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Roadway Design Intern - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering (Summer 2023)

Location: 

Lone Tree, CO, US

Requisition ID: 159039 

Job Level: Internship 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering (KIE) has an opening for a dynamic Design/Drafting Intern in our growing Design Engineering Services Group. You will be part of our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, 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 lead to safe, cost-effective, and innovative designs that exceed 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 internship will be based out of our Denver (Lone Tree), CO office

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the evaluation, selection, and application of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria to site development projects. 
  • Design for an assigned system that may include analysis, calculations, research, selection, layout, etc. necessary to develop required design documents.
  • Utilize knowledge of departmental design standards and applicable engineering codes to review prepared drawings and documents for conformance; work with civil designers to ensure quality procedures are followed.
  • Plan, schedule, and analyze the scope, staffing, and budgeting.
  • Assist in design efforts with all project personnel in all disciplines and departments ranging in moderate to large or complex projects.
  • Collaborate with entry and mid-level employees for skills development; review work progress and results and provide direction as needed.
  • Utilize basic civil engineering software packages and computer-aided drafting software in accordance with industry codes and standards.
  • Collaborate with various discipline and subsidiary groups to provide expertise and support business needs.
  • Provide recommendations and suggestions on designs as well as processes and standards.
  • Work closely with Kiewit construction partners in a collaborative manner to ensure total project success.  

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of basic spreadsheet, database, word processing programs, and basic computer operation
  • Currently pursuing an associates degree in civil engineering, preferred or an Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Aided Design & Drafting Technology or related field
  • Experience with computer-assisted engineering and design software, such as Microstation or AutoCAD
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative 
  • Strong work ethic, willingness to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time 
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity 
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills 
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives 
  • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail 

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: $15.00/hr - $23.00/hr 
(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 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.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Denver

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