Stantec Structural Engineer in Ann Arbor, Michigan
At Stantec, we approach every water and natural resource project we undertake—whether at the local, regional, or watershed level— thoughtfully, and execute it with excellence across all project phases. We partner with our clients to design fit-for-purpose solutions that address their communities’ unique needs throughout the water infrastructure lifecycle. Our experts lead their fields and guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. We’re a place where you can apply your passion and collaborate with top talent on work that’s critical to our clients, our communities, and the industry at large.
As a Structural Engineer your role is to work with general supervision and direction on average sized projects, and as a team member of larger projects under the guidance of a Senior Engineer/Designer. You will participate in the evaluation, recommendation, and specification for engineered systems or products for a project verifying compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards/practices.
Your Key Responsibilities
Responsible for projects of average complexity/size
Leads an engineering Team responsible for all structural engineered systems or products for a project
Leads an engineering Team responsible for the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats
Leads an engineering Team responsible for the development of three dimensional models of structural systems and provides markups for junior engineers/designers
Leads an engineering Team responsible for the preparation and revisions to documentation in various structural phases including site plans, floor plans, diagrams, and details
Leads project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor, sub-contractors, and vendors
Participates in client project requirement meetings and value analysis and basic cost estimating
Assists upper level staff with developing and managing the project scope, budget, staffing and schedule
Leads the preparation and coordination of the project specifications with construction documents
Oversees and leads Teams responsible for the preparation of calculations using company standard software, and proprietary manufacturer software
Participates in constructability review
Conducts quality assurance and quality control on projects of average complexity/size as directed by the Chief Engineer
Assists in the development of new standards and specifications for the structural group
Works on multiple projects, simultaneously
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Requisite knowledge and application of structural design codes, standards, and applicable building codes
General understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications
Strong knowledge of structural systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards
Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule
Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought
Thorough understanding of structural engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others
Advanced oral and written communication skills
Presentation and interview skills are preferred
Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite
Requires experience producing 3D models and 2D structural engineering drawings using Bentley Structural and Microstation, or Revit and AutoCad
Requires experience using structural engineering/finite element analysis software such as STAAD, RAM, SAP2000, RISA
Requires heavy civil construction field experience
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering. Licensed Professional Engineer.
Minimum of 5-6 years of experience.
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each others’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Job: Structural Engineer
Primary Location: United States-Michigan-Ann Arbor
Organization: BC-2075 Water-US Ann Arbor MI
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Job Posting: Jun 20, 2018, 3:37:30 PM
Req ID: 180000M1