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Junior Civil Engineer (EIT) - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Burnaby, British Columbia, CA

Requisition ID: 109639 

Job Level: Entry 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 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 position is based out of our Burnaby, BC office. 


•    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.
•    Assist Senior-Level Civil Engineers in estimating engineering design efforts and manhours for pursuit and execution phases of projects.    


•    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in a Civil Engineering program from an accredited four-year college or university program
•    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.
•    Zero to four years of industry experience in a design function 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.

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.