Structural Engineer (Buildings) - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Woodcliff Lake, NJ, US

Requisition ID: 170996 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering (KIE) is a leading engineering group committed to delivering innovative and sustainable engineering solutions. With a strong focus on quality and client satisfaction, KIE has built a reputation for excellence in the industry. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced mid-level Structural Engineer to join our dynamic team and contribute to the success of our diverse projects.  

The successful candidate will be part of our rapidly growing Infrastructure, Facilities and Buildings Group (IF+B):  a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the design-build delivery of infrastructure projects.  As structural engineer, you will be an integral part of our expanding design group which encompasses architects and multi-disciplined engineers in the design and construction support for transportation projects, facilities, industrial buildings, and other infrastructure projects.   We are seeking an individual who is passionate and self-motivated and who likes to work with clients and production teams to coordinate and deliver cohesive structural designs.

As a mid-level Structural Engineer at Kiewit, you will take on a more advanced role in the design, analysis, and implementation of structural engineering projects.  You will contribute your expertise to ensure the successful delivery of projects, while also mentoring junior engineers and supporting their professional growth.

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 exceed 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. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done but will also help propel your career forward faster.  Kiewit offers an opportunity to apply your specialties while improving your skillset as a structural engineer through involvement in a wide variety of projects and through a unique proximity to and participation in the construction phases of various projects.  With top-notch health benefits, a very competitive 401k plan, and numerous growth opportunities, joining Kiewit ensures a lifetime of success.


This position is based out of Woodcliff Lake, NJ and typically requires less than 10 percent travel depending on project activity.


•    Provide advanced structural design and analysis of mid-sized and large projects with minimal supervision.
•    Apply a strong knowledge of building codes and structural behavior to perform advanced structural analysis.
•    Utilize an understanding of construction practices to establish design and/or repair scope recommendations for structures of various constructions.
•    Perform advanced structural calculations, modeling, and simulations to ensure designs meet regulatory standards and project specifications.
•    Evaluate design drawings and documentation such as quality control reviews for the assurance of sound and constructable designs.  
•    Produce designs, plan production, building layout/profiles, specifications, and construction documents.
•    Coordinate with other disciplines and engineers to ensure cohesive and innovative design solutions.  
•    Provide engineering services during construction in the form of reviewing submittals, requests for information (RFI’s) and field non-conformance reports (NCR’s).
•    Conduct site visits and inspections and propose solutions to structural challenges in consultation with a senior structural engineer.
•    Act as a mentor to junior engineers while fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
•    Willing to travel, as needed.


•    Bachelor of Science degree in Civil or Structural Engineering from an ABET accredited program required.
•    Must possess an active professional Engineering License with the ability to obtain license in other states.  *(Company will pay for additional licenses)
•    4+ years Structural Engineering experience in design and analysis,  and/or project engineering in facilities/buildings/structures with strong structural analysis skills. 
•    Broad background with various building system types (which may include but not limited to, steel, concrete, masonry, wood, roofing and building envelopes).  Applicant should possess the desire and ability to work and a variety of different project types.
•    Knowledge of national building and construction codes (ASCE, AISC, ACI, NDS, etc.)
•    Experience with Design/Build projects desired, or experience working with multiple types of construction in some capacity (resident engineering) is a big plus
•    Well versed in the use of structural analysis tools, such as; SAP2000, ETABS, RAM, RISA, and similar  
•    Strong written and oral communication 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.


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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