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Structural Engineering Professional Associate

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Reference 1179411

Location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 17, 2022

One of our major clients is seeking a Structural Engineering Professional Associate to work remotely for a 12-month assignment (Temp to Hire).


Perform all conventional aspects of Structural Engineering and analysis:

  • Plan and conduct work requiring judgement in the independent evaluation, selection, and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Exercise sound engineering judgement and problem-solving skills
  • Possess knowledge of principles and practices of seismic design, including ability to apply required provisions of the building code.

Exhibit a high level of attention to detail and quality control:

  • Perform calculation checking of other engineers' work.
  • Take complete ownership of your portion of the structural scope, reliably working to meet schedule, budget, and quality requirements.
  • You may be given tasks with ill-defined conditions of satisfaction; in which case you will be expected to take the initiative to determine what is needed to meet the project and client needs.
  • Clearly define you own scope and start to develop your ability to forecast level of effort needed to complete that scope.
  • Be ready to identify scope change and escalate it to your Structural Lead or Project Manager.
  • Work in a timely, accurate, and cost-effective manner with strong attention to detail
  • Provide technical guidance, coaching, and/or mentorship to designers/drafters and less experienced engineers.
  • Be proactive in advancing workflows, systems, and tools within the structural discipline. Embrace emerging technologies.

As a Lead Structural Engineer for an assigned project:

  • Lead a team of Structural Engineers and Designers in the development of calculations, specifications, construction drawings, and the structural model.
  • Fully understand all structural scope, recognize how that scope is both generated and impacted by other disciplines, and identify scope change.
  • Develop and manage schedule, budget, and staffing forecasts for the structural scope.
  • Attend project meetings and take an active role to help team resolve concerns and solve problems across all disciplines.
  • May be asked to act as the stamping Engineer of Record.
  • Take ultimate responsibility for all aspects of the deliverables, including calculations and all construction documents.
  • Participate in and champion internal, cross-discipline, and external project quality reviews.
  • Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
  • This position will require you to work from your home office. 
  • You may be asked to support work for/in other offices (possibly including Temporary Duty Assignments)


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis in Structural Engineering
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in Structural or Civil engineering
  • Structural Engineer License (SE) and Professional Engineer License (PE) is a plus
  • Experience with US building codes including IBC, ASCE 7, ACI, and AISC
  • Experience designing and analyzing traditional steel and concrete structures
  • Experience in Semi-conductor industrial or general industrial facilities
  • Experience with STAAD, Navisworks, and Bluebeam
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills


Schedule: 5/50


About Airswift

Airswift is an international STEM workforce solutions provider. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry.


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