Structural Engineer

  • location: Wallingford, CT
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $35 - $40 per hour
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Structural Engineer

Contract position: Engineering client involved in electrical Transmission Line & Substation engineering & construction projects is looking for a Structural Engineer for a "contract to hire" opportunity in CT. If you are only interested in a direct hire job, my client is open to this as well. You need a total of 3-5 years of structural engineering & design experience on any type of industrial or heavy industrial project.

Responsibilities for the Structural Engineer
  • You will be part of a team that will perform various civil/structural analysis & design associated with design of high-voltage electric substations
  • Perform and check routine and complex types of structural calculations and designs using both computer-aided and manual design techniques
  • Assist with preparing estimate proposals and determine feasibility of projects based on analysis and collected data
  • Review & perform structural analysis of various types of steel structures to meet estimated load requirements/computing size/shape strength and type of structural members prepared by manufacturers
  • Design and review of substation structures and concrete foundations (i.e. steel structures, drilled shaft foundations, mat and slab-on-grade foundations, spread footing foundations, combined footing foundations and fire protection and soil retaining walls)
  • Perform structural analysis of rigid bus systems for substations
Requirements for the Structural Engineer

  • 3-5 years of experience as a Structural Engineer involved in the structural analysis and structural steel design for some sort of industrial or heavy industrial application
  • You need some relevant experience with structural steel beams and concrete foundation design & analysis in any industrial or heavy industrial application
  • You need a BS or MS degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Our client prefers you to have your FE or EIT or willingness to get
  • Any experience with electric substation structure design and analysis is a PLUS
  • You should be familiar with some of the following codes: ASCE 7 (Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures), ASCE 113 (Substation Structure Design guide), AISC (Manual of Steel Construction), ACI 318 (Building Code and Commentary) & International Building Code
  • You should have some experience using a structural analysis software package

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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