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Staff Structural Designer
Ref No.: 18-13941
Location: Houston, Texas
Job Title: Staff Structural Designer
Job Duration: 12+ Months
Job Location: Houston, TX


Description:
Staff Structural Designer will perform various phases of planning, proposal preparation, site evaluations, analytical designs, report preparation, specifications, and preparation of construction documentation and environmental plans as part of a project team. This position will work on various projects with a diverse portfolio of project types and clients.
Assist in the execution of various structural project designs including electrical equipment foundations, cable tray supports, new construction and retrofit work.
Assist in the development of project deliverables includes FEP phase design concepts through detailed design.
Develop drawings for production work including problem analysis, design layout and calculations on non-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity.
Execute variety of civil design assignments using prescribed methods and standard techniques including drawing sequence and presentation, sizing various system components and refining rough sketches.
Execute changes to designs or sketches and redlines or mark-ups on ongoing projects.
Analyze reports, maps, drawings, tests, 2D and 3D survey data, and other topographical data to plan and design projects.
Responsible for incorporating design codes and specifications related to design requirements.
Review design drawings for quality assurance within scope, budget and schedule.
Review schedules, budgets and project criteria into civil design and layouts.
Organize and maintain all revisions of project 3D model, drawings, plot files and project-related information in a logical and well-structured manner.
Participate in the structural design Quality Review process. Includes back checking drawings, models & components, and review of shop drawings using model.
All other duties as assigned.

40 hours a week, with travel to project sites required

Travel requirements will vary based on projects. On average position will require 5% travel

Requirements:
Assist in the execution of various structural project designs including electrical equipment foundations, cable tray supports, new construction and retrofit work.
Assist in the development of project deliverables includes FEP phase design concepts through detailed design.
Develop drawings for production work including problem analysis, design layout and calculations on non-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity.
Execute variety of civil design assignments using prescribed methods and standard techniques including drawing sequence and presentation, sizing various system components and refining rough sketches.
Execute changes to designs or sketches and redlines or mark-ups on ongoing projects.
Analyze reports, maps, drawings, tests, 2D and 3D survey data, and other topographical data to plan and design projects.
Responsible for incorporating design codes and specifications related to design requirements.
Review design drawings for quality assurance within scope, budget and schedule.
Review schedules, budgets and project criteria into civil design and layouts.
Organize and maintain all revisions of project 3D model, drawings, plot files and project-related information in a logical and well-structured manner.
Participate in the structural design Quality Review process. Includes back checking drawings, models & components, and review of shop drawings using model.
All other duties as assigned.
Technology or related field and eight years related experience or associate's degree and ten years related experience or eleven years progressive detailing and design experience. Field experience is desirable.
Proficient understanding of design software such as: AutoCAD, MicroStation, TEKLA, Frameworks, PDS, SP3D and Excel to develop the design deliverables.
Proficient knowledge and use of laser scan data, including use of LFM software.
Proficient knowledge in design, calculations and design systems.
Proficient knowledge in the theory and practices of civil discipline; competent in the fundamental concepts of other disciplines as they relate to the assigned discipline; and capable of operating related discipline design software necessary to execute production tasks.
Ability to work collaboratively with others (Project Managers, Engineers and Designers) in a multi-discipline project team environment to resolve design or drawing issues as appropriate and to accomplish objectives.
Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and attention to detail.