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Senior Geotechnical Engineer (Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering)

Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 106566 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering (KIE) has an immediate opening for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer in our growing Geotechnical Design Group.  The primary duties of this engineer will include geotechnical engineering efforts in support of EPC contracts with Oil and Gas, Power, and Industrial clients.  As, such, a strong technical background and excellent communication skills as well as an ability to work well in a team environment are considered critical to this position.  You will be part of our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, civil, drainage, roadway, rail, 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. 

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering's Design-Build team is driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects.  Through our integrated design and construction approach, our multi-disciplinary team works together to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk.  Our construction-focused engineers work collaboratively with our estimators and builders to design solutions that are innovative, constructible, and designed with a focus on safety.   Clients benefit from the proven processes and tools used by Kiewit to minimize project risk. We are an in-house resource that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff shares experiences gained, innovative concepts, and best practices for all projects that we support.

 

Kiewit’s management and implementation of this process leads to safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that exceeds client expectations and furthers 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. We will train you, develop your skills, and allow you to take on projects that impact millions 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.

Location

This position is based out of our office in Lenexa, KS and includes travel to project offices and work sites, and period field assignments.

Responsibilities
  • The Senior Geotechnical Engineer is responsible for engineering assignments in support of Kiewit Corporation business
  • Support of the bid phase development of innovative and cost-effective design
  • Working within the pursuit team during the bid phase to help identify key design risks and develop plans to mitigate risks
  • Support efforts to capture and spread design lessons learned knowledge to all Districts
  • Support efforts to develop and spread design innovation knowledge to all Districts
  • Work with the interdisciplinary engineering team and design subcontractors to ensure the most cost-effective design is developed
  • Train and develop junior engineers
Qualifications
  • Master’s degree, or equivalent experience, in Geotechnical Engineering or closely related field, required
  • 11+ years of relevant geotechnical engineering experience, 15+ preferred
  • 3+ years of experience with EPC contracts
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the U.S
  • Strong all-around academic and work experience based knowledge
  • Experience with design of deep foundations, shallow foundations, evaluating slope stability, seismic engineering, retaining wall design, earth retention, rock mechanics, settlement of compressible soils, ground improvement techniques, support of excavation, and dewatering
  • Experience working in a team setting and directing the work of others
  • Discipline / project management experience is required. Minimum of 5 yrs of experience of managing and supervising a team of at least 5 or more.  
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • The physical ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environmental conditions
  • Ability to travel to project sites and/or relocate based on business need

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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.