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Project Engineer

PeopleSuite Talent Solutions
Charlotte, NC
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $60,000 to $70,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Scope of Position

The Project Engineer will report to the VP of Engineering & Bus. Dev. and work alongside other project engineers to share the workload between residential structural remediations. The engineer filling this position will primarily be responsible for providing final analyses, drawings, and reports for residential design, inspection, and consulting services.Prior experience in this sector of engineering is preferred.In addition, the position will design, draft, specify, and inspect steel fiber-reinforced concrete (SFRC) slabs.The individual filling this position should have a strong understanding of concrete principles, mix designs, structural member design, and ACI best practices.Any prior knowledge of SFRC or other fiber-reinforced concrete applications is preferred.


  • Residential Engineering Services
  • Primary clients will be foundation repair contractors
  • Review field notes, understand code requirements, and analyze proposed remediations
  • Coordinate with a draftsman, perform calculations, and finalize reports
  • Responsible for completing approx. 6-12 residential reports per day as demand requires and proficiency is developed
  • Perform site inspections on NC and SC as required by clients
  • Develop and implement tools to improve efficiencies
  • Communicate effectively with construction contractors
  • Be available to answer contractor calls and modify as field conditions require
  • Maximum 5-day turnaround on projects
  • Specialty Slab Design & Coordination
  • Develop construction joint layouts and slab designs for draftsman and salesman
  • Review and approve the takeoff provided from the draftsman
  • Develop process methodologies and improvements
  • Develop design spreadsheets, software, and tools
  • Build finite element and engineering models to support design calculations
  • Complete design calculations and construction drawings for secured projects
  • Visit the sites and confirm installation per drawings
  • Communicate effectively with non-technical clients
  • Research & Development
  • Testing plans for each job
  • Develop new slab/concrete technologies
  • Additional Industrial, Commercial, & Residential Consulting Services
  • Provide engineering services as opportunities allow
  • Additional engineering work with existing company clients
  • Develop methodologies, processes, and details to efficiently pursue work
  • Ensure all engineering is in accordance with the proper code requirements
  • Other/Misc. as directed by VP of Engineering & Bus. Dev.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Intrinsically motivated & ability to develop self-sufficiency
  • Seeks to solve problems and find solutions themselves first, requesting advice as needed
  • Grasp concepts quickly once trained
  • Confident, willing to evaluate and stand behind engineering convictions
  • Humble, willing to take ownership of mistakes and collaborate with the team to improve
  • Technical writing & communication must be strong
  • Basic understanding of applicable structural engineering codes
  • Ability to practically comprehend the big picture (qualitatively and quantitatively) and make educated assumptions and decisions
  • Ability to communicate technical aspects with non-technical clients effectively and concisely
  • Represent the company and its affiliates professionally on-site and in office environments alike
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time and multiple projects and tasks effectively
  • Ability & willingness to adjust schedule and priorities as directed by supervisor

Work Environment

  • Office environment primarily (>75%)
  • Travel to job sites, warehouse, conferences, training, etc. (<25%)
  • Some hybrid work from a home office may be possible at the managers discretion


  • 2 to 4 years of related engineering work experience
  • 1 to 2 years of concrete experience
  • Industrial, commercial, and/or residential design and/or consulting services preferred
  • Required Software Experience
  • MS Office Fluency
  • AutoCAD
  • Revit
  • Enercalc
  • Hilti Profis
  • Bluebeam/Revu
  • Ideal Additional Software Experience
  • Programming (VBA, Python, C++, Etc.)
  • Finite Element Softwares (RFEM, Abaqus, Ansys, Etc.)
  • Structural Design (STAAD, SAP 2000, ETABS, RAPT, RAM Concept, Etc.)
  • RISA 3D
  • Exposure to practical design matters such as feasibility, constructability, budget, and production efficiencies
  • Demonstrated a commitment to integrity, ethics, and truthfulness

Education & Licensure

  • BS in Civil Engineering (Emphasis Structural) is required
  • Passed the FE Exam
  • Ability to obtain PE licensure within 2 years


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