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Burns & McDonnell Assistant Structural Designer - Food & Consumer Products (Multiple Locations) in Chicago, Illinois

Description

An Assistant Structural Designer will assist in various phases of planning, site evaluations, analytical designs, report preparation, specifications, and preparation of proposal and construction documentation and structural plans as part of a project team. This position will work on various projects with a diverse portfolio of project types and clients.

  • Assist in preparing detailed construction drawings for steel and reinforced concrete structures using structural specifications, engineering calculations, sketches, detailed drawings, and design information according to project standards and procedures.

  • Assist with a full range of drawing production work including problem analysis, design layout and calculations on non-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity.

  • Assist with design on a variety of projects pertaining to industrial, manufacturing, and other clients ranging from facility modifications to new facilities.

  • Assist engineers and designers to perform 2D drafting and 3D modeling tasks. Design will be prepared using engineering standards and procedures.

  • Assist with a variety of assignments using prescribed methods and standard techniques including drawing sequence and presentation, sizing various components and refining rough sketches.

  • Assist with initial rough designs or sketches and redlines or mark-ups on ongoing projects.

  • Assist with preparing structural calculations. Assist with interpreting and applying design codes and specifications related to design requirements.

  • Design and draft structural elements and details.

  • Complete and review design drawings within scope, budget and schedule.

  • Assist with schedules, budgets and project criteria into structural design and layouts.

  • Assist with organizing and maintain all revisions of project drawings, plot files and project-related information in a logical and well-structured manner.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in drafting technology or related field and two years related experience or associate degree and three years related experience or four years progressive detailing and design experience.

  • Basic understanding of design software such as: AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation, and Excel to develop the design deliverables. Revit or Tekla Structures is preferred.

  • Basic knowledge in design, calculations and design systems.

  • Basic knowledge in the theory and practices of structural discipline; competent in the fundamental concepts of other disciplines as they relate to the assigned discipline; and capable of operating related discipline design software necessary to execute production tasks.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others (Project Managers, Engineers and Designers) in a multi-discipline project team environment to resolve design or drawing issues as appropriate and to accomplish objectives.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.

Basic understanding of design software such as: AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation, and Excel to develop the design deliverables. Revit or Tekla Structures is preferred.Basic knowledge in design, calculations and design systems.Basic knowledge in the theory and practices of structural discipline; competent in the fundamental concepts of other disciplines as they relate to the assigned discipline; and capable of operating related discipline design software necessary to execute production tasks.Ability to work collaboratively with others (Project Managers, Engineers and Designers) in a multi-discipline project team environment to resolve design or drawing issues as appropriate and to accomplish objectives.Excellent written & verbal communication skills.Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Computer Aided Drafting & Design

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Other Locations US-CT-Wallingford, US-WI-Madison, US-GA-Atlanta, US-IL-Chicago

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 220087

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