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Civil Designer- Engineering Services


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 97600 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Does the chance to change a skyline excite you? Do you consider yourself a high-performer?  Creative? Committed to high-quality work? Is adventure your middle name? If so, you may have a future in design engineering at Kiewit! We’re known for creating innovative, world-class building projects throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico — many are once-in-a-lifetime opportunities you won’t find anywhere else. How do we do it? We hire only the best and we employ them to do career-defining work that changes the landscape in communities around the world. You bring your talent, skills, and drive to succeed. We’ll provide the training, on-the-job experience and responsibility from day one that will shape your professional growth. Let’s go! 


This position is based out of Lenexa, KS.


•     Proactive about learning new information and skills.  
•     Initiates development of personal objectives aligned with those of the organization.
•     Seeks feedback and uses it effectively.
•     Has good understanding of the complete design and has good input into ways of improving the design.
•     Utilize codes and standards to complete assignments. 
•     Recognize inefficiencies or misuse of symbology and questions.  
•     Identifies the customer’s both internally and externally.  
•     Handles various assignments, including rework, in timely manner to meet schedule deadlines.
•     Performs assigned work efficiently and effectively to maximize person productivity.
•     Performs quality checks of the design in a team environment to ensure accuracy.
•     Carries out assignments carefully while focused on details.


•     Associate degree or High School diploma + 2 years’ experience as a minimum.
•     2-4 years' minimum relevant experience.
•     Receives limited instruction on routine work and detailed instruction on new assignment 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.
•     Supports project teams and departments in a positive and productive manner. Works well with other to accomplish common goals and objectives. 
•     Serves as point of contact for external or internal customers.
•     Follows through on commitments made to internal and external customers. 
•     Able to manage multiple responsibilities with set expectations and meet deadlines.
•     Intermediate AutoCAD skills.

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.