Structural Engineer

Houston, TX 77042

Posted: 01/31/2024 Job Number: 28850

Job Description

Selectek is seeking a veteran Structural Engineer for a direct hire role with one of our partnering firms near Houston, Texas. This firm specializes in chemical plants and terminals, so candidates will need a background working with these types of projects.

Employment Type: Direct Hire
Location: Houston, TX
Expected Hourly Pay Range: $48-$72 before permanent conversion, based on experience and certifications

Job Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
- PE license in Texas or reciprocal state 
- 10-20 years of experience in structural engineering related to chemical or oil/gas products
- Strong background in equipment foundation and supports, pipe racks, and access platforms

In addition to these requirements, candidates must be eligible to work in the United States as Selectek is unable to provide sponsorship or work visa documentation.

Job Duties:
- Serve as a discipline lead on projects, with the possibility of running multiple small projects simultaneously
- Perform technical designs and supervision of other designers
- Maintain budget control and project focus to avoid scope creep
- Help develop a standardization process for design within the structural teams
- Check structural packages and communicate markups to production staff
- Travel to sites around the state for inspection as needed; typically within 4 hours of Houston

Schedule: Monday – Friday with flexible hours. Monday – Thursday schedule consisting of ten-hour days is also possible, depending on candidate's preference.

To be considered for this position, apply via the link or email an up-to-date resume to and reference this job posting. Feel free to call Joey Fairbanks with Selectek at 470.203.9530 for more information on this position or other openings in the area.

Meet Your Recruiter

Joey Fairbanks
Technical Recruiter

Joey is originally from Tennessee but always dreamed of living in Atlanta. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Memphis and a master’s in education from Lee University. After a few years as a classroom teacher, Joey transitioned into a recruiting role where he placed teachers and other education-based specialists. During his five years there, Joey discovered a talent for relationship building and a love for helping candidates advance and enhance their careers. He joined Selectek in 2023 to work in the engineering niche. Outside the office, Joey enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, watching his favorite sports teams, cooking, and fishing.

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