Design Engineer

Job Locations US-GA-Duluth
Full-Time Regular - 40 hours
Posted Date
2 months ago(1/31/2020 3:30 PM)


Join us as we Rise to the Challenge


At KCI, we’re building an enduring company that provides unparalleled value to our employee-owners. We make our mark designing and delivering our world-class solutions, so we invest deeply in developing our team. We reward integrity and commitment, and when we do well, you do well. Our people have freedom to innovate, unlimited growth, a voice that matters, a lifestyle that works, and skin in the game. Because life’s more fun when you own it.


KCI Technologies, Inc. is a 100% employee-owned engineering, consulting and construction firm serving clients throughout the United States. KCI is recognized as an industry leader, employing cutting-edge technologies, management practices and strategic growth initiatives. Employee ownership fosters an entrepreneurial spirit, encourages technical expertise, and shapes strategic planning.

Duties, Responsibilities & Other

  • Assist in the development of multiple construction plans for transportation projects.  These duties will be performed under the supervision of a senior project engineer or project manager.
  • Performs work which involves conventional types of plans, investigations, surveys, structures, or equipment.  Assignments ususally include engineering calculations, interpreation of engineering drawing and specifications, and assistance with proposal preparation.  Helps to coordinate work of mulitple engineering disciplines, as well as drafting/CADD work for the project.  Assists in preparing progress reports and may supervise small projects.
  • Experience with MicroStation and InRoads is preferred
  • Candidate must have good written and verbal communication skills.  Must be a self-motivated dynamic individual.
  • Georgia EIT or PE certification preferred


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required. Master's degree preferred.  
  • Minimum of 2 - 4 years of design experience required.
  • Pre-employment drug screening is a condition of employment. Background and motor vehicle checks may be required based upon position.

Performance Expectations

  • Complete Annual Individual Training Program
  • Train adequate backup personnel to support your role in your absence
  • Comply with all KCI policies and procedures
  • Ensure projects fulfill ISO compliance requirements
  • Complete other duties as required/assigned
  • Achieve or exceed budgeted individual utilization target(80-85% typical)
  • Attend bi-weekly(or more frequently as necessary) meetings with project team on all projects/tasks
  • Complete all tasks on time and within budget while fully meeting the scope
  • Consult and coordinate with other practices and sub-consultants as required
  • Operate within specified (corporate or project) budget parameters
  • Compare field data to base plan
  • Conduct site visits and gather data, including measurements, sketches, notes and photographs as needed
  • Prepare design calculations, drawings, specifications and cost estimates for review and approval
  • Prepare preliminary concept designs and submit for approval
  • Read and interpret technical documents needed for performance of job
  • Review and approve shop drawings



KCI Technologies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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