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Structural Design Engineer Trainee (Construction Project Manager) - Chicago, IL

Structural Design Engineer Trainee (Construction Project Manager) - Chicago, IL

Job Description

Engineering design experts—are you looking for an opportunity to move your career forward with an established industry leader? Join our team at Ceco Concrete Construction! In business since 1912, we have grown into the nation's largest concrete subcontractor, with our construction professionals building more than 200 projects representing over 20 million gross square feet each and every year. We are currently in need of a Design Engineer Trainee.   Your role in the process will include the creation of Revit models and shop drawings adapted from architectural and structural plans to be used by project personnel in the erection of concrete forming systems. We offer competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and the opportunity to work with some of the foremost professionals in the concrete construction business. If this sounds like the kind of career move you’ve been looking to make, and if you meet our qualifications, we want to hear from you!  

Job Requirements

  As a Design Engineer Trainee, you will participate in and support the preparation of accurate formwork layout drawings and erection instructions for field crews. You will also work with a number of junior team members and learn the technical aspects of formwork layout, forming materials, system selection, and proper implementation.   Your specific duties in this role will include:
  • Supporting the planning and estimating stages of projects to ensure the most efficient, safe, and economical form system are incorporated into the project design
  • Working closely with the project team monitoring the safety, cost, and scheduling of construction projects
  • Troubleshooting and resolving concerns regarding structural design with the project team
  • Contributing to the project’s safety goals by reducing hazards during the planning stage and ensuring that all formwork systems meet construction and safety standards
  • Supporting and coordinating material purchases, deliveries, tracking, and forecasting
  • Staying abreast of innovative developments and incorporating these advancements into the development and design of new forming systems/equipment
  • Developing and maintaining customer relationships to enhance company’s ability to procure projects, reduce risk, and ensure operational efficiency
  • Working in cooperation with other office personnel to negotiate and execute sales contracts
  • Assisting with the development and coordination of material and equipment schedules and promoting their efficient use
    Job Requirements   As a Design Engineer Trainee, you must be highly organized, thorough, and detail-oriented with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and tasks. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills. You must have the ability to communicate effectively with personnel at all organizational levels as well as with customers and vendors.  #ceco#   Specific qualifications for the role include:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Construction Engineering, or related engineering degree
  • Advanced knowledge of BIM Modeling and AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of construction formwork systems, take-offs, and estimating processes
  • Advanced PC skills, specifically in a Windows environment, including collecting and analyzing data in Excel and creating documents and preparing correspondence in Outlook and Word
  • Knowledge of safety and relevant OSHA requirements and regulations
  • Commercial building construction experience with specialized experience in structural design, preferred
  • BIM experience utilizing Autodesk Design Suite software, preferred
  Ceco Concrete Construction is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.   Grow your career with an industry leader!   Apply now!

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, General Business, Strategy - Planning, Design, Entry Level
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Construction
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 414
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Structural Design Engineer Trainee (Construction Project Manager) - Chicago, IL

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