Title of Position: Project Engineer I, Structural

Position Type: Full Time

Pay Range: $75,000-$105,000

Location: Westminster, Colorado

Kahuna’s Core Values focus on Safety, Confidence, Innovation, Balance and Family. We manage our business by our Core Values to ultimately provide a safe and productive work environment. Our goal is to create a workplace that employees are proud to be a part of and want to retire from.

General Characteristics: Proactively lead advanced technical structural engineering efforts and assist with project estimates for midstream oil and gas projects with limited requested peer review from other PE’s. Project assignments will include engineering, design, and project management tasks for large facility foundations and steel systems. Will report to Director, Civil and Structural Engineering & Design.

Required Skills:

  • Able to adjust and evolve complex control system designs and pre-developed tools/templates to fit unique project situations, and coach/lead staff engineers through tool/template use and drawing reviews.
  • Assist driving group standards and practices, as well as training staff engineers, on topics relating to ACI, AISC, ASCE, IBC, and PIP codes.
  • Able to adjust and evolve complex structural system designs and pre-developed tools/templates to fit unique project situations, and coach/lead staff engineers through tool/template use and drawing reviews as well as peer model reviews. Stamp IFC drawings following peer PE review.
  • Independently lead structural portion of projects, coaching and managing staff engineer efforts, and stamping results following peer PE review.
  • Act as the primary project team and client contact for Civil and Structural discipline on smaller to mid-sized projects. This includes performing structural PM tasks of scope/schedule/cost tracking and management and reviewing procurement efforts for building, rebar & steel contractor bids.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Advanced degree in Civil Engineering (Structural Specialty preferred).
  • Taken and passed Professional Engineering Exam (Preferred)
  • Strong work ethic and willing/able to travel to field project locations.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills as well as attention to key prioritized details.
  • Self-motivated and able to quickly react to changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Has become proficient at the responsibilities required for Staff Engineer II, Structural.
  • Self-manage workload, and direct workload of staff engineers.
  • Advanced technical writing and client/team communication skills.


How to Apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to  ^ Kahuna is a DOT-regulated company, therefore this position will require the candidate to pass an initial drug screen and background check upon hire.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Kahuna offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, vision, and dental insurance, 401K participation, additional optional coverages, paid time off, and access to onsite exercise facilities. For information on Kahuna, including more information on our company culture, visit our website at

Kahuna is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.