Utilities Engineer - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Fort Worth, TX, US Westlake, TX, US Dallas, TX, US

Requisition ID: 171275 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers (KIE) is looking for a Utility Engineer to join our growing group.  This role is located in Westlake, TX. This opportunity will support project pursuits and awarded projects by coordinating and managing Utility Design and SUE on a variety of Kiewit’s largest projects.  The candidate should possess enough experience to be considered a subject matter expert in the field of utility design and be experienced with infrastructure utility coordination and construction techniques.  The utilities team is integral to the pursuit, engineering and construction project team to ensure we provide the best service possible to each client.


Our work includes but is not limited to: water, sewer, gas, petroleum, electric transmission & distribution (aerial and underground), telecom fiber & copper (aerial and underground) and interfaces regularly with Civil Engineering disciplines such as roadway, drainage and structures.

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 position is based out of our Westlake, TX office.


  • Perform utility relocation conflict analysis on large infrastructure projects.
  • Participate in project or pursuit meetings, including those onsite when necessary.
  • Prepare Issued for Estimating (IFE) deliverable packets including conceptual relocation plans and spec packages. Participate in handoff meeting of IFE documents to estimating team.
  • Coordination and oversight of consultant design and SUE resources
  • Review & comment on Utility Owner design submittals.
  • Facilitate constructability reviews with Utility Coordinator counterpart, ensure designs are compatible with construction sequence and methods.
  • Provide input on Design Fee estimates for pursuits, coordinate with cost estimating group
  • Provide input on design and pre-construction schedule.
  • Perform Technical Risk Assessment for pursuits being evaluated; involves reading and interpreting contract documents, identifying risks, and recommending mitigation techniques.
  • Create & manage file structures for design working files, deliverables, and reference documents
  • Understand and confirm all work is performed according to Kiewit standards.
  • Participate at required steps of Design Quality Management Plan; including but not limited to, IDR, checking, backchecking, verifying.
  • Interface with client and Utility Owner representatives


  • 4+ Years in Utilities design; infrastructure Engineering and/or design-build experience preferred.
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or related degree field.
  • Experienced use of Microstation, Projectwise, OpenRoads, AutoCAD.
  • Experienced with ASCE standard governance of Subsurface Utility Engineering.
  • Experiences with variety of design standards for water, sewer, gas, petroleum, electric, communications.
  • Experience with different construction techniques and constructability of Utilities and associated Civil aspects in Design-Build projects
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Strong inter-personal skills and an ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Ability to organize and handle multiple project assignments.
  • Ability to travel to assignments based on business needs.
  • Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments


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.
  • 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 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: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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