Kiewit Corporation Early Career Structural Designer - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers in Burnaby, British Columbia

Early Career Structural Designer - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers

Date: Feb 26, 2019

Location: Burnaby, BC, CA

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 76268

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service consulting and engineering firm serving the infrastructure and engineering markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,300 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.

Our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, transit, and materials disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the design-build delivery of infrastructure projects.

We are an innovative team of design engineers that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewit’s construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further 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. Kiewit’s culture encourages training, developing your skills, and tailoring your experience and knowledge to allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building RRSP plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.

Position Summary:

Kiewit Engineering Group is seeking an Early Career Bridge Designer for bridge and infrastructure construction projects in the Burnaby, BC office. We are looking for the ideal candidate to perform a variety of design and detailing tasks related to concrete and steel bridges, construction methods, and CADD production of conceptual and final design plans. The Structural Designer should be technically competent, and familiar with current tools/programs/software.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

• Working with engineering team to develop preliminary and final design bridge plans and details.

• Detailing of structural elements, including concrete reinforcement and steel connections.

• Using MicroStation, AutoCAD, and 3D modeling software to develop bridge plans.

• Producing reinforcement barlists, engineering reports, models, exhibits, etc.

• Meeting project schedule requirements and deadlines; communicating progress with task lead.

• Ensuring all work is performed in compliance with Kiewit and/or project-specific standards and Quality Management plans.

Expertise Required:

• 0-4 years’ experience in CAD production of structural designs and plan sets

• Associate Degree or better preferred

• General knowledge of engineering principles and structural materials

• Ability to understand construction documents and design standards

• Background in bridge design and construction preferred

• Must be proficient with MicroStation or AutoCAD; both preferred

• Basic skills in Microsoft Office products, Bluebeam and ProjectWise

• Knowledge of 3D modeling preferred

• The ability to clearly communicate and collaborate well with engineers and designers

• 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

• Named to the Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada for the sixth year in a row

• Extended health, dental and vision insurance where employees can get expert support for work, life, and everything in between

• RRSP plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of weekly base wages

• Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year, in addition to statutory holidays per each province’s guidelines

• We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit believes in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and complies with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

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