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Sr Structural Engineer

Detroit, MI 48202

Posted: 07/10/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 620323 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Our client, one of the oldest and most prominent Architectural firms in the country,  is seeking a Sr Structural Engineer to support their projects and clients. You'll have the opportunity to work on unique and excited projects from across the country. As a Senior Structural Engineer, you will have the opportunity to apply your design expertise on exciting and challenging projects. You will have the chance to mentor and impart knowledge to junior engineers and designers. At the same time, you will be working with one of the region’s top A/E design firms, gaining additional expertise and building on your career. You will be:
  • Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments.
  • Makes decisions independently on engineering problems, practices, and methods and may create and refine unique design solutions. In the case of a licensed staff member, acting as a lead project engineer, this includes but is not limited to, the stamping/sealing of one's drawings/documents as well as drawings/documents done as the professional in "responsible charge" as defined by the applicable statute of jurisdiction.
  • Represents the firm in meetings and conferences to resolve important questions and to plan and coordinate a project.
  • Plans, develops, coordinates, and directs a medium to large engineering project or a number of smaller complex projects with overall responsibility for budget adherence, schedule adherence, quality control, and inter-discipline coordination.
  • Responsible for acceptance or rejection of major items involving materials, equipment, manufacturer's quality, and field construction.
  • May serve in chosen discipline as a staff advisor or consultant in the role of technical specialist requiring highly, specialized knowledge and skills, and the use of advanced techniques.
  • Supervision and guidance related largely to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, policy matters, and/or unusual problems and developments.
  • May supervise, coordinate, and review the work of a team of engineers and designers working on the same assigned project.
  • Helps develop scope of work and engineering hours for new proposed work.
  • Designs foundation systems including conventional shallow spread footings, mat foundations, driven & drilled/bored piling, ground improvement, etc.
  • Analyzes existing structures for existing and new loads and provide recommendations for strengthening as required.
  • Sketches engineering designs utilizing 3D design tools and develop into completed working details and drawings based on solid engineering fundamentals.
  • Provides supervisor and project manager with scope of work change warnings.
  • Maintains continuing professional education in discipline.
  • Takes part in client contact and business development activities.
  • Meets with client to define project scope, present project progress, and assure client satisfaction.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering, which qualifies for licensure in the state of practice, is required.
  • PE or SE required with 10+ or more years of related practical experience with former employer(s).
  • Experience with structural analysis software including RISA and Profis.
  • Experience with Revit.
  • Experience with other software such as BIM360, BlueBeam and Navisworks.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of structural fundamentals.
  • Knowledge of Building Codes and Material Standards.
  • Knowledge of seismic design/detailing requirements of concrete structures, steel structures, and foundations.
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