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Job Description

Description

 PurposeAssist in the analysis, design, and inspection of waterfront and heavy industrial engineering projects that are broad and varied in nature, requiring application of technical codes, standards, and guidelines.  The successful candidate will learn and contribute towards the design of a variety of above and below water structures comprised of heavy industrial steel, concrete, and/or timber in both shallow and deep-water foundations.Key ResponsibilitiesLeadership and Direction 

  • Work under direct supervision of an experienced professional applying standard engineering techniques, design principles and criteria to perform assigned tasks. 

At the Operational and Company Level  

  • Work closely with more senior project team members to learn about and assist with civil/structural engineering work.    

Do the Work  

  • Evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria on moderately complex projects.  
  • Complete engineering design and drawing work using computer aided software.  
  • Assist with preparing reports and correspondence concerning the direction of assigned projects.  
  • Perform feasibility studies, structural planning, detailed design work, permitting and bidding on a variety of waterfront heavy industrial structures.
  • Conduct frequent visits to or may be placed on project sites to monitor construction, assist with construction and structural site inspections, and make assessments. Prepare inspection reports. 
  • May perform office construction administrative duties such as reviewing drawings and technical submittals.
  • Assist in resolving design problems that may include performing field investigations or inspections, detailed design work, and detailed checking of design computations or coordination of specific design aspects into a project.
  • Review plans and prepare or review technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates.  

Success Metrics and CompetenciesIdeal candidate will consistently demonstrate… 

  • Eagerness to learn and willingness to dedicate time in understanding the unique nature of complex structural and geo-structural design and construction projects.
  • Interest in marine / waterfront structural design related to ports, marinas, vessel mooring and berthing structures, breakwater and/or shore protection structures.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment. 
  • Highly motivated and problem-solving attitude. 
  • Strong sense of urgency in responding to constituents. 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to quality. 
  • Self-reliance and ability to operate independently with limited direction.   
  • Effective working relationship with internal leaders and peers, as well as external clients. 
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple time-sensitive tasks. 
  • Data analysis and interpretation skills.  

Education, Work Experience, Licensure/Certifications, and Technical Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in civil or structural engineering or related field preferred.   Master’s degree in Structural Engineering a plus.
  • Minimum of zero to three (0-3) years of experience, preferably working in marine infrastructure (ports, harbors, etc.).  
  • E.I.T. registration preferred.  
  • Professional registration a plus. 
  • Experience with computer applications and engineering design software such as MicroStation, AutoCAD, STAAD, or Revit as well as Microsoft Office.  
  • Familiar with ASCE, AISC, ACI, AWS, and other relevant marine, port, and coastal construction and structural design codes, standards, regulations, and compliance practices.
  • Basic understanding of construction plans.  
  • Successful completion of a background check, safety training, non-DOT pre-employment and random post-employment drug screening. 
  • Valid state driver’s license and ability to successfully complete a motor vehicle records check (“MVR”) OR a reliable form of transportation to/from office and/or project site(s) preferred.

Physical Demands and Working Environment

  • Indoor professional office environment which may include bright/dim light, noise, fumes, odors, and traffic. 
  • Mobility around an office environment. 
  • Frequent and prolonged use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. 
  • Outdoor work environment which may include adverse weather conditions, varying temperatures, excessive noise, and/or potential hazards. 
  • Mobility around a job/construction site to include walking, bending, crawling, climbing, squatting, or kneeling and wearing of required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). 
  • Primarily local travel during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be required according to the needs of the business. 
  • Occasional lifting or carrying up to 25 pounds.  
  • Occasional pushing or pulling up to 25 pounds.  
  • Occasional reaching outward or above shoulder.

Note: While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, it is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary at any time with or without notice. #LI-AH1

Qualifications

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Behaviours

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Motivation

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