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Carollo Engineers Structural Engineer, Entry Level in Dallas, Texas

Structural Engineer, Entry Level

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Job Description

Carollo Engineers is a nationally recognized engineering firm specializing in the planning, design, and construction of water and wastewater facilities. We are seeking an entry level Structural Engineer to join our team at our Dallas, TX office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs structural engineering design under the direction and supervision of experienced structural engineers

  • Performs basic structural engineering design tasks to provide analysis and detailing for preparation of plans and specifications

  • Works with CADD technicians to develop presentation of structural designs

  • Prepares quantity take-offs for use in estimating construction costs for the structural portion of projects

  • Reviews construction submittals for structural items

  • Researches technical topics as directed by project structural engineers

  • Assists in improvement of structural design standards, specifications, and typical details

  • Plans tasks and activities for effective production and monitors time and completeness against plan

  • Reviews work for discrepancies or inconsistencies

  • Tracks details of work to discuss and resolve

  • Develops and improves technical knowledge and skills

  • Maintains professionalism in relationships with other office and team members

  • Plans what needs to be communicated and how to present the information effectively

  • Seeks out company and client technical standards and implements them on projects

  • Constructively builds and maintains relationships with others on the project design team

  • Travel required when requested

  • Makes site visits to observe during construction and operation

Required Skills

  • Basic knowledge of Structural design codes and standards including:

  • International Building Code (including seismic design and detailing provisions)

  • Design Loads: ASCE 7

  • Concrete: ACI 318

  • Masonry: ACI 530

  • Steel: AISC Steel Construction Manual - 13th Edition; AISC Seismic Design Manual

  • Geotechnical issues and foundation design

  • Presentation of structural design and detailing in construction documents

  • Reading and interpretation of basic project construction drawings

  • Computer structural analysis and design programs using prismatic frame members and finite elements

  • Ability to work with supervisor to effectively complete routine tasks

  • Capable of breaking a task into one or more component parts and sequencing those parts effectively

  • General awareness of need for practicality and constructability of design solutions

  • General awareness of the scope, schedule and budget assigned for engineering tasks

  • Ability to work with more experienced structural engineers to apply standard textbook structural design and analysis approach

  • Follows selected design approach through completion of analysis and detailing

  • Logically organizes work

  • Ability to listen to others and ask clarifying questions at appropriate time

  • Willingness to accept suggestions and corrections on organization and planning issues

  • Seeks help to understand and productively work through conflict to keep tasks moving ahead

  • Understanding that personal performance and actions impact future work opportunities

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills

  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel


Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Structural Engineering or Civil Engineering with Structural Emphasis from an ABET accredited structural engineering program

  • 0-3 years experience in structural engineering

  • Basic and advanced engineering coursework in:

  • Statics, Dynamics, and Mechanics of Materials

  • Structural analysis for building structures including manual and computer methods

  • Structural design and detailing using reinforced concrete, steel, and masonry

  • Engineer-in-Training Certification

Preferred Experience

  • Master’s degree in Structural Engineering

  • Public speaking experience

  • Experience with Microstation or Autocad

Carollo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender Identity, ethnicity, or veteran status. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will also be considered in a manner that is consistent with the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and/or any other similar ordinances as required.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Location

Dallas, Texas, United States

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