Designer 1 - Structural

Job ID 1794 Location West Des Moines, IA Job Type Full-Time Apply Now

Shive-Hattery's Des Moines office has an immediate opening for a Structural Technician with zero to five years of experience.


  • Work with Autodesk REVIT to create models and drawings that document the structural design
  • Produce construction drawings at each stage of the design and documentation process, working closely with engineering staff for feedback and quality control
  • Work in a team setting with other structural team members and disciplines such as mechanical, electrical, architectural, and civil
  • May be asked to complete field investigations of existing facilities and be responsible for collecting 3D laser scan to get accurate data.  Will be responsible for learning and being proficient with equipment and related software
  • Assist with certain structural design tasks under the guidance of a structural engineer


  • Associate degree in CAD Technology and experience with Autodesk REVIT and AutoCAD
  • Able to collaborate with other team members and have good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Able to use Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Effectively handle multiple projects and multiple deadlines including planning, organizing, and prioritizing work
  • Able to work occasional overtime hours

Why Shive-Hattery?

Our learning and teaching culture is founded on collaboration. You will learn from and teach other employees while working across disciplines. You will grow your skills and continue your professional growth at Shive-Hattery.

Shive-Hattery is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Future Consideration: Yes

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