Early Career Structural Designer/Drafter - Kiewit Industrial Engineering

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Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: Lenexa, KS, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 77944

Our rapidly growing Industrial Design Group, which includes process, electrical, controls, structural, architectural, geotechnical, and civil disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on EPC and design-build delivery of industrial projects in markets such as Food & Beverage, Consumer Products, Heavy Manufacturing, Industrial Buildings Industrial Water and Utilities. We have specialized expertise in plant floor process design, packaging, refrigerated/frozen facility design, and ammonia refrigeration systems.

We are a high performing team of engineers and designers that develop projects through the project life-cycle engaging exciting projects throughout North America. Our staff leads the industrial markets engineering process 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 and do more than you may have thought possible. Kiewit’s culture encourages training, spending 6x the industry average on developing your skills, and tailoring your experience, to allow you to take on projects that impact millions of people across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.

Position Summary:
Kiewit Industrial Engineering (K-IND) is seeking an Early Career Structural Designer for the Lenexa, Kansas office. Looking for the ideal candidate to grow with the K-IND team by helping to establish, maintain, and improve standards and tools while contributing to project success. The Structural Designer will have a minimum of a 2 year technical school degree in Computer Aided Design with a focus on BIM, be proficient with the latest versions of Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD, and Navisworks, have a good understanding of design document creation, and be comfortable working closely with Structural Design Engineers on multiple projects simultaneously.

Responsibilities:
•    Coordinate with other design group team members to review and exchange project information necessary for design and development.
•    Gathers required information and collaborate with engineers and multiple disciplines to develop BIM models for foundations and steel structures
•    Leverages Building Information Modeling (BIM) to create plans, drawings, and details.
•    Assist in the development of department standards and tools. 

Qualifications:
•    Completion of a vocational training program in Computer Aided Design; or high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of 5 years’ of industrial design experience using Revit.
•    Demonstrates the ability to interpret multi-discipline engineering and vendor documents
•    Must be able to communicate effectively and constructively with other team members and disciplines both verbally and in written form. 
•    Knowledge and experience with BIM software (Revit) is required. Basic knowledge of the latest computer operating systems and experience utilizing AutoCAD and NavisWorks is required. 
•    Knowledge of basic spreadsheet, database, word processing programs.

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: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

Job Segment: Drafting, Industrial Design, Engineer, Industrial, Construction, Engineering, Manufacturing

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