Testing & Commissioning Engineer, Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Lone Tree, CO, US Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 168310 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The rail/transit systems Testing & Commissioning (T&C) Engineer is responsible for testing, commissioning and all related activities as required by the project and Kiewit’s internal and external customers. The position is expected to operate with minimum supervision and will collaborate with a team of engineers or the third-party engineering contractors, and suppliers as required. This position will also provide mentorship to the mid-level and the entry-level engineers as needed.

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 location with opportunity to work a hybrid work schedule.


  • Provide technical support to all Project Manager(s) and Technical Manager(s) as required to support KIE initiatives.
  • Provide input as required to the “Get Work” teams related to installation, testing and commissioning activities in the pursuit of new projects.
  • Develop project specific Installation, Testing and Commissioning Plans, and Strategies for projects as required.
  • Prepare/Review/Approve all test procedures, Job Specific Risk Assessments, Work Package Plans, and Method Statements as required.
  • Provide guidance to project staff on completion of installation and testing activities and their relationship to the Safety Certification Process
  • Provide T&C expertise to projects to advise, help, and resolve T&C issues as required.
  • Continuously review and advise on the testing schedules at each project level.
  • Ensure that any sub-contracted testing work is managed in a professional, cost-effective manner.
  • Ensure that all project testing activities are compliant with all applicable standards including, but not limited to, ANSI / IEEE, AREMA, CENELEC and NEMA standards as required.
  • Providing advice on the levels and proposed levels of resources assigned to meet project commitments.
  • Positively influences construction, testing & commissioning, and safety performance that aims for zero accidents.
  • Provide technical support to all Commercial Manager(s) and ensure testing strategies and all Engineering design change requests, delays, disruption, completion, defects, or other commercial aspects are understood and processed in a timely manner.
  • Maintain effective communications with all project participants to ensure contract delivery is on time and within budget.
  • Develop and maintain constructive, co-operative working relationships with the Customer and external approved suppliers to ensure the success of the project. While promoting this approach within team members and colleagues.
  • Take an active role in the local coaching of junior / less experienced staff to ensure the developmental needs of both the individual and the business are achieved.
  • Maintain a flexible approach to work, while demonstrating the ability to prioritize and manage your time efficiently. 
  • Demonstrate and focus a strong commitment to Quality, detail, and ability to make correct judgments.
  • Participate in Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT), Factory Integration Testing (FIT) and Field / Site Acceptance Testing (F-SAT), System Integration Testing (SIT) as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, or related discipline is preferred.
  • Professional Engineering Registration or Chartered Engineer preferred .
  • Membership with active participation to professional organizations such as AREMA or APTA is desirable.
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive work experience and thorough understanding of the following, but not limited to;
    • Train control system design, construction, testing and commissioning.
    • Train control system maintenance
    • Project engineering
    • Rail and transit operation
    • Design standards and safety regulations
    • Understanding of project Requirements and project closeout
    • Basic to intermediate understanding of other subsystems such as Communications, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition/ SCADA, Traction power, Tunnel Ventilation, On-Board, Auxiliary Electrical Systems, and Mechanical-Electrical (MEP)
    • Intermediate to advanced understanding of On-Board/ Wayside Interface
    • Intermediate to advanced understanding of Train Control technologies such as: Automatic Train Control (ATC), Positive Train Control (PTC), and Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC)
    • Systems Engineering & Systems Integration
  • Ability to travel as business requires. #LI-MD1

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: $100,000 - $130,000 
(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.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Job Segment: Construction, Design Engineer, Project Engineer, Systems Engineer, Engineering, Entry Level