Engineering Expert (Expert)

Luling, Louisiana, United States

Job Reference 1191738

Location Luling, Louisiana, United States

Industry Process - Life Science

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added July 20, 2023

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major engineering clients to seek a Structural/Civil Engineer to work in Luling, for a 12-month assignment, in a hybrid schedule.

  • Familiarity with and utilizing department design and drafting standards.
  • Familiarity with project scope, specifications, and design criteria upon assignment to a project task team.
  • Developing conceptual layouts and cost studies as necessary to determine the simplest, most efficient approach to solving engineering tasks at hand.
  • Producing estimate level preliminary designs and material take-offs suitable for the level of the estimate being performed on a project.
  • Producing detail design calculations and sketches for materials of construction associated with the project. Calculations produced will be neatly prepared and organized for efficient use by drafters/designers for preparing drawings and as a deliverable when required.
  • Producing designs with efficient use of construction materials with an overall emphasis on ease of construction and completed product meeting the expectations of the client.
  • Checking calculations made by other engineers / drafters to ensure accuracy, conformance to codes, specifications, design criteria and conformance to good engineering practice.
  • Assisting the drafting group in resolving routine layout and detailing problems. Responsibility to furnish sufficient sketches and details necessary for completion of engineering drawings.
  • Consulting with design leaders from other disciplines to ensure the smooth flow of vital information necessary for the scheduled completion of the project.
  • Assisting other engineers in developing and assembling scopes, drawings and specifications into a “package”, enabling civil/structural purchase inquiries to be issued for procurement of materials or subcontract pricing.
  • Reviewing and checking vendor drawings and other discipline drawings for civil/structural input.
  • Developing construction specifications.
  • Reviewing fabrication drawings and other construction submittals for conformance to engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Performing fieldwork necessary to gather field data, check tie-ins and provide construction support.
  • Provide technical guidance to less experienced drafting and engineering personnel in the department.
  • Able to lead small to medium size teams in coordinating civil/structural efforts and keeping the team focused on scope, schedule and budget.
  • Developing small work sharing packages for interoffice execution support.
  • Coordinate the submission and inspection of any new occupied buildings or fire alarm or suppression changes to the State Fire Marshal.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • BS/MS in Civil / Structural Engineering. (Must be from ABET Certified Institution).
  • PE Structural Engineering licensed to practice in Louisiana.
  • 10 or more years of relevant Civil / Structural Engineering working in a chemical plant or refinery setting.
  • Knowledge and application of the International Building Code and associated standards (ASCE, AISC, ACI, etc.)
  • Expertise with civil/structural analysis software including operating and interpreting results.
  • Proficiency with MS Office products

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