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Principal Structure Engineer

Company: Contract Professionals, Inc.
Location: Kingsport
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Incumbent will be responsible for civil and structural engineering and technical tasks (with a focus on structural engineering) to support design and construction of critical, multi-million dollar modernization programs. This work includes planning, design, analysis and engineering inputs to the design, construction, and maintenance of chemical plant facilities and infrastructure while working in an integrated, multi-discipline engineering team.

The Principal Structural Engineer performs one or more of the following functions:

  • Perform project engineering working in a multi-discipline engineering team to plan, design, construct, and maintain chemical plant facilities including supporting utilities and infrastructure
  • Select construction materials and methods, create engineering estimates, write specifications and scopes of work, create and supervise the preparation of civil, structural, and architectural drawings, control cost, and manage work to meet project schedules
  • Perform structural design and analysis for structural steel buildings, reinforced concrete buildings and structures, pipe supports, and foundation systems
  • Perform civil engineering design and analysis for piping networks (water distribution systems and sprinkler systems), sewer system layouts and hydraulics, pumping systems, water and wastewater treatment systems, road and railroad layouts, including grade, alignment, and drainage, containment, diversion and treatment systems for pollution abatement (preferred).
  • Conduct inspections of existing facilities such as buildings, tank farms, roads, railroads, pipe bridges, and pipelines to determine the integrity and safety of the structure.
  • Make recommendations concerning any needed modifications.
  • Determine root cause of structural or system failures and recommend corrective action.
  • Oversee mapping and surveying functions which involve layout of new facilities and maintenance of records of site plans, plant layouts, and above ground and underground utilities (preferred).
  • Provide technical oversight during construction including shop drawing review and approval, ensure construction is in accordance with plans, specifications, and good construction practices.
  • Consider safety in all aspects of design and construction

    Skills Required:

    • 6+ years' experience in industrial design and construction, with an emphasis in structural engineering
    • Proficient knowledge of CADD tools (AutoCAD, Revit, Visual Analysis, STAAD/RAM, etc.) for efficient production of engineering work
    • Working knowledge of applicable codes and standards such as IBC, ASCE 7, ACI, and AISC
    • Possess clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
    • Self-motivated with ability to work in a team environment with a high level of attention to detail
    • Ability to meet required deadlines while simultaneously completing other tasks
    • Ability to direct design teams and external design firms
    • Review and approve design packages from equipment suppliers and design firms providing constructability input
    • Ability to interface with site operations and maintenance teams
    • Capable of creating required engineering documentation using Microsoft Office Suite products including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project, and Access

      Skills Preferred:
      Skilled in principles of project management

      Experience Required:
      6+ years' experience in industrial design, analysis and construction

      Experience Preferred:
      Experience in the design and construction of chemical facilities that involve the use of acids and solvents in the production of energetic materials

      Education Required:
      Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university (essential) ideally with an emphasis in structural engineering. We may consider a closely related degree.

      This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens.

      No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third-party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.

Keywords: Contract Professionals, Inc., Kingsport , Principal Structure Engineer, Education / Teaching , Kingsport, Tennessee

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