Lead Design Engineer - Civil

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Date: Apr 17, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 79279

Primary Responsibilities 
 
•    Work on large size or multiple small size engineering projects with minimum supervision.  
•    Ability to comprehend Request for Proposal (RFP) scope of work and define missing scope relative to Engineering/Procurement/Construction (EPC) estimate, prepare estimates and schedule for civil engineering portion of work in a project.   
•    Prepare, monitor, and update project plans, schedules, and budgets (including staffing needs) for project management and department management. 
•    Reviewing, monitoring and ensuring compliance requirements are met for design (e.g. Standards, specification and local codes and regulations etc.) 
•    Incorporate requirements of the EPC contract, customer RFPs, professional service agreements, or other contractual requirements ensuring projects meet or exceed project goals. 
•    Mentor and direct work of entry and mid-level employees for skills development, review progress and results, and provide direction and mentoring as needed.  
•    Lead the coordination effort with internal and external partners including cross-discipline engineers, estimators, construction, vendors and owners to address civil engineering related issues or concerns.  
•    Lead the technical development of calculations, plans/drawings and specifications.
•    Responsible for providing civil engineering estimate of quantities and materials take off, which includes close coordination with estimators and construction partners.
•    Utilize basic civil engineering software packages and computer-aided drafting software in accordance with industry codes and standards.
 
Qualifications  
•    12+ years hands on experience in civil engineering, preferably with oil & gas or heavy industrial EPC experience.
•    Strong technical background in general site civil design, drainage systems, grading and roads/paving. 
•    EPC estimating experience strongly desirable.
•    Knowledgeable in multiple engineering and Hydrology & Hydraulics design software.  ACAD Civil 3D experience is a must.
•    Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from an ABET accredited four-year college or university program.    
•    Licensed Professional Engineer required, (with NCEES record or ability to obtain a plus). 
•    Familiarity with latest national and design codes. 

About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 
•    Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
•    401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
•    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit is 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.


Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Civil Engineer, Engineer, Construction, Design Engineer, Engineering

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