Lead Structural Engineer - Federal

Post Date

Jun 04, 2024



ZIP/Postal Code

Sep 13, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type



Civil Engineering

Req #


Pay Rate

$125k - $150k (estimate)

Job Description

Position Summary: One of Insight Global's major clients are seeking a Lead Structural Engineer to join their team in Exton, PA or Orlando, FL, to lead and work on various Structural Engineer and Federal projects. The client is also willing to entertain fully remote candidate within the EST time zone. The position requires working on fast paced technically complex design/build projects in the Federal space. The ideal candidate applies advanced engineering techniques, makes decisions on engineering problems and methods, and represents the client to resolve important questions or to negotiate with key engineers and officials in other organizations. Responsibilities include:

* Prepare calculations determining building dead, live, wind, and seismic loads, and determine structural systems to support gravity and withstand lateral loads.

* Determine member stresses and sizes using structural analysis programs and back-check results using manual calculations.

* Design concrete foundations, retaining walls, steel frames, masonry walls for buildings.

* Coordinate architectural requirements of structural systems with architect, HVAC engineers, plumbing engineers, electrical engineers.

* Act as Lead Structural Engineer on projects and provide technical guidance to designers and less experienced engineers.

* Execute projects varying in size with a focus on projects of larger scope and/or higher technical complexity.

* Prepare construction specifications.

* Participate in as-built drawing effort.

* Provide technical support during construction for all activities.

* Ensure the quality of design documents.

* Reinforce an atmosphere of safety and a commitment to design excellence.

* Complete Quality Management Training and comply with the program upholding a commitment to a culture of quality in all aspects of work.

* Work directly with clients to define project requirements and deliver appropriate solutions to meet the stated needs based on a defined budget and schedule.

* Salary expectations: $125k-$150k

We are a company committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments where people can bring their full, authentic selves to work every day. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that believes everyone matters. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic factors, age, disability, protected veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to HR@insightglobal.com.

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Required Skills & Experience

Required Qualifications / skills:

* Bachelor of Science degree in Civil or Architectural Engineering with an emphasis on structural engineering

* Minimum 10 years of experience in structural design

* Knowledge of UFCs (Unified Facilities Criteria)

* Experience with UFGS (Unified Facilities Guide Specifications)

* Experience with ATFP (Anti-Terrorism Force Protection) and the PDC (Protective Design Center)

* Experience with NGB, VA, GSA, DoS, USCG, and others could be relevant depending on project type

* Knowledge of AISC 341, Chapter 18 AISC 18

* Experience as Engineer of Record on Major Design Projects

* Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word

* AutoCAD

* Professional Structural Engineer License

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

* Knowledge of RISA or STAADPro software is a plus.

* RevitStructure experience is a plus.

* Prefer experience in design-build or other alternative delivery

* Prefer both CONUS and OCONUS experience

* Prefer experience with progressive collapse & blast design

* Prefer NCEES model law SE and/or an SE in a western state such as CA, WA, OR, or AK

* DoD experience not required but strongly preferred

* Preferred experience in high seismic regions

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.