Structural Engineer 5 - Greenwood, CO in Denver, CO at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Denver, CO
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/24/2019

Job Description

Job ID: #16812

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Structural Engineer 5 for a 3 to 6 month long contract assignment in Greenwood, CO with potential to extend. Local Candidates Preferred.

Job Summary:

Under the minimal supervision, performs engineering modeling, analysis, design, and checking for moderate to complex structures.  Prepares formal calculations, analyses, studies, specifications, reports, and other technical documents.  Checks and performs design verification of structural calculations, drawings, and specifications.  Reviews vendor drawings, shop drawings, and other discipline drawings.

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 a design or section of an analysis or design review.
  • Generate complete design specifications of more complex projects.
  • Coordinate and work closely with other engineering, logistics, financial, and program management disciplines to define system specifications and requirements.
  • Establish and maintain a filing system or databases as needed for tracking project status.
  • Develop, maintain and produce technical documentation and system/subsystem specifications.
  • 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 visits, experimental investigations and analyze engineering problems, propose solutions and alternatives, and provide recommendations.
  • Verify and comply with engineering documentation standards and test procedures.
  • Support development of technical proposal and provide comments on the technical content and level of effort of the proposed scope of work.
  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil or Architectural Engineering with a Structures Major (or equivalent education)
  • 12-15 years of relevant and progressive professional experience in the modeling, analysis, and design of heavy industrial steel structures and reinforced concrete foundations
  • In-depth knowledge of industry codes and standards, including AISC 360, ASCE 7, IBC, and ACI 318
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge of STAAD.Pro modeling, analysis, design, and post processing
  • In-depth knowledge and proficiency in MathCad, Excel, and Word
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • In-depth knowledge of the process of preparing and checking calculations, as well as, approval, revision, retention, and storage of project calculations
  • In-depth knowledge of drawing production and checking, as well as, approval, revision, retention, and storage of engineering drawings
  • Due to the nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen (dual citizenship is permitted)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Engineering Registration
  • Master of Science degree in structural engineering
  • Government or nuclear experience, i.e., DOD, DOE, NR
  • In-depth knowledge of AISC Seismic Design Provisions, i.e., AISC 341
  • In-depth knowledge of nuclear facility design codes including ACI 349, AISC N690, ASCE 43, and DOE-STD-1020
  • Working knowledge of seismic response spectrum analysis

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.