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Field/Office Engineer - Tunneling - Underground District (2022)

Company: Kiewit
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 135499

Job Level: Entry Level

Department: Project Engineering

Market: Transportation

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we're boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-minded construction professionals to get it done right.

As a Field/Office Engineer, you bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There's a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we build the biggest, most exciting projects.


District Overview

The Underground District has been constructing underground facilities (tunneling, deep foundations) since 1949, and has completed more than 100 underground-related projects totaling more than $1B. Looking for hands-on, engineers excited to be both in the field and office supporting project and estimating work.

We are looking for people pursuing one of the following college majors: Civil, Mining, Mechanical, & Geotechnical Engineering, and Construction Management related degrees. These Entry Level Engineers will be required to perform engineering work in connection with a wide range of underground and foundations projects that range in size, difficulty, and duration. Entry Level Engineers will be involved in the district estimating unit at various points in a career, which involves quantity takeoffs, time studies, cost estimating, participating in estimate reviews and bid close-out.


Kiewit is a company that goes where the work is, which means a career with us can take you and your family to exciting parts of North America - and maybe even beyond. Kiewit Underground conducts its operations primarily through Kiewit Infrastructure Company, a subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, we construct both deep underground and foundation projects across the U.S. and Canada related to transportation, water/wastewater, power, mining, and telecommunications to name a few. These projects are happening in large cities and small towns, so you have a chance to experience it all!

Field engineering, operation planning, cost control, project scheduling, quantity tracking, material procurement, contract administration, estimating and supervision of field activities
Performing engineering tasks requiring standard techniques and solving problems of a technical nature arising during construction
Maintaining records as required regarding job progress, costs, material usage, etc.
Planning and scheduling of operations, to include procedures, sketches and other necessary documents
Investigating problems and/or reported incidents; identifying and recommending solutions/alternatives as appropriate
Reviewing plans and specifications to determine material requirements (quantities and qualities), pricing of materials, etc.
Working with suppliers as required facilitating the handling and expediting delivery of materials

Must have received, or will receive by August 2022, at a minimum an undergraduate degree in civil engineering, mining, mechanical, geotechnical, construction management or related before starting this position
Previous experience in underground construction or mining is preferred
Must have a strong desire to work in the underground construction industry
Be willing to fully participate in job assignments at the job site, district office or department to which assigned
Must be willing to travel and relocate throughout career as we operate on a national scale, not a regional one
Have the ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
Strong work ethic - willing to do what it takes to get the job done
Have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Good working knowledge and experience with both Excel and Word
Good written and verbal communication skills
Must have a valid Driver's license
Reliable transportation to and from work
Critical thinking skills necessary with the ability to plan ahead and conceptualize
Have the ability to work underground

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.

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.

Keywords: Kiewit, Arlington , Field/Office Engineer - Tunneling - Underground District (2022), Administration, Clerical , Arlington, Virginia

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