Civil/Structural Work Group Lead Engineer

at KBR in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Civil/Structural Work Group Lead Engineer

Work Group Lead – Structural Engineering

Based in KBR’s office in Newark, DE, under general supervision, the Principal Structural Engineer will act as a Work Group Lead for project work. The incumbent independently applies advanced engineering techniques, makes decisions on engineering problems and methods, and represents the organization to resolve important questions or to negotiate with key engineers and officials in other organizations. They provide technical guidance to designers and less experienced engineers and is consulted extensively by associates and others with a high degree of reliance placed on scientific interpretations and advice. Job role is responsible for a measurable asset such as assigned staff on projects and budget.

Work will be performed in a flexible work arrangement work in the office in Newark, DE and remote work.


+ Responsible for technical content on construction released structural drawings for structural steel and concrete

+ Responsible for preparing structural calculations for structural steel and concrete

+ Responsible for conceptual and final foundation design including spread footings, piles, and drilled shafts

+ Responsible for preparing construction specifications

+ Responsible for providing technical support during construction for all structural activities


+ BS degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

+ 8+ years of related experience

+ Professional Engineer License preferred

+ Experience in structural and civil engineering is preferred


KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits, which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.


At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability and our Zero Harm culture.

These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of teams philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient and safer.

We Deliver – Together.

In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: JC196606371

Posted On: Nov 04, 2021

Updated On: Oct 05, 2022

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