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Stantec Structural Engineer in Austin, Texas

The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!

Your Opportunity

Join a Top 10 global design firm in our Texas buildings practice that provides Architecture, Buildings Engineering, and Interior Design services with a long history and deep commitment to the education sector. Our Austin office is seeking a Structural Engineer to join our team.

Your role is to work with general supervision and direction on medium sized projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Structural Engineer. You will participate in the evaluation, recommendation, and specification for engineered systems or products for a project verifying compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards/practices.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Evaluate, select, specify, and engineer all structural engineered systems or products for a project.

  • Engages in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.

  • Utilize BIM in the development of three dimensional models of buildings structural systems and provides markups for junior engineers/designers.

  • Prepare and revises documentation in various structural phases including foundation plans, framing plans, and details.

  • Coordinate with other disciplines (architectural, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, civil, etc.) to ensure compatibility with the design intent.

  • Lead project coordination and meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, Owner and contractor, subcontractors, and vendors.

  • Review shop drawings and submittals, responds to requests for information, prepares site observation reports, and performs other contract administration tasks.

  • Evaluate and select structural systems and materials.

  • Perform and oversees the performance of calculations using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software.

  • Utilize advanced techniques to apply engineering principles beyond the scope of typical structural engineering software.

  • Responsible for the review and sealing of projects.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Thorough knowledge and application of structural design codes, standards, and applicable building codes.

  • Complete understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.

  • Strong knowledge of structural systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards.

  • Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.

  • Ability to perform structural design of gravity and lateral force resisting systems.

  • Participates and collaborates in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Thorough understanding of structural engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others.

  • Advanced oral and written communication skills.

  • Participate in and may lead client presentations and interviews.

  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit and structural engineering analysis software such as RAM, Tekla, or RISE and prefer experience with AutoCAD, Newforma, and Component Design Software.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering or related field. Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in Texas. Minimum of 5 years of experience in structural design and analysis. Experience with low-rise construction and steel and concrete building systems.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Structural Engineer

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Austin

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 200000G1