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Experienced Structural Engineer


Denver, CO, US Englewood, CO, US

Requisition ID: 100339 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers is seeking a Mid-Level Structural Design Engineer for our Construction Engineering Services (CES) in the KIE – Houston, TX office. Looking for the ideal candidate to have the ability to grow within the CES Engineering team with scheduling out tasks, structural calculations, quantities calculations, cost estimates, and risk mitigation. The Structural Design Engineer should have at least 5 years’ experience in engineering plan production, be technically advanced and familiar with current technical tools/programs/software, and Structural codes. Our Construction Engineering Services (CES) group provides value to the success of our clients’ projects by designing and building temporary works, such as cofferdams, excavation support, and critical crane lifts, which are critical to quality project design, cost control, and construction excellence. The engineering design tasks our Construction Engineering Services group performs to help Kiewit build projects include: Bridge erection & demolition, Cofferdam design, Critical crane lifts, Erection sequencing & staged construction analysis, Hoisting and jacking, Deep foundations and dewatering, Excavation support, Marine engineering, Pile drive analysis, Ductwork analysis, Falsework design, Temporary bridge & trestle, CES estimate support, Working surface design, On-site engineering support.

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers (KIE) is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of our company that offers a variety of services, including, temporary and permanent design services for current projects and new project pursuits in the United States and Canada.  Our design services group offers expertise in structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, and materials disciplines.  Our engineering group is responsible for managing engineering assignments in support of Kiewit’s construction projects in both the United States and Canada.  As part of the engineering group, you will have the opportunity to work with other structural and geotechnical engineers, members of our interdisciplinary engineering team, as well as estimators, schedules and construction experts to provide advice on construction methodology, risk and the design of temporary works. 


This role will be based out of Kiewit’s Englewood, CO (South Denver area) office and typically requires less than 25 percent travel.


•    Design of temporary structures including: falsework, heavy lift planning & rigging design, evaluation of existing structures for construction loads, erection procedures or planned sequences, support of excavation systems related to our construction operations
•    Perform calculations and structural designs• Ensure accuracy of the design drawings
•    Produce quantities and cost estimates• Have the knowledge and ability to analyze and design according to codes, design criteria, and structural theories
•    Capable of transferring structural design and ideas to contract drawings• Help identify design risks and assist with risk mitigation planning
•    Other responsibilities could include:
•    design of falsework & formwork, analysis of temporary bridges & trestles, and coordination of specialty designs in support of our construction operations. 


•    Experience with temporary structures and/or construction engineering• Accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Civil or Structural Engineering; Master’s degree or greater in Structural Engineering is preferred
•    5 - 10 years of relevant engineering experience• Professional Engineer licensure or eligibility within the United States
•    Strong all-around academic knowledge of structural engineering• Experience with engineering design software will be an advantage; this includes AutoCAD, BlueBeam, MathCAD, Navisworks, RISA-3D etc.
•    Experience with working in a team setting• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with individuals at all levels of the organization
•    Strong inter-personal skills and an ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment
•    Ability to travel/TDY assignments and/or relocate based on business needs
•    Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments

Other common names for this role: Construction Structural Engineer, Temporary Structures Engineer, Project Manager, Professional Engineer, Professional Structural Engineer

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.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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