Staff Structural Engineer - Transmission & Distribution (Mul

at Burns & McDonnell in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description


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

+ Perform structural design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion\.

+ Modify and review production drawings for a variety of transmission and distribution projects\.

+ Design structural components for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers\.

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

+ Research and compile project related data as required by the project managers\.

+ 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\.

+ Compiles information for client presentations, shop drawing review, and contract administration\.

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

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

+ 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 may be substituted for 1 year experience\.

+ 3 years of structural engineering experience, consulting preferred\.

+ Successful completion \(i\.e\.passing\) FE or EIT required\.

+ Plans to obtain Professional Engineering License \(PE\) when eligible per State requirements\.

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

+ Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem\-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills\.

+ Proficient in standard engineering techniques and procedures\.

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

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

+ 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 compliance with all local/state regulations\. The expected compensation range for this position 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\-RI\-Providence, US\-ME\-Portland, US\-PA\-Conshohocken

Schedule: Full\-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 230762 Job Hire Type Experienced

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Job Posting: JC234449375

Posted On: Feb 16, 2023

Updated On: Jun 04, 2023

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