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Sr Water Resource/Drainage Engineer - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers

Location: 

Englewood, CO, US Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 98599 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit has an immediate opening for a dynamic Hydraulics/Hydrology Engineer in our growing Hydraulics Group based in Englewood, CO. The Drainage Engineer will work on an interdisciplinary team including: geotechnical engineers, structural engineers, roadway engineers, estimators, schedulers and construction experts to perform engineering analysis and design in support of design-build pursuits and ongoing projects.

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. 

Location

This position will be based out of Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers Englewood, CO, (South Denver) office.

Responsibilities
  • Completing engineering assignments in support of heavy civil construction for Kiewit Construction Companies’ business including drainage design, detailed hydrologic and hydraulic analysis (using various models and methods), and preparation of design plans, reports, specifications, and technical memoranda. S
  • Lead drainage design of large infrastructure projects and manage supporting junior engineers and civil designers. 
  • Hydrology
  • Single-event and continuous rainfall modeling
  • Watershed analysis, hydrograph and peak discharge development and routing
  • Software experience includes: HEC1, HEC-HMS, SWMM/XP-SWMM, TR-55, SBUH and HSPF Method programs• Hydraulics
  • Pavement drainage, culverts, storm systems, pump stations, pressure pipe, bridge sizing and scour, sediment transport, revetment design, and coastal considerations for highway drainage
  • Understanding of the various FHWA hydraulic engineering circulars and design series
  • Flood analysis and knowledge of the NFIP including CLOMR and LOMRs
  • Stormwater quantity / quality calculations, NPDES compliance and erosion control requirements
  • Software experience includes: HY-8, Culvert Master, HEC-RAS, HEC-GEORAS, Storm CAD, Civil Storm, Pond Pack, Flow Master, 2D experience helpful such as HEC-RAS and SRH-2D• Drainage Design
  • Development of drainage plans, profiles, specifications and estimates for transportation and other water resources projects. This includes developing terrain and other design components via models such as Inroads, Arc-GIS and other pre and post processing software packages.
  • Software experience includes: Micro Station, AutoCAD, Arc-GIS, Geopak and Inroads or similar 3D stormwater modeling preferred.o Understanding of engineering cost estimates and ability to manage estimate level design for drainage components of projects.
Qualifications
  • BS or MS in Civil Engineering
  • 11+ years post-graduate experience.
  • Design experience or Design-Build project experience preferred• Must have excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization and support project efforts.
  • The candidate will possess strong project management skills including: scope development, schedule management and earned value management.
  • The candidate will lead plan production, specifications, estimate and drainage design development and will be responsible / in charge of engineering work and will be the Engineer of Record for final design projects.
  • Design-build experience is a plus.
  • Must have P.E. 

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.