• Structural Engineer - Construction

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  • Overview

    Carlson Design Group is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Structural Engineer to be part of a growing business unit. The Structural Engineer will be responsible for both design and third party review on a variety of projects in different industries.  

    Carlson’s market focus is Mission Critical, Light Industrial, Financial Services and Commercial.

    Our Design Philosophy

    • We take pride in our ability to listen, to understand and to execute. We seek to provide solutions that are compelling, well crafted, technically sound, resilient, and fiscally responsible.
    • We see the design process as a collaboration among our Architects, Engineers, Client’s Stakeholders and expanded project teams.
    • We strive to create environments that are responsive to their context, their function and most importantly to the people who own, occupy and work within them.
    • We stay current with advancements in our industry. Taking the opportunity to elevate each design solution through incorporation of products, processes and techniques that benefit the success of the project.

    What we offer:

    • Career planning, development & growth in pursuit of advancement in the engineering field and
    • Industry-leading training programs
    • Access to cutting edge technologies
    • Exposure to complex and sophisticated project types

    Why Carlson Design Group:

    • Part of a large organization with award-winning projects, yet small enough for you to have an impact
    • Strong values which are the foundation of our growth
    • International, regional and local recognition for stand-out projects, safety, sustainability, culture, wellness and diversity practice


    • Create new design standards for customers that are repeatable in other projects.
    • Provide accepted value added engineering and alternative solutions for the customer.
    • Design projects within the customer’s budget.
    • Perform third party technical review of design documents for compliance.
    • Participate in the development of design solutions on new business development proposals.
    • Provide Contract Administration Services (RFI’s Change orders, etc.).
    • Responsible for completeness and accuracy of construction documents and coordination with other disciplines.
    • Coordination of designs to provide a cohesive system to the customer.
    • Prepare analytical models and design calculations for various structural elements relating to the design, rehabilitation, and construction of structures, including structural steel framing, reinforced concrete framing and shear walls, masonry, deep and shallow foundations, and site structures
    • Conduct field inspections and condition assessments and prepare reports
    • Prepare sketches, including the use of Revit Structure
    • Coordinate with architects, contractors, and other engineering disciplines during both the design and construction phases of a project


    • Bachelor's degree in related field – Structural or Civil Engineering
    • Professional Engineering (PE) Registration
    • 7+ years of related experience with Office Building, R&D, Industrial and / or Mission critical sectors.
    • Experience with AutoCAD, RamSteel, and Finite Element Analysis  required. Experience with Revit preferred.
    • Experience in Design Build environments a plus
    • Must be organized and detail-oriented
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Key competencies include: Drive for results, Creative, Problem solving, flexibility, time management, and ability to work effectively on concurrent projects.



    EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V

    Walbridge is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identification, citizenship status, status as an individual with a disability, military, or protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning career development, recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment


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