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Parsons Corporation Senior Structural Engineer in Pasadena, California

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Senior Structural Engineer to join our team! In this role you will get to provide Structural Engineering support to design and construction oversight for Facilities Design and Construction projects for our DoD customers.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Performing complex engineering tasks and particularly important engineering work efficiently and accurately to support various industrial and infrastructure projects.

  • Preparing engineering computations, quantity takeoffs, estimates, and designs

  • Preparing, coordinating, and supervising engineering design for assigned projects/tasks.

  • Preparing technical specifications and scope of work descriptions

  • Coordinating structural engineering activities and other disciplines

  • Preparing requests for geotechnical investigations

  • Participating in proposal writing, client meetings, and client presentations

  • Committing to quality and continuous improvement through innovation, creative thinking, and improved results

  • Performs constructability, build ability, and maintainability reviews, especially as related to structural systems.

  • Reviews shop drawing and construction-phase submittals when issues arise that require specific technical assistance.

  • Makes site trips to collect structural engineering related data and construction contractor performance.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • US citizenship is required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (or related field)

  • Masters’ degree in structural engineering

  • PhD in any area of structural engineering is desirable but not mandatory.

  • 8+ years of related work experience

  • Professional Structural Engineer (SE) license is required with ability to obtain licensure in other states.

  • Must be fully conversant with the International Building Code (IBC) and Standards like ASCE 7, ACI 318, AISC Steel Construction Manual, and TMS 402/602.

  • Must have sound overall experience in designing reinforced concrete (cast-in-place and precast construction), structural steel and masonry structures.

  • Experience working with Autodesk REVIT

  • Proficiency in utilizing structural engineering software programs like Risa 3d, SAP, ETABS, SAFE and Staad Pro.

  • Good organizational and communication skills. Able to express ideas concisely and clearly, both orally and in writing.

  • Proficient in the use of office personal computers, office networks, and the Microsoft Office suite of software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Conduct Site Surveys

  • Design and Engineering services for identified locations throughout the United States

  • Work under the supervision of a design lead and other engineers and designers.

  • Ensure compliance with Government and National Codes and Standards.

  • Work on the design of major buildings and structures.

  • Work on the design for other ancillary supporting structures.

  • Review of engineering drawings, manufacturer drawings and equipment specifications.

  • Technical support provided to various departments including Engineering, Design, Operations and Construction.

  • Guides and informs on the development, enhancement, and refinement of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria on a routine basis.

  • Working knowledge of structural engineering.

  • Assist Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in technical discussions to facilitate the development and updating of standards.

  • Ability to interpret and adapt relevant industry best practices, standards, and legislation for the benefit of the Company.

  • Resolve technical issues that may arise in updating and development of standards.

  • Work in a matrixed team environment and promote team effectiveness by providing technical guidance and coaching and communicating expectations to the team.

  • Ability to prioritize work and be a team member on multiple projects at one time under budget and time constraints.

  • Ability to perform and check complex calculations and studies (steel structures, concrete foundations, etc.).

  • Prepare comprehensive written and oral reports of technical problems, investigative findings, and engineering recommendations.

  • Support Project Manager and Project Management Processes.

  • Mentor and train junior engineers and other personnel.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range:

$83,300.00 - $145,800.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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