Early Career Rail/Track Design Engineer- Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers

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Date: Aug 1, 2019

Location: Denver, CO, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 80645

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.

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers (KIE) is the in-house engineering company of Kiewit. From the home office or on the job site, our integrated services support Kiewit pre-bid, post-bid and through project completion. Design Engineering Services is comprised of professional engineers and designers with expertise in the disciplines of structural, geotechnical, civil, hydraulics/drainage, rail, and materials (concrete and asphalt).  Whether engaged in the short-term to resolve an immediate issue, in the medium-term to challenge and collaborate with outside design teams, or for the entire project as Engineer of Record (EOR), KIE’s  engineering professionals work side-by-side with the construction districts to optimize designs, identify and manage risk in cost, safety, quality, and schedule, and provide a unified, efficient approach to achieving project goals.

We are the Denver based in-house Rail/Transit resource with over 100 years of experience that supports freight and transit projects throughout the company. Our projects include but are not limited to geometric alignment design and Modeling for all modes of Rail Transportation (Light Rail, Streetcar, Freight, and Rapid Transit).  Our staff shares experiences gained, innovative concepts, and design best practices for all projects that we support.

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, provide a mentor, 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.

Position Summary:
Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers is seeking an Early Career Rail/Transit Engineer to join our Permanent Design team. Responsibilities would include performing engineering and design services to prepare calculations, plans, and specifications for rail and transit related projects including elevated and underground stations and guideways for new and rehabilitation type projects. The successful candidate would be able to manage a subtask of a larger project or study in accordance with contractual requirements, as well as have responsibility for completing the technical engineering functions of the project including: coordination of technical disciplines, procurement of materials and equipment, and construction planning assistance.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
• Assist in production of plans, specifications, and estimates for construction
• Assist in developing the scope of work for engineering tasks, design schedules and budgets for assigned project elements; monitor progress against schedule and budget requirements; and identify and document changes in scope
• Assist in determining the scope of work for procurement of materials and equipment, procurement schedules; monitor progress to maintain those procurements; and interface with procurement and subcontract personnel to facilitate the bid process
• Assist the Mid-Level Engineer in the execution of technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the project or study
• Assist in determining the technical skills and staff hours required for successful completion of the project
• Expedite distribution of action items following discussions/meetings with the client and Senior Engineer 
• Assist in preparing technical reports and documentation of activity for the client and project management
• Obtain, analyze, and circulate technical and contractual information to project disciplines
• Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate

Expertise Required:
• 0 - 4 years' experience with focus on rail transit engineering 
• Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering degree 
• PE License (or ability to obtain)
• EIT License (or ability to obtain)
• Knowledge of current codes and industry standards including AREMA, TCRP, and AASHTO
• Proficient in developing CADD design models 

About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $9 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 20,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 
•    Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
•    401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
•    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit is 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.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Engineer, Construction, Consulting, Geology, Engineering, Technology

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