Senior Structural Design Engineer

Alliance Engineering is a design engineering and construction management firm seeking a Senior Structural Design Engineer for their Richmond and Newport News, VA offices. We offer competitive salaries and a terrific benefits package. We specialize in industrial facilities. At Alliance, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Our commitment to excellence and quality stems from one of our defining strengths which is integrity and that has inspired our employees to be successful for more than 25 years.

We are currently seeking a Senior Structural Engineer. This position is an excellent career opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to work in a multi-discipline consulting, engineering, and construction management firm. At Alliance, you will have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions.

The Structural Designer Engineer is responsible for the preparation of design and construction documents for new structures as well as structural upgrades to existing facilities of varying sizes as a part of an integrated multi-discipline A/E team. The role will also include assisting to define the facility requirements/program for projects in the following areas; Power, Food, Consumer Products, Industrial, Chemical, Pulp & Paper, Automotive, Microelectronics, Life Sciences and/or Pharma. This role may oversee the work of structural engineers and designers on similar projects.


** Analyze and design concrete, steel, masonry, and timber structures with an emphasis on seismic design.
** Produce structural calculations, complete calculation checks, design drawings, specifications, reports, and other project deliverables while working with the structural engineering team and
other disciplines within the project team.
** Analyze existing structures. Provide recommendations for strengthening for new loads where required. Develop design sketches into completed working details and drawings based on engineering
fundamentals and applicable codes.
** Work to understand the scope and requirements of each assignment to assure timely deliverables exceed expectations.
** Guide team performance by efficient, excellent personal work and by candid, constructive feedback to the team.
**Conduct fieldwork including structural as-builts, rebuilds, retrofits, construction technical support, and interaction with Client’s personnel.
** Assist with the training and mentoring of junior level engineers and designers


* 10+ years’ experience as a Structural Engineer
* 5+ years’ experience as a licensed engineer
* Experience in the analysis and design of structures with emphasize
* Hands-on experience with structural engineering software such as ETABS, RISA, RAM, STAAD, SAP, MathCad, Enercalc, or similar tools.
* Experience with AutoCAD preferred (must have some experience using 3-D design software packages)
* Detailed knowledge of Building Codes
*Ability to complete fieldwork, including climbing stairs, ladders, and equipment/structures of varying heights
*Proficient with written and verbal technical communication including generating reports and conducting group presentations
* BS Civil Engineering or MS Structural Engineering from an ABET-accredited university
* Professional Engineer License
*SE preferred

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