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Bridge Design Engineer (Permanent Design) - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers - Laval


Laval, Quebec, CA Oakville, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 135399 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers is seeking a Mid-Level Bridge Engineer for bridge and infrastructure projects in our Laval, QC office. We are looking for the ideal candidate to perform a variety of design and analysis tasks related to bridges and diverse structures, construction methods, seismic design, design reviews, and conceptual and final designs. The Bridge Design Engineer should have at least 3 – 8 years of experience in engineering plan production and preparation of engineering calculations, be highly technically competent and familiar with current tools/programs/software, and CADD production practices. 

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers, a division of Kiewit Engineering Group Inc, is a full-service consulting and engineering firm serving the infrastructure and engineering markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,300 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical 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 Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, transit, 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.  

We are an innovative team of design engineers that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewit’s construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on 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. Kiewit’s culture encourages training, developing your skills, and tailoring your experience and knowledge to allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building RRSP plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.


This position is based out of our Laval, Quebec office.


•    Perform modeling (2D and 3D), analysis and design calculations for bridges and structures as well as ensure the accuracy of the design drawings;
•    Have the knowledge and ability to analyze and design according to codes, design criteria and structural theories;
•    Contribute to engineering and CADD teams in developing preliminary and final plans and details;
•    Identify and understand the technical requirements of high-risk projects and implement engineering principles to develop solutions;
•    Identify, interpret, and apply appropriate design standards and codes, ensuring compliance with contract documents;
•    Perform seismic analysis and detailing for multi-span bridges and diverse structures;
•    Participate in technical meetings and discussions; strategize solutions to complex or unique technical problems;
•    Identify and implement new technologies that provide a competitive advantage;
•    Identify technical differentiators and develop schemes for key project pursuits;
•    Perform work in compliance with Kiewit and/or project-specific Quality Management plans.


•    Accredited Bachelor of Engineering degree in Structural or Civil Engineering with an emphasis on bridge design; 
•    Master’s degree or higher in Structural Engineering is preferred; 
•    3+ experience in relevant structural/bridge engineering design;
•    Professional Engineer licensure within Canada;
•    Strong all-around theoretical knowledge of structural engineering principles;
•    Experience with design of multiple bridge types in concrete and steel, wall systems, and staged construction analysis; 
•    Experience with Design-Build delivery is preferred;
•    Preferred experience with engineering design software, i.e. programs such as MIDAS, CSI Bridge, Advance Design America, LUSAS, SOFiSTiK etc.;
•    Have the knowledge and ability to analyze and design according to design criteria and codes such as CAN/CSA S-6, AASHTO LRFD, AISC, ACI, and other provincial and North American design codes;
•    Excellent communication skills, both oral and written;
•    Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in multidisciplinary teams;
•    Ability to travel as business requires.


Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

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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