CAD Manager – Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers (LoneTree, CO, US)

Kiewit     Construction     General Contracting     -     September 29, 2020

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Around here, we make each day count. That's because people are counting on us. We're behind some of the largest and most innovative projects in the world. We help people live better. We help them get where they need to be. And we do it on a larger-than-life-scale. There's nothing ordinary about working here. So roll up your sleeves because you are in for big things

Position Overview

Requisition ID: 120079 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers (KIE) is seeking a Computer Aided Design (CAD) Manager to join our Design Engineering Services (DES) team in Denver, CO. Looking for the ideal candidate to manage systems and production relating to Computer Aided Design and Civil Information Modeling (CIM) systems. This role offers significant opportunity to be part of cutting-edge Civil Transportation BIM technologies and work on world-class engineering projects in the Highway, Rail, and Transportation industries.  You should be a self-motivated professional with experience in this role and have a desire to grow personally as well as professionally.

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 Lone Tree, CO office.


•    Coordinate with internal and external design production teams to initiate, produce and deliver projects
•    Develop and implement project specific resources to ensure project design teams produce consistent deliverables.
•    Oversee the work of CAD designers, making sure that drawings adhere to applicable project standards.
•    Audit projects for compliance to district quality procedures and project client standards. Participate in a projects internal design reviews to ensure client standard are met for milestone deliverables.  Implement tools to validate compliance of projects CAD deliverables in adherence with the project's standards 
•    Create, delivery and maintain Project CAD Manuals 
•    Contribute to the creation of Project Execution Plans
•    Implement and execute CAD quality procedures on projects
•    Deliver project CAD orientation training
•    Deliver company CAD application training  
•    Coordinate with design partner’s CAD Managers/Leads to resolve technical or logistical issues 
•    Project CAD customization and standardization to enhance productivity
•    Collaborate with design and engineering software vendor to promote company objectives
•    Mentor and develop CAD team members
•    Participate in weekly coordination calls and periodic presentations regarding CAD related items
•    Coordinate with IT to solve local and project level problems related to CAD deliverables and project technology needs
•    Maintain and support workflows for internal and external design content management


•    15+ years’ experience of project implementation of CAD applications
•    Experience with the implementation of client specific CAD standards on projects
•    Design production experience with Civil 3D and AutoCAD
•    Basic knowledge of InRoads, MicroStation and OpenRoads Designer for design production
•    Experience with Civil Information Modeling
•    Experience with Design Content Management via Bentley ProjectWise
•    Experience with front end digital coordination efforts, ensuring all discipline design and production teams are enabled and in compliance with project requirements
•    Experience with the definition, documentation and implementation of CAD standards and execution plans
•    Experience with troubleshooting CAD issues and delivering CAD training 
•    Experience with a multi-format CAD production environment and corresponding interoperability challenges
•    Strong ability to communicate
•    Strong teamwork and leadership capabilities
•    Strong understanding of engineering work processes
•    Self-motivated and results focused, with the ability to work with minimal supervision 
•    Good written and oral communication, particularly English to facilitate working with teams located all over North America
•    A problem solving, conceptual thinker and able to work with complex systems
•    Associates degree in Computer Aided Design, Engineering Technology, or similar program experience

Base Compensation: $69,478  - $104,216 
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

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.

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