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    Structural Engineer – Eau Claire Wisconsin

    Job Description

    Structural Engineer – Eau Claire, Wisconsin

    Krech Ojard & Associates, Inc is seeking an individual who has attained a Professional Engineering License in Wisconsin or can complete licensure within 6 months. We are looking for a PE that can foster client relationships through delivery of structural services to industry clients. This position requires application of independent engineering judgment and self-direction to successfully complete projects as assigned. A preferred applicant will obtain Three to ten years post-graduate experience in an engineering environment. Undergraduate experience in construction or engineering-related activity preferred. This position is for the Eau Claire, Wisconsin location.

    Duties and Responsibilities
      Under the general direction of the Structural Engineering Manager or his/her designate, the duties and responsibilities of the Structural Engineer include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Promote a safety focused environment;
    • Manage budget and deadlines to client satisfaction;
    • Work within multi-disciplinary teams with varying roles ranging from project lead to detailed design and support.
    • Direct team members in the preparation of plans and other construction documents;
    • Develop schematic concepts for client scoping approval quickly, estimate engineering efforts, and communicate the strategy to all relevant parties;
    • Perform site observations and inspection of construction projects; and
    • Prepare reports and oral presentations for both internal and client use.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    Desired Capabilities/Qualities
      • Manage budget and deadlines to client and company satisfaction;
      • Adapt proactively to changes in client expectation, project direction, and resources;
      • Projecting and communicating required engineering resources to group managers:
      • Strong problem solving skills;
      • Accountable and dependable;.
      • Exceptional attention to detail and quality of work;
      • Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude and strong work ethic;
      • Ability to handle multiple priorities and tasks;
      • Valid Driver’s License and vehicle;
      • Knowledge of fundamental structural engineering principles and practices;
      • Ability to work interactively with client and project teams to develop solutions and contract documents;
      • Minimum of five (5) years of experience with structural systems, components, analysis and codes in Canada and the United States;
      • Ability to practically apply technical understanding to project design and construction through positive/pro-active communication;
      • Ability to work in multiple roles in highly dynamic team environment;
      • Ability to plan and direct the work of Engineers In Training (EIT), engineering technicians, and other staff;
      • Ability to make engineering calculations, estimates, and designs;
      • Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications;
      • Ability to generate reports of on-site inspections and observations;
      • Ability to effectively and respectfully communicate and interact with other employees, supervisors, individuals from other organizations, and clients;
      • Five (5) years experience with AutoCAD/Revit and Microsoft Office; and

    Working Conditions

    • Work normal business hours but may be required to do some work in the evenings or outside normal working hours;
    • Able to work on a computer for long periods of time;
    • Required to spend long hours concentrating, which will require attention to detail and high levels of accuracy;
    • Required to meet a number of deadlines which may cause stress; and
    • Able to travel domestically and internationally if required.
    • Education: Minimum of five (5) years of post-graduate experience in an engineering environment supporting mining/industrial/oil and gas/infrastructure/agri-business/architecture industries; and Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or equivalent related degree.
    • Experience: Previous experience in an engineering environment with undergraduate experience in construction or engineering-related activity preferred.
    • Job Requirements: Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.  To ensure a safe, healthy and productive work environment for our employees, we enforce a drug and alcohol policy that adheres to DOT regulations.
    Please submit cover letter along with resume by using the online form on this page, or at the Careers page at www.krechojard.com, or by mail to: Krech Ojard & Associates, Inc.,
    Human Resources Manager
    227 W First Street, Suite 500
    Duluth, MN 55802.To ensure a safe, healthy and productive work environment for our employees, we enforce a drug and alcohol policy that adheres to DOT regulations. Krech Ojard & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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