Structural Engineering Professional Intermediate


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2 months ago

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Job Description

Job Title: Structural Engineering Professional Intermediate
Duration: 12 Months
Location: Remote (in northeast United States)

Position Summary:
As a Structural Engineering Professional, you will be an integral member of the design team, counted on to assist in the performance of Structural analysis and design for our projects. You will need strong communication and interpersonal skills as you work closely with your Structural Lead, other Structural Engineers and Designers, and other disciplines. As part of this team, you will help develop design concepts, complete the analysis and design, and work with our Designers to get the structural requirements communicated on paper and in the model.
It is expected that you are developing a solid foundation in the fundamentals of Structural Engineering, are gaining experience in multiple subject areas, and are learning how Structural design integrates with and impacts other disciplines. You will be given as much responsibility as you are willing to take, and your opportunities for career growth will be limited only by your own motivation, capabilities, and attitude.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Under general supervision, competently perform all conventional aspects of Structural Engineering and analysis:
o With guidance and direction, develop judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria
o Develop engineering judgement and problem-solving skills, not hesitating to reach out to others for guidance or confirmation when questions arise
o Develop knowledge of principles and practices of seismic design, including ability to apply required provisions of the building code
• Exhibit a high level of attention to detail and quality control:
o Committed to checking your own work, reaching out to peers and seniors for guidance when questions arise
o Perform calculation checking of other engineers' work
• Take responsibility for managing workload, make and keep commitments, and take full ownership of assigned work:
o Take complete ownership of your portion of the structural scope, reliably working to meet schedule, budget, and quality requirements
o You may be given tasks with ill-defined conditions of satisfaction, in which case you will be expected to take the initiative to determine what is needed to meet the project and client needs
o Clearly define you own scope and start to develop your ability to forecast level of effort needed to complete that scope.
o Be ready to identify scope change and escalate it to your Structural Lead or Project Manager.
o Recognize when help is needed, reaching out to peers and senior engineers for guidance
• Work in a timely, accurate, and cost-effective manner with strong attention to detail
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
• This position will require you to work from your home office. Suitable work environment and minimum internet speeds of 25 Mb download / 5 Mb upload as measured with a utility such as are expected and will not be reimbursed by client.
• Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis in Structural Engineering
• Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in structural engineering
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Experience with US building codes including IBC, ASCE 7, ACI, and AISC
Preferred Qualifications
• MS degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
• Professional Engineer License
• Experience designing and analyzing traditional steel and concrete structures
• Experience in Semi-conductor industrial or general industrial facilities
• Experience with STAAD, Navisworks, and Bluebeam

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $35.97/hr.