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Current Opening – Structural Engineer

Structures is looking for an experienced structural engineer to help expand and support the company’s design portfolio and team. We are a full-service structural engineering design firm based in Austin, Texas, established in 1990. This is a great opportunity for candidates looking for a diverse, hands-on structural design experience, with an opportunity to grow professionally in an environment where creativity is highly valued.

Duties

  • Completes feasibility studies by studying project concepts, objectives, priorities, and requirements; conducting site investigations; identifying and establishing performance standards; preparing construction documents and submittals.
  • Organizes structural engineering design project by identifying short-term and long-range issues; preparing timetables, cost estimates, and required resources.
  • Develops structural design plans by researching, analyzing, selecting, and applying structural engineering concepts, approaches, techniques, and criteria; adapting and modifying structural mechanics options; developing and evaluating new structural architectures and algorithms; performing design calculations relating to foundations and structures, loading, structural response, and connection design; preparing drawings and visualizations; collaborating with related engineering design teams; evaluating structural materials and suppliers; identifying and resolving design integration issues; determining and establishing design specifications and safety standards.
  • Verifies design by establishing functionality, reliability, maintainability, and durability test standards; building and testing simulations and models; performing analytical and numerical quantification procedures and visualizations; analyzing test data; identifying, isolating, and resolving problems.
  • Verifies and supports construction by performing compliance inspections and tests; resolving construction problems related to structural design; coordinating and conferring with construction and production contractors.
  • Documents structural design and maintenance by recording design features and maintenance requirements, and warnings; detailing safety requirements.
  • Complies with codes and regulations by applying and enforcing adherence to regulations and testing requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Maintains engineering design team accomplishments by coordinating actions; obtaining expert input; reviewing open issues and action items; contributing information and structural engineering analysis to team meetings and reports; guiding structural engineering technicians.
  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing structural engineering data and trends.

Skills/Qualifications

  • Updates job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging structural engineering technologies and practices; participating in educational opportunities and professional organizations; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks.
  • Enhances engineering and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.Skills/Qualifications:
  • BS in Civil or Architectural Engineering with specialization in Structural Engineering
  • 3 to 5 years of experience
  • Knowledge of Risa 3D, RAM Structural System, or similar software for analysis, design and evaluation of structures
  • Knowledge of structural design in concrete, masonry, steel and wood
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and Revit
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Thank you for your interest in joining the Structures team! If you are interested in future opportunities, please follow us on LinkedIn to be the first to know about new job postings.