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Design-Build Utility Coordinator - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Denver, CO, US Englewood, CO, US

Requisition ID: 100527 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Build Management 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering has an immediate opening for a dynamic Design-Build Utility Coordinator in our growing Design Build Management Group based in Denver, CO, US. The Design-Build Utility Coordinator will work on an interdisciplinary team including: geotechnical engineers, structural engineers, roadway engineers, estimators, schedulers and construction experts to perform engineering analysis, design, and estimates in support of design-build pursuits and ongoing projects.

You will be part of our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, rail/transit and systems, 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. 

District Overview

Kiewit Infrustructure Engineering Group's Design Build Management team are driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects to manage their multi-disciplined design teams to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk. Our construction-driven engineers analyze root causes and resolve design issues before they impact schedule and budget. Particularly on large design-build projects, 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 design best practices for all projects that we support.

Our participation leads to 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. We will train you, develop your skills, and allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.


This role will be based out of Kiewit’s Englewood, CO (South Denver area) office. 


•    Provide initial assessments of SUE requirements for a project/pursuit.
•    Provide initial assessments of utility relocations for project/pursuit. 
•    Coordinate between design engineering and estimating staff to accurately capture costs, schedule requirements, and risks associated with project utility disciplines. 
•    Coordinate and interface effectively with all 3rd party utility entities during proposal stages and follow-through during project execution. 
•    Resolve utility conflicts, clashes and work creatively and independently to manage 3rd parties as well as self-perform operations.  
•    Assist in scheduling, planning, determining craft labor levels, material quantities, equipment requirements, etc.
•    Evaluate subcontractor pricing and advise on self-perform estimates.  
•    Travel to field locations to assess project requirements during pursuit, planning, and execution phases. 
•    Participate and lead discipline specific task forces to optimize designs and economize on costs. 
•    Ensure local codes, rules, standards, procedures and programs are followed consistently and ensure the project management team is advised as to nuances and special requirements.   


•    At least 7 experience working in utilities, preferably in both design and supervisory roles.  
•    Emphasis on heavy-civil and transit construction is required. 
•    Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering degree. 
•    Working knowledge of permitting processes and schedule impacts. 
•    Design experience or Design-Build project experience preferred
•    Demonstrated ability to efficiently supervise and evaluate both subcontractor and self-perform performance. 
•    Communication skills including use of project management software (estimating, plan reviews, document controls, etc. 
•    Ability to travel as business requires (35-50%) 

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.