Sr. Structural Engineer - Industrial and Water Engineering


Lone Tree, CO, US Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 172449 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

We are seeking a several Structural design engineers to add to our growing Kiewit Industrial and Water Engineering team to support projects across all of North America.  We are looking for strong design professionals, well versed in concrete and structural designs, with experience designing building structures, equipment foundations, access platform, piping, pipe-racks, building platforms, tanks and other related structures and systems for Industrial, water or manufacturing facilities.  If you are interested in growing your career, leading projects and other engineers, we would love to talk with you.  We offer a life long career here - we don't just hire for a job.  We have a stable backlog of work, project variety, multiple markets to support, competitive salaries, great benefits and a culture of innovation and being best in class at everything we do.  

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service engineering consulting and design firm serving a broad range of the 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 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 Lone Tree, CO. Opportunities for flexible work are available and we offer relocation assistance.


•    Prepare designs for structures including research, system selection, analysis, and drawing preparation on projects ranging from moderate to large in size and complexity.   May be assigned as the Lead on one or more projects.  
•    Apply department and industry standards to oversee the preparation of calculations, project drawings, and project specifications.
•    Mentor and direct the work of entry and mid-level employees for skills development.   Reviews their progress and results.  Provides direction and coaching, as needed.
•    Leverages Building Information Modeling (BIM) to create plans, drawings, and details.
•    Incorporate the requirements of the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract, customer Requests for Proposals (RFPs), professional service agreements, or other contractual requirements ensuring the projects meet or exceed project goals.
•    Coordinate with internal and external partners including cross-discipline, construction, vendors, fabricator(s), and owners to address structural-related issues or concerns.
•    Recommend changes for standards or process improvements, as needed.
•    Prepare, monitor, and update project plans, schedules, and budgets (including staffing needs) to project management and department management.  Support estimating, scheduling and project controls as needed with information on your project.  
•    Support department managers in setting and achieving performance goals for the department.


•    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in a civil or architectural engineering program from an ABET accredited four-year college or university program.  Some masters’ coursework preferred.
•    Licensed Professional Engineer or in the process of completing your PE. 
•    At least 8 years experience in structural engineering and design in both concrete and steel.  At least 3 three years working in industrial, manufacturing, water/wastewater or building markets.   (Prefer water/wastewater design experience)
•    Must be able to communicate effectively and constructively with other team members and disciplines both verbally and written form
•    Functional in utilizing spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and computer operations
•    Knowledgeable and experience in engineering software: CSi SAP2000 and SAFE, RISA Suite.
•    Knowledge and experience with BIM software: (Revit preferred), AutoCAD, and Navisworks.3D modeling experience required
•    Must be able to represent Kiewit Industrial Engineering in a professional manner to owners, contractors, vendors, and any other contacts outside Kiewit organization


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.
•     May work at various different locations and conditions may vary


Base Compensation: $130,000 - $165,000

(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

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