Civil Engineer

at Scot Forge Company in Spring Grove, Illinois, United States

Job Description

We offer you…

+ Career Advancement

+ Superior Benefits

+ Bonus Plan

+ ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan)

Scot Forge is an employee-owned company that manufactures custom open die and rolled ring forgings used in demanding applications all over the world.

We have locations in Spring Grove, IL, Clinton, WI and Franklin Park, IL.

Position Summary:

The position requires the knowledge and ability to layout, design, and manage the development of building structures, foundations, and site civil needs. Essential to this role is substantial project management of outside and inside contractors for cost effective and timely installations.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Layout functional building/plant layouts and design reliable foundations for unique pieces of machinery.

+ Use SolidWorks & 2D CAD for the layout, design and documentation of building structures, plant/equipment layouts,

+ and plant utilities.

+ Project Analysis – determine project feasibility and develop/generate budget and project ROI.

+ Detail specifications for bid packages, obtain quotations, negotiation of price and delivery, contract review, project

+ authorization submittal, and awards contract to vendors (buildings, foundations, utilities, site civil, and plant cranes).

+ Develops and maintains visual schedules for building/foundation projects (MS Project).

+ General contractor – schedule and instructs the work performed by various sub-contractors for plant building and office projects.

+ Direct Project Crew personnel for the installation/assembly of designs performed.

+ Oversees the quality and safety of external contractors work for the installation of buildings, foundations and utilities (HVAC, Plumbing, & Railroad).

+ Responsible for the modification, redesign and repair of existing structures.

+ Deep knowledge and understanding of building structural design and heavy machinery foundation design.

+ Knowledge of plant utilities, civil engineering, building codes, and environmental codes.

+ Corporate position responsible for the architectural/structural needs of all three plants (along with two joint venture plants).

+ Designs meet/exceed respective codes: Analysis, validation, and due diligence is performed to ensure quality of design with (first and foremost) plant and personnel safety.

Non-Essential Duties:

+ Assist with mechanical designs (SolidWorks)

+ Rigging experience and drafting written engineered lift plans


+ BS in Architectural/Structural Engineering

+ Strong Project Management skills (degree and/or experience)

+ Professional Engineering License

+ 3-5 years manufacturing industry experience

+ Knowledge of crane code manufacturing (CMAA)

+ Knowledge of permitting, building codes and standards

+ Knowledge in OSHA standards

+ Proficient in structural blueprint reading & 2D CAD generation

+ SolidWorks (Solid modeling) for parts, assemblies, and drawings

+ Proficient skills in MS office (MS Project)

+ Excellent communication skills, organization, and detail oriented

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer: M/F/Disabled/Vets encouraged to apply.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform hair follicle pre-employment drug testing.

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Job Posting: JC246169808

Posted On: Aug 19, 2023

Updated On: Dec 01, 2023

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