Civil/Structural Project Engineer

Job Title: Civil/Structural Project Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Houston, United States
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-08-19
Reference: BH-114209
Contact Name: Victor Herrera
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 20, 2019 17:20

Job Description

Civil/Structural Project Engineer

Location: Houston, TX

Duration: 1 year contact

Experience:  5-7 years


  • Prepares complete design packages for multi-discipline projects that meet project goals, under the supervision of a Project Manager and/or Senior Engineer
  • Prepares calculations and performs detailed analysis
  • Assist in planning and designing structures and facilities
  • Review design drawings, and incorporate basic design corrections
  • Evaluate, select and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria
  • Prepares written documents such as specifications, reports, etc.
  • Prepares man-hour cost estimates input from conceptual design using project Scope of Work, during the evaluation of contract proposals
  • Contacts clients and/or vendors accordingly to obtain information or resolve design issues
  • Initiates discussion within the project team to arrive at design solutions that give the best value for a limited constructed cost
  • Obtain planning and/or building regulations approval as applicable
  • Be alert to safety hazards in the field
  • Industries served include compressor stations, meter stations, transmission sites, truck loading facilities, etc.
Requirements / Must Haves

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (Course emphasis in Structural Engineering is preferred) from an ABET accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Licensed Professional Engineer registration (or pursuit thereof)
  • Committed to continuing education and self-development
  • Knowledgeable in structural steel, reinforced concrete and foundation design for buildings, equipment platforms, pipe racks/supports and miscellaneous structures
  • Knowledgeable of ACI 318, AISC, ASCE 7 codes and/or PIP standards
  • Professional presence and able to work with clients and vendors to resolve issues
  • Proficient with structural engineering software such as RISA, RAM, STAAD, Dimensional Solutions, etc.
  • Experience working in a 3D project environment
Skills / Qualifications

  • Commercial awareness
  • Good mathematical, analytical, written and verbal skills
  • Project and budget management skills
  • General knowledge of construction methods, materials, and legal regulations