Structural Engineer - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Woodcliff Lake, NJ, US

Requisition ID: 167022 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Be on the ground floor as we build our structures team to support Transportation Facilities, Industrial buildings and Marine/Waterfront structures.   Do you like working on different types of projects? Do you enjoy the fast pace of design/build?  If you are an agile structural project engineer that likes to work with clients and production teams to coordinate and deliver cohesive structural designs – this is the right opportunity for you!   

We are seeking to add a highly motivated Senior Project Engineer, to help lead structural components of projects and teams.   In this role, you will be performing structural analysis on building structures and systems and recommending new designs, developing technical reports and interfacing with construction services.  You will need to have knowledge in the behavior of structural systems and their components relating to commercial, industrial facilities, marine and inland structures. Building system types include, but not limited to, steel, concrete, masonry, wood, roofing and building envelopes.

You will be part of our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the design-build delivery of infrastructure projects. 

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 our Woodcliff Lake New Jersey office. 


  • Fieldwork to document as-built conditions of structural systems
  • Utilize building codes, technical knowledge of structural behavior in order to perform structural analysis and understanding of construction practices to establish design and/or repair scope recommendations as well as cause and origin analyses.
  • Evaluate design drawings and documentation.  Produce designs, plan production, building layout/profiles; specifications, construction documents,
  • Communicate with Clients and construction team and provide detailed reports and other documents.
  • Coordinate with other disciplines/engineers to ensure cohesive, innovative design solutions.  Manage multiple project assignments, executing them on time and within budget.
  • Willing to travel, as needed.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil or Structural Engineering from an ABET accredited program required.
  • Successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam
  • 2+ years Structural Engineering experience in design and analysis,  and/or project engineering in facilities/buildings/structures with strong structural analysis skills. 
  • Broad background with various building system types (which may include but not limited to, steel, concrete, masonry, wood, roofing and building envelopes). Agile and able to work (and want to work) on different types of projects.  Experience with waterfront structures like pylons, piers, bulkheads, cofferdams, stress-relieving structures and understanding of Resiliency projects highly desired. 
  • Knowledge of national building and construction codes (ASCE, AISC, ACI, NDS, etc.)
  • Experience with Design/Build projects desired, or experience working with multiple types of construction in some capacity (resident engineering) is a big plus
  • RISA structural analysis experience is desires; SAP 2000 desired
  • Field experience with construction of structural facilities/buildings/waterfront structures preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.



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.

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.

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