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Senior Structural Engineer at Jacobs

Senior Structural Engineer

Jacobs Herndon, VA Full-Time

The Herndon, Virginia office is currently seeking a Structural Engineering Professional to join our interdisciplinary team for water/wastewater projects within the Washington DC Metro area and the Mid-Atlantic region. As a Structural Engineering Professional, you will be an integral member of the design team, counted on to perform a significant portion of Structural analysis and design for our projects.  You will need strong communication and interpersonal skills as you work closely with other Engineers and Designers within the structural discipline and in 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. 

When you join us, you’ll be able to demonstrate your solid foundation in the fundamentals of Structural Engineering, knowledge of multiple subject areas, experience with US building codes including wind and seismic provisions, understand how Structural design integrates with and impacts other disciplines, and are building an understanding of current business trends with industry issues and challenges.

As a Senior Structural Engineer, your leadership skills will be utilized by providing technical guidance, coaching, and/or mentoring designers and less experienced engineers.  Additionally, being proactive in advancing workflows, systems, and tools within the structural discipline as well as embracing emerging technologies.

For assigned projects, you will act as a Lead Structural Engineer by championing internal, cross-discipline, and external project quality reviews as well as guiding Structural Engineers and Designers in the development of calculations, specifications, construction drawings, and the structural model.  You will attend project meetings and take an active role to help resolve concerns and solve problems across all disciplines.  In this role, you may be asked to act as the stamping Engineer of Record.   

With a commitment to quality assurance, performing services during construction, including reviewing submittals, responding to contractor requests for information (RFIs), and performing site visits to the construction site as needed to help resolve construction issues.  While on-site, you’ll conduct condition assessment of existing structures and prepare technical memorandums summarizing observations and any required repair recommendations. Review shop drawings and respond to Requests for Information (RFI).

We’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

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.

Here's What You'll Need:
•    Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis in Structural Engineering
•    Professional Engineer License (PE) or Structural Engineer License (SE), with ability to gain licensing in other states across the US
•    15 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 350, and AISC, OSHA
•    Knowledge of principles and practices of wind and seismic design, including ability to apply required provisions of the building code.

Ideally, you'll have:

•    Experience designing and analyzing traditional steel, masonry, and concrete structures
•    Experience in water/wastewater or general industrial facilities
•    Experience with STAAD, MathCad, TEDDS, RAM, Autodesk Revit, Autodesk Navisworks, Bluebeam, and Microsoft Office Suite

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and [ Link removed ] .

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