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Entry Level Substation Structural Engineer - 2315.06

Company: Wade Trim
Location: Flint
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

What We Offer:
Our excellent salary and benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability coverage, education reimbursement, 401(k), performance bonuses, and an employee stock program. Employee Resource Groups and Programs offered include the Young Professionals Group, Women at Wade Trim, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Professional Development, Leadership Development, Rotation Program, Mentor Program, Sustainability Program, and Wellness Program.
Position Description:
We are looking for an Entry Level Engineer to join our ICE Team to improve infrastructure in our Michigan offices. Candidates should have a bachelor's degree in civil engineering and zero to three years of experience. Completion of Part I of the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam and knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D and Bluebeam Revu is preferred. Strong written and verbal communication/coordination skills are essential.
This position will design civil/structural components for electrical substation projects, including but not limited to, steel design, steel connection design, foundation design, and anchorage design, in accordance with governing industry codes and standards. This position requires periods of intense concentration. This position is hybrid, with the option to be within a normal office environment, work fully remote, or a combination thereof. This position requires infrequent travel. This position will provide frequent exposure to structural design standards and codes, including but not limited to, AISC, ASCE, ACI, and IBC. This position will require the use of engineering software, including but not limited to, STAAD, MathCAD, and LPILE.Typical responsibilities include:

  • Validate all designs by performing engineering calculations in accordance with governing industry code and client standards
  • Utilize finite element modeling and other engineering software to design complex, multi-legged and multi-use, deep foundations, validating all results with supplemental hand calculations
  • Perform hand calculations for designs that cannot or should not be done using software
  • Prepare construction drawings with the assistance of a designer/technician competent in the use of industry standard CADD software, and in accordance with client standards
  • Prepare fabrication level steel drawings and bill of materials
  • Prepare construction specifications and project documents, in accordance with both client and industry standards
  • Attend site visits as required
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals
  • Assist Project Managers as needed
  • Attend client, project and staff meetings including client progress, plan review, pre-construction, etc.
  • Attend seminars and/or training classes
  • Maintain excellent client relations
  • Maintain a safe working environmentEducation:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Civil EngineeringSkills/Experience:
      • 0 to 3 years of related experience required
      • Completion of Part I of the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam preferred
      • Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D, Bluebeam Revu is preferredAbout Wade Trim:
        Wade Trim is committed to maximizing the value of infrastructure investments. We've been solving complex engineering challenges for nearly a century. We customize our work approach to fit each project using a collaborative, friendly style to deliver solutions our clients can stand behind.
        Our supportive culture recognizes and strives to fulfill collective client, company, and individual needs. Mentoring and building skills of Wade Trim staff is a priority. Frequent interaction among staff is encouraged, company leadership is easily accessible, and opportunities are provided for staff to help shape the firm's future through strategic planning. Work/life balance is supported through a flexible, hybrid work schedule that brings team members together in the office at least two days a week and connects them virtually when working from home.
        To solve our clients' toughest challenges, we've devoted ourselves to delivering innovative solutions. Our Office of Applied Technology (OAT) is dedicated to seeking new technologies or ways to apply existing technologies to enhance value to our clients and positively impact communities. All staff are encouraged to share ideas and suggestions for innovative technologies or processes to adopt. This open-minded approach enables us to advance technology, foster innovation, and stay ahead of our clients' needs.
        Wade Trim's success is shared by the employees that make it happen. Since our beginning, our firm has been 100% employee owned. This cultivates an ownership mindset that benefits our work approach, collaborative culture, and ability to deliver client solutions. We believe employee ownership drives the sustainability and growth of our firm and provides all our employees with opportunities for financial success.
        If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in a friendly environment, please submit your resume by visiting the Careers section of our website at .
        Wade Trim is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.Apply for this job

Keywords: Wade Trim, Flint , Entry Level Substation Structural Engineer - 2315.06, Engineering , Flint, Michigan

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