Stantec Structural Engineer or EIT in Denver, Colorado

At Stantec, we approach every water and natural resource project we undertake—whether at the local, regional, or watershed level— thoughtfully, and execute it with excellence across all project phases. We partner with our clients to design fit-for-purpose solutions that address their communities’ unique needs throughout the water infrastructure lifecycle. Our experts lead their fields and guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. We’re a place where you can apply your passion and collaborate with top talent on work that’s critical to our clients, our communities, and the industry at large.

Your Opportunity

As a Structural Engineer your role is to work with direct supervision and general direction on tasks and smaller projects, and as a team member of larger water and wastewater infrastructure projects under the guidance of a Senior Engineer/Designer. You will participate in the evaluation, recommendation, and specification for engineered systems or products for a project verifying compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards/practices.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Supports project team in development of design documentation, plans and reports for relevant project design elements

  • Assists in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats

  • Prepares and revises documentation in various project phases including site plans, floor plans, diagrams, and details

  • Coordinates with other disciplines (architectural, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, civil, etc.) to ensure compatibility with the design intent

  • Assists in the review of shop drawings and submittals, responds to requests for information, prepares site observation reports, and performs other contract administration tasks

  • Assists with the development of job specific discipline specifications

  • Assists in the evaluation and selection of structural systems and materials

  • Attends project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants

  • Participates in value engineering and basic cost estimating

  • Implements sustainable design principles into the design and surrounding environment

  • Performs calculations of well defined structural systems using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Basic ability in performing structural design of gravity and lateral force resisting systems

  • Basic knowledge and application of structural design codes, standards, and applicable building codes

  • Basic knowledge of structural systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards

  • Basic understanding of all phases of engineering document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications

  • Recognizes when technical problems are developing and initiates appropriate corrective actions

  • Ability to check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought

  • Understanding of structural engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others

  • Experience with water retaining structures is preferred

  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Requires experience with Revit, AutoCAD, AECOsim, or Microstation. Revit preferred

  • Experience using structural engineering/finite element analysis software such as STAAD, RAM, SAP2000, or RISA

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering.

Minimum of 2-3 years of experience.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

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.

Job: Structural Engineer

Primary Location: United States-Colorado-Denver

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Entry Level

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Sep 26, 2018, 9:13:39 AM

Req ID: 180001UQ