Structural Design Engineer

Ridgecrest, CA

Posted: 10/20/2020 Employment Type: Temp/Contract Job Number: real_street-2119 Pay Rate: 42.31 USD HOUR

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects. As one of the leading firms in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.

We currently have a great assignment for a Structural Design Engineer. As a Structural Design Engineer with RealStreet, you will be working on a Government contract to provide oversight duties for individual construction projects.

Job Responsibilities

The Structural Design Engineer position is based in Ridgecrest, CA, and will be responsible for providing review and contract drawings and specifications, including RFPs, for constructability and conformance to existing field conditions on projects with a value in the range of $5M-$400M.

Additional duties include:

  • Preparing a government conformed set of contract documents
  • Participating in pre-aware and post-award meetings including:
    • Preconstruction conferences
    • Schedule acceptance meeting
    • Design review meetings
    • Weekly progress meetings
  • Reviewing and approving contractor’s submittals for conformance with the requirements of the contract drawings and specifications
  • Reviewing and approving:
    • Shop drawings
    • Samples of material and components
    • Catalog information
    • Certificates of compliance
    • Value Engineering Change Proposals (VECPs)
  • Visiting construction sites to monitor progress and resolve construction issues in a timely manner
  • Providing technical solutions to unforeseen problems that arise during the contract duration
  • Assisting in identifying the need for a modification to scope, cost or schedule
  • Supporting the issuance of request for proposal by assisting in determining needed changes and writing technical scopes of work
  • Assisting in the preparation of an independent government estimates (IGE)

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Structural Design Engineer role include:

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the discipline of civil or structural engineering is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with structural focus or Master’s degree in Structural Engineering
  • 10 years minimum experience as a structural designer/engineer on commercial or industrial type facility contracts with at least five (5) projects valued in excess of $10 million
  • Must be able to apply theories, concepts, principles and practices of structural engineering for the planning, design, construction and maintenance of a wide range of shore based engineering projects
  • Knowledge of DoD and Navy guide specifications, criteria and policy, industry codes and standards to include the International Building Code, ASCE 7 (American Society of Civil Engineers – Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures), and Whole Building Design Code
  • Software skills require three years (3) experience utilizing all aspects of:
    • AutoCAD
    • SpecsInTact technologies
    • Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • Able to prepare design analyses and calculations for structural projects
  • Preparation and review of:
    • Final detailed working drawings
    • Comparative cost analysis
    • RFPs
    • Project specifications for a wide variety of facility types for multi-discipline projects
  • Ability to traverse construction jobsites
  • Must have a valid, current Driver’s License
  • Must be a US Citizen


RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with generous company match
  • Medical Insurance Plan which includes prescription coverage
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability

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