Project Engineer Opportunity—Precast/Prestressed Building Design

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Blue Ridge Design, Inc. (www.brd-inc.com), a highly respected structural engineering firm with a specialty in precast/prestressed concrete analysis, design, investigation and restoration, has an immediate Project Engineering opportunity in our Winchester, Virginia, office for an engineer with precast/prestressed concrete experience.

Summary of Position

The primary responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Establish design criteria and perform design calculations to conform to the International Building Code, ACI 318, and the PCI Design Handbook.
  • Plan and design architectural and structural members and systems for commercial precast and prestressed projects.
  • Work in collaboration with and provide engineering design information to the assigned drafting resources.
  • Direct work of drafters to complete project erection drawings and production shop cards according to the standards of multiple precast concrete manufacturers.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues and provide viable solutions and repair details on assigned projects.
  • Analyze specifications, drawings, codes & standards and other data to design projects.
  • Use computer assisted engineering, design, and detailing software such as AutoCAD, Mathcad, and others to prepare engineering and design documents.
  • Check the erection drawings and production shop cards for accuracy, compliance with contract documents and design intent, while maintaining necessary schedules.
  • Interface with the project design team, precast concrete manufacturing clients, contractors, architects, and engineers to develop design, obtain approval of design, resolve issues and maintain schedules.
  • Prepare repair work orders and work with Client’s plant and field personnel to achieve their completion.
  • Inspect project construction sites to ensure conformance to design requirements, specifications, construction standards and codes.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

Applicants for consideration will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering and have PE license. A Master’s Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering is a plus. Prior precast/prestressed experience is required, either directly in the industry or in a consulting role. Minimum five years engineering practice experience with two-three years of precast experience.

Candidate must be performance-driven, team-oriented and client-focused with strong written/verbal communication skills and a strong work ethic. Must possess the ability to work productively and cooperatively in a team environment.

Benefits

The Company offers a competitive benefit package. Blue Ridge Design, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Information

Please send cover letter and resume to Blue Ridge Design, Inc.: drned@brd-inc.com