The Structural Engineer contributes to the overall success of CR Meyer and its heavy industrial customers by providing structural engineering services within the Design/Build team. Provides engineering services for the construction of buildings, equipment platforms and foundations, deep foundations, silos and bin foundations, structural steel, facility inspections, masonry walls, retaining walls, cofferdam designs, means and methods engineering and finite element computer analysis.
As part of the Design/Build team, works collaboratively and oversees the work of Designers within specific construction projects, to ensure that projects are designed to the customer’s design specifications, construction industry standards and structural requirements.
Working with the design team, develops conceptual design, fabrication/installation plans, drawings, approved construction plans, etc.
Participates in proposal meetings and provides guidance in areas of expertise during the planning phase.
Works closely with heavy industrial/manufacturing customers to determine the most practical and cost-effective approaches to their construction projects.
Uses all available technological resources to create drawings and plans for proposal and construction. i.e. Revit.
Performs engineering calculations to ensure all construction projects meet or exceed structural integrity requirements, applicable industry engineering standards and/or related regulatory and building codes.
Conducts site visits for measuring and documenting existing buildings and structures as required for further analysis and drawing production.
Performs structural inspections and analysis of existing facilities, documents existing structural conditions of the facility, and provides repair details as required to restore the structural integrity of the facility.
Works with all designated parties to get plans approved. i.e. customers, regulatory agencies, and other third parties.
Works with the Construction Project Management team to ensure that projects are built to specifications, and coordinates with field personnel to implement a design that is efficient and safe to execute.
Notifies the Construction Project Manager of ‘means and methods’ engineering requirements needed for the project (i.e. special picking beams, floor loading considerations, etc.)
Assists the Construction Project Management team in development of estimate/bid, establishing and executing the project schedule and budget, timely and accurate reporting, participating in close-out meetings, etc.
Assists the Construction Project Management team in maintaining a positive and collaborative relationship with the customer, subcontractors, vendors, field team, etc. assigned to the project.
Assists with any QA/QC requirements expected by customer.
Participates in all pertinent CR Meyer Safety Training and Safety Meetings, and plays a positive, proactive active role in promoting safety requirements on the job-site.
Wears all assigned PPE and observes CR Meyer safety guidelines at all times.
Due to project deadlines and demands, regular and reliable attendance is required.
Completes all related reports and paperwork in a timely manner.
Represents the CR Meyer brand in a positive, professional manner at all times.
All other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with a focus on structural engineering required. Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering preferred.
Five to ten years of related structural engineering experience in the design of structural steel and foundation systems for buildings and heavy industrial equipment.
Professional Engineer (PE) license with ability to get additional states (if required). NCEES record holder.
Experience with structural engineering analysis design tools required. 3D structural modeling experience preferred.
Proficiency with MS Office software required.
AutoCAD & REVIT experience preferred.
Familiarity with ASCE and IBC (2012 and newer) Building Codes.
Ability to complete all CR Meyer training and perform job duties within safety guidelines including, but not limited to, First/Aid-CPR Certification, OSHA 30 and SafeStart.
Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screening and comply with CR Meyer’s Drug & Alcohol Policy and Program.
Must have a valid driver’s license, insurable driving history and ability to operate a motor vehicle following all traffic laws and safe, courteous driving habits.
Must be legally eligible to work in the United States without employer sponsorship.
About CR Meyer
CR Meyer is an industrial general contractor headquartered in Oshkosh, WI, with eight regional offices strategically located throughout the United States. We are trusted experts in nine market sectors, including: pulp and paper, food and beverage, hydro/power generation, maintenance services, mining, converting/printing/plastics/packaging, oil and gas, scrap and recycling, and general industrial services. With over 125 years of expertise, we design solutions that control project costs, maximize productivity, and provide construction crews with the tools necessary to perform their jobs safely and efficiently. CR Meyer consistently ranks in the top 5 contractors in the pulp and paper industry and in the top 20 industrial contractors by Engineering News Record (ENR), as well as placing in the publication’s Top 400 Contractors year on year. Established in 1888 by Charles Rudolph Meyer in Oshkosh, WI, CR Meyer has grown to directly employ 900 to 1,500 skilled union tradespeople. We are experts in self-performed boilermaking, carpentry, concrete, demolition, ironworking, masonry, millwrighting and rigging, pile driving and pipefitting. CR Meyer’s engineers, architects and project ...managers creatively partner with customers to build their vision – safely, accurately, efficiently and within budget.We offer a family-oriented atmosphere that spans the experience of over three generations of families. Our supportive culture is based on teamwork and collaboration. As we strive to achieve our business objectives, we aim to protect the health and well-being of our employees. In return, our employees share our passion for construction by delivering superior service to the many customers who have trusted us for decades.