Structural Designer III - Aiken, SC in Aiken, SC at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 11/9/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: #16775

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Structural Designer III located in Aiken, SC. This is a 3 to 6 month Full-Time Contract Assignment. Local Candidates Preferred.

Who We Are
RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals. 

Job Summary:

  • Develops and maintains plant 3D / BIM model,
  • Develops engineering drawings and sketches of moderate complexity.
  • Checks and reviews home discipline drawings.
  • Reviews other discipline drawings and vendor drawings for structural interface.
  • Coordinates work with other project team members.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform a range of design development, analysis or review tasks under minimal supervision.
  • Act as a lead on less complex tasks and responsible for a portion of an electrical design or section of an analysis or design review.
  • Direct interface and liaison with customers at all levels from quotation to final design and test activities, design reviews and technical working group meetings to comply with requirements and specifications.
  • Conduct site walk downs, analyze engineering problems, propose solutions and alternatives, and provide recommendations.
  • Experience in design and analysis of electrical distribution systems and industrial power systems, circuit breaker coordination, load flow calculations, short circuit studies.
  • Verify and comply with engineering documentation standards.
  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Associates Degree in computer aided drafting with a structural emphasis or equivalent experience.
  • 6+ years of progressive structural design and/ or fabrication experience
  • US citizenship required, dual citizenship not allowed
  • Heavy industrial steel and concrete design experience
  • 2D and 3D plant design experience.
  • In depth knowledge of design development, modeling, drawing preparation, and checking work flow.
  • Working knowledge of engineering calculations and information required on design drawings.
  • Working knowledge of material estimating methods.
  • Performs discipline Material Take Off (MTO) activities using manual methods and computer applications
  • Working knowledge of general 3D modeling software
  • In depth knowledge of AutoCAD or other general plant modeling / drafting CAD software platform.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of structural framing systems
  • Working knowledge of building and equipment foundation systems.
  • Working knowledge of model  interference detection and resolution
  • Working knowledge of Tekla Structures including advanced coursework.
  • Working knowledge of Tekla connection design and steel detailing
  • Working knowledge of Revit software
  • Working knowledge of Advance Steel

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.


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