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Structural Engineer

Full-time | Cedar Rapids, IA

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Overview

 

This role if eligible for the following locations: 

Cedar Rapids, IA (Corporate) 

Overview 

Shive-Hattery has an exciting opportunity for a Structural Engineer supporting our Food and Pharma team in our Cedar Rapids, IA office, with up to 5 years of experience in the design and leadership of structural engineering projects. 

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As an early career Structural Engineer at Shive-Hattery, you will be an integral part of our team serving our current and future clients, learn from our teams on how to service clients, and overall allow us to serve each other at an elevated level to ensure we can create a better world for all.  Because of our work our clients can be successful and serve millions of customers through the food and health products they produce. 

Throughout your role in Shive-Hattery, you can touch a variety of work, not only varying your daily but allowing you to work with various clients, ranging from local clients to Fortune 500 companies. 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Work closely with senior project and team members to support your learning and development within Shive-Hattery with the goal of becoming the primary client contact for at least one client within two years of starting with the company. 
  • Design projects as a Structural Engineer working on projects for various local and nationwide clients ranging from food producers, medical manufacturing, bioscience and technology, etc. 
  • Work with experienced engineers and technicians while coordinating work within multi-discipline teams. 
  • Engage in the structural design portion of projects, make design recommendations and decisions, and oversee the completion and quality of construction drawings, specifications, reports, and other project documentation. 
  • Assist with establishing and management of structural scope, schedule, and budget. 
  • Interest in mentoring and teaching other team members. 
  • Additional responsibilities include overseeing shop drawing reviews, field data collections, job site observations, field data entry, and other responsibilities relating to overall project needs. 

Who You Are: 

  • Ability for licensure in the State of Iowa within a year of starting with Shive-Hattery. 
  • You are curious, teamwork oriented, and interested in helping others. 
  • Must be capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining attention to detail. 
  • Structural design experience using concrete, steel, and masonry. Experience with wood and precast is not required, however, a plus. 
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively, which includes planning, organizing, and prioritizing work. 
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills, able to be comfortable presenting design solutions to project team members and project owner. 
  • Experience using Revit, 3D software (Navisworks/Recap), structural engineering design software, and Microsoft Office software is preferred. 

Life at Shive-Hattery! 

Shive-Hattery strives to provide outstanding client service and provide rewarding careers to our employees. Our learning and teaching culture is based on collaboration; everyone is empowered to mentor and teach other employees while continuing to develop your skills to grow professionally at Shive-Hattery.? 

Shive-Hattery offers an outstanding and competitive compensation package, please see below for our compensation structure, and what sets us apart. 

Our Perks/Differentiators 

Hybrid Flexibility 

Overtime Eligible- we believe you should be compensated for any additional hours put in. 

401K/Roth 401K with 3% Match 

8 Paid Holidays + PTO 

Profit Sharing 

Parental Leave 

All candidates must be able to drive and have access to an automobile, climb ladders and work off of elevated platforms and open grating, and wear personal protective equipment required for specific clients and sites. 

Shive-Hattery offers a flexible work environment and supports balancing personal and professional responsibilities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.