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Structural Engineer/Designer

Published on 06.10.2020


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Position : Structural Engineer/Designer

Our civil, structural and geotechnical engineering specialists work on some of the world's most prestigious and challenging projects. COWI continues to push the boundaries of what is technically possible, from designing the world’s deepest and longest subsea tunnel, engineering the world's longest lateral bridge slide, to creating marine resiliency for our waterfront communities.

We are seeking a Structural Engineer/Designer to join our team in Seattle, WA.

Under the guidance of professional engineers, the incumbent will be part of project teams to provide consulting, project management, and detailed engineering expertise on numerous bridge, marine, and/or tunnel design projects. This position will report under the head of section.

The incumbent will advance through developmental stages beginning at the entry level of professional work under close supervision and receiving specific and detailed instructions as to required tasks and results expected. The incumbent will progress to a stage where he/she will receive instructions on specific assignment objectives, complex features, and possible solutions; assistance is furnished on unusual problems and is reviewed for application of sound professional judgment. The incumbent will perform work which involves conventional types of plans, investigations, surveys, structures, or equipment with relatively few complex features for which there are precedents.

Assigned tasks will include but are not limited to:

  • Prepares plans, designs, calculations and cost estimates.
  • Solves engineering problems and challenges.
  • Prepares documents such as technical specifications and memoranda.
  • Liaises with other professionals and departments to gather information for projects.
  • Prepares engineering reports and other technical documents.
  • Conducts site inspections and investigations from time-to-time.
  • Performs other duties as required.
Required profile for job ad : Structural Engineer/Designer
  • Master’s degree in Structural Engineering or higher
  • Registration as an Engineer-in-Training in home state, or ability to obtain.
  • 0-4 years of experience.
  • Willingness to actively participate in professional associations.
  • Ability and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team;
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Good judgment and decision making skills.
  • Superior planning and organizational skills combined with the ability to work under pressure on multiple deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the proficient use of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Familiarity with various structural analysis software programs.
  • Ability to work with staff located remotely.
  • Ability and willingness to travel is an asset.
Job criteria for job ad : Structural Engineer/Designer
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Erongo - Hardap - Karas - Kavango - Kunene - Ohangwena - Omaheke - Omusati - Oshana - Oshikoto - Otjozondjupa - Windhoek - Khomas - Zambezi - International
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2 to 5 years
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