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Senior Bridge Design Engineer - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Oakville, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 148259 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview


Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering (KIE) is seeking a Senior Bridge Design Engineer for bridge and infrastructure projects in our Oakville, ON office.


We are looking for the ideal candidate to perform a variety of design and analysis tasks related to steel and concrete bridges, construction methods, seismic design, design reviews, and conceptual and final designs.


The Senior Bridge Design Engineer should have at least 10 years of experience in engineering plan production and preparation of engineering calculations, be highly technically competent and familiar with current tools/programs/software, and CADD production practices. 

District Overview


Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering (KIE), a division of Kiewit Engineering Group Inc, 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 RRSP plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.



This position is based out of our Oakville, ON office, with opportunities to travel within the Canada and US regions to projects as required.



•    Perform modeling (2D and 3D), analysis and design calculations for bridges and structures as well as ensure the accuracy of the design drawings;
•    Perform seismic analysis in high seismic regions;
•    Have the knowledge and ability to analyze and design according to codes, design criteria and structural theories;
•    Lead engineering and CADD teams in the preliminary and final development of plans and details;
•    Identify and understand the technical requirements of high-risk projects and implement engineering principles to develop solutions;
•    Develop design criteria, and establish project-specific design criteria when required;
•    Conduct technical reviews at the preliminary and final design stages of project development;
•    Conduct interdisciplinary reviews to coordinate with other design disciplines and verify compliance with contract documents;
•    Lead technical meetings and discussions, and develop strategies or solutions to complex or unique technical problems;
•    Identify and implement new technologies that provide a competitive advantage;
•    Identify technical differentiators and develop schemes for key projects pursuits;
•    Ensure that all work is done in accordance with Kiewit and/or project-specific Quality Management plans;
•    Develop the scope of work, schedule and budgets for design tasks and deliverables.



•    Accredited Bachelor of Engineering degree in Structural or Civil Engineering with an emphasis on bridge design; 
•    A master's degree or higher in structural engineering is preferred;
•    10 years or more of experience in relevant structural/bridge engineering design;
•    Engineer's license in at least one Canadian province and eligibility for a permit in the United States;
•    Excellent theoretical knowledge of structural engineering principles;
•    Experience with design of multiple bridge types in concrete and steel, wall systems and staged construction analysis;
•    Experience in Design-Build delivery is preferred;
•    Preferred experience with engineering design software, i.e. programs such as MIDAS, CSI Bridge, Advance Design America, LUSAS, SOFiSTiK, etc.;
•    Have the knowledge and ability to analyze and design according to structural theories, design criteria and codes such as CAN/CSA S6, AASHTO LRFD, AISC, ACI and other provincial and North American standards and codes; 
•    Excellent communication skills, both oral and written;
•    Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in multidisciplinary teams;
•    The ability to travel as business requires. 


Additional Requirement


Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.


We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

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.

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