CDM Smith Structural Engineer 2 in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

  • Assisting senior design drafters in preparation of contract drawings.

  • Preparing and checking structural analysis and design computations for reinforced concrete, structural steel, reinforced masonry, and aluminum structures in water and wastewater facilities.

  • Checking contract drawings and submittals of contractor shop drawings for structures described above.

  • Assisting senior engineers in technical evaluations of materials and products.

  • Assist senior engineers in field investigations of existing structures and preparation of reports.

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Structural Engineer 2



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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering preferred (preference to structural emphasis).

  • Position requires registration as an Engineer-in-Training.

  • Knowledge of commonly used computer software (Word, Excel, AutoCAD) expected.

  • Familiarity with structural analysis programs such as MATHCAD, STADD, PCA column, PCA mats, and PCAslab highly desirable.

  • Candidate must have excellent writing and communication skills.

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:

Illinois - Chicago

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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