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Senior Structural Engineer

Orange, CA 92868

Posted: 11/16/2018 Employment Type: Direct Placement Category: Structural Designer Job Number: 79149

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The position requires thorough knowledge of civil/structural design and engineering techniques.
  • Responsible to plan and conduct independent work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.
  • Devise new approaches to problems, and prepare or modify drawings, specifications, calculations, charts and graphs.
  • Monitor work for compliance to applicable codes, accepted engineering practices and company standards.
  • The successful candidate will foster a positive work environment through the selection and training process, build department strength through delegation and people development.
  • Set up and maintain the goals and controls to ensure that budgets are met.
  • Perform structural design and analysis calculations using governing codes and standards, engineering formulas, skills, and experience.
  • Perform analysis of building materials for use in construction.
  • Develops blueprints or specifications for use during construction and ensures all projects comply with applicable codes and regulations.
  • Use computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering design documents.
  • Perform field activities such as observe and record existing field conditions, take and verify measurements within project area.
  • Organize, draft, and coordinate technical documents.
  • Capable and experienced in managing and performing projects in a fast paced environment.
  • May oversee departmental reviews and salary adjustments in coordination with the Senior Manager.
  • Work with estimators to develop engineering budgets and then ensure they are met.
  • Arrange for training as required to maintain a high level of competency and to achieve new technology integration.
  • Develop department schedules in conjunction with the Job Captains and Project Managers.
  • Oversee the maintenance and updating of the Engineering Standards.
  • Ensure that systems and people are in place to deliver accurate drawings.
  • Oversee the timely issuance of Requests for Information (RFI’ s) from the department.
  • Actively seek ways to increase the department’ s efficiency.
  • Supervise Job Captains.
  • Adherence to budgets as outlined in the job cost.                                       
  • Compliance with project scheduling tools.                                        
  • Maintain customer satisfaction as identified in the customer satisfaction surveys.                                   
  • Capable and experienced in managing and performing projects in a fast paced environment.     

    Training & Education:
  • Licensed SE in California and Nevada is required.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, and over seven years of experience with advance knowledge in civil and/or structural engineering, obtainable usually through a combination of experience and continuing education; or Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering, and over six years of experience with advanced technical knowledge in civil and/or structural engineering, obtainable usually through a combination of experience and continuing education; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • AutoCAD background including 3D modeling preferred.
  • Practical experience in light gauge framing and commercial building construction.
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