Structural Engineer – PE Required

Location: Columbia, SC

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Professional Structural Engineer / Experienced Structural Engineer Columbia, SC

Join an accomplished professional services organization with a strong presence in 25 states.

As a critical member of the team, this position plays an essential role in leading the Structural Department. Daily collaboration with the Principal-in-Charge (PIC) and project team is required for all ongoing projects.

About the Company

Our client is a renowned integrated design firm, offering services in architecture, Civil, Structural, Mechanical, and Electrical engineering. Collaborating within the same organization enables their team to deliver the most efficient and innovative solutions to clients' design requirements.

With a portfolio of projects including industrial plants, processing facilities, manufacturing and distribution centers, business parks, office buildings, laboratories, and research centers, the company has been operating for over four decades. They have garnered a loyal client base ranging from family-owned businesses to Fortune 500 companies. Nearly ninety percent of their projects are with repeat customers!

Employee Benefits

This opportunity comes with a comprehensive benefits package, including:

· Competitive compensation and discretionary profit-sharing plan

· Supportive, family-oriented work environment prioritizing work/life balance

· Collaborative team atmosphere with engaged management

· Open office environment with cubicles

· Exciting project opportunities, often with prominent organizations

· Comprehensive medical insurance

· Dental insurance, life insurance up to $100,000, STD, and LTD coverage provided by the company

· Health savings accounts and health reimbursement accounts available

· 401k retirement plan with company match

· 9 paid holidays and generous vacation plan

Requirements for the Qualified Candidate

§ Education and Background

o Hold a Professional (ABET Accredited) Degree in Structural Engineering. Must be a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in South Carolina or eligible for quick registration. NCEES registration or the ability to obtain it is also necessary. Additional state professional registrations may be required.

o Minimum of 10 years of experience as a registered PE in structural design, working with various building materials such as steel, concrete, precast concrete, tilt-up concrete, masonry, and cold-formed steel framing. Familiarity with construction details and requirements for each material is crucial. Experience with special and deep foundations is also necessary.

o Desire to work in a Design-Build environment

o Experience with Industrial/Distribution/Logistics building types

o Construction experience is desirable

o Experience with renovation, upfit, and expansion projects is beneficial

§ Skills and Knowledge Requirements

o Self-motivated and organized individual who excels in a team setting, collaborating with architects, engineers, and construction professionals. Excellent attention to detail and a strong drive to lead and manage the Structural Department Staff.

o Proficient in graphic, written, and verbal communication across different channels.

o Strong analytical skills to inform program development and design decisions.

o Thorough knowledge of current building codes and regulations (ICC, ASCE, ACI, AISC, AISI, TMS, FM Global) applicable to projects.

o Experience specifying design loads, selecting materials, developing project specifications, creating construction drawings, reviewing shop drawings, and resolving construction issues and conflicts.

o Able to visit client facilities and active construction sites, physically traversing the site to assess existing conditions and challenges as needed.

o Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, and MS Office Suite. Familiarity with RAM Structural Systems, ENERCALC, or other suitable computer-aided design software.

o Ability to independently produce medium and large project documentation.

o Capacity to support sales and marketing efforts, including preparing preliminary project designs, estimating fees, writing proposals, and attending business development functions.

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