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Roadway Design Engineer, Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Seattle, WA, US Bellevue, WA, US Federal Way, WA, US

Requisition ID: 141920 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Are you ready for a new challenges and opportunities for innovation?  Why not work for one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations?  Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering (KIE) has an immediate opening for a dynamic Roadway Engineer in our growing Design Engineering Services (DES) Group. We will be opening a new office in Bellevue, WA as we continue to expand our Transportation Design team.  You will be part of our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, rail, and materials disciplines, and 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 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 role is temporarily based out of our Federal Way office until our Bellevue office opens. We offer relocation assistance to candidates seeking to move to the area.


•   Develop innovative technical designs and Design leadership as a Task Manager for Civil/Roadway disciplines on major design-build projects
•    Supervise design engineers/designers and interface with our other engineering disciplines and construction teams
•    Provide oversight and direction to the design of complex projects from the pursuit phase through final design into construction
•    Direct activities of multiple disciplines
•    Serve as subject matter expert within the Civil/Roadway discipline
•    Manage design budgets including preparation of fee estimates, earned-value assessments and corrective actions
•    Evaluate staff capabilities and staffing requirements.  Develop, implement, and manage staffing plans
•    Promote staff development through training, mentoring, and career planning
•    Prepare and implement quality management plans



  • 4+ years of civil / highway design experience with an emphasis on design-build projects
  • BS in Civil Engineering 
  • Must be registered as a Professional Engineer 
  • Experience designing civil/highway infrastructure and some experience leading other engineers/designers and interest in developing your career as a leader of teams.
  • Some Design-build delivery experience is a PLUS
  • Understanding of CADD platforms and their application to design
  • Experience developing construction plans for transportation projects
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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