Structural Engineer

Company Name:
Global Design Midwest, Ltd
Company Description:

Our main business is industrial and commercial structural engineering. We work all over Chicago including the northern and west suburbs and all the way down to the steel mills on the lakefront in Indiana. We are based in NW IN right off of I80 only 30 miles from downtown Chicago. We are small but expanding. Opportunities to reach or be a senior engineer in our company are available right now. We pride ourselves in offering quality, detailed engineering.

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Job Description:

Are you bored with the same old projects? Do you want to be more than just an employee number? Do you want to use your talents in a variety of ways for which you got your degree in the first place? Do you want to be on a fast track to being one of the top engineers in our company? Do you want to work with an Illinois Structural Engineer?

Global Design Midwest, Ltd. has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Structural Engineer based in our NW Indiana / Chicagoland office. We are a small but growing structural engineering firm that specializes in a wide variety of unique analysis and creative design structural engineering projects. If you want to be part of a winning team, grow and develop in a small business setting and have the ideal balance of on-site and in-office atmosphere, then you may be the right candidate.

We offer a competitive salary, health insurance and retirement plan

8213 Kennedy Ave. Suites 6&7 Highland, IN 46322
Job Start Date:
Thursday, September 1, 2022
Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have:

An Illinois SE and / or Illinois PE License with a Structural Background.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Civil or Structural Engineering
Be willing to get an Illinois SE (Structural Engineering) License if only an Illinois PE holder
3+ years experience performing structural design/analysis on an array of light/heavy industrial related projects
Perform structural design/analysis for various structural materials including steel, reinforced concrete, wood and masonry
Experience using AutoCAD, 3D structural analysis/design software (STAAD Pro)
Be familiar with design codes as they are applicable to structural work IBC, AISC, ACI, OSHA
Work directly with Cad designers overseeing the preparation of CAD construction documents, preparing detail sketches as required, reviewing CAD documents for accuracy prior to issue,
Strong written and verbal communication skills and experience interfacing directly with customers
Field experience obtaining as-built measurements, accurately documenting existing conditions on sketches, visual inspection and evaluation of existing structures
Be able to prepare written structural condition reports that may include load rating analysis, physical condition assessment, repair and/or replacement recommendations
Ability to prepare engineering estimates for projects, and perform work within budgets
Be physically capable of measuring and collecting information from an industrial setting
Prepare design calculations, drawings, specifications, design analysis and construction cost estimates
Perform construction related services including shop drawing reviews, response to requests for information, periodic construction site observation, and occasional specialized structural inspections
Collaborate with architects and designers and building contractors on design and construction of projects
Currently reside in the Chicagoland /NW Indiana area
Not interested in candidates needing sponsorship or similar

This is a salaried full-time position. Please include your salary history and requirements along with your resume.
Global Design Midwest, Ltd. recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity.
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Job Contact Name:
Bill Fiegle
Job Contact Email:
Job Contact Phone:
+1 219-713-1206
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Job Listing Date:
Thursday, September 1, 2022