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Kiewit Structural Designer- Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering in Lenexa, Kansas

Requisition ID: 168844

Job Level: Mid Level

Home District/Group: Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering

Department: Design Engineering

Market: Industrial

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering (KIWE) is seeking an experienced Structural Designer. This role is located in Lenexa, KS, with the opportunity for flexible work. We are looking for the ideal candidate to grow with the team by helping to establish, maintain, and improve standards and tools while contributing to project success. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a 2-year technical school degree in Computer Aided Design with a focus on BIM (Building Information Modeling) and a minimum of 5 years structural design experience using Revit, be comfortable with the latest versions of Autodesk Revit, have a good understanding of design document creation and data exchange using Revit, be a learning resource for less experienced designers and engineers, and be comfortable working closely with Structural Design Engineers on multiple projects simultaneously.

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service engineering consulting and design firm serving a broad range of industrial markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,700 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve the industrial, transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Our operations-focused engineering provides our clients with safe and efficient facilities, and it integrates our 130 years of construction experience to finish projects on time and to make sure that Nobody Gets Hurt.

Our rapidly growing Industrial Engineering team, which includes process, mechanical, electrical, controls, structural, architectural, geotechnical, and civil disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on EPC (Engineer Procure Construct) and design-build delivery of industrial projects in markets such as Food & Beverage, Mineral Processing, Renewable Fuels, Pulp and Paper, Steel & Aluminum, Industrial Buildings, and Industrial Energy, Water and Utilities.


This position is based out of Lenexa, KS. Opportunities for flexible work are available.


  • Coordinate with other design group team members to review and exchange project information necessary for design and development

  • Gathers required information and collaborate with engineers and multiple disciplines to develop BIM models for foundations and steel structures

  • Leverages Building Information Modeling (BIM) to create plans, drawings, and details

  • Assist in the development of department standards and tools

  • Mentors other team members in design and modeling techniques


  • Completion of a vocational training program in Computer Aided Design and 5+ years of structural design experience using Revit; or high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of 8 years of structural design experience using Revit

  • Demonstrates ability to interpret multi-discipline engineering and vendor documents

  • Displays leadership and confidence to monitor peers, especially those with less experience in drafting and design

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and constructively with other team members and disciplines both verbally and in written form

  • Knowledge of basic spreadsheet, database, word processing programs

Other Requirements:

• Regular, reliable attendance

• Work productively and meet deadlines timely

• Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.

• Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.

• Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

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.

Company: Kiewit