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Senior Structural Engineer

Company: PeopleLift
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAt McKinstry, we're proud to be a diverse and passionate group of innovators and problem-solvers, builders and engineers, mentors, and students. We believe the world needs curious, forward-thinking, solutions-oriented people who want to make our planet better. We are committed to strengthening our diversity through recruiting, developing, and retaining professionals from all backgrounds, and we believe that promoting diversity, equity, and inclusivity is an integral component of our continuing quest To Build a Thriving Planet. If you are looking to leave a purposeful mark on the world, then McKinstry is the place for you. More than just words on a wall, our values speak to who we are, the ideals we hold in high esteem, and the behaviors that demonstrate our unique culture. Action for Impact is our plan for transformative change. We look to make a lasting impact on our industry and within our communities by addressing the climate, affordability, and equity crises head-on.Our culture is upbeat, fast-paced, innovative, fun, and philanthropic. Our team is very close, relies on each other, and encourages our individual career growth. We believe that people come first, that you should be constantly curious, that building trusted partnerships helps you listen to understand, strive to make a positive difference, and advocate for the next generation. If this philosophy resonates with you, then McKinstry might be the right fit for your career. Here's where you come in:We are seeking a seasoned Senior Structural Engineer who can lead structural projects for our design and construction teams from early design through construction. Representative projects range from specialty structural scope associated with new construction to prime structural consultant for projects focused on mechanical equipment upgrades on existing buildings. The ideal candidate would be a leader in our effort to improve efficiencies in our design and construction process further expanding our teams' capabilities. We are seeking an enthusiastic design-build structural engineer, who has awareness of when and how to economize with an emphasis on delivering projects that are constructable and on budget. We are looking for someone excited to join a diverse and dynamic team of engineers and designers motivated every day in our shared values. Join us on this journey and together let's make a positive impact within our local and greater communities.You're great at:Department and Team Management▪ Coordinates with internal design and construction teams.▪ Supervises, trains, and mentors project and lead engineers.▪ Exercises global decision making by considering other departments within the company such as project management, salesProject Management• Applies and coaches McKinstry Engineering standards and procedures.• Provides engineering analysis to support sales and early design efforts.• Defines, communicates, and manages scope, design intent, and design process for direct supervisor review.• Identifies and responds to changes in scope, schedule, budget, or expectations.• Prepares, negotiates, and manages design budget• Coordinates with construction and estimating teams to reduce project costs.• Coordinates with external clients and stakeholders.Design▪ Demonstrated mastery and able to fully lead/manage a team in delivering structural engineering projects, including providing structural drawings, analysis and calculations for new and existing buildings as well as specialty structural projects and multi-discipline coordination.• Overall responsible for delivering designs to customers by reviewing and providing feedback on engineering calculations and design drawings for design intent, quality, precision, constructability• Design-build structural engineer with focus on prefab and constructability.• Identifies opportunities for process and technology improvements.• Serves as Engineer of Record (Stamping Engineer).Customer Relations▪ Attends early meetings with external customers and stakeholders.▪ Represents McKinstry in the community and develops new potential work.▪ Enhances department and company reputation by generating opportunities to demonstrate leadership in industry and/or regulatory groups, or the public forum▪ Develops and maintains relationships with customers and upper management.REQUIRED EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE and ABILITIES• Must have demonstrated proficiency for all the responsibilities of a Lead Engineer.• Bachelor's degree in engineering Master's preferred.• P.E. registration is required, S.E. preferred.• Ten (10) years of experience in structural design required; construction experience preferred.• Advanced knowledge of structural analysis and engineering software required.• Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit required.• Experience in managing a design team is required.Why McKinstry:Transformational change requires bold action. We must decarbonize our buildings and energy assets to combat climate change. We must tackle the affordability crisis by innovating waste out of our supply chain and dramatically cutting costs through improved productivity. We must deliver equitable outcomes to ensure healthy, high-performing buildings for all. Together, Building a Thriving Planet.Building a collective commitment: Our values demand that we take accountability for diversity, equity, and inclusion. No single individual or organization can stem the tide of inequity alone. We must work togetherPeople represent our most valued asset. By investing in our employees, we are also investing in the ongoing success of our company. We pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive, PeopleFirst benefits package to promote health and wellness, enhance work/life balance and ensure long-term stability for our employees and their families. Some of these benefits include:

  • A robust internal mobility program to help you develop your career
  • Competitive pay backed by 401(k) and profit-sharing plans.
  • Comprehensive medical, prescription drugs, vision, and dental.
  • Orca Card and free parking.
  • Business mileage reimbursement and/or electric fleet vehicles for business travel and meetings.
  • Up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave.
  • Adoption and IVF assistance.
  • Paid time off.
  • McKinstry University training and development.
  • McKinstry wellness programs and on-site gyms.
  • Community service and employee-directed charitable giving.The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.McKinstry is a drug-free workplace. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, complying with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act and a Confidentiality Agreement, in addition to successful outcomes of background and reference checks.Applicants for this role will only be considered if they possess current US Work Authorization, and do not require employer-sponsored VISA support to begin or remain in this role.#LI-MA1 #LI-HYBRIDPowered by JazzHRrImb3CwntQ

Keywords: PeopleLift, Seattle , Senior Structural Engineer, Engineering , Seattle, Washington

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