Structural Engineering Designer (EI)

TWM is taking applications for a position in the field of Structural Engineering. We are looking for someone with the ability to join our team and immediately help in designing a wide variety of bridge and other structural engineering projects. Our highly qualified Structural team pursues and accepts both ordinary and not-so-ordinary projects. Using a combination of advanced technical knowledge, practical design, and understanding of constructability, we conceive unique solutions that can be built practically.  If you have strong design skills, a passion for developing innovative solutions, a commitment to high-quality design, and a desire to contribute to a tight-knit team, we encourage you to apply.

Experience Level: 0-4 years of full-time post-graduation experience

Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours/week, with the possibility of overtime

Location: Based in Columbia, IL

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist in the design of bridges and other structures under the guidance of licensed Professional Structural Engineers
  • Assist in preparation of plans, specifications, and estimates
  • Work with engineers of all experience levels to produce innovative and high-quality solutions
  • May assist in or conduct site/field inspections

Qualifications Desired:

  • Must possess a Civil Engineering bachelor’s degree with structural emphasis. Minimum GPA of 3.5.
  • Must have certification as an Engineer Intern (EI). Professional Engineer / Structural Engineer license is not required to start.
  • Demonstrated ability with CAD (MicroStation and Auto CAD), spreadsheets (Excel), and general structural analysis software.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Team-oriented and self-motivated.
  • Willingness to work hard.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Motivation to tackle unique structural design challenges in addition to more commonplace projects.
  • Direct experience in the design of plate girder and pre-stressed concrete highway bridges, large temporary and permanent soil retention structures (concrete, anchored steel sheet, cofferdams, etc.), above- and below-grade reinforced concrete tanks, and heavy foundations (piles, drilled shafts, etc.) is a plus but not required.
  • Experience in construction and/or construction phase engineering (structural steel erection plans, temporary soil retention, temporary support, etc.) is a plus but not required.
  • Familiarity with IDOT and MoDOT bridge design policy is a plus but not required.

Benefits Summary:

Competitive salary and fringe benefits with exceptional bonus incentives. Starting salary is dependent upon personal knowledge, skill, and ability. Regular salary reviews, exceptional performance-based bonus incentives, non-contributory Employee Stock Ownership Plan, insurance, 401K, holidays, Paid Time Off, flexible schedules, flexible work location, and more.

TWM is an established but growth-oriented consulting firm offering Civil and Structural Engineering, Land Surveying, and other Geospatial services. A 100% ESOP-owned company and Top Workplace, TWM’s structure allows you to reap the rewards of your hard work. Each employee becomes an owner through a gift of company stock and has a vested interest in seeing the company succeed. We are different from most employers – and from other ESOP companies. Come experience what makes TWM unique!

Application Instructions:

  • Visit our How to Apply page and follow the instructions.
  • Complete the Employment Application – Engineering Positions.
  • Indicate “Application – Structural EI” in the subject of your email.
  • An unofficial transcript from your university’s online system can be e-mailed. Your transcript can be sent under separate cover if necessary.
  • Apply early. Position will be filled as quickly as possible.

TWM is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.

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