Globecomm Systems Inc. Structural Project Engineer (Engineer 5) in Eugene, Oregon

Structural Project Engineer (Engineer 5)

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  • 02-Mar-2017 to 31-Oct-2017 (PST)

  • Eugene/Salem/Lake Oswego/Vancouver, OR, USA

  • Full Time

Competitive salary with an excellent benefits package

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This position is eligible for these locations: Eugene, Salem, Lake Oswego, Vancouver


The Structural Project Engineer is responsible for leading the structural design and analysis efforts on a variety of engineering projects. The person in this position must be a licensed structural engineer in the state of primary practice, or should be licensed in a different state with the ability to get a license within 6 months of hire. The person in this position will have a strong knowledge of the International Building Code and be able to quickly learn and apply other design codes as necessary to meet project objectives. The person in this position is also expected to work well with others, absorb and apply constructive criticism and seek guidance from more experienced team members; as well as provide guidance to less experienced team members as necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Independently perform structural engineering related calculations, analysis, and design tasks.

  • Independently write technical specifications, reports, and other correspondence to a variety of audiences.

  • Learn and apply OBEC standards and best practices.

  • Work collaboratively within multi-disciplinary teams

  • Lead the design efforts in the role of engineer-of-record on a variety of project types.

  • Perform independent checking of the design work of other team members.

  • Mentor and oversee the work of less experienced design team members

  • Efficiently work with drafters to assemble complete and accurate engineering plans

  • Work efficiently to complete tasks within an assigned amount of time

  • Demonstrate a strong ability to meet project budgets and schedules

  • Expertly employ a variety of design codes related to the industry

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Requirements/Minimum Qualifications


This position requires a Bachelor's degree in engineering (civil, structural) from an accredited university and at least six (6) years of experience. A Master's degree focused in civil or structural engineering is preferred and shall substitute for one years' worth of experience.


This position requires a Structural Engineering license in any state, with the ability to get a Structural Engineering license in the state of primary practice within 6 months of hire.

Previous experience/skills:


  • Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Office Suites (Outlook, Word, Excel)

  • Strong understanding of structural behavior and mechanics of materials.

  • Accurately complete engineering calculations for all major material types including: concrete, steel, timber, and masonry.

  • Exceptional technical and communication skills

  • Strong organization skills

  • Advanced level proficiency with one or more of the following structural analysis programs: SAP2000, Risa3D, Midas, or GTStrudl.

  • Advanced level proficiency with MathCAD

  • Advanced knowledge of the International Building Code and referenced design codes

  • Strong understanding of seismic design principles and non-linear analysis techniques


  • Interact with clients, contractors, suppliers and teaming partners in a professional manner to develop project solutions.

  • Follows and contributes to the development of established procedures and standards; exercises strong engineering and ethical judgment

  • Independently complete projects in an accurate, efficient, and organized manner so that they can be easily followed and quickly reviewed by other structural staff

  • Work as lead engineer on small to moderate sized design projects, and within a team of engineers on projects of moderate to large size

  • Accountable for technical performance on projects, and for successful completion of assigned tasks in the required timeframes and within the allotted budget

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

This work is typically done within an office environment with occasional field work at project/construction sites. When field assignments are required, the working conditions/physical requirements for field staff apply.

  • Normal working hours will be 8 am 5 pm, but may vary depending on project demands

  • Overtime work may be required based on work deadlines

  • Extended periods of sitting, standing, and walking around the office; occasional field assignment supporting engineering design functions

  • Ability to move, lift, pull, and push 30 - 50 lbs.

  • Prolonged physical activity involving standing, walking, bending, reaching, lifting, pulling, and swinging.

  • Strong balance and agility to occasionally climb ladders and/or crawl through openings

  • Some travel may be required for this position: Working out of area, out of state, or across the state may be required

To apply

Please go to our website (, click on the careers section, and fill out the employment application. This application isrequiredandyou will notbe considered for this position without submitting the application.

Please also include your cover letter, resume, and any transcripts that may be required for this position.

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