Senior Structural Engineer - Transmission & Distribution (Mu

at Burns & McDonnell in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description


The Senior Structural Engineer will lead structural design project teams to create world class designs for new projects, alterations and redevelopments on a variety of tranmission and distribution projects across multiple clients in the public and private sector\. The Senior Structural Engineer will lead the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting structural plans and specifications according to budget constraints, design factors or client needs\.

+ Lead structural design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers\.

+ Prepare structural documents: package structural drawings, material specifications, Request for Qualifications \(RFQ’s\), technical bid summaries, and purchase recommendations\.

+ Review structural vendor drawings; data interface with suppliers, clients, other engineering disciplines, detailers, designers\.

+ Participate in development of project schedule, scope, budget staffing planning and construction planning\. Responsible for effective management of change orders\.

+ Applies expert knowledge of commonly used structural concepts, practices, codes and procedures within the structural engineering services industry\.

+ Applies knowledge and experience to complex projects, find non\-standard design solutions\.

+ Quality review production drawings for a variety of projects and project related data as required by the project managers to verify corrections are made within multiple CAD related software\.

+ Quality review the construction administration including coordination with field personnel to resolve design related installation issues, calculations, field inspections and testing of materials\.

+ Leads field inspections, installation, measurements or calculations for public and private clients\.

+ Prepare and present technical reports for clients and industry publications\.

+ Build effective relationships with existing clients, customers and contractors and develop new business opportunities\. Responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction goals and expectations are met\.

+ Participate in sales and marketing efforts and identify key pursuits\.

+ Lead the development of cost proposals and qualification statements to achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance\.

+ Prepare and present project budgets and cost estimates\. Report project performance\.

+ Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to the structural engineering practice\. Mentor and guide less experienced engineers\.

+ Responsible for QA/QC process adherence\.

+ Responsible for effective communication with other engineering disciplines\.

+ Responsible for compliance with company and site safety policies\.

+ All other duties as assigned\.


+ Bachelor of Science in Structural Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program\.

+ Or Bachelor of Science in Structural or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering \(FE\) exam\.

+ Master of Science degree in Structural Engineering a plus\.

+ 7 years of structural engineering experience\. EPC project experience preferred\.

+ Professional Engineering License \(PE\) required\.

+ Expert knowledge in standard engineering techniques and procedures\. Strong knowledge of structural design codes \(e\.g\., IBC, AISC, ACI, ASCE 7\)\.

+ Strong computer skills \(e\.g\. Microsoft Office Suite\)\.

+ Strong computer skills include structural analysis programs \(e\.g\., RISA 3D\), AutoCAD, Mathcad\. Microstation a plus\.

+ Basic knowledge in drafting software \(AutoCAD or Microstation\)

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills\.

+ Experience with leading the discipline design for large projects and delegating work tasks to team members\. Ability to lead execution of work and resolve issues in a team environment\.

+ Demonstrated critical thinking skills, ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem\-solving environment\.

+ Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem\-solving skills\.

+ Ability to perform quality reviews for detailed engineering documents and specifications\.

Compensation Range


The expected compensation range for this position is displayed in accordance with the Connecticut Public Act 21\-30, An Act Concerning the Disclosure of Salary Range for Vacant Positions\. The final agreed upon compensation is based on a number of factors, including but not limited to: individual education, qualifications, prior work experience and work location\. The total annual compensation package will consist of a base salary and eligibility to participate in our discretionary year\-end incentive bonus program\.


Our extensive benefits package takes care of you so that you can focus on doing great work\. From insurance and disability to time off and wellness programs, we provide the tools to meet your needs\. As part of being 100% employee\-owned, eligible employees participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan \(ESOP\) in addition to our 401\(k\) retirement program\. For more information, please visit the Benefits & Wellness page\.


Job Structural Engineering

Primary Location US\-CT\-Wallingford

Other Locations US\-ME\-Portland, US\-PA\-Conshohocken

Schedule: Full\-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 211399

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Job Posting: JC182802874

Posted On: May 05, 2021

Updated On: Dec 07, 2021