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Project Engineer - Structural

St Paul, MN 55107

Posted: 12/20/2022 Employment Type: Direct Placement Category: Project Engineers Job Number: 95814

Job Description

Title/Position: Project Engineer – Structural
Type: Direct, Contract to Direct Options
Locations: St Paul, MN
PE Requirement: Yes

Our client, a Design & Consulting Services Group unites architecture, engineering, and consulting professionals from across industries and geographies. The Group serves four primary markets: Government, primarily the Department of Defense, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Air and Army National Guard, and the U.S. Naval Facilities Command; Industrial, focusing on food and beverage, consumer products, and utilities; Civil Infrastructure; and Healthcare.

In this role, you will be responsible for the production of innovative, appropriate, cost-effective, designs, drawings, and specifications in structural engineering for assigned projects. You will maintain professional registration and sign/seal documents prepared under your supervision. In addition, you will be responsible to assist the Group Discipline Leader, Group A/E Principal, and A/E Discipline Leader in training and mentoring staff, developing group and corporate standards, and other assigned tasks.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Application of Building Systems Knowledge
  • Produces pricing and proposal presentation documents
  • Utilizes the various model building and materials codes
  • Develops complete structural system design of various building/construction types of varying complexity
  • Assists with updates to standard details/specs

  • Analysis: Prepares clear, complete, and concise calculations including software models, and provides the appropriate level of connection design as required
  • Presents advantages/disadvantages of different structural design schemes to project team
  • Detailing: Develops all details necessary for assigned projects
  • Coordinates work with other disciplines. Performs interdisciplinary coordination checks to minimize deficiencies, errors and omissions in drawings and specifications
  • Incorporates client criteria into design documents
  • Prepares design criteria for all projects and assures compliance with proposal/client criteria
  • Signs and seals design documents when assigned as Structural Engineer of Record
  • Responsible for the production of well-organized structural documents, calculations and specifications which are accurate, clear, concise, and complete
  • Participates in bid reviews when requested
  • Participates in design reviews with the design team at 30% and 100% on all assigned projects
  • Performs peer reviews of documents of other structural engineers
  • Performs site visits & prepares observation/follow-up phase reports documenting progress and
  • Prepares punch lists upon structure
  • Prepares field orders, addenda and record
  • Reviews all structural-related testing and inspection

Construction Support:
  • Responds to all RFI’s and review submittals for compliance in a timely manner
  • Participates in appropriate preconstruction/preparatory meetings
  • Participates and prepares reports in appropriate FWIP (first work in place)/Initial Phase observations.
  • Performs site visits & prepares observation/follow-up phase reports documenting progress and deficiencies
  • Prepares punch lists upon structure completion
  • Prepares field orders, addenda, and record drawings
  • Reviews all structural-related testing and inspection reports

Project Management:
  • Communicates effectively with external/internal Customers and staff in a professional manner conveying pertinent project information as required. Attends project meetings as requested
  • Directs technical efforts of Structural Interns, Designers and Technicians assigned to their projects
  • Plans production of structural work for assigned projects, and assures adherence to discipline/industry standards
  • Planning, Scheduling, and Profitability
  • Prepares budgets for structural work on prospects/proposals, monitors progress, and completes projects within the stated fee

Professional Development:
  • Desires to become registered as an SE (Structural Engineer)
  • Attends seminars and conferences as necessary to maintain professional competency and satisfy required continuing education requirements
  • Provides training to staff from base knowledge and seminars/conferences attended
  • Keeps apprised of new structural technologies and assists in the incorporation of the new technologies into the A/E practice
  • Actively participates in local and national professional organization(s) including involvement at the director and officer levels

  • Mentors younger engineers, interns, and designers regarding structural engineering and career development being cognizant of the different learning styles of mentees
  • Leads structural staff working under their direction
  • Communicates with Group Lead Structural Engineer regarding leadership concerns
  • Participates in management and leadership training as requested by Group Lead and/or Chief Structural Engineers


  • Typical minimum of a 4-year engineering degree and a minimum of 3 years of structural design and application engineering experience

Specific Knowledge, Skills, License, Certifications:
  • Building System Knowledge
  • Good knowledge of various building/construction types/complexities
  • Good understanding of all model building/material codes
  • Good understanding of structural design process from concepts through
  • Good understanding of standard details/specs
  • Ability to quickly develop structural design strategy/concepts/solutions
  • Ability to work independently on a variety of simple projects and large complex projects
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to work with a laptop, tablet (iPad or Microsoft equivalent), and mobile devices
  • Ability to access project information remotely when working outside the office using VPN and/or Citrix
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Working understanding (or a 3-month progression in understanding) of the following structural software
  • Concrete Anchor Design (Hilti Profis Anchor/Powers Design Assist 360/Simpson Anchor Design), Adapt, Enercalc, E-TABS, Mathcad, RAM Structural System (RAM Steel, RAM Concrete, RAM Frame, RAM Foundation), Ram Elements, Ram Concept, RISA, SAFE, SAP, SP Mats, SP Slab, Tedds
  • Ability (or a 1-year progression in ability) to utilize Newforma Programs
  • Newforma Project Center, Newforma Cloud, Project Teams, Capture, Tasks, and Plans
  • Ability to work within both AutoCAD and Revit or other 3D modeling software
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