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Sr Rail Electrification Engineer - KIE


Englewood, CO, US Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 100199 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Sr. Rail Electrification Engineer with Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers Rail and Transport group, you will play a key role in the future success and growth of the group.

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 has offices in Colorado, Nebraska, Washington State, and Toronto, Canada offering 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) office.

  • Plans and manage the technical aspects of highly complex rail electrification projects to ensure the delivery of cost-effective product that meet client technical requirements. This includes scope definition, design development, cost estimation, engineering support services during construction, safety certification and system integration support services, project closeout, etc.  
  • Develop standard design guidelines and capture lessons learned from industry best practices to produce fully integrated designs.          
  • Train and develop junior engineering staff.  Repeat from below. 
  • Conducts studies and analyses of new technologies, equipment, and methods to develop more efficient engineering alternatives and present them to internal and external clients.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to support the entire organization for successful project delivery. This includes, but not limited to, peer review, develop technical white paper, site visiting and troubleshooting, attend technical meetings, factory and field test witness, etc.   
  • Any other technical and project management responsibilities assigned by supervisor or management team.
  • This position requires an experienced candidate who can work in a multi-discipline project environment and communicate effectively with internal and external clients, sub-consultants, and suppliers to successfully support the successful delivery of complex rail electrification projects.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills.
  • Strong leadership skills in manage and mentor technical staffs working toward a common goal.
  • Ability to develop junior staffs in both technical and project management skills.
  • Bachelor’s degrees in engineering field.
  • 15 years of relevant working experience.
  • Professional engineering license in United States or ability to obtain one in 6 months.

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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