Structural EIT/Coordinator

at HDR ENGINEERING INC. in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

About Us
At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
Primary Responsibilities
As an HDR Structural EIT/Coordinator your duties will include:
Performing detailed structural design, analysis, engineering calculations, and developing construction documents for a variety of structures under the responsibility of a Professional Engineer.
Projects will primarily include renewable energy projects (i.e. wind, solar, and battery storage) and some non-renewable power generation, industrial, institutional facilities, and other similar project types.
Acting as an Owner's Engineer for new or retrofit projects.
Writing/Editing structural specifications.
Verifying code compliance, quality checks, meeting project schedules and budget.
Working independently on small projects and assisting senior engineers on larger projects.
Performing small tasks in AutoCAD.
Using stiffness matrix-based analysis software (i.e. RISA, STAAD, and LPile), hand calculations, and current codes and standards to perform your work.
Participating in project site visits in conjunction with the Project Manager, Sr. Structural Engineer, and other disciplines.

Required Qualifications
Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering with Structural emphasis, from ABET accredited university, and interest in continuing education.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and structural analysis software such as RISA, STAAD, and LPile. Familiarity with CADD software such as AutoCAD or Microstation is a plus.
Understanding of the finite element method and how to perform basic FEA.
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and possess analytical and organizational skills to support multiple projects at one time.
Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to coordinate work with other disciplines and CAD designers either in person or virtually.
Additional skills such as attention to accuracy, detail orientated, self-directed learning, meeting deadlines, and multi-tasking are required.
An attitude and commitment to be an active participant in our employee-owned culture.

Preferred Qualifications
Master of Science (MS) Degree in Structural Engineering or Structural emphasis
EIT certification strongly preferred. Candidates hired without their EIT will have the title of "Coordinator" and will be expected to obtain their EIT for career progression
0 years structural engineering experience, preferably in power and energy projects or heavy industrial facilities
3.5+ GPA
Previous structural design experience (internship or full-time work experience) is a plus
Demonstrated knowledge of how software packages related to structural engineering work
The willingness to try new things and be forward thinking, innovative.
At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the... For full info follow application link.

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.  

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. 

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy. 

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.

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Job Posting: 11920729

Posted On: May 22, 2024

Updated On: May 22, 2024

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