Job: Senior Structural Engineer, Stantec, Chicago, IL

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General Information

Job title:
Senior Structural Engineer
Job location:
Chicago, IL  60604 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Job type:
Job category:
Civil Engineering
Structural - Bridge
Structural - Other

Job Description

We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Your Opportunity:

The role of a Senior Structural Engineer is to lead engineering teams on large projects. They will be responsible for preparing designs and ensuring the development and delivery of successful structural projects such as bridges, highway interchanges, roadway reconstruction, subway stations, railroad infrastructure and public spaces.

The Senior Structural Engineer will provide direct supervision; act as an advisor and may become actively involved, as required, to meet schedules and resolve problems.

The Senior Structural Engineer will be responsible for managing the scope and integration of subcontractors and employees. It is expected that the Senior Structural Engineer supports business development and the delivery of proposals. Under general supervision, plan, design, and direct structural engineering projects. Provides resources and schedules in response to specified completion dates and technical applications. Prepares proposals and cost estimates and evaluates all project progress and recommends changes, if needed, in final procedures.

Your Key Responsibilities:

Manages projects completely, including the managing of client relationships and bringing in new clients

Responsible for the review and sealing of projects

Supervises the work of other engineers

Leads the preparation and coordination of the project specifications with construction documents

Liaises with clients, agencies and others to obtain and determine project requirements and approvals

Responsible for invoicing, managing and monitoring financial performance of project budgets using PM dashboard access

Performs on technically complex projects and acts as a technical resource by providing guidance to other team members

Stays up to date on regulatory changes and may establish working relationships with regulatory officials

May write and negotiate proposals as project issues arise with clients or reviewing agencies

Your Capabilities and Credentials:

Efficient project management of multiple concurrent projects

Ability to lead one or more teams through all phases of project document production

Technical expert in all relevant areas of design and understanding of various design methods

Thorough understanding of codes, legal and design requirements in relevant jurisdictions

Proficient in AutoCAD and any other relevant design software

Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite

Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manages time to meet project budget and schedule

Understands client expectations, budgeting, proposal writing, invoicing and collecting accounts receivable

Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting, engage in creative and critical thought, and effectively communicate ideas, design issues and solutions to others

Ability to create and interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material

Job Requirements

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Structural Engineering or related field & Licensed Structural Engineer. Minimum of 15 years of experience.

Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.
(Job number: 3881210)
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