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Entry-Level Structural Engineer

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
December 04, 2018


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.

Your Opportunity:

The role of an entry-level Structural Engineer or 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 the 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 interpretations of drawings, codes, and other similar materials

Performs field work as directed by a senior engineer/designer

Performs 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 MicroStation 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 a 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 and Masters preferred. EIT a plus.

Minimum of 0 years of experience, internship experience a plus.

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.