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Highway Design Engineer, Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Westlake, TX, US Fort Worth, TX, US Irving, TX, US Grapevine, TX, US

Requisition ID: 144139 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Our country’s vast network of highways and bridges connect our communities and support our economy.   This role is located in Westlake, TX with the opportunity for flexible work.  Clients that are investing in transportation infrastructure improvements are turning to Kiewit for our Engineering excellence and our construction performance.  Design/Build is becoming the norm.  At Kiewit, we seek to stay ahead of the curve and are hiring strong Civil Engineers that have solid experience in roadway design, and like the fast pace of design/build.  We will be adding Roadway Design Engineers at all levels, designers, and traffic engineers.  We currently have a team of engineers in Fort Worth Texas and will be opening a new office in Westlake.  We offer relocation assistance to candidates interested in living and working in that area.  This Texas District office will support a variety of projects in Texas and throughout the US including design-build, public-private partnerships (P3), construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC), and design-bid-build.   2021 and 2020 were record years for us in terms of growth and revenue and our backlog demands adding new staff!


ENR released its 2022 Top 400 Contractor rankings. Kiewit ranks No. 3, up one spot from last year's No. 4 ranking. 
•    No. 1 - Domestic Heavy
•    No. 1 - Petroleum
•    No. 1 - Transportation
•    No. 2 - Power
•    No. 4 - Working Abroad
•    No. 20 - Domestic Building / Manufacturing


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.



This role will be based out of our Kiewit Westlake Texas (near Fort Worth) Office.  Opportunities for flexible work are available.


•    Develop detailed designs, production plans for highway/road/interchange existing projects and proposals (get-work tasks).  
•    Perform Design Modeling  tasks utilizing InRoads, OpenRoads Designer, Civil3D and/or other similar design software.
•    Create preliminary design concepts and alternatives for highways and civil features to support cost estimating.
•    Attend project technical meetings, contribute innovative ideas to develop the best designs and problem solve proactively to resolve design issues
•    Execute final design of project elements such as roadway geometrics, cross-sections, roadway alignments, specifications, roadway design production plans and profiles, quantity take-offs, cost estimating, signing and marking plans, maintenance of traffic plans, wall plan and profile sheets 



•    2+ years of civil / highway design experience performing tasks as outlined above
•    EIT required;  PE required for individuals with 5 or more years experience or in process of obtaining.
•    Experience designing civil/roadway/highway infrastructure or similar projects;  Broad background in civil engineering (roadway design/utilities/traffic/drainage) is highly desired
•    Familiarity with design-build or alternative design delivery is preferred.  Interest in continuing to work on D/B is required.  
•    Experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or Microstation;  Experience with InRoads, or OpenRoads Designer (ORD) is an asset.
•    Experience developing construction plans for transportation projects is preferred.
•    Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing.


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.
•    FIELD ROLES ONLY May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.

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 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, and generous paid time off.

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