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Lead Structural Engineer  Pittsburgh, PA  Posted: 12/7/2021
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Permanent Full Time

Technical Solutions Inc. is currently seeking a Lead Structural Engineer for our client, a local organization providing quality engineering and construction to heavy industry, for their Pittsburgh office. 
Position Overview:
The Lead Structural Engineer is responsible for ensuring that concrete and steel structures designed and constructed by our client is fully functional and in compliance with project contractual requirements, as well as all applicable regulatory and code requirements. This position designs and directs the design of new structures and modifications of existing structures, conducts field inspections of existing structures and provides construction phase inspections and support. The Lead Structural Engineer will also direct subordinate staff and assist with proposal activities.
Job Duties:
  • Perform structural design and analysis of concrete and steel industrial structures
  • Conduct assessments and evaluations of existing structures
  • Coordinate preparation of construction documents with drafting personnel
  • Act as technical expert and provide support for structural engineering related issues
  • Direct and review the work of subordinate structural engineering staff
  • Mentor and train less experienced engineering staff
  • Develop preliminary engineering concepts and material takeoffs for proposal estimates

Job Requirements


Education & Minimum Requirements:
  • BS Degree in Civil Engineering, specializing in structures
  • MS Degree in Structural Engineering preferred
  • Minimum fifteen (15) years of experience in performing structural analysis/design
  • Valid Professional Engineering license and ability to be licensed in multiple states
  • Advanced knowledge of common design codes and standards
  • Strong knowledge and experience in concrete foundation design and soil interaction
  • Strong background in industrial construction
  • Experience using structural design software such as RISA, STAAD, or similar
  • Ability to prepare concisely written reports and letters to communicate technical information
  • Previous experience with mentoring, training and providing direction to engineering staff
Other Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of basic connection design
  • Familiarity with ACI 313
  • Experience using AutoCAD
  • Experience using Autodesk Revit is a plus
  • Detail oriented and high focus on accuracy
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a project team
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Comfortable with direct communication and collaboration with customers and subcontractors
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to manage multiple tasks and projects
Technical Solutions Inc. provides a wide range of staffing services throughout Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Simplify the job search process by letting us do all the work! With 30 years of expertise, we have the resources, techniques and insights to guide your job search. Our staff will work with you one-on-one to understand your needs and discuss your options. We can even send your resume to multiple job openings that you are a fit for, giving you opportunities to choose from. We reach out to hiring managers for feedback, coordinate and schedule interviews, and advocate on your behalf so that you get the best offer possible. At TSI, we genuinely care about our employees and want to see you succeed. No candidate is ever promised something we do not deliver. The best part is that there are no fees or cost for any of our services. For more information on our company and to view all of our exciting job opportunities, please visit or give us a call at 724-733-2100.


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