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Senior Structural Engineer

Company: Socotec
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description
About SOCOTEC:Socotec AE Consulting LLC, is an architectural design and structural engineering firm based in Boston, Massachusetts with resources across the globe. At the forefront of incorporating sustainable design solutions into all projects, our local team of 35+ along with 350+ across the U.S. have diverse experience with projects across many sectors and building types. We provide niche consulting services within the A/E/C industry for both high-profile, new construction and existing buildings and create value for our clients using the unique synergy of our consulting services for building envelope, sustainability and energy, code advisory, project advisory, dispute resolution, and specialty engineering.SOCOTEC offers competitive salary and benefits, mentorship, training, and social activities.
Job Description
We are looking for a Senior Structural Engineer with 10+ years of design/field experience. The work will include field investigations, structural analysis and design, interaction with clients, and other design and construction professionals. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of challenging projects involving steel, concrete, timber and masonry, including new buildings, historical restoration and renovation of existing buildings.Produce structural engineering designs and modifications by identifying project objectives and issues; researching and developing structural engineering techniques and approaches; verifying and validating design and construction.DUTIES:

  • Completes feasibility studies by studying project concepts, objectives, priorities, and requirements; conducting site investigations; identifying and establishing performance standards; preparing construction documents and submittals.
  • Organizes structural engineering design project by identifying short-term and long-range issues; preparing timetables, cost estimates, and required resources.
  • Develops structural design plans by researching, analyzing, selecting, and applying structural engineering concepts, approaches, techniques, and criteria; adapting and modifying structural mechanics options; developing and evaluating new structural architectures and algorithms; performing design calculations relating to foundations and structures, loading, structural response, and connection design; preparing drawings and visualizations; collaborating with related engineering design teams; evaluating structural materials and suppliers; identifying and resolving design integration issues; determining and establishing design specifications and safety standards.
  • Verifies and supports construction by performing compliance inspections and tests; resolving construction problems related to structural design; coordinating and conferring with construction and production contractors.
  • Documents structural design and maintenance by recording design features and maintenance requirements, and warnings; detailing safety requirements.
  • Complies with codes and regulations by applying and enforcing adherence to regulations and testing requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Maintains engineering design team accomplishments by coordinating actions; obtaining expert input; reviewing open issues and action items; contributing information and structural engineering analysis to team meetings and reports; guiding structural engineering technicians.
  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing structural engineering data and trends.
  • Direct contractors and testing companies during investigative test phase(s).
  • Determine appropriate solutions within budgetary constraints.
  • Develop comprehensive plans, details and specifications for bidding (understanding of MA Public Bidding Laws desirable, but not required).
  • Oversee bidding process (both public and private).
  • Construction administration, including field/ site visits and ability to solve problems that may arise during construction.
  • Project Manager responsibilities include monthly billing review, approval/ disapproval of vendor invoices, budget, schedule, resource and job cost monitoring.
  • Work in conjunction with other Project Managers and staff to assist with unique structural-related issues.
  • Oversee and direct production by working with the administrative and drafting staff.
    Minimum BS in Civil/Structural Engineering and professional registration required. MS preferred. Experienced with AutoCAD and computer aided analysis/design of structures is required and experience with BIM software a plus. Strong Oral and written communication skills also required.Site Development, Quality Engineering, Drafting Tools, Analytical Tools, Cost Estimating, Conceptual Skills, General Math Skills, Verbal Communication, Presentation Skills, Problem Solving. MA Licensure preferred but not required.
    Additional Information
    For more information, please visit www.socotec.usBenefit Conditions:
    • Waiting period may apply
    • Only full-time employees eligibleJob Type: Full-timeYour information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.IND123SOCOTEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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