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Principal Civil Engineer

Company: Valdes Engineering Company
Location: Lombard
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:


  • Advanced knowledge within the Civil Engineering and Structural Engineering discipline
  • Design, modify and analyze civil engineering projects
  • Design underground and overhead power
  • Design steel structures such as access platforms including ladder and stair details, trusses, two-legged bents and four-legged support towers
  • Develop a variety of civil connections including unique connections caused by field interferences
  • Capable of interpreting and designing from a variety of different domestic civil design codes
  • Have an understanding of civil design systems and software packages
  • Confidence and creative initiative to solve difficult problems and develop discipline specific arrangements
  • Manage his or her own time to stay within the project allotted budget
  • Perform as a Design Lead for small discipline projects which may include managing up to several engineers and designers per project
  • Interfacing with clients in business development roles during scope and proposal development phases of a new project or as required
  • Capable of developing civil design manhour estimates and work completion schedules
  • Review vendor concrete reinforcement and structural steel shop fabrication drawings
  • Develop and review project specifications
  • Develop civil construction scope of work documents
  • Mentor less senior engineers
  • Possess professional registration
  • Verify field conditions, constructability of designs, and assist in resolving problems during field construction
  • May be required to participate in short or long term field assignments
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Civil or Structural Engineering
    • 10+ years of experience working as a Civil Engineer
    • Must hold Professional registrations (PE)
    • Advanced knowledge of Civil Engineering
    • Strong Microsoft Office software skills
    • Knowledgeable of AutoCAD software
    • Prefer experience with Risa-3D, REVIT, Microstation and STAADPro analysis software
    • Possess report writing skills to create civil evaluation reports of existing facilities
    • Intermediate understanding of other discipline work flow and how all departments work together to complete projects
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Eligibility to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future

Keywords: Valdes Engineering Company, Lombard , Principal Civil Engineer, Engineering , Lombard, Illinois

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