Kiewit OGC Engineering - Structural Engineer 1

Location: 

Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 170634 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As an Entry Level Structural Engineer, you will be a part of a growing team that supports all aspects of the construction process by performing innovative design engineering through brainstorming conceptual designs, performing and/or reviewing structural calculations, developing plans, scheduling tasks to meet client needs, as well as mitigating risk to keep our construction crews safe. This role is located in Houston, with the opportunity for flexible work. 

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc. is a full-service engineering firm serving oil, gas and chemical markets. Our combined staff of engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve the LNG, midstream, refining, and petrochemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.

Our rapidly growing oil, gas and chemical team, which includes structural, civil, piping, mechanical, process, process safety, electrical, instrument and control disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the EPCC delivery model for dynamic process facilities.

Location

This position is based out of our Energy Corridor Office in Houston, TX. Opportunities for flexible work are available. 

Responsibilities

•     Performs basic calculations under the supervision of a more senior engineer. Seeks out more experienced engineer for guidance and expertise.
•     Has solid foundation of understanding and ability to use technical knowledge.  
•     Expand knowledge through training and work experience.
•     Learn codes and standards to complete assignments.
•     Perform non-routine technical assignments of limited scope.
•     Perform tasks according to company procedure industry codes and regulations.

Qualifications

•     Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Structural or Architectural engineering program from an ABET accredited four-year program, with some masters’ coursework preferred
•     Master’s degree highly preferred 
•     0-2 years' minimum relevant experience in refining and petrochemical industry.
•     Knowledgeable in engineering software, such as Staad Pro, SAP2000, SAFE, spMats, and Mathcad. 
•     Travel < 25% expected.
•     Receives direction from more experienced engineer.
•     Adjusts to varying demands of work and performs well.
•     Communicates effectively orally and in writing.  Present ideas clearly and in professional manner.
•     Participates on teams effectively. Accepts direction from the team. Individually contributes to success of the team.
•     Develops cooperative working relationships and open communication within and across groups, to work towards solutions that benefit all involved parties.  Seeks expertise, advice and perspectives from a variety of sources.
•     Consults with senior team members to receive direction for internal customers. 
•     Able to manage responsibilities and meet deadlines under supervision.

 

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: Houston

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