Structural Engineer

Structural Engineer

Houston, TX

Determined by Experience


Experience should be in Site/land development earthworks, stormwater & road design & layout.

Job Duties:
-Performs work, in the Civil, Structural and Architectural (CSA) Engineering discipline within the Oil, Gas &Chemicals Business Unit, which involves development and/or interpretation of design &specifications for most complex systems, processes, structures and equipment.

-Performs work that involves conventional engineering practice associated with design of steel and concrete structures, foundations and buildings in industrial facilities but may include complex features such as resolving conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials and/or difficult coordination requirements.

-Serves as a technical consultant to engineering management, providing advice and counsel on special engineering assignments.

-Assists in new business efforts involving specialized engineering applications.

-Develops preliminary cost estimates and participates in proposal preparation and presentation.
-Prepares & reviews project controls, cost estimates, and staffing requirements for projects, forecasts & change orders.
-Provides technical direction and assigns work to subordinate engineers and others who assist on specific assignments. Reviews and checks work.

-Coordinates and monitors the work of unique field engineering activities and of specialized outside consultants. May participate in selection of outside consultants.
-Conducts or leads special studies on economic feasibility, new technologies, methods, or materials.
-Prepares and presents technical papers of the studies performed.
-Interprets new or special governmental regulations engineering codes, standards, criteria and performance data.
-Participates in the development and coordination of special technical educational and training programs for clients and/or client personnel.
-Assists in the preparation and reviews of project procedures and cost estimates for proposals, forecasts and change orders.
-Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.

Required Experience:
-5-15 years experience.
-Must have Earthwork, site preparation and drainage experience.
–Technical knowledge of engineering systems and calculations, application of civil/structural engineering methods and construction methods and materials.
Experience in preparation and checking of analysis and design deliverables (concepts, calculations, drawings and quantities) for steel and concrete structures, foundations and piling, buildings and associated anchorage and connections.
-Experience in 3D modeling of structures and finite element analysis methods.
-Broad knowledge of precedents in specialty areas associated with civil/structural engineering discipline and of principles and practices of related technical areas. These include linear/non-linear static and dynamic analysis of structures, dynamic analysis and design of machine foundations, soil dynamics and earthquake engineering.
-Proficiency in application of computer aided engineering (CAE)/computer aided design (CAD) tools such as STAAD.Pro, SAP2000, ANSYS, GTStrudl and MathCad to solve advanced civil/structural engineering problems.
-Knowledge of current industry or regulatory codes and standards and study criteria pertinent to the civil/structural engineering discipline including those developed by AISC, ACI, ASCE, AWS, ASTM International, IBC and other international codes and standards.
-Advanced skills in oral and written communications, specifically in preparation, review and discussion of technical documents.
-Understanding and working knowledge of Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs), design guides, and relevant client Standard Application Programs.
-Understanding of engineering planning and control methods including computerized methods.