Civil CAD Designer – Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers (Omaha, NE, US)

    September 29, 2020

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Requisition ID: 140642 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Position Summary:
Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers (KIE) is seeking a Mid-Level Civil CAD Designer for Construction Engineering Services (CES) in the KIE Denver, CO office. Looking for the ideal candidate to perform a variety of civil and geotechnical CAD production tasks using Civil 3D related to temporary structures supporting construction operations. The Designer should have at least 2 years’ experience in engineering plan production, and be familiar with current technical tools, software, and CAD best practices. Our CES group provides value to the success of our clients’ projects by designing and building temporary works which are critical to quality project design, cost control, and construction excellence. The engineering design tasks our CES group performs to help Kiewit build projects include: Support of excavation, cofferdam design, deep foundations and dewatering, MSE / Soil Nail wall design, haul roads, working surfaces, bore hole analysis and other geotechnical related design support.

District Overview

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 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, Colorado Office - Relocation assistance is available 


• Work with our engineering teams to develop civil / geotechnical designs for temporary structures (earthwork, steel, wood, concrete, manufactured items, etc.) supporting construction activities on Kiewit projects

•Use Civil 3D software to produce design for estimate and construction documents

•Participate in design reviews to evaluate design concepts and make recommendations

•Maintain status of assigned tasks on team schedule

•Follow company’s CAD and quality standards


•2 to 10 years’ experience in civil / geotechnical CAD design and production of design documents
•Associate degree in Computer Aided Design, Engineering Technology, or similar program experience
•Proficiency in Autodesk Civil 3D
•Ability to create surfaces, alignments, profiles & sections required to document civil / geotechnical work
•Ability to detail basic structural connections
•Additional proficiency in Revit, or Navisworks is a plus
•General knowledge of engineering principles and materials for civil / geotechnical work
•Read and understand construction documents
•Ability to clearly communicate and collaborate with Engineers and Designers
•Critical thinking skills necessary with the ability to plan and conceptualize
•Capable of recognizing conflicts and discrepancies with strong attention to detail
•Basic skills in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
•Construction experience is a plus

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

Base Compensation: $58,378  - $87,566 
(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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