Structural Designer

at VHB in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Structural Designer
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Regular Full-Time


VHB's growing South Portland, ME office is seeking a Structural Designer to join the Structures and Bridge team within our Transportation practice.

Perform conceptual/final design of bridges, retaining walls, marine structures, and energy projects
Perform bridge inspections and load capacity ratings
Perform bridge scoping studies and alternatives analyses
Drafting of project details and plans using MicroStation and AutoCAD software platforms
Calculate construction item quantities and cost estimates
Develop construction contract documents and specifications
Skills and Attributes
Effective and comfortable in a highly collaborative team environment
Strong technical skills
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Self-motivated and willing to take responsibility
Excellent attention to detail and a strong commitment to quality
Eager to learn and take on technical challenges
Excel in working in a team environment
BS in Civil Engineering, or related field
0-1 years of experience
Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and MathCAD
MicroStation or AutoCAD experience is a plus
Finite Element Modeling (FEM) software experience is a plus
WE ARE VHB! We're an inspired and innovative team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.
Our work helps improve mobility, enhance communities, and contribute to economic vitality. We do this while balancing development and infrastructure needs with stewardship of our environment.

Our people make us great! VHB provides a differentiating employee experience.
Inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation
Opportunity to work on complex, transformational projects
Amazing co-workers
A focus on learning and development
Flexible, hybrid workplace

It's not surprising that VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We're growing and we hope you'll join us!
VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and veterans, are encouraged to apply.

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Job Posting: 935504

Posted On: May 26, 2023

Updated On: Jun 06, 2023

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