Experienced Water Resource/Drainage Engineer - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Engineering



Position Overview

Kiewit has an immediate opening for a dynamic Hydraulics/Hydrology Engineer in our growing Hydraulics Group based in Englewood, CO. The Drainage Engineer will work on an interdisciplinary team including: geotechnical engineers, structural engineers, roadway engineers, estimators, schedulers and construction experts to perform engineering analysis, design, and estimates in support of design-build pursuits and ongoing projects.

The candidate will be part of teams responsible for completing engineering assignments in support of heavy civil construction for Kiewit Construction Companies’ business including drainage design, detailed hydrologic and hydraulic analysis (using various models and methods), and preparation of design plans, reports, specifications, and technical memoranda.

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers (KIE) is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of our company that offers a variety of services, including, temporary and permanent design services for current projects and new project pursuits in the United States and Canada. Our design services group has offices in Colorado, Nebraska, Washington State, and Toronto, Canada offering expertise in structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, and materials disciplines. Our engineering group is responsible for managing engineering assignments in support of Kiewit’s construction projects in both the United States and Canada. As part of the engineering group, you will have the opportunity to work with other structural and geotechnical engineers, members of our interdisciplinary engineering team, as well as estimators, schedules and construction experts to provide advice on construction methodology, risk and the design of temporary works. 

Location

This position is based out of our Englewood, CO (South Denver) office.

Responsibilities
  • This will require a broad understanding from a national perspective of the following: Hydrology Single-event and continuous rainfall modeling Watershed analysis, hydrograph and peak discharge development and routing Software experience includes: HEC1, HEC-HMS, SWMM/XP-SWMM, TR-55, SBUH and HSPF Method programs Hydraulics Pavement drainage, culverts, storm systems, pump stations, pressure pipe, bridge sizing and scour, sediment transport, revetment design, and coastal considerations for highway drainage Understanding of the various FHWA hydraulic engineering circulars and design series Flood analysis and knowledge of the NFIP including CLOMR and LOMRs Stormwater quantity / quality calculations, NPDES compliance and erosion control requirements Software experience includes: HY-8, Culvert Master, HEC-RAS, HEC-GEORAS, Storm CAD, Civil Storm, Pond Pack, Flow Master, 2D experience helpful such as HEC-RAS and SRH-2D Drainage Design Development of drainage plans, profiles, specifications and estimates for transportation and other water resources projects. This includes developing terrain and other design components via models such as Inroads, Arc-GIS and other pre and post processing software packages.
  • Software experience includes: Micro Station, AutoCAD, Arc-GIS, Geopak and Inroads or similar 3D stormwater modeling preferred.o Understanding of engineering cost estimates and ability to manage estimate level design for drainage components of projects.
  • Qualifications
  • BS or MS in Civil Engineering
  • 5-10 years post-graduate experience.
  • Design experience or Design-Build project experience preferred
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization and support project efforts
  • The candidate will possess strong project management skills including: scope development, schedule management and earned value management
  • The candidate will lead plan production, specifications, estimate and drainage design development and will be responsible / in charge of engineering work and will be the Engineer of Record for final design projects
  • Design-build experience is a plus.
  • Must have P.E.
  • 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.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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