Job Details

Job ID: #15961
Job Location United States
Company Simpson Strong-Tie
Company Industry Construction/Architecture
Job Role Civil - Structural
Employment Type Full-time
Monthly Salary

Preferred Candidate

Career Level bachelor
Residence Location United States

Job Description

Associate Design Engineer – Composite Strengthening Systems
Civil - Structural
Illinois, United States
West Chicago, IL
Posted: 04/03/2017
Updated: 04/03/2017
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Associate Design Engineer – Composite Strengthening Systems

West Chicago, IL

For 60 years, Simpson Strong-Tie has focused on creating structural products that help people build safer and stronger homes and buildings. Considered a leader in structural systems research, testing and innovation, Simpson Strong-Tie is one of the largest suppliers of structural building products in the world. At Simpson Strong-Tie we value the individual, and the creativity that individuals can bring to the workplace. You join this company for a career, not a job!

Position Summary:

The Simpson Strong-Tie Composite Strengthening Systems (CSS) engineering group is focused on delivering services and support to both internal and external customers in innovative ways. The Associate CSS Design Engineer will interface with Simpson employees as well as external customers including Engineers, Architects and Contractors in order to provide consultation for the design, development and implementation of fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) products and systems to meet the project need. After gaining an understanding of the project need, the Associate CSS Design Engineer will develop a solution in conjunction with other staff engineers and be responsible for delivery of projects back to requestor. Additionally, the Associate CSS Design Engineer will provide staff engineers with direction and training as needed to complete projects.
Recognized as a valued technical resource to our customers. Recommends alterations and enhancements to improve quality of products and/or procedures. Demonstrates knowledge in a variety of FRP design/application concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

% TimeJob Responsibilities

25%Provide technical and application support to internal customers for Simpson Strong-Tie Composite Strengthening Systems

25%Coordinate with design professionals and contractors to provide feasibility studies, design and installation support for their projects

25%Coordinate project tasks with staff engineers including design, take-off, shop drawing creation

15%Additional tasks as directed by the Engineering Manager, Composite Strengthening Systems or by the Director of Engineering, ICI

10%Provide training to staff engineers as well evaluation of processes and procedures in pursuit of continual improvement

Education & Certification Requirements:

Required or PreferredDegree or Certification

RequiredBachelors of Science in Civil, Structural or Architectural Engineering from a four-year college or university

RequiredCertification as an Engineer-in-Training (EIT)

PreferredLicensed Civil or Structural Engineer (P.E. or S.E.)

  • Field of Practice: Civil - Structural
  • Industry: Construction/Architecture
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