Stantec Structural Engineering Designer (January 2019 Start) in New York, New York
We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.
The role of a Structural Designer is to work as a team member on small and large projects under the guidance of a Senior Engineer. The Structural Engineer will work under direct supervision of a Senior Engineer to assist on plans and designs of structural engineering projects such as bridges and other transportation structures.
A Structural Engineer will perform a variety of tasks which may include assisting with the plans and designs of structures and facilities such as bridges, highway interchanges, roadway reconstruction, subway stations, railroad infrastructure and public spaces.
Your Key Responsibilities
Performs engineering tasks on assigned projects, including bridges and transportation structures
Assists team in preparing construction contract documents, project proposals, change orders, plans and reports
Conducts basic interpretations of drawings, codes, and other similar materials
Performs field work as directed by a senior engineer/designer
Performs basic calculations using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software
Assists with engineering duties on projects of various complexity
Attends and assists in client/contractor/stakeholder meetings to gain a better understanding of client’s goals
Monitors own work to ensure keeping on set schedule
Utilizes relevant software programs to prepare exhibits and complex working drawings. Continues to develop skills using software programs for design and/or drafting
Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned
Your Capabilities and Credentials
General understanding of general concepts of relevant areas of design
Proficient in AutoCAD and any other relevant design software
Knowledge of calculations performed by software
Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite
Ability to solve problems using sound professional judgment, creativity and innovation
Takes initiative on tasks and coordinates with other members of the design team
Working knowledge of codes, legal and design requirements in relevant jurisdictions and developing jurisdictional experience and contacts
Developing ability to effectively discuss project issues with clients and reviewing agencies
Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting, engage in creative and critical thought, and effectively communicate concepts and ideas to others
Ability to create and interpret sketches, drawings, and various structures
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Structural Engineering or related field & working toward licensure. Previous internship experience desired.
Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.
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 other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Job: Structural Designer
Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Organization: BC-1923 Transportation-Infrastructure-US Tri-State
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Entry Level
Job Posting: Oct 8, 2018, 8:09:33 AM
Req ID: 18000211