DESMAN – Structural/Civil Engineer (Boston, MA)

Description

DESMAN is looking for Structural/Civil Engineer to perform the development of structural design calculations, specifications, and oversight of the development of structural drawings including coordination with Geotechnical, Architectural, and Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing sub-consultants.

Our firm is set up to encourage the creative process, to share ideas and talents among all of our offices throughout the United States and, deliver an exceptional end product to our clients. DESMAN embraces diversity and is committed to providing excellence in the design of parking facilities, rehabilitation programs for existing structures and innovative parking studies for all market sectors.

Company Background: DESMAN is a professional corporation with more than 100 professional and technical personnel. The firm is a leading national specialist in transportation improvements and the planning, design and construction administration of functionally efficient, attractive and cost-effective parking facilities. Since the firm's inception in 1973, DESMAN has served public, private and institutional Clients and Owners throughout the U.S. and abroad and has provided planning, design, and restoration services on thousands of parking projects. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Project responsibilities: will include the development of structural design calculations, specifications, and oversight of the development of structural drawings including coordination with Geotechnical, Architectural, and Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing sub-consultants.

  • The applicant will have knowledge and experience with the design of concrete structures including precast, cast-in-place and post-tension construction.

  • The candidate must have strong knowledge of ACI 301 & 318 and IBC building codes, PCI & PTI Design Guidelines as they apply to the design of foundations, superstructures, and related building components.

  • This position includes on-site review of construction progress, review of testing and inspection reports and development of field reports, development of design and construction affidavits.

  • The position requires working under and collaborating with senior project management on parking related projects in a prime and sub-consultant role.

Requirements

  • Strong Computer skills: Candidates should be familiar with, or willing to learn the following engineering software systems:

    • MS Office

    • RISA 3D

    • ETABS

    • SP-SLAB/ADOSS

    • PCA-COL/spColumn

    • Retain-Pro

    • PT-Data & PT-Data + beams, girders

    • FELT (ADAPT)

    • AutoCAD (general understanding)

    • Revit (general understanding)

  • Strong analytical skills: Candidates should be capable of entering data into a spreadsheet and manipulating it, analyze technical data, and review submittals.

  • Strong writing & oral skills: Candidates should be able to express themselves clearly and concisely using standard business grammar, punctuation and vernacular.

  • Good work ethic: Candidates are expected to be punctual, self-initiating and conscientious. Candidates should be capable of working in an office environment with a business team approach and, on an as-needed basis; outside of the office at the project site for project reviews and site visits.

  • 5+ years’ experience with minimum BSCE degree and EIT/FE, PE or SE and/or Master’s degree is a plus, experienced engineers encouraged to apply.

  • Experience in the design and analysis of concrete structures including:

  • Foundations systems: spread footings, pile & pile cape, drilled piers, improved soils, retaining walls & shear wall systems

  • Superstructures: Precast, Cast-in-Place, Post-Tensioned

  • US Citizenship

  • Availability to work a forty-hour standard work week

Benefit

  • DESMAN offers a competitive salary and the opportunity for professional growth and career advancement.

  • Benefits to include CIGNA health insurance, available dental & vision plans and fully-paid life/disability insurance, as well as a 401(k) Plan, a Flex Spending Account (FSA), a dependent care allowance, several annual paid holidays, vacation accrual, sick time, tuition reimbursement.

  • Please visit DESMAN.com to learn more about us.