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Lead Roadway Engineer - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Bellevue, WA, US Federal Way, WA, US Seattle, WA, US

Requisition ID: 123380 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Are you interested in working on various complex design build projects across North America with opportunity to focus on full project delivery within a collaborative integrated team? Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering (KIE) has an immediate opening for a dynamic Senior Lead Roadway Engineer in our growing Design Engineering Group for the Northwest Pacific.  This role is located in our new Bellevue, WA office, with the opportunity for flexible work.  You will be part of our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, MOT, civil, drainage, roadway, rail, traffic, 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.


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District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering'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 health 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 upcoming Bellevue, WA location.  Opportunities for flexible work are available.



  • Technical leadership, oversite and interdisciplinary coordination on complex highway and civil design build projects 
  • Manage multiple technical teams working on pursuit and final design projects
  • Perform technical review of design deliverables ensuring they meet project requirements
  • 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 pursuit and final roadway design
  • Assist senior management team in project selection and, technical risk assessment 
  • Participate in Innovation and developing Alternative Technical Concepts on design build projects
  • Oversee development of roadway design documentation and calculation packages



  • 10+ years of highway design experience with an emphasis on design-build
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Civil Engineering
  • Professional registration required, with the ability to obtain a WA PE
  • WSDOT experience is a PLUS
  • Design Build experience preferred
  • Ability to manage the 3D modeling process and understand the expected outcome
  • Geometric design (horizontal alignments, vertical alignments, typical sections, (super elevation) of roadways and highways in accordance with industry design standards including AASHTO
  • Intersection and/or interchange design experience
  • Critical thinking skills necessary with the ability to plan ahead and conceptualize.
  • Knowledge of design software including InRoads and Autodesk Civil 3D
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing
  • The ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment
  • The ability to travel (up to 10%) across North America


Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

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, and generous paid time off.

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 do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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