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Structural Engineer 3

Location: 

Oakville, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 100605 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Structural Design Engineer, you will be a part of a growing team that supports all aspects of the construction process by performing innovative design engineering through brainstorming conceptual designs, performing and/or reviewing structural calculations, developing plans, scheduling tasks to meet client needs, as well as mitigating risk to keep our construction crews safe. 

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers (KIE) is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of our company that offers a variety of services, including, temporary and permanent design services for current projects and new project pursuits in the United States and Canada.  Our design services group has offices in Colorado, Nebraska, Washington State, and Toronto, Canada offering expertise in structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, and materials disciplines.  Our engineering group is responsible for managing engineering assignments in support of Kiewit’s construction projects in both the United States and Canada.  As part of the engineering group, you will have the opportunity to work with other structural and geotechnical engineers, members of our interdisciplinary engineering team, as well as estimators, schedules and construction experts to provide advice on construction methodology, risk and the design of temporary works. 

Location

This position is based out of our Lenexa, KS / Houston, TX / Portland, OR / Denver, CO / Raleigh, NC / Woodcliff Lake, NJ / Burnaby, BC office and typically requires less than 25 percent travel.

Responsibilities

• Performs intermediate calculations under the supervision of a more senior engineer. Solves problems using well established scientific principles.
• Analyze structures using various structural engineering software programs. Design buildings and building foundations, equipment platforms and foundations, pipe racks, and miscellaneous concrete and steel structures Prepares quantities, cost estimates, and other supporting documentation for projects. 
• Prepare engineering drawings and calculations, include specifications related to the discipline.
• Develops small to mid-size project or proposals.
• Works with designers to develop engineering and design documents as needed for the project.
• Reviewing, monitoring and ensuring compliance requirements are met for design (e.g. Standards, specification and local codes and regulations etc.)
• Considers multiple solutions and makes good decisions based on good data analysis.
• Recognizes, troubleshoots and resolves design constraints and issues.  Applies economic analysis to determine best cost solutions. 
• Has good understanding of the complete design and has good input into ways of improving the design and lowering costs with little to no supervision.
• Identifies changes in the scope of work during a small project and produces design changes as needed to stay within budget and schedule. 
• Recognizes the importance of customer needs.
• Performs assigned work efficiently and effectively to maximize person productivity.
• Leads quality checks of the design and engineering of a small to mid-size project to ensure accuracy.
• Establishes credibility in terms of technical competency.
• With little supervision, analyze structures using various structural engineering software programs. Design buildings and building foundations, equipment platforms and foundations, pipe racks, and miscellaneous concrete and steel structures Prepares quantities, cost estimates, and other supporting documentation for projects. 

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Structural Engineering minimum required.
• 4-10 years' minimum relevant experience in refining and petrochemical industry.
• Travel < 25% expected.
• Receives little to no instruction on routine work and detailed instruction on new assignment from more experienced engineer. Receives guidance on high risk or advanced conditions.
• Proficient in engineering software, such as Staad Pro, SAP2000, SAFE, spMats, and Mathcad.
• Engineering in Training certificate (EIT) or Professional Engineer (PE).
• Familiar with latest national and design codes such as IBC, ACI and AISC. 
• Develops and presents work in well-constructed written and verbal presentations.  Clearly conveys messages and ideas, gains understanding.
• Works collaboratively across departments and involves others in solving problems. Initiates meetings within own team, other disciplines or internal customers for clarity on work.
• Supports project teams and departments in a positive and productive manner. Works well with other to accomplish common goals and objectives.
• Serves as point of contact for external or internal customers.

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.


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