Designer II - Structural


Title of position: Designer II, Structural

Position type: Full Time

Pay range: $24-$27

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 perform more advanced technical structural design support for midstream oil and gas projects independently and under the direction of experienced structural designers and engineers. Project assignments will include design tasks for large facility foundations and steel systems. Will report to Manager, Structural Design.



  • Able to annotate and layout more complex foundation and steel designs using pre-developed tools with limited direction from experienced designers and engineers.
  • Ability to assist with and review drawings of other less experienced designers and markup as necessary to represent a functional design with limited direction from experienced designers and engineers.
  • Ability to do more complex 3D modeling using pre-developed tools with some direction from experienced designers.
  • Independently lead structural design portion of small projects.
  • Basic understanding of foundation types/steel shapes and correct application of them.
  • Basic understanding of industrial components and equipment.
  • Demonstrate full understanding of the workflow from beginning to end of a project.
  • Coordinates with other design teams to ensure a continuous flow of information concerning other engineering disciplines affecting the design execution of a project.
  • Demonstrate ability to functionally communicate technical and administrative project/task details, including correspondence via emails and general documentation.
  • Organize and prepare drawings for delivery maintaining security and confidentiality in a timely manner.
  • Understand and be able to operate Navisworks Freedom/Manage/Simulate, allowing for basic integration between engineering and design, and lead model reviews as necessary for assigned projects.
  • Demonstrate professional behavior around clients and vendors.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required experience:

  • Must be a self-starter with initiative, hard worker who can work with some guidance from experienced designers and as a member of a team.
  • Must be detailed oriented; precise and organized in the handling of drawings.
  • Solid organizational skills required; must be able to prioritize and multitask.
  • Typically has 3-6 years of progressive design experience or equivalent; 2 years minimum required.
  • Community college and drafting/CAD courses preferred.
  • Broad computer skills and proficient in Microsoft office, AutoCAD®, CADworx Structure®.


How to apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to Kahuna-AdminServices@KahunaUSA.comKahuna is a DOT-regulated company, therefore this position will require that the candidate pass an initial drug screen and background check upon hire. Must be eligible to work in the United States.

Closing date: April 18, 2022

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.