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.
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
Job Posting: Sep 26, 2018, 9:13:39 AM
Req ID: 180001UQ