Job Description

Project Engineer  (#9513) - Midwest
Industry: Precast & Prestressed Concrete

PCI Certified plant looking for an experienced Structural Engineer to oversee upcoming projects

Description:

Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Architectural, Civil, or Structural Engineering, Masters preferred, or equivalent work- and industry-related experience (as allowed under licensure by the state of Illinois).
  • Licensed Structural Engineer (SE) in state of Illinois
  • 7+ years of diverse project experience in the design of buildings with demonstrated professional growth
  • Experience in precast prestressed concrete design a plus

Requirements (or Key Attributes)

  • Successfully demonstrated through experience or observation the duties of a Sr. Design Engineer
  • Proficient communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • work from verbal and written technical direction from senior staff proficiently
    • work effectively within a team environment with a group of diverse professionals
    • read and interpret technical and construction documents
    • organize and manage own time effectively
    • manage multiple staff members effectively
    • organize, plan, and perform multiple tasks effectively
    • organize, plan, perform, and manage multiple projects effectively with minimal guidance by senior engineering staff
    • keeps up with code changes with effort inside and outside the office
    • back check own work and strives for quality
    • back check work of other successfully, meeting established quality goals
    • work with conceptual concepts to develop sales models
  • Advanced understanding of :
    • structural analysis/design fundamentals
    • 3D finite element analysis
    • diaphragm analysis and design
    • snow, seismic and wind analysis and design
    • structural integrity requirements
    • current building and material codes
    • commercially-available office software (Word, Excel, Adobe/Bluebeam, etc.)
    • 3D modeling and drafting software such AutoCAD, Revit and Tekla or equivalent
    • engineering software such as RAM suite, Risa, TEDDS, LEC Wall, etc. or equivalent;
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn new engineering principles and stay abreast of code changes outside the office environment
  • Inspires confidence internally and externally in knowledge of structures and work product
  • Able to work long periods (multiple hours) of the day at a computer
  • Able to visit job site and function in rough outdoor environment (cold, heat, humidity and inclement weather)
  • Able to function for extended periods in a manufacturing plant exposed to cold, heat, humidity, and dust
  • Possess an advanced understanding of precast plant issues including casting and bed rules
  • Possess an advanced understanding of precast erection issues and temporary bracing requirements
  • Possess an advanced understanding of bed and plant scheduling

 

Responsibilities

  • Interface with internal and external clients
  • Prepare ALL work in accordance with approved office processes, formats and standards
  • Define tasks (both engineering and documents) required to design a multiple simple building and its components, with minimal direction of senior engineering staff
  • Define tasks (both engineering and documents) required to design a multiple complex building and its components, with limited direction by senior engineering staff
  • Work on assigned tasks and projects, with minimal direction of senior engineering staff, performing engineering analyses and calculations
  • Work on assigned tasks and projects, with minimal direction of senior engineering staff, preparing required documents in CAD and BIM format
  • Perform 3D finite element analysis and design with limited direction of senior engineering staff
  • Proactively identify and raise concerns about structural issues and project scope
  • Perform tasks accurately and on time with limited guidance, and proactively seek advice on tasks as needed
  • Meet task and project deadlines, and adhere to budgeted hours
  • Volunteers to work hours need to meet deadlines
  • Volunteers to work additional hours to assist other (not assigned work) to meet deadlines
  • When asked, works hours needed to meet deadlines
  • When asked, works additional hours to assist others (not assigned work) to meet deadlines
  • Manager other staff members, including time and tasks as required, when assigned as a Task or Project Leader
  • Participate in activities within and outside the office that increase personal engineering capabilities
  • Participate in external/in-house seminars and training activities/sessions
  • Participate in the development of in-house design templates, checklist and standards
  • Participates in engineering team leadership
  • Assist Engineering Manager in reviewing/approving percentage complete of consultants billings on projects
  • Assist Engineering Manager in allocating staff resources to satisfy project demands and schedules
  • Assist Engineering Manager in allocating staff resources to meet required utilization rates
  • Monitor assigned project budgets for staff adherence
  • Coach and mentor junior staff, as appropriate and as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned
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