Structural Engineer - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Manhattan, NY, US Woodcliff Lake, NJ, US

Requisition ID: 171822 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Marine 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering (KIE) has an immediate opening for a dynamic Marine Structural Engineer. You will be part of our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, rail, waterfront and coastal disciplines.  KIE is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the design-build delivery of infrastructure projects. 

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering'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 role can be based out of Kiewit’s Woodcliff Lake, NJ / Manhattan, NY offices.


•    Perform design of structural components for Marine and Waterfront structures including wharfs, piers, marine terminals, floodwalls and seawalls.
•    Check design deliverables in accordance with industry codes and standards, contract requirements, and company standards.
•    Adhere to schedules and work assignments to ensure successful project completion.
•    Apply department and industry standards when preparing calculations, project drawings, and project specifications.
•    Work effectively with the CAD team to produce design and construction drawings.
•    Research new methods and adapt current processes and work-flows as necessary to successfully execute project deliverables.
•    Coordinate with other designers, engineers and team members assigned to a project or task, and support work progress and results.
•    Support department managers in achieving performance goals for the department.
•    Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all project team members and stakeholders (internal and external to Kiewit).


•    Bachelor’s degree or higher in structural engineering from an ABET-accredited engineering program.
•    Active PE required
•    7+ years’ related design experience in relevant projects
•    Excellent working knowledge of AutoCAD.
•    Ability and willingness to support other activities that have similar functions. 
•    Perform structural analysis and preparation of engineering calculations. Knowledgeable in popular engineering analysis software such as SAP 2000, SAFE, LPILE and Mathcad
•    Functional in utilizing spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and computer operations.
•    Ability and willingness to support other civil activities (onshore structures) as needed.


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: $140,000 - $165,000

(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.

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