CDM Smith Structural Engineer 4 in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

We are currently accepting resumes for future project work. Qualified candidates will be contacted once next steps have been identified.

This is a nationwide position that may deploy for 90 days or longer at a time to different locations throughout the United States for disaster recovery work.

General Design Responsibilities May Include:

  • Analyzing and designing structures for water and wastewater treatment, and other facilities.

  • Preparing structural design calculations and check calculations.

  • Assist in the development of structural drawings.

  • Coordinate design with other disciplines

  • Review or write specifications.

  • Perform engineering services during construction, including review of shop drawing submittals and response to contractor questions.

  • Supervise the work of other engineers and/or drafters.

  • Conduct condition assessments of existing structures and prepare reports.

  • Manage tasks on large projects or manage small projects.

  • Participate to a limited degree in new business development.

General Responsibilities When Deployed May Include:

  • Conducting preliminary damage assessments (PDAs) in the field with Federal, State and local officials.

  • Writing Project Worksheets (PWs) for the purposes of determining project eligibility, scopes of work and estimating costs to repair or replace a facility or structure in order to restore it to its pre-disaster design.

  • Providing technical, cost estimating, disaster recovery and/or management services with an emphasis on engineering and the understanding of design principles and engineering specifications.

  • Offering solutions to engineering problems.

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Structural Engineer 4



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Minimum Qualifications:

  • BSCE required; MSCE preferred

  • At least 5 to 7 years of experience in structural analysis, and design of reinforced concrete, structural steel, and foundations since obtaining B.S.

  • Must have E.I.T. or the ability to obtain it within 18 months

  • Registration as Professional Engineer or Structural Engineer preferred

  • Knowledge of building codes and application to design situations

  • Experience designing structures for water and wastewater treatment plants

  • Experience in structural condition assessments

  • Knowledge of commonly used computer software (Word, Excel, Autocad)

  • Knowledge of structural and engineering applications (STAAD, RISA, MathCad)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous disaster assistance experience is strongly desired.

  • Ability to mobilize within 24-48 hours, commit to a minimum 90-day assignment in remote locations and disaster conditions.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

Massachusetts - Boston

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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