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Sr Structural/Bridge Designer (Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering)


Englewood, CO, US Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 98800 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering has an immediate opening for a dynamic Senior Structural/Bridge Designer in our growing Design Engineering Services (DES) Group based in Englewood, CO. The Senior Structural/Bridge Designer 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 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 role will be based out of Kiewit’s Englewood, CO (South Denver area) office.

  • Working with engineering team to develop preliminary and final design bridge plans and details.
  • Detailing of structural elements, including concrete reinforcement and steel connections.
  • Using MicroStation, AutoCAD, and 3D modeling software to develop bridge plans.
  • Participating in design reviews to evaluate design concepts and make recommendations.
  • Producing reinforcement barlists, engineering reports, models, exhibits, etc.
  • Assisting Designers and Engineers with QA/QC reviews of drawing packages.
  • Leading a design project and providing guidance to others.
  • Assessing project schedule and estimating resource requirements; communicate progress with task lead.
  • Setting up project workspaces and drawing templates.
  • Ensuring all work is performed in compliance with Kiewit and/or project-specific standards and Quality Management plans.
  • 10+ years’ experience in CAD production of bridge designs and plan sets.
  • 5+ years’ project leadership experience a plus but not required.
  • Associate Degree or better preferred.
  • General knowledge of engineering principles and structural materials.
  • Ability to understand construction documents and design standards.
  • Strong background in bridge design, construction methods and prestressing/post-tensioning.
  • Familiar with bridge construction procedures and staging plans.
  • Must be highly proficient with MicroStation or AutoCAD; both preferred.
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Office products, Bluebeam and ProjectWise.  Advanced ProjectWise experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of 3D modeling required, advanced skills preferred.
  • The ability to clearly communicate and collaborate well with engineers and designers.
  • Critical thinking skills necessary with the ability to plan ahead and conceptualize.
  • Capable of recognizing discrepancies with strong attention to detail.

Other common names for this role: Senior Bridge Technician, Senior Structural Technician  


Base Compensation: $101,000  - $152,000 

(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)


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.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, paid parental and maternity leave, and generous paid time off.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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