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Pavement Engineer - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineer


Englewood, CO, US

Requisition ID: 102048 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Early Career Pavement Engineer is a team member of Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering Group.  This position’s primary role is to provide permanent design services (PDS) and construction engineering services (CES) to Kiewit projects.  Pavement engineering services are typically provided to projects with highway, street, roadway, haul road, airport, light rail transit (LRT), intermodal terminal, port, or mining components. Project involvement can be requested at any stage (Get Work, Build Work) of a project’s life cycle.  Get Work project tasks can include proposal development, Task Force participation, proposal design including alternative design concept (ATC), and proposal estimating.  Build Work project tasks can include Task Force participation, development of Final designs, construction engineering, and construction operations oversight.  Typical project deliverables include design reports, memorandums, letters, and meeting presentations.  These deliverables provide technical analysis, technical interpretations, and professional recommendations; all these project deliverables are subject to KIE’s Design Quality Management Plan.  This position provides opportunities to work within a team and individual settings. Pavement Engineering is a “specialty” engineering service and as such has high visibility with Project upper management where high professionalism is always expected.  Project related travel is projected to be as high as 50% and can be anywhere in North America (US and Canada).  Continued job related learning (Kiewit University, Professional Engineer Continued Education, personal professional development) is encouraged and expected.

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure 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 position is based out of our Englewood, CO office

  • Pavement Design & Analysis (AASHTO ’93, MEPDG, Elastic Layer Analysis, Finite Element)
  • Pavement Materials (Asphalt, Concrete, Base Courses, Subgrades)
  • Pavement Vehicle Loading (highway, aircraft, LRT, heavy construction equipment)
  • Pavement forensics/research regarding pavement performance
  • Interpreting Pavement Materials quality/process control data
  • Proportioning and reviewing pavement mixes
  • Interpret/learn/apply client specific design methodologies, specifications, and standards
  • Analysis of pavement profile, falling weight deflectometer, ground penetrating radar, and pavement friction testing
  • B.S. degree in Civil Engineering. - Master’s degree with emphasis in pavements or transportation materials related engineering field preferred
  • Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills

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.