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Early Career Structural Designer - Permanent Design - 2023


Laval, Quebec, CA

Requisition ID: 167006 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers is seeking an Early Career Structural Designer for bridge and infrastructure construction projects in Québec. The candidate will perform a variety of conceptual and detailed design plans related to steel and concrete bridges, soil retaining structures, industrial buildings, construction methods, etc. The candidate will develop 3D models of various structures and participate in design reviews. The Structural Designer should have between 0 et 3 years of experience in the production of structural plans, must be highly technically competent and familiar with current tools, programs, softwares as well as 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 multiple 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 Québec (Laval, Québec City & surrounding areas)


  • Work with the engineering team to develop preliminary and final design bridge plans and details;
  • Detail structural elements, including concrete reinforcement and steel connections;
  • Use MicroStation, AutoCAD, and 3D modeling software to develop the structure plans;
  • Produce models, exhibits, reinforcement bar lists, engineering reports, quantity reports, etc.;
  • Meet project technical and schedule requirements;
  • Communicate progress with the task lead;
  • Ensure all work is performed in compliance with Kiewit and/or project-specific standards and Quality Management plans.


  • 0 - 3 years of experience in CADD production in structural design;
  • DEC in Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent;
  • General knowledge of engineering principles and civil engineering materials;
  • Ability to understand construction documents and design standards;
  • Background in structural design and construction preferred;
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation, both is preferred;
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Office products, Bluebeam and ProjectWise;
  • Knowledge of 3D modeling using Tekla, OpenBridge, and/or Revit is preferred;
  • Ability to clearly communicate and collaborate with engineers and other designers;
  • Critical thinking skills necessary with the ability to plan and conceptualize;
  • Capable of recognizing discrepancies with strong attention to detail.

Key Words: Drafter, Bridge, Infrastructure, Design, CAD, Junior, Early Career

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.
•    FIELD ROLES ONLY 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 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 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.

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