Structural Engineer

at PEAK Technical Staffing USA
Location Newbury Park
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


This role is responsible for interpreting project scope and designing structural components for new facilities and for the improvement of existing facilities within the project's established budget and schedule. The ideal candidate will have experience with private sector facility design, greenfield, and retrofit projects, with an emphasis on manufacturing facilities, chemical process industries, and material handling projects. A Structural Engineer can exercise independent judgment in evaluating, selecting, and applying standard design techniques, procedures, and criteria to make minor design adaptations and modifications. This position does not have direct supervisory responsibilities.

The Responsibilities

  • Understand and practice client-focused design service values and continuous focus on quality.
  • Research, plan, and design code compliant structural solutions that often require novel concepts and approaches within a multi-discipline team to meet project expectations (technical, operational, aesthetic, construction) for a wide range of industrial facilities, often with client requirements that exceed typical code minimums.
  • Serve as technical resource on design issues and engineering theories, concepts, principles, and processes for structural integrity and seismic strength.
  • Estimate and manage effort required by self and others to accomplish structural design work within project constraints (scope, quality, schedule, budget).
  • Represent Harris Group at client meetings, communications, and industry peers.
  • Provide on-site construction phase observation and assistance services.
  • Regular and reliable attendance
  • Ability and willingness to travel to an off-site location and/or accept client site assignments when required.

Job Requirements:

The Requirements

B.S. in ABET accredited Civil or Structural Engineering program with 3-10 years of relevant experience. NCEES record preferred.

  • Advanced structural engineering knowledge and ability to apply structural engineering techniques commonly used in industrial capital projects.
  • Conduct detail calculations of loads, pressures, stresses and strains of structural components and document results with supporting design basis information.
  • Communicate structural design solutions through drawings, specifications, computer models, and other design and construction documents. Ability to proficiently identify, interpret and apply relevant codes and standards to engineering designs, including: IBC, ASCE, AISC, ACI, and jurisdiction specific codes.
  • Ability to proficiently apply analysis software including STAAD, Enercalc, and FEA.
  • Ability to use drafting software including AutoCAD and Revit for quality control and minor revisions.
  • Ability to use basic office software including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understand how to work with set budgets and deadlines for structural engineering tasks.
  • Licensed Professional Structural Engineer (SE) preferred.

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