Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking a Structural Engineer to work in the Structures Group in our Charlotte, North Carolina Office. Our Carolinas region has more than 300 employees in offices in Charlotte, Durham, Asheville, Wilmington, Columbia, and Greenville. Amec Foster Wheeler is routinely awarded contracts on a regional and national level for the government, commercial, industrial, transportation, water, energy, and mining sectors.
The position will entail working on structural evaluation, repair and design projects on a variety of types of buildings and other structures. Our projects are generally located throughout the Carolinas and the eastern United States; however, we do work nationwide and occasionally worldwide. Candidate will have opportunity to collaborate with personnel at other Amec Foster Wheeler offices throughout the company
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Follows company safety standards and site safety standards
Performs field exploration, inspection, and documentation
Utilizes field measuring and testing equipment
Reviews and interprets building code requirements
Performs structural analysis and design calculations
Prepares client deliverables including field reports, calculation packages, drawings, specifications, letters, reports, cost estimates and proposals
Utilizes AutoCAD as required to support production of construction documents
Interacts with other professionals, clients, contractors, building officials and general public
Inspects, documents, and oversees construction activities
Coordinates elements of projects for senior staff and mentors junior staff
Skills / Qualifications
B.S. or M.S. Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering from an ABET accredited program with a focus on structural engineering and MS preferred
P.E. Registration required and ability to become licensed in multiple states; NCEES record preferred
8-10 years of related work experience
Strong AutoCAD skills and experience with AutoCAD Architecture and REVIT preferred
Experience with STAAD.Pro, RAM Structural System, Tedds and / or other structural modeling software
Possesses effective oral and written communication skills in English. Bi-lingual or multi-lingual is preferred
Valid driver's license and clean DMV report
Ability to pass a background check for entry into DoD facilities
Flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required
Flexibility to travel as required. Up to approximately 25% travel and primarily domestic short duration (typically one week or less) trips. Longer duration and / or international trips are sometimes required
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The work is sometimes physically demanding, requiring the employee to be on their feet all day performing visual observations. The employee frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions that are hot, cold and / or wet. The employee must have the ability to climb a ladder; maneuver in, on, and under buildings and other structures; and work at heights (ladders, man lifts, scaffolds, catwalks). The employee is occasionally exposed to hazardous plants, insects, reptiles and other animals.
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure Inc.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.
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