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Roadway Design Build Discipline Lead - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering

Location: 

Federal Way, WA, US

Requisition ID: 103202 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Design Build Management 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering (KIE) has an immediate opening for a dynamic Roadway D/B Discipline Lead in our growing Design Build Group. You will be part of our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, rail, 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's Design-Build team is driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects.  Through our integrated design and construction approach, our multi-disciplinary team works together to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk.  Our construction-focused engineers work collaboratively with our estimators and builders to design solutions that are innovative, constructible, and designed with a focus on safety.   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 best practices for all projects that we support.

Kiewit’s management and implementation of this process leads to safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that exceeds client expectations and furthers 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 health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.

Location

This position is based out of Federal Way, WA.

Responsibilities
  • Leads and manage technical teams for assigned design disciplines during a pursuit or final design projects
  • Responsible for completion of project design tasks within assigned disciplines, in accordance with project design criteria and project management plans
  • Ensures Kiewit's Standard Operating Procedures are communicated and followed
  • Controls cost of the design and all engineering services
  • Manages quantities and constructability throughout the design process for assigned design discipline
  • Has the flexibility to work within multiple design discipline
  • Monitors and reports progress against design schedule
  • Partners with design discipline lead and construction estimator/superintendent to meet project objectives
  • Mentor junior staff with technical and professional development
  • Design quality management plan champion for the civil design team
  • Develop project budgets, schedules and staffing plans for KIE final design projects
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Civil Engineering
  • WA Professional registration required
  • 12+ years of highway design experience with an emphasis on design-build
  • Prior work experience on transportation project valuing $100M+
  • 5 or more years of managing an engineering and design team of at least 5 or more
  • Geometric design (horizontal alignments, vertical alignments, typical sections, (super elevation) of roadways and highways in accordance with industry design standards including AASHTO
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Good attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Strong work ethic and willing to do what it takes to get the job done
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment
  • The ability to travel if needed 

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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.