Structural Designer - Industrial and Water Engineering


Lenexa, KS, US Bloomington, MN, US Denver, CO, US Lone Tree, CO, US Minneapolis, MN, US

Requisition ID: 172447 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

Our Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering team is expanding and seeking experienced several Structural Designers to support various market areas.  In this role you will work with a team of engineers to develop BIM models for foundations, and steel structures for industrial facilities.   If you have a few projects in concrete/structural design under your belt and are looking for an opportunity to work on complex projects in diverse markets, we would love to talk with you!   


Our business has grown significantly over the past 10 years in terms of projects, revenue, and clients, which means stability, a strong 401K match, competitive salaries, affordable benefits, where you can grow your career in a culture of innovation and collaboration.  

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service engineering consulting and design firm serving a broad range of industrial markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,700 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve the industrial, transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Our operations-focused engineering provides our clients with safe and efficient facilities, and it integrates our 130 years of construction experience to finish projects on time and to make sure that Nobody Gets Hurt. 
Our rapidly growing Industrial Engineering team, which includes process, mechanical, 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 (Engineer Procure Construct) and design-build delivery of industrial projects in markets such as Food & Beverage, Mineral Processing, Renewable Fuels, Pulp and Paper, Steel & Aluminum, Industrial Buildings, and Industrial Energy, Water and Utilities. 


This position is based out of Lenexa, KS, Lone Tree Colorado or Minneapolis Minnesota. Opportunities for flexible work are available and we offer relocation assistance.


  • 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, sections, details, and reports.
  • Assist in the development of department standards and tools.
  • Mentors other team members in design and modeling techniques.


  • Completion of a vocational training program in Computer Aided Design and 5+ years of structural design experience using Revit; or high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of 8 years of structural design experience using Revit
  • Demonstrates ability to interpret multi-discipline engineering design documents and vendor documents.  
  • Displays leadership and confidence to monitor peers, especially those with less experience in drafting and design.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and constructively with other team members and disciplines both verbally and in written form.
  • Knowledge of basic spreadsheet, database, word processing programs
  • Experience with design build or EPC projects desired.
  • Experience designing foundations, platforms, piperacks, tanks and other related structures used in industrial, water or manufacturing facilities.


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.

Base Compensation: $80,000 - $110,000

(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

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 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 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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