Senior Structural Engineer

Charlotte, NC, United States of America

Job title: Sr. Structural Engineer

Job location: 3735 Glen Lake Drive, Suite #400, Charlotte, NC 28208 (will offer relocation assistance)

Work Setting: Monday through Friday, after the onboarding period they will be allowed to work from home on Friday.

Travel: The person would expect to travel up to 15-20% of the year on average depending on the scope within the project, this is typically split up throughout the year. Must have a U.S. Passport as most travel will be internationally. 

Compensation: $100,000 - $150,000 + 401(k) match up to 6%, profit sharing, OT eligible, tuition reimbursement, long-term incentive plans

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, + Company Paid: Life, AD&D, Dependent Life Insurance, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, EAP

Education / Certifications:  Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or related field required.

Required Experience:

  • 8+ years of hands-on civil/structural design experience.

Preferred Experience:

  • Current P.E. preferred.
  • 5 years in a lead engineer position on heavy industrial projects
  • Experience in Steel related industry or Pulp & Paper industry or Petro-Chemical related industry.
  • STAAD experience

Position Summary

The Senior Civil/Structural Engineer requires coordination, planning and engineering design of foundations and structures as a lead civil/structural engineer for Direct Reduction (DR) iron plants and new technology initiatives.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical direction and supervision to Engineers and Designers assigned to the project team, as well as subcontractors working on executing structural designs.


  • Develop conceptual design and perform design calculations basic to civil/structural engineering for foundations and structures that support equipment, ducting, etc., providing load diagrams, analysis methods and detailed analysis, as required. 
  • Provide technical direction and support to subcontractors or client’s engineers in the design of structures, foundations, analysis methods, etc.
  • Administer sub-contracts for civil/structural design or material supply, reporting to management on schedules, execution, changes to contracts, potential problems, or back charges, etc. and requisitions for such services.
  • Provide direction to Designers or draftspersons from the conceptual design stage to the preparation of civil/structural drawings, framing plans, etc.
  • Analyze mechanical equipment, ducting, supporting systems, etc. for structural integrity.
  • Provide assistance to Mechanical Engineers and Designers in the layout of equipment, ducting, etc. with input for their structural support.
  • Travel on business trips and/or field assignments as required to carry out departmental tasks and functions.
  • Travel to job sites to perform analyses of existing structures, layouts, etc. for use in developing future plans, proposals, etc.
  • Travel to fabrication facilities to perform inspections of materials and adherence to designs and tolerances.
  • Work as a teammate with all company departments and employees in all assignments.  Work toward building consensus on all assignments by finding solutions which meet the best interests of all parties involved.



  • Ability to organize and direct work assignments in accordance with project schedules. 
  • Knowledge of and experience with personal computer hardware/software.
  • Knowledge of structural element analysis methods for static and dynamic load conditions using commercial computer programs such as STAAD. 
  • Knowledge of local and international building and design codes and standards.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and writing skills.
  • Ability to provide advice to field erection activities, including supplying technical and installation assistance during erection of structures.


  • PE registration preferred.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering.  
  • Minimum of 10 years of hands-on civil/structural design experience, including 5 years in a lead engineer position on heavy industrial projects, preferably in DR or a steel related industry.

Travel Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally (up to 25%, based on project demands).


Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Ability to move around a project site, including climbing structures.


Other duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



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