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Project Architect - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Woodcliff Lake, NJ, US

Requisition ID: 114799 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Build Management 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering (KIE) has an immediate need for a dynamic Project Architect in our growing Design Build Group. You will be part of our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes architectural, structural, geotechnical, civil, mechanical, plumbing, fire protection, electrical and is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the design-build delivery of infrastructure related buildings projects. 

The successful candidate will help further develop the technical integrity of the infrastructure facilities and transit design group in the eastern United States and support design efforts in North America.  We are interested in someone who is passionate, self-motivated, and has a strong desire to forward the field of infrastructure architecture and facilities in the US; someone who can appropriately apply innovative technical solutions to solve problems and provide services to our clients. 

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering's Design-Build team is driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects.  Through our integrated design and construction approach, our multi-disciplinary team works together to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk.  Our construction-focused engineers work collaboratively with our estimators and builders to design solutions that are innovative, constructible, and designed with a focus on safety.   Clients benefit from the proven processes and tools used by Kiewit to minimize project risk. We are an in-house resource that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff shares experiences gained, innovative concepts, and best practices for all projects that we support.

Kiewit’s management and implementation of this process leads to safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that exceeds client expectations and furthers 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. We will train you, develop your skills, and allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.


This position is based out of the Woodcliff Lake NJ office. 


The Project Architect will work with our highly successful regional team of architects and facility design professionals and lead quality projects for a diverse range of public and private-sector clients. These projects will include the design of transit facilities and stations, infrastructure support facilities, bridge structures and supporting aviation infrastructure.  The successful candidate will implement QA/QC procedures and support a culture of quality among the team and practice.

The position requires excellent communication skills, both written and oral, to proactively manage and respond to requests and needs from other technical practices within Kiewit. Additionally, the position requires excellent interpersonal skills, used for personnel management, performance reviews, career development, and coordination of personnel resources as required by project needs. We can offer the right person a great opportunity to design, manage, and lead in a design-build group that strives for design excellence.


•    Registered Architect licensure with a minimum of ten (10) years of experience designing and leading major infrastructure facilities and/or architecture projects in the eastern US and nationally.
•    Works closely with the Infrastructure Facilities Lead in planning and implementing all work processes.
•    Ability to lead and guide the production of construction documents for major infrastructure facility projects including effectively communicating the criteria to the project team and monitoring its compliance through the QC program.
•    Develops and presents lead technical viewpoint on projects and ensures KIE systems are used to deliver the design in a standardized manner.  Ensures that a technical solution, consistent with the program and design is properly developed and produced.
•    Prepare and document required code compliance and material and product research.
•    Verbal and written communication skills including the ability to write technical memos and papers, and present technical topics.
•    Has overall responsibility for coordination with sub-consultants and reviews
•    Supervises work of less experienced architects and team members.  Responsible for all project work planning and scheduling.  
•    Assists with the promotion, discipline, performance review, work allocation, training and mentoring of staff.
•    Proficient in use of BIM and CAD platforms, including Autodesk Revit, and Sketchup and/or Rhino, and familiarity with related tools and processes
•    Experience with Microsoft Office suite, Project Management and Scheduling software
•    Demonstrated graphic presentation skills  

Preferred Qualifications
•    Prior experience in oversight of architecture in the construction of transportation facilities 
•    Experience and/or interest in sustainable design. LEED and / or Envision professionals highly desired.
•    Knowledge of visualization tools and processes a plus (Photoshop, Illustrator, SketchUp, 3-D Studio Max, Rhino, Grasshopper)

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 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.

Nearest Major Market: New York City

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