Structural Engineer - Education

Company Name:
American Institute of Steel Construction
Company Description:

For nearly 100 years, the American Institute of Steel Construction has been the leading advocate and trusted resource for American structural steel. These business development representatives build and retain strong relationships in the design and construction community by being visibly present in target cities, while leveraging the resources and expertise of AISC to deliver better project outcomes. The primary responsibility of this role is to educate the design and construction community about the benefits of structural steel with the goal of influencing them to select structural steel framing systems for the projects over which they can exercise influence.

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Summary: The Senior Engineer - Education is responsible for management of technical resources for faculty and students including teaching aids, faculty workshop material, student contests and more. A strong interest in the academic world is important as this engineer works closely with faculty and students. The candidate should have a degree in civil or architectural engineering (masters preferred) and at least fours years of relevant experience (PE and/or SE preferred). Experience with university level teaching and research and participation in student programs is a plus.

Manage Technical Resources for Faculty
Manage and/or develop teaching aids, including topic selection, assignment, planning, execution, review, and usage analytics
Curate a crowd-sourced image database of steel-related photos, videos, and animations to be used by educators in steel courses
Assist in the technical content development for educator workshops
Manage and maintain an online forum for educator resource sharing
Manage Technical Resources for Students
Develop technical content for social media programs and contests for students to attract everyday interest in steel
Manage creation of videos and other marketing materials showcasing engineering career opportunities in steel
Oversee creation of podcasts, interviews and presentations for students
Additional Activities
Assist with creation of new education resources through proposals and input by educators, students, practitioners, and industry
Assist in the planning and implementation of the Student Steel Bridge Competition

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Occasional travel for conferences, workshops and university visits
Give presentations to university and engineering groups
Provide support for continuing education programs as needed
Serve as secretary for AISC technical committees and education committees as assigned
Participate in the activities at NASCC: The Steel Conference as required
Attend AISC department meetings
Carry out special projects as assigned by the Director of Education

Chicago, IL
Job Start Date:
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Job Requirements:

Qualifications and Requirements:
Basic knowledge of steel building design and construction, with in-depth knowledge of area(s) that are related to the Engineer's role at AISC
Familiarity with AISC and its activities
Good communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written
Good organizational capabilities
Able to manage volunteers and consultants involved in the Engineer's role at AISC
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and Google Suite applications
Proficiency in photo and video editing and storage programs preferred

Education and Experience:
Minimum 4 years of experience in steel building design and/or construction related work
Bachelor’s degree in CE, AE or similar with structural emphasis
Master’s degree and SE and/or PE preferred
Experience in research and/or teaching at the university level preferred
Participation in engineering activities as a student preferred

If interested, please feel free to send me an email directly with resume and cover letter to:

Job Contact Name:
Jennifer Logan
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Job Contact Phone:
+1 312-670-1005
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Job Listing Date:
Tuesday, January 29, 2019