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Entry-Level Civil/Structural Engineer

Company: Wood
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Works under the close supervision of an experienced Technical Professional. Performs routine aspects of engineering assignments and collaborates with experienced technical professionals for non-routine aspects of engineering assignments. Applies engineering fundamentals learned at schools of higher learning. Begins to perform tasks with increasing initiative by using prescribed standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.

  • Assist in the development of engineering deliverables including specifications, calculations, reports, and technical requisitions
  • Develop a working knowledge of Wood's purchased and in-house created software (such as Word, Excel, MathCAD, Foundation3D, and STAAD)
  • Develop a working knowledge of the codes and specifications that govern civil and structural work (such as ACI, AISC, ASCE 7, and IBC)
  • Perform analysis and design of civil and structural items of minor size and complexity (such as pipe supports, simple pipe racks, small steel structures, and their foundations; vessel and tank foundations; retaining walls; and simple sewer systems)
  • Develop estimating sketches and material takeoffs for civil and structural items of minor size and complexity such as those described above
  • Thorough knowledge of the fundamentals for Structural steel and concrete design, and structural analysis typically gained through college education.
  • Strong ethical standards.
  • High level of awareness and commitment to safety in all aspects of daily work.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Highly motivated and demonstrates personal initiative.
  • Possesses integrity, strong work ethic, positive attitude, and is dependable.
  • Accountable for results.
  • Adaptable and flexible to the changing needs of projects.
  • Team player that works well with supervisors, subordinates, peers and clients.

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in engineering from an ABET / EAC accredited program
    • Entry level to 2 years of engineering experience.
    • Occasional field visits, which include climbing stairs, gathering information, and measuring

      Company Overview

      Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

      Diversity Statement

      We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Keywords: Wood, Houston , Entry-Level Civil/Structural Engineer, Engineering , Houston, Texas

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