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Full-time Positions

We are accepting resumes for entry level, spring 2020 MS graduates and, as always, resumes of outstanding experienced candidates. 

Full-time position applicants for this position MUST have:

  • Masters Degree from an accredited civil/structural or architectural/structural engineering program
  • A comfortable command of basic statics and structural mechanics

Preferred applicants will have:

  • A P.E. or S.E. license
  • Experience with Revit modeling
  • Experience in structural design of residential, commercial, or institutional buildings
  • Experience with Project Management
  • The ability to work indefinitely in the U.S. without sponsorship

Personal attributes of many kinds may be acceptable, but an understanding of and dedication to client-centered service and technical excellence is a requirement.

Applicants for full-time positions should send a cover letter and resume to Camie Beagan,Allen Thompson, and Greg Kingsley.

All applicants must indicate your citizenship status, and whether or not you are legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. If not, indicate if you will, now or in the future, require sponsorship for employment visa status.  Should you be asked for an interview, please be prepared to provide professional references and examples of your work.

Summer Internships

We are now accepting resumes for summer 2020 internships. Applicants for internships should send a cover letter and resume to Camie Beagan and Greg Kingsley.

Construction Estimator

KL&A has a unique opportunity for an experienced estimator interested in preconstruction and design build projects. The position will support our steel construction management activities through pre-construction services, estimating, and assisting engineers with building costs. The work will be based in either our Loveland, Colorado or Golden, Colorado offices and you must be willing to travel between offices, if needed. There is room for growth and advancement in a unique, employee owned organization.

Job Description and General Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Estimating structural and miscellaneous steel projects using Revit, Bluebeam, Excel, and a proprietary Cost Modeler
  • Identify scope of work and provide reliable quantity takeoffs as early as Schematic Design
  • Help develop innovative construction means and methods to increase efficiency
  • Collaborate with structural engineers, architects, fabricators, erectors and general contractors
  • Assist with value engineering and troubleshoot potential field and fabrication problems
  • Understand building codes and verify estimating efforts are compliant
  • Developing and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Actively participating in a team environment


Minimum Skills and Experience:

  • Must be a US citizen or able to work in the US without future sponsorship
  • Minimum BS in Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, or Construction Management program.
  • Must be thorough with high attention to detail
  • Self-starter and active problem solver
  • Working familiarity with standard commercial building codes
  • Revit experience or willingness to learn
  • Understanding of standard business software such as Outlook, Excel, and Bluebeam

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • 3 years of either structural engineering or 4 years of estimating experience on steel structures and miscellaneous metals
  • Experience working as an estimator on commercial steel projects
  • MS with an emphasis in structures or experience estimating steel buildings preferred
  • Experience working for a steel fabrication or erection company
  • Proficiency with Revit
  • Proficiency working in Bluebeam

Personal attributes of many kinds may be acceptable, but an understanding and dedication to client-centered service is an absolute requirement.

KL&A, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive wages, excellent health/vision/dental benefits and 401k matching.

Please contact Camie Beagan to submit a resume or get more information.

Loveland Detailing

KL&A is a unique environment for detailers, since engineers, construction managers, and detailers generally share the same office, and detailing is often a key part of the design process itself. KL&A is looking for steel detailers to work in our Loveland Colorado Office.

We are interested in hearing from:

  • Entry level or experienced detailers
  • Engineers seeking to be detailers and steel designers
  • BIM modeling experts experienced in a variety of BIM packages, including SDS/2, Revit Structure, and Tekla.

 Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Problem solver
  • Modeling in SDS2 3D software
  • Produce 2D shop drawings, erection plans and field details 
  • Implement AISC and OSHA requirements for fabrication and erection
  • Work with multiple fabricators and their standards
  • Understand and utilize the standard practices of the steel industry
  • Read and interpret structural and architectural contract documents
  • Write and interpret RFIs
  • Work with in house engineers and construction managers
  • Flush out changes and revisions to report cost impact to project managers

Job Requirements:

  • Candidate must have associates or better degree.
  • Good math and geometry skills
  • Good communication skills
  • 2-5 years’ experience is preferred, but not mandatory
  • SDS2 experience is an advantage to the candidate
  • Attentive to detail and quality
  • Willingness to work on structural steel and architectural misc metals
  • Basic engineering skills are an advantage for the candidate
  • Problem solver willing to work in a team and collaborative environment sharing work load
  • US citizen or equivalent mandatory. All candidates requiring sponsorship will not be considered
  • Overtime should be expected

Personal attributes of many kinds may be acceptable, but an understanding of and dedication to client-centered service and technical excellence is a requirement.

Please send your resume or contact Camie Beagan if you are interested in applying.


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