Serves as project lead Structural Engineer for various BKV Group projects by performing the following duties:
Position represents the Structural Engineering discipline in the current and future service development process and programs to serve the firm’s clients include the following and other duties may be assigned.
Analyzes different engineering systems to determine best fit for the owner’s needs as directed by Senior Structural Engineer or Engineering Partner.
Confers openly and directly in a respectful and professional manner with other personnel to clarify or resolve problems and develop design.
Prepares or directs preparation of calculations and designs for engineering systems and detailed drawings.
Reports to and submits calculations and designs for review by Senior Engineer or Engineering Partner.
Provides leadership and work direction for Engineers in Training and Designers working on assigned projects.
Responsible for completing work in a timely manner on assigned projects within the budgeted hours as supplied by the Senior Engineer or Engineering Partner.
Oversee the necessary structural design work required on assigned projects.
Must be proficient with the IBC and ASCE 7 building design codes as well as material specific design codes for steel, concrete, wood, and masonry.
Maintains appropriate records and files on assigned projects.
Maintains a free flow of communication with the Senior Engineer, Engineering Partner, Partner-In-Charge, and the Managing Architect on assigned projects, as well as other Firm members relative to the activities on assigned projects.
Responsible for the design process coordination of the engineering discipline with the other discipline leaders on assigned projects.
Responsible for the technical accuracy and completeness of the engineering documentation for BKV Group on assigned projects.
Must have BS degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university. MS degree in Structural Engineering preferred.
Professional Engineering license required. Licensed in multiple states preferred.
8 + years related experience.
Must be fluent in reading, writing, and speaking the English language.
Must have ability to write reports and business correspondence. Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Must have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, and the general public.
Must be knowledgeable with some structural engineering software such as RISA 3D/Floor, RAM Steel, ADAPT Floorpro/Edge/Matt, Enercalc, Woodworks, Ramsteel, and Microsoft Office Suite. AutoCad/Revit experience preferred.
BKV Group, a full-service architectural, interior design, landscape architecture, engineering and construction administration firm, offers their clients a cross-disciplinary team-oriented approach to create architectural solutions.
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