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CAD Manager, Bentley, Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Lone Tree, CO, US Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 163582 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers (KIE) is seeking a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager to join our Design Engineering Services (DES) team in Denver, CO. Looking for the ideal candidate to manage systems and production relating to Computer Aided Design and Civil Information Modeling (CIM) systems. This role offers significant opportunity to be part of cutting-edge Civil Transportation BIM technologies and work on world-class engineering projects in the Highway, Rail, and Transportation industries. You should be a self-motivated professional with experience in this role and have a desire to grow personally as well as professionally.


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District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering Group is a full-service consulting and engineering firm serving the infrastructure and engineering markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,300 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 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.


This position is based out of our Lone Tree, Colorado office.


· Coordinate with internal and external design production teams to initiate, produce and deliver projects

· Develop and implement project specific resources to ensure project design teams produce consistent deliverables.

· Oversee the work of CAD designers, making sure that drawings adhere to applicable project standards.

· Audit projects for compliance to district quality procedures and project client standards. Participate in a projects internal design reviews to ensure client standard are met for milestone deliverables. Implement tools to validate compliance of projects CAD deliverables in adherence with the project's standards

· Create, delivery and maintain Project CAD Manuals

· Contribute to the creation of Project Execution Plans

· Implement and execute CAD quality procedures on projects

· Deliver project CAD orientation training

· Deliver company CAD application training

· Coordinate with design partner’s CAD Managers/Coordinators to resolve technical or logistical issues

· Project CAD customization and standardization to enhance productivity

· Collaborate with design and engineering software vendor to promote company objectives

· Mentor and develop CAD team members

· Participate in weekly coordination calls and periodic presentations regarding CAD related items

· Coordinate with IT to solve local and project level problems related to CAD deliverables and project technology needs

· Maintain and support workflows for internal and external design content management


· 7+ years’ experience of project implementation of CAD applications

· Experience with the implementation of US DOT or other client specific CAD standards on projects

· Design production experience with InRoads, MicroStation and OpenRoads Designer

· Working knowledge of Civil 3D and AutoCAD for design production

· Experience with Civil Information Modeling

· Experience with Design Content Management via Bentley ProjectWise

· Experience with front end digital coordination efforts, ensuring all discipline design and production teams are enabled and in compliance with project requirements

· Experience with the definition, documentation and implementation of CAD standards and execution plans

· Experience with troubleshooting CAD issues and delivering CAD training

· Experience with a multi-format CAD production environment and corresponding interoperability challenges

· Strong ability to communicate

· Strong teamwork and leadership capabilities

· Strong understanding of engineering work processes

· Self-motivated and results focused, with the ability to work with minimal supervision

· Good written and oral communication, particularly English to facilitate working with teams located all over North America

· A problem solving, conceptual thinker and able to work with complex systems

· Associates degree in Computer Aided Design, Engineering Technology or similar program experience

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: $69,478 - $104,216 
(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.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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