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Intermediate Civil Design Engineer - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers

Location: 

Burnaby, British Columbia, CA

Requisition ID: 103280 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are an innovative team of engineers and designers that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewit’s module fabrication and construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service consulting and engineering firm serving the infrastructure and engineering markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,300 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.

 

Our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, transit, and materials disciplines, 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.

 

We are an innovative team of design engineers that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewit’s construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on 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. Kiewit’s culture encourages training, developing your skills, and tailoring your experience and knowledge to allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.

Location

This position is based out of our Burnaby, BC office. 

Responsibilities

•    Undertake conceptual and detailed design for all civil engineering projects, including roadway, highway, drainage and utilities etc.
•    Undertake 2D design and 3D modeling such as roadway corridor and earthworks grading
•    Undertake quantity takeoffs and cost estimating for civil engineering projects
•    Assist in the evaluation, selection and application of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria to site development projects.  
•    Design for an assigned system that may include analysis, calculations, research, selection, layout, etc. necessary to develop required design documents.
•    Utilize knowledge of departmental design standards and applicable engineering codes to review prepared drawings and documents for conformance; work with civil designers to ensure quality procedures are followed. 
•    Plan, schedule, and analyze scope, staffing and budgeting.
•    Assist in design efforts with all project personnel in all disciplines and departments ranging in moderate to large or complex and multi-disciplinary projects. 
•    Collaborate with entry and mid-level employees for skills development; review work progress and results and provide direction as needed. 
•    Utilize basic civil engineering software packages and computer-aided drafting software in accordance with industry codes and standards. 
•    Collaborate with various discipline and subsidiary groups to provide expertise and support business needs. 
•    Provide recommendations and suggestions on designs as well as processes and standards.
•    Work closely with Kiewit construction partners in a collaborative manner to ensure total project success.
•    Manage and mentor Entry-Level Civil Engineers
•    Assist Senior-Level Civil Engineers in estimating engineering design efforts and manhours for pursuit and execution phases of projects.    

Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in a Civil Engineering program from an accredited four-year college or university program
•    Registered or in the process of registering as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) in BC or other provinces in Canada is required.  Registered as a PE in US states is desirable.
•    Knowledge of basic spreadsheet, database, word processing programs and basic computer operation is required.
•    Experience with computer assisted engineering and design software, preferably Autocad Civil 3D is required.  Knowledge of MicroStation, Geopak, InRoads, OpenRoads and/or drainage calculation software is desirable.
•    Basic knowledge of using Projectwise or any other cloud basedcloud-based file collaboration system is required.
•    Four to ten years of industry experience in a design function is required.
•    Four to ten years of experience in general engineering design and construction projects, as well as familiarity with multi-disciplinary complex projects is required.
•    Attention to details is required.
•    Ability to effectively communicate through emails and utilize electronic meeting requests is required.
•    Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills are required.
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline driven environment is required.
•    Experience in managing several or a group of Entry-Level Civil Engineers is required.
•    Experience in estimating engineering design efforts and manhours for pursuit and execution phases of projects is required.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.


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.