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Geotechnical Engineer Intern- Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers Intern

Location: 

Omaha, NE, US Lenexa, KS, US Englewood, CO, US

Requisition ID: 106701 

Job Level: Internship 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 

Position Overview

Are you interested in a hands-on real-world learning experience directly related to the skills needed in a full-time construction career?  In this internship, you will have the opportunity to develop, participate and learn key roles and functions within construction management. 

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we’re boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else.

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers (KIE) is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of our company that offers a variety of services, including, temporary and permanent design services for current projects and new project pursuits in the United States and Canada.  Our design services group has offices in Colorado, Nebraska, Washington State, and Toronto, Canada offering expertise in structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, and materials disciplines.  Our engineering group is responsible for managing engineering assignments in support of Kiewit’s construction projects in both the United States and Canada.  As part of the engineering group, you will have the opportunity to work with other structural and geotechnical engineers, members of our interdisciplinary engineering team, as well as estimators, schedules and construction experts to provide advice on construction methodology, risk and the design of temporary works. 

Location

This position is based out of either Omaha, NE, Lenexa, KS, or Denver, CO.

Responsibilities

•    Field engineering, operation planning, cost control, project scheduling, quantity tracking, material procurement, contract administration, estimating & supervision of field activities
•    Performing engineering tasks requiring standard techniques and handling minor problems of a technical nature arising during construction
•    Maintaining records as required regarding job progress, costs, material usage, etc.
•    Planning and scheduling of job and/or job segments
•    Investigating problems and/or reported incidents; identifying and recommending solutions/alternatives as appropriate
•    Reviewing plans and specifications to determine material requirements (quantities and qualities), pricing of materials, etc.
•    Working with suppliers as required facilitating the handling and expediting delivery of materials

Qualifications

•    Ability to travel or relocate as needed 
•    Ability to work full-time during the summer (approximately May-August)
•    Currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in civil engineering, construction management or related 
•    Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in a wide-ranging climates and environments  
•    Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative 
•    Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time 
•    Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity 
•    Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt 
•    Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills 
•    Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives 
•    Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail 

Other common names for this role: Office Engineer Intern, Office Intern, Field Intern

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: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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