Southeast - Structural Engineer


Peachtree City, GA, US

Requisition ID: 167012 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Southeast District 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Our Southeast district is seeking a mid-level structural design engineer with experience doing temporary structures design and verification. Responsibilities include initial concept design development, geotechnical assessment, structural calculations, and cost/risk mitigation. Candidate shall have experience in engineering plan production and be technically familiar with current technical tools/programs/software and structural codes. This team assists in designing temporary works for projects, including - bridge demolition, coffer dam design, critical crane lifts, girder erection, hoisting and jacking, deep foundations and dewatering, excavation support, marine engineering, MSE wall design, pile drive analysis, formwork/falsework design, temporary bridge & trestle, TSCD budget estimate support, TSCD surface design, and onsite engineering support.

District Overview

Kiewit's Southeast District is one of Kiewit's leading infrastructure districts specializing in heavy civil, transportation, and water resource markets. Projects you could be working on could include building bridges, airports, mass transit systems, canals, dams, pump stations or tunnels. Although most of our work is regionally based in the southeast region of the United States, we also pursue various projects stretching across the east coast. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design.


This position is based out of our Peachtree City, GA office


•    Design of temporary structures including formwork, falsework, support of excavation systems, temporary bridges, and other features relating to civil construction operations
•    Perform calculations and structural designs. Ensure the accuracy of the design drawings. Produce cost-effective solutions with quantity takeoffs 
•    Knowledge and ability to analyze and design according to codes, design criteria, and structural theories
•    Capable of transferring structural design and ideas to contract drawings. Help identify design risks and assist with risk mitigation 
•    Sign and Seal designs as required by Clients and Kiewit TSCD policy 
•    Other responsibilities could include heavy lift planning, evaluation of existing structures for construction loads, erection procedures, or planned sequences related to our construction operations


•    Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering with Minimum 5 years of construction or civil engineering experience
•    Preferred 10+ years of industry experience
•    Professional Engineer license required – preferred states FL, GA, AL, MS, NC, SC, VA, MD 
•    Strong all-around academic knowledge of structural engineering
•    Prior relevant experience performing temporary construction design 
•    Experience in engineering design software including AutoCAD, Bluebeam, MathCAD, Navisworks
•    Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-team environment


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.

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: Fayetteville
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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