Jr Engineer - Structural Steel Connection Design

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Position: Junior Engineer - Structural Steel Connection Design

Location: Woodcliff Lake, NJ

The passion, creativity and determination of our talented staff make McLaren Engineering Group one of the top engineering firms in the country. We offer our employees a creative work environment with a dynamic culture and competitive benefits. Our collaborative, innovative atmosphere brings numerous opportunities for professional growth.

We have an immediate opening for a Junior Engineer in Structural Steel Connection Design at our Woodcliff Lake, NJ Headquarters.

Overview:

This position is a great opportunity for a Junior Structural Engineer seeking to specialize in Steel Connections. The person in this role will be responsible for providing steel connection design on projects and interfacing with steel fabricators, detailers, and/or client engineers. They will provide additional support to the team by conducting structural analysis, design and detailing of buildings as needed.

Typical duties and responsibilities:

•Assist detailers in design/recommendation of fabricator preferred economical connections

•Be the interface between team and the client's engineer as it applies to connection design

•Review client's design drawings for opportunities to substitute more economical fabricator preferred connections and discuss with client

•Work with fellow connection design engineers with the ability to effectively collaborate in achieving project goals and deliverables.

•Manage multiple, parallel projects using formal project planning techniques

•Communicate progress towards production, financial, and quality

•Identify change orders

•Establish and maintain customer relationships

•Perform other related duties as assigned

•Continuing education through certification programs, training, seminars, etc.

•Manage high demanding project schedules

Additional responsibilities as needed:

•Perform structural analysis of various building systems comprised of structural steel, reinforced concrete, masonry and wood for both gravity and lateral loads. Understanding of glass and aluminum design is a plus.

•Design and detailing of high rise, low rise, commercial, residential institutional, governmental, and healthcare facilities

•Preparation of construction documents and calculation packages.

•Coordinate structural design details with architectural and MEP designs.

•Review shop drawings, RFI's, and perform site visits during the construction phase of a project.

•Work directly with McLaren project managers to ensure client satisfaction throughout the project duration.

•Assist in marketing company services at networking and industry related events.

Qualifications:

•Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Civil/Structural) from an accredited university

•2 - 4 years of design experience in the Structural Steel Industry

•Firm understanding of all basic AISC Steel Construction Manual (ASD and LRFD) design provisions and all related best practices of steel connection design

•Proficient in AutoCAD and Revit

•Proficient in structural analysis software; such as, RISA, SAPP, and etc.

•Experience working with design codes and specifications

•Excellent oral and written communication skills

•Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

•MS OfficePandoLogic. Category: Engineering, Keywords: Structural Steel Engineer

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