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Structural Designer (Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering)

Location: 

Forth Worth, TX, US

Requisition ID: 102201 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering has an immediate opening for a dynamic Structural Designer in our growing Construction Engineering Services (CES) Group based in Fort Worth, TX. The Structural Designer will work on an interdisciplinary team including: geotechnical engineers, structural engineers, roadway engineers, estimators, schedulers and construction experts to perform engineering analysis, design, and estimates in support of design-build pursuits and ongoing projects.

You will be part of our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, rail/transit and systems, 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 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 is based out of our South Central in Fort Worth, TX 

Responsibilities
  • Work with our engineering teams to develop structural designs for temporary structures (steel, wood, concrete, manufactured items, etc.) supporting construction activities on Kiewit projects
  • Provide additional support on civil and geotechnical temporary designs
  • Use AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and Revit software to produce design for estimate and construction documents
  • Participate in design reviews to evaluate design concepts and make recommendations
  • Follow company’s CAD and quality standards
Qualifications
  • 2 to 10 years’ experience in CAD design and production of structural design documents
  • Associate degree in Computer Aided Design, Engineering Technology, or similar program experience 
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD (2D and 3D) and Civil 3D, and Revit is a must
  • Additional proficiency in Tekla or Navisworks is a plus
  • General knowledge of engineering principles and materials for structural and civil work
  • Read and understand construction documents
  • Ability to detail structural connections for steel and concrete structures 
  • Ability to clearly communicate and collaborate with Engineers and Designers
  • Critical thinking skills necessary with the ability to plan and conceptualize
  • Capable of recognizing conflicts and discrepancies with strong attention to detail
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Construction experience is a plus

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.