Posted: 04-19-2024


As an entry level position, this position applies standard practices and principles to specific assigned structural and architectural work. The incumbent also performs material evaluations, project inspection, and may assist with construction coordination for retrofit or expansion of existing and new plant, transmission, and fuel supply facilities. The incumbent may use prescribed methods in addition to application of standard practices and principles to complete smaller projects and assist experienced engineers on projects of varying scope. The incumbent carries out assignments under the direction of the Supervisor of Structural Engineering.\n\nJob Description: \n\n* Provide structural engineering support for projects as assigned, including structural design work related to new or modifications of generation and transmission related facilities. This includes preparation of detailed specifications and drawings using industry standard codes and facility specific design criteria, technical assistance with the bidding process, and other technical assistance during project execution, as needed. \n\n* Develop structural and architectural drawings in support of projects as assigned, including plans, sections, elevations, details, and 3-D models (BIM) using Autodesk products (AutoCAD, Revit, Navisworks).\n\n* Perform technical engineering studies and investigations on various assigned engineering problems under the supervision of experienced engineers.\n\n* Typical work functions include providing engineering for general plant and building layout, building and equipment foundations, structural steel, masonry, and concrete walls (including retaining walls), building floor and roof structures, structural requirements for building envelope, communication structures, transmission structures, structural pipe supports, lifting devices (cranes and monorails), and fall protection safety devices.\n\n* Review vendor and consulting engineering drawings and specifications to ensure that the design for the work is completed in a timely, efficient manner, and that the design reflects the philosophy of the company. With the assistance of experienced engineers, initiate, review, or recommend design changes on projects, as required.\n\n* Provide engineering construction support for projects (i.e., shop drawing review, design clarifications, etc.) and construction and contract coordination, as well as field and shop inspection, as needed or assigned.\n\nThis position performs all assignments with frequent review from the supervisor and instructions as to the general results expected. Supervisor approval is required on all specifications, drawings, and other engineering deliverables for projects. Development of structural and architectural drawings will take place under the supervision of senior designers, experienced engineers, or the staff architect. \n\nA major challenge of this position is applying entry level engineering knowledge, as well as critical thinking and problem solving, to engineering assignments. Success at this position will also require focused professional development in technical and soft skills. \n\nThe incumbent maintains liaison within the department and between other departments and subsidiaries in transition areas such as design, start-up, purchasing, and construction. Within the client, the incumbent is in communication with Procurement staff in developing technical contract documents and obtaining bids. Coordination with Operations and Environmental staff is also required to ensure that the design is constructible and operable within the given limits. The incumbent will also coordinate with vendors and contractors on a regular basis as needed for project work assigned. \n\nJob Qualifications:\n \n* A four-year degree from an Engineering Accreditation Commission/Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET) accredited Civil Engineering program with an emphasis in structural engineering. \n* Exposure to computer-aided drafting/design software. \n* Must have the ability to manage time with multiple active projects, good interpersonal skills, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and the ability to work in a project team environment. \n* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency with personal computers and Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. \n* Valid driver’s license.