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Construction Structural Retrofit Engineer (PE)-Los Angeles

Burbank, California 91504 | Direct Placement

Post Date: 03/06/2018 Job ID: 75262 Category: Structural
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Construction Structural Engineer (PE)-Los Angeles 

analyze configurations of the basic structural components of a building or other structure;  
calculate the pressures, stresses and strains that each component will experience from other parts of the structure due to human use or environmental pressures such as weather or earthquakes;  
consider the strength of various materials, e.g. timber, concrete, steel and brick, to see how their inclusion may necessitate a change of structural design;  
liaise with other designers, including architects, to agree on safe designs and their fit with the aesthetic concept of the construction;  
examine structures at risk of collapse and advise as to how to improve their structural integrity, such as recommending removal or repair of defective parts or redesigning the entire structure;  
make drawings, specifications and computer models of structures for building contractors;  
work with geotechnical engineers to investigate ground conditions and analyze results of soil samples, etc;  
strong ability to see permits through building officials / departments if necessary 
use computers and computer-aided design (CAD) technology for simulation purposes 

Skills You will need to have:  
PE License (MUST) 
4 years + post License and 2 years analyzing and designing with wood, concrete and steel.
good analytical and problem-solving skills;  
strong mathematical ability;  
computer literacy;  
a grasp of physics;  
three-dimensional conceptual skills;  
excellent oral and written communication skills;  
diagrammatic skills;  
the ability to truly grasp “teamwork”;  
attention to detail;  
the ability to liaise well with professionals from other disciplines;  
an interest in the design and structure of buildings. 
Structural Engineering degree from an ABET accredited university preferred.

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