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Drainage Engineer, Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers at Kiewit

Drainage Engineer, Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers

Kiewit Irving, TX Full-Time

Requisition ID: 138599 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Are you looking for professional growth and development in your Drainage career?  This role is located in Westlake, TX, with the opportunity for flexible work.  Do you want to work on bigger projects, with exposure to design/build and seeing designs come to life in construction?  WE DESIGN AND WE BUILD!  If you want to work in an environment where you will interface with subject matter experts in Engineering and Construction and increase your depth and breadth of experience, apply today!  

2021 and 2020 were record years for us!  Due to growth, and a strong backlog, we will be growing our teams and adding a new office in the West Lake/Fort Worth Texas area and offer relocation to those interested in a new destination.  This Texas District office will include Drainage/H&H engineers and designers at all levels to support a variety of projects in Texas and throughout the US!  

ENR released its 2022 Top 400 Contractor rankings. Kiewit ranks No. 3, up one spot from last year's No. 4 ranking. 
ENR Ranking: 
•    No. 1 - Domestic Heavy
•    No. 1 - Petroleum
•    No. 1 - Transportation
•    No. 2 - Power
•    No. 4 - Working Abroad
•    No. 20 - Domestic Building / Manufacturing

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 in our new office in West Lake,  Texas.  Opportunities for flexible work are available.


You will be part of a team supporting design/heavy civil construction for projects, performing drainage design, detailed hydrologic and hydraulic analysis (using various models and methods), and preparation of design plans, reports and technical memoranda. 

Specific deliverables may include: 

•    Single-event and continuous rainfall modeling, Watershed analysis, hydrograph and peak discharge development and routing

•    Pavement drainage, culverts, storm systems, bridge sizing and scour for highway and transit drainage
•    Flood analysis and knowledge of the NFIP including CLOMR and LOMRs
•    Stormwater quantity / quality calculations, LID, NPDES compliance and erosion control

Drainage Design 
•    Development of drainage plans, profiles, specifications and estimates for transportation projects. This includes developing terrain, grading and other design components via models such as Inroads, Arc-GIS and other pre and post processing software packages


BS or MS in Civil Engineering
2+ years drainage/hydrology/water resources design experience 
Design-Build project experience preferred
Software Modeling experience required in one or more of the following: MicroStation, AutoCAD, Arc-GIS, GEOPAK, Inroads, Civil3D, OpenRoads, HydroCAD.
Drainage/Hydrology software experience required in one or more of the following: HEC-RAS, HEC-GEORAS, HY-8, CulvertMaster, StormCAD, CivilStorm, PondPack, FlowMaster, 2D experience helpful such as SRH-2D, FLO-2D
Understanding of FHWA hydraulic engineering circulars and design series
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to work with 
Must have FE/EIT
This position includes occasional travel to project offices and work sites. Ability to travel at times.

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.
•    FIELD ROLES ONLY May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.

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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