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Job Description

  Are we the road to your future? Volkert is employee owned and a Top 100 design firm, committed to delivering the future of infrastructure in three key areas of service: Design + EngineeringPlanning + Environmental, and Program + Construction Management. We are currently searching for an experienced Structural Engineer in Training to support our East Gulf Region located in Mobile, AL. The ideal candidate will assist a team of Engineers on a variety of projects such as Roadway design, Bridge & miscellaneous structures design, and Engineering studies by performing engineering-related tasks including research, development, design, plans production and delivery on assigned project(s).What you’ll be doing:

  • Contributes to the preparation or modification of reports, plans and designs for projects using latest software and 3D Design Techniques
  • Assists the engineers in all phases of structures design
  • Assists the engineers in the preparation of project quantity and cost estimates
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Participate in the collection and analysis of data and preparation of satisfactory designs
  • Perform design calculations and conduct investigative analyses toward completion of assigned design tasks, and direct preparation of design specifications

What you need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Structural or Civil Engineering. Master’s degree preferred but not required.
  • Emphasis in structural knowledge
  • 1 - 5 years of structural related experience preferred
  • Previous DOT experience desired but not required
  • EIT (E.I) Certification is strongly desired
  • Experience with MicroStation (preferred) and/or AutoCAD
  • Previous structural modeling experience preferred
  • Characteristics of a successful Volkert team member:
    • Be a brand ambassador for the company who engages in diversity and inclusion,
    • Be self-motivated to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
    • Exercise initiative and independent judgement in the solution of work problems
    • Be able to communicate effectively- verbal and written
    • Be able to multi-task in a team environment

Volkert Perks:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexibility and a positive work/life balance
  • Challenging and innovative projects
  • Employee referral program
  • Professional development
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan + employer matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Employer-Paid Life/AD&D insurance
  • Employer-Paid short-term disability and long-term disability
  • Wellness incentives
  • Additional voluntary benefits

The words from our Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas A. Hand, PE, capture best how you can make an impact while working for Volkert. “For nearly a century, Volkert has done meaningful work that improves our infrastructure and quality of life. With our commitment to employee ownership and sustainable growth, you can build a career here that really makes a difference.”– Thomas A. Hand, PE, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Volkert does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee-based recruitment services. #LI-HF1