Kiewit Corporation Mid-Level Structural Design Engineer in Denver, Colorado

Date: Mar 17, 2018

Location: Denver, CO, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 70029

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.

How We’re Different

• Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record

• Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies

• Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from day one of employment

• 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent

• Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year

• 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 Infrastructure Engineers is seeking a Structural Engineer for bridge and infrastructure construction projects in the KIE Englewood, Colorado office. We are looking for the ideal candidate to perform a variety of design and analysis tasks related to steel and concrete bridges, construction methods, design reviews, and conceptual and final designs. The Structural Engineer should have at least 8 years’ experience in engineering plan production, be highly technically competent and familiar with current technical tools/programs/software, and CADD production practices.


  • Potential to lead smaller engineering and CADD teams in developing preliminary and final plans and details,

  • Coordinate or assist a Senior Engineerwith developing task scopes, schedules and budgets for design deliverables for structural designs,

  • Identify and understand technical requirements of high-risk projects and implement engineering principles to develop solutions,

  • Identify, interpret, and apply appropriate design standards and codes; ensure compliance with contract documents,

  • Perform interdisciplinary reviews for coordination with other design disciplines and compliance with contract documents,

  • Participate in technical meetings and discussions; and strategize solutions to complex or unique technical problems,

  • Identify and implement new technologies that provide a competitive advantage. Identify technical differentiators and develop schemes for key project pursuits,

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


  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Structural Engineering or Civil Engineering with a bridge design emphasis, Master’s preferred,

  • 8+ years’ experience in relevant structural engineering design,

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in at least one state and eligibility for registration in Colorado,

  • Strong all-around theoretical knowledge of structural engineering principles,

  • Experience with the design of multiple bridge types in concrete and steel, and knowledge of staged-construction analysis. Experience with Design-Build delivery preferred,

  • Preferred experience with engineering design software, i.e. programs such as LUSAS, SOFiSTiK, MIDAS, etc.,

  • Experience with AASHTO LRFD, AISC, ACI, CAN/CSA S-6, and other North American design codes,

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written,

  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment,

  • Ability to travel as business requires.

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: Denver

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