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Civil / Structural Designer

Location
Fountain Valley, California
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
27 Jul 2022

Job Description:

SPEC Services, Inc. is a premiere engineering firm focused on serving energy, utility and infrastructure clients in the Western United States. SPEC is seeking a self-motivated and energetic applicant to apply for a Civil/Structural Designer position in Southern California.

About the Position

In this position, you will apply your knowledge of the principles of civil & structural design to:

  • Support the civil/structural design development and drawing production for permitting/construction of the following:
    1. Steel structures including: pipe and cable tray supports, canopies, equipment and access platforms, stairs and walkways, industrial buildings, pipe bridges
    2. Foundations for electrical and mechanical equipment, buildings, tanks, vessels, light poles, pipe and cable tray supports, platforms, etc.
    3. Grading and drainage design and site development
  • Work in a team environment with lead designers, structural engineers and other disciplines (e.g. project management, piping, mechanical, electrical, control systems, etc.) to develop solutions to clients multi-discipline project needs.

The position has a flexible 9/80 work schedule with a hybrid work location, supporting SPEC's Fountain Valley office.

Responsibilities

Your core duties and responsibilities may require you to do the following:

  • Support Lead Civil/Structural Designers on project design development and drawing production.
  • Perform site visits to gather field data and verify existing facilities and project requirements.
  • Create clear and concise construction drawings for project elements including ground improvements, grading and drainage, concrete foundations with location plans and structural steel supports and platforms.
  • Organize construction documents from beginning to end.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects with various due dates. Attend coordination and status meetings.
  • Perform a thorough quality control review of construction documents.
  • Develop and maintain good professional relationships with clients.

Skill Requirements

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Strong proficiency with AutoCAD required.
  • Desire and ability to learn new skills and assume greater responsibilities is required.
  • Working experience with structural construction is preferred.
  • The ability to work within a 3-D CAD environment is required. Proficiency with design software including Civil 3D, Revit, Plant 3D, AVEVA E3D is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with Navisworks, Infraworks and MicroStation is preferred.
  • Ability to visit local project sites for data gathering and inspections with occasional travel to farther locations is required.
  • Valid driver s license and clean driving record is required.

Experience and Education Requirements

  • 2+ years designing projects involving steel structures, foundations, grading and drainage.
  • Energy infrastructure experience is preferred.
  • Engineering consulting experience is preferred.
  • Candidates must be familiar with structural design, civil design, and the related codes and regulatory requirements.
  • Formal training in civil and structural design is preferred. Trade school or associates degree is preferred, or equivalent experience.


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Details

  • Job Reference: 669003423-2
  • Date Posted: 27 July 2022
  • Recruiter: spec services inc.
  • Location: Fountain Valley, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent