Senior Structural Engineer

SSOE Group

SSOE Group

Troy, MI, USA · Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Senior Structural Engineer

Job Locations US-MI-Troy | US-OH-Toledo
ID
2024-2837
Category
Engineering
Type
Full Time

Overview

At SSOE, our growth allows us to offer the opportunities normally associated with a large firm, while embracing the collaborative and supportive culture often found in smaller firms. You’ll experience our employee-centric culture that strives to offer a healthy work-life balance, great employee benefits, and a mindset of continuous learning.

SSOE is looking to hire a Senior Structural Engineer to join our team allowing the selected individual with the opportunity to participate in the design of state-of-the-art industrial and manufacturing facilities for the world’s leading companies.

As a Senior Structural Engineer, you will be responsible for working with other contributing mid-senior level Structural Engineers and design teams to create exciting and complex designs that incorporate some of the latest design techniques, while ensuring that all specifications are met, and to ensure timely completion of projects.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

The following duties are typical of the position but are not all encompassing. Responsibilities include those required to deliver quality service on schedule and within budget in a team environment.

  • Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments.
  • Makes decisions independently on engineering problems, practices, and methods and may create and refine unique design solutions. In the case of a licensed staff member, acting as a lead project engineer, this includes but is not limited to, the stamping/sealing of one's drawings/documents as well as drawings/documents done as the professional in "responsible charge" as defined by the applicable statute of jurisdiction.
  • Represents the firm in meetings and conferences to resolve important questions and to plan and coordinate a project.
  • Plans, develops, coordinates, and directs a medium to large engineering project or a number of smaller complex projects with overall responsibility for budget adherence, schedule adherence, quality control, and inter-discipline coordination.
  • Responsible for acceptance or rejection of major items involving materials, equipment, manufacturer's quality, and field construction.
  • May serve in chosen discipline as a staff advisor or consultant in the role of technical specialist requiring highly, specialized knowledge and skills, and the use of advanced techniques.
  • Supervision and guidance related largely to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, policy matters, and/or unusual problems and developments.
  • May supervise, coordinate, and review the work of a team of engineers and designers working on the same assigned project.
  • Helps develop scope of work and engineering hours for new proposed work.
  • Designs foundation systems including conventional shallow spread footings, mat foundations, driven & drilled/bored piling, ground improvement, etc.
  • Analyzes existing structures for existing and new loads and provide recommendations for strengthening as required.
  • Sketches engineering designs utilizing 3D design tools and develop into completed working details and drawings based on solid engineering fundamentals.
  • Provides supervisor and project manager with scope of work change warnings.
  • Maintains continuing professional education in discipline.
  • Takes part in client contact and business development activities.
  • Meets with client to define project scope, present project progress, and assure client satisfaction.
  • Travel required. Mostly local, but some out of state travel.
  • Valid driver's license required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering, which qualifies for licensure in the state of practice, is required.
  • PE or SE required with eight (8) or more years of related practical experience with former employer(s).
  • Experience with structural analysis software including RISA and Profis.
  • Experience with Revit.
  • Experience with other software such as BIM360, BlueBeam and Navisworks.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of structural fundamentals.
  • Knowledge of Building Codes and Material Standards.
  • Knowledge of seismic design/detailing requirements of concrete structures, steel structures, and foundations.
  • Valid driver's license required. May be waived for international assignments.
  • Salary Range: $105,000-$130,000/year depending on location, education, experience, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.
  • Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, 401K, PTO & paid holidays.
  • SSOE offers ownership opportunities to all employees at the Associate level and above. This position, based on experience, is a position that will allow you an opportunity to become a shareholder of SSOE. As an employee-owned firm, being a shareholder provides additional level of earning and investment to our group of owners.

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