Civil Designer - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Lone Tree, CO, US Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 167320 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers is looking for a Civil Designer for the Existing Conditions Team in our Lone Tree, CO office. This job position will perform tasks that support obtaining or modeling existing surface conditions from public, client or vendor data sets. The designer will also update existing surfaces models with new survey data when available. The Designer should have completed an associate degree program and be familiar with current technical tools, software, and CAD best practices. The Existing Conditions Team is the leading edge for estimation and construction within KIE. Our products provide the most accurate existing information allowing the KIE estimators the ability to produce the most accurate take-offs for the estimation phase of our projects.

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•            No. 1 - Domestic Heavy
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•            No. 1 - Transportation
•            No. 2 - Power
•            No. 4 - Working Abroad
•            No. 20 - Domestic Building / Manufacturing

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.


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


· Research available public data and create a surface for initial pursuit use

· Serve as a primary resource for LiDAR data processing on KIE projects

· Work with point cloud data collected from mobile, terrestrial and/or airborne collection methods

· Create surfaces from data from extracted feature lines or point cloud data

· Help conduct quality control on deliverables from the team

· Extract existing structures from point cloud data

· Translate requested extraction from KIE staff or partners

· Provide updates to existing surface models from completed survey requests

· Translate ideas, sketches, and specifications from our KIE staff or client into complete and accurate 3D models and/or working model


· An associate degree in computer aided design, 3D modeling, drafting or similar program experience

· 2+ years experience in the computer aided design, modeling or drafting field

· Proficient in AutoCAD or MicroStation (2D & 3D)

· Experience with Civil 3D, Bentley InRoads, Trimble Business Center is an advantage

· General knowledge of engineering principles and materials for civil/structural work

· Ability to comprehend civil/structural contract drawings

· Critical thinking skills necessary with the ability to plan and conceptualize

· Capable of recognizing discrepancies with strong attention to detail

· Design or construction experience is an advantage

· Effective oral and written communication skills

· Basic skills in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)



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: $48,291 - $72,437 
(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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