Burns & McDonnell Senior Structural Engineer - Aviation & Federal (Oak Ridge) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee
The Senior Structural Engineer will lead structural design project teams in Oak Ridge, TN to create world class designs for new projects, alterations and redevelopments on a variety of equipment and infrastructure projects that will primarily support the local DOE complexes (e.g. ORNL and Y-12). Other projects may include municipal, power, process, corporate, healthcare, pipeline, airports, institutional, industrial, manufacturing, and military facilities. The Senior Structural Engineer will lead the project technical team throughout the design and construction process, adapting mechanical plans according to budget constraints, design factors or client needs. They will serve as a liaison for coordinating, managing, and executing project work across all A&F offices through direct communication with corresponding Section Managers. It is anticipated that they will have direct contact with our local clients in managing discipline specific work under Basic Ordering Agreements (BOA's) and large Federal budget line-item projects.
Lead structural design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers.
Prepare structural equipment: packaged equipment specifications and data sheets, Request for Qualifications (RFQ's), technical bid summaries, and purchase recommendations.
Review structural vendor drawings; data interface with suppliers, clients other engineering disciplines, detailers, designers.
Participate in development of project schedule, scope, budget staffing planning and construction planning. Responsible for effective management of change orders.
Applies expert knowledge of commonly used structural concepts, practices, codes and procedures within the structural engineering services industry.
Applies knowledge and experience to complex projects, find non-standard design solutions.
Quality review production drawings for a variety of projects and project related data as required by the project managers to verify corrections are made within multiple CAD related software.
Quality review the construction administration including coordination with field personnel to resolve design related installation issues, calculations, field inspections and testing of materials.
Leads field inspections, installation, measurements or calculations for public and private clients.
Prepare and present technical reports for clients and industry publications.
Build effective relationships with existing clients, customers and contractors and develop new business opportunities. Responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction goals and expectations are met.
Participate sales and marketing efforts and identify key pursuits.
Lead the development of cost proposals and qualification statements to achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance.
Prepare and present project budgets and cost estimates. Report project performance.
Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to the structural engineering practice. Mentor and guide less experienced engineers.
Responsible for QA/QC process adherence.
Responsible for effective communication with other engineering disciplines.
Responsible for compliance with company and site safety policies.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science in Structural Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.
Or Bachelor of Science in Structural or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
Master of Science degree in Structural Engineering a plus.
7 years structural engineering experience. EPC project experience preferred.
Professional Engineering License (PE) preferred.
Expert knowledge in standard engineering techniques and procedures. Strong knowledge of structural design codes (e.g., IBC, AISC, ACI, ASCE7). Strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience with leading the discipline design for large projects and delegating work tasks to team members. Ability to lead execution of work and resolve issues in a team environment.
Demonstrated critical thinking skills, ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment.
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.
Ability to perform quality reviews for detailed engineering documents and specifications.
Ability to travel.
Job Structural Engineering
Primary Location US-TN-Oak Ridge
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
Req ID: 212175