Structural Engineer

Chesterfield, MO 63006

Posted: 12/05/2023 Job Number: 27277

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Structural Engineer with a strong heavy industrial background.

Job summary:
The engineer will be asked to work with other departments to prepare structural designs as well as performing structural steel framing design, foundation design, concrete framing design, civil sitework design.
Job Duties:
  • Act as Lead Structural on multi-discipline projects.
  • Assist project manager on major projects.
  • Independently manage projects with majority structural scope.
  • Direct and manage project execution of junior engineers and designers.
  • Train and help develop the skills of our junior engineers
  • Run project meetings and discussions; prepare associated notes and minutes.
  • Review and discuss project concepts with owner.
  • Prepare efficient and organized email communications both internally and with clients.
  • Interact confidently with clients and maintain client satisfaction with our project execution and deliverables.
  • Develop strong relationships with clients.
  • Assist in company marketing.
  • Actively participate and contribute to project and interdepartmental meetings to facilitate successful completion of projects and to meet customer expectations and needs.
  • Define, interpret, manage, and track assigned project budgets, schedules, and scopes.
  • Understand and consistently apply or voice concerns of safety, maintenance, accessibility, constructability, and coordination.
  • Learn and evaluate new design software as well as develop company use of current design software.
  • Conduct terrestrial laser scanning site visits and register point clouds.
  • Direct preparation of construction documents.
  • Detail structural framing for both new and modified structures.
  • Coordinate work with other disciplines.
  • Assist in development of proposals and project estimates.
  • Develop design criteria for structural work.
  • Perform concept development of structural systems.
  • Issue and record drawing submittals and revisions.
  • Respond to Requests for Information and field questions.
  • Participate and present at monthly Autodesk User Group meetings.
  • Check structural calculations and construction documents prepared by yourself or others for errors, omissions, and adherence to company standards for quality.
  • Assist in the development of structural drafting and design standards and new production methods to improve the company’s best practices, efficiency, and consistency.
  • Identify, communicate, and explore solutions to conflicts and clashes.
  • Perform or participate in project lessons learned meetings.
  • Perform loading analysis and determination for all type of structures.
  • Develop complex structural analysis models using STAAD, RISA, or other analysis program.
  • Perform finite elements analysis including development of FE models.
  • Understand and utilize extensive knowledge of structural codes including the IBC, ASCE, AISC, ACI, and AWS.
  • Analyze and design structural systems with broad range of proficiency in various materials such as structural steel, concrete, and masonry.
  • Perform complex structural designs including: foundations of vibrating equipment, vibrating equipment support structures, large retaining walls and dump hoppers, steel hoppers/bins/silos, modifications to concrete silos and large process ductwork.
  • Develop civil designs including paving, grading, drainage
  • Make structural site visits to prepare reports for structural condition assessment, failure investigations, structural reliability programs, project data gathering, and terrestrial laser scanning.
  • Prepare reports on findings and make recommendations for analysis studies.
  • Develop calculation templates for use by other engineers.
  • Have strong proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD and ability to develop drawings.
  • Develop preliminary designs and construction quantity estimates.
  • Perform shop drawing reviews.
  • Evaluate contractor proposals for alignment with project Request for Proposal.
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Structural or other discipline such as Civil)
  • 10 years’ experience in electrical engineering of heavy industrial projects
  • Excellent communication skills
  • PE (If candidates do not have their PE they should have their EIT and be at a point they can sit for their PE within the next 6-9 months)
Location:  Chesterfield, MO
Duration:  Permanent
Salary:  $90-$135K

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Meet Your Recruiter

Tony Harvey
Technical Recruiter

With over 25 years of service with Selectek, the only people with more years in the company than Tony are the owners. Upon receiving his bachelor’s degree in business management from the Pennsylvania State University, Tony moved to Georgia and began his professional career at Selectek. Tony’s extensive experience in the industry has helped Selectek find positions for even the most specialized of engineers. Outside the office, Tony can be seen around Atlanta running in various local 5-10K road races, lifting weights, or watching his Nittany Lions with fellow alumni at the local Penn State Atlanta Chapter.

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