Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) Intern - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers

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Date: Feb 27, 2019

Location: Omaha, NE, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 79024     

Position Summary & Responsibilities:
The Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers (KIE) Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) department assists Kiewit infrastructure districts in the process of creating, managing, and using data-rich 3D models to optimize design and construction. 

Applies engineering drafting principles and procedures in performing basic engineering drafting work. Develops drawings and models with information provided by engineers and designers. Requires close guidance and direction. This position coordinates with other design group team members to review and exchange project information necessary for design and development. Performs specific design functions for the project as assigned.

Expertise Required:
•    Pursuing an Associate or Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or Computer Aided Design & Drafting Technology.
•    1-2 years of classroom experience in the computer-aided design, modeling or drafting field
•    Basic 3D modeling capabilities in AutoCAD or MicroStation (2D & 3D)
•    Ability to comprehend civil/structural contract drawings
•    Design or construction experience is a plus
•    Effective oral and written communication skills
•    Basic skills in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
•    Critical thinking skills necessary with the ability to plan ahead and conceptualize.
•    Capable of recognizing discrepancies with strong attention to detail.

About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development
•    Internships are a great opportunity to explore many different specialty construction and engineering areas within Kiewit and get important hands-on experience
•    Our interns have meaningful relations to the industry's top talent for guidance, and have significant responsibilities in real-world areas of the Kiewit organization
•    Our long-standing internship program has launched many Kiewit careers, including our Chairman and CEO’s

Kiewit is 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.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

Job Segment: Construction, Intern, Engineer, Drafting, CAD, Engineering, Entry Level

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