Senior Civil/Structural Designer

Location: Richmond, VA
Date Posted: 04-27-2018
Position Title: Senior Civil/Structural Designer
Location: Richmond, VA 23112
Position Status: Direct hire
Compensation: Extremely competitive
Shift: Monday – Friday (8am to 5pm) *flexible hours
We are currently seeking an entrepreneurial spirited Senior Civil/Structural Designer. We believe our entrepreneurial spirit is what sets us apart from the competition. Entrepreneurial spirit is a mindset. It’s an attitude and approach to thinking that actively seeks out change, rather than waiting to adapt to change. It’s a mindset that embraces critical questioning, innovation, service and continuous improvement.
Company Overview:
Founded in 1986, we have grown to become one of the largest privately held multi-discipline engineering firms in central Virginia. Possessing vast experience and technical expertise, we deliver unparalleled value to our customers.
We are a multi-discipline engineering consulting office supporting manufacturing facilities and clients in the Eastern US with areas of specialization including: project feasibility studies, process improvement analysis, new process design, process upgrades, air pollution abatement technology and integration, environmental compliance, product design, industrial capital projects, and detailed project/construction estimates.  The company serves Fortune 500 companies in industries such as food processing, films, fibers, plastics, paper, chemicals, tobacco, pharmaceuticals, power, metals, wastewater treatment, and discrete manufacturing.
General Responsibilities:
Our Senior Civil/Structural Designers are responsible for performing civil and/or structural design and drafting duties on assigned projects.
Practical Application of Responsibilities:
  • Assist project manager in developing estimates, schedules, material lists, design concepts, design drawings and other project documentation per customer and corporate guidelines
  • Perform field work and technical research
  • Maintain project files and documentation using document control databases
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of all deliverable products and services in assigned areas of responsibility
  • Responsible for tracking and complying with scopes, schedules and budgets
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of Heavy Industrial Experience
  • Proficient in 2d AutoCAD
  • Working knowledge of OSHA
  • Knowledgeable of basic civil and structural material specifications to the extent that all information required for material purchase, fabrication and construction is reflected on the finished drawings
  • Performing field work in industrial environments to collect design information and verify tie- ins, function and clearances
  • Performing temporary field support activities, when assigned, for engineering support during construction
  • Assisting engineers with cost and material estimates and preliminary design studies
  • Mentoring junior level coworkers
  • Direct interface with clients
  • Checking the accuracy and quality of drawings
  • Working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Strong ethics and corporate loyalty
  • Must be results oriented
  • Must be a team player
  • Must possess uncompromised commitment to quality
Preferred Qualifications/Requirements
  • Experience in an industrial chemical processing environment is a plus.
We offer a fast paced, exciting work environment with a competitive compensation package including: Health Care Benefits, Vacation, 401K and tuition reimbursement.
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