Structural Designer

Recruiter
Location
Greenville, South Carolina
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Oct 2016
Closes
06 Jan 2017
Ref
MAN000032
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Specialty Chemicals & Manufacturing (SC&M) Line of Business within Jacobs Engineering is a global network of approximately nine offices and 1,318 employees serving the manufacturing sector. Our Business Line primarily supports Pulp & Paper as well as Chemical clients. Our employees work to provide design and construction management services for world-class projects that support the needs of these industrial clients. We provide our clients with award-winning planning, engineering and architectural design, construction and program management to support their project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's projects. We perform projects in-house as well as coordinate in work-share opportunities with other Jacobs's offices either U.S. based or overseas.

Jacobs has an exciting opportunity for a New Structural Designer I located in our Greenville, SC office.

Position Summary

In this role, the Structural Designer will work closely under the direction of the Lead Structural Designer, and Structural Engineer. This role is responsible for preparing detailed construction drawings for steel and reinforced concrete structures using structural specifications, engineering calculations, sketches, detailed drawings, and design information according to project standards and procedures.

This position requires coordination with other discipline designers such as mechanical, electrical, piping and project team members to ensure a complete and timely production of drawing packages, spreadsheets, and databases to document information related to design. The designer will become familiar with work processes for the Office and the Department.

Position Responsibilities
  • The Structural Designer will work on a variety of projects pertaining to industrial clients ranging from plant modifications to new facilities.
  • All work will be performed under the general supervision of the Lead Engineer and Department Manager.
  • The Structural Designer will work alongside more experienced engineers and designers to perform 2D drafting and 3D modeling tasks. Design will be prepared using Office and Department standards and procedures.
  • The Structural Designer will become familiar with project scopes, specifications and design criteria when assigned to a project team.
  • The Structural Designer must be receptive to directions in the preparation of acceptable technical solutions. The Structural Designer must interact well with other disciplines in order to complete tasks.
  • The Structural Designer must be a self-starter who willingly accepts and seeks challenging responsibilities and takes ownership of results and performance.
  • The Structural Designer must have the ability to take on increasing roles of responsibilities as their skills develop and grow eventually into a Senior Designer role.
  • The Structural Designer must meet Office work schedule with regular and reliable attendance.
  • The Structural Designer will learn design and drafting standards as part of their efforts.
  • The Structural Designer will work alongside engineers to develop conceptual layouts for cost studies as necessary to determine the simplest and most cost effective designs for clients.
  • The Structural Designer will be expected to travel to job sites, client offices or other Jacob's offices to perform their duties as required.
  • The Structural Designer will be expected to perform all work to the best of their ability in an efficient manner without unnecessary errors.
  • The Structural Designer will perform other duties as required.
  • Working within client facilities and at times within sister offices may be required. As such the Structural Designer will be expected to travel to job sites, client offices or other Jacob's offices to perform their duties as necessary.

  • The Structural Designer must have 0 - 2 years' of relevant experience in drafting/design or related course work required.
  • The Structural Designer must have 2 years technical school education with CAD and structural drafting/design or equivalent or Associate's Degree in Drafting required.
  • The Structural Designer must have solid conceptual and design process skills and good problem solving ability.
  • The Structural Designer must have the a bility to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • The Structural Designer must have the a bility to consistently meet deadlines, completing tasks as previously defined.
  • The Structural Designer must be proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Mail.
  • The Structural Designer must have a working knowledge of CAD software such as AutoCad or Microstation or both. 3D modeling skills are preferred but not required.
  • The Structural Designer must have good listening, writing and communication skills