Rail/Transit Engineer

Location: Denver, Colorado Posted Date: February 15, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 458791200 Careermine Job Id: 1425584
Requisition ID: 72508

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 (KIE) Company is a multi-faceted and leading edge division of the company that offers a variety of innovative services, including, temporary and permanent design services for current projects and new pursuits in the United States and Canada. Our design services group has offices in Colorado, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada offering expertise in structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway and materials disciplines.

KIE's key specialties include: design engineering, contract review, technical support, personnel training, design considerations, change orders, scheduling, job cost projections, and constructability & method analysis. KIE serves Kiewit districts, joint venture partners, and engineers by supporting management and supervision at all levels. From the home office or on the job site, our integrated services support Kiewit pre-bid, post-bid and through project completion.
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 will help propel you forward in your career faster than you may expect. We'll train you, develop your skills, and allow you to take on projects that will 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.

We are seeking a Rail/Transit Engineer to join our Permanent Design team. Responsibilities would include performing engineering and design services to prepare calculations, plans, and specifications for rail transit related projects including elevated and underground stations and guideways for new and rehabilitation type projects. The successful candidate would be able to manage a subtask of a larger project or study in accordance with contractual requirements, as well as have responsibility for completing the technical engineering functions of the project including coordination of technical disciplines, procurement of materials and equipment, and construction planning assistance.


Develop the scope of work for engineering tasks, design schedules and budgets for assigned project elements; monitor progress against schedule and budget requirements; and identify and document changes in scope.
Assist in determining the scope of work for procurement of materials and equipment, procurement schedules and budgets for assigned project buy outs; monitor progress to maintain those procurements; and interface with procurement and subcontract personnel to facilitate the bid process.
Coordinate work between engineers and other interdisciplinary technical personnel on the project. Coordinate the assignment of personnel from other technical support groups within the company.
Assist the Senior Engineer in planning, directing, supervising, and controlling the execution of technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the project or study. Assist in determining the technical skills and staff hours required for successful completion of the project.
Ensure client criteria and scope is met by all engineering disciplines. Expedite distribution of action items following discussions/meetings with the client and Senior Engineer.
Prepare technical reports and documentation of activity for the client and project management.
Obtain, analyze, and circulate technical and contractual information to project disciplines.
Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

  • 10+ years' experience with focus on rail transit engineering
  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering degree.
  • Knowledge of current codes and industry standards including AREMA, TCRP, and AASHTO
  • Professional Engineering License (or ability to obtain).
  • Proficient in developing CAD design models

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
Job Segment: Construction, Engineer, Drafting, CAD, Geology, Engineering

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