Structural Engineer

Norr Philadelphia , US-PA 19103

Posted 2 months ago

Disclaimer: Please note that the estimated pay range that is provided on various social media sites may not be representative of NORR's range for this position.

NORR is an employee-owned global architecture and engineering firm. Our multi-disciplinary team of 800 professionals is active in 12 market sectors across Canada, the US, UK and UAE. We believe the ultimate success of any project is driven by people. It involves a team of highly passionate and skilled designers working towards a unified goal, drawing on the integrated thinking of colleagues, partners and clients. Our collaborative approach results in design solutions and programs that are holistic and make our clients successful. With anearly 85-year history, we continue to build on our deep experience to advance design through technology, sustainable practices and the pursuit of excellence.

Over the years, we have earned a reputation for providing innovative and robust solutions to challenging structural problems. The ability of our team to work with a wide spectrum of modern and traditional materials allows us to help our client meet their aspirations with the most effective system that is constructible and verifiable. Whether it is a steel pedestrian bridge with tuned mass damper or a mass timber building that serves function and expresses an elegant structure, our team is always eager to explore options, discuss them with the architect and put them to the rigor of advanced technologies.

For more information on the types of structural projects we have been involved in please gohere.

We are looking for a professional to work with other members of the Structural Engineering design team to prepare a concise set of project documents. The candidate possesses the ability to analyze and understand design intent in order to produce efficient and effective engineering design solutions. They have the opportunity to collaborate and coordinate the design, with other professional disciplines, throughout all phases of the project using their knowledge of building structural engineering systems, building materials, building codes and construction technologies.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops technical designs to ensure an exemplary solution is delivered that meets quality parameters, project timelines and budgetary requirements
  • Performs engineering activities such as calculations, code research, material and building systems research, laying out components and calculation of program and building areas; refines the design options and develops engineering details
  • Evaluates site conditions, including zoning requirements and site constraints; meets with authorities having jurisdiction to establish requirements.
  • Performs site visitations to determine compliance with construction documents; identifies deviations and liaises with owner and contactor to resolve issues in a timely manner
Required Skills
  • Is proficient in Engineering software skills, including AutoCAD, Revit, as well structural calculation software (Including RAM Structural Systems, RAM Elements, RAM Connection, RAM Concept, RISA 3D, and WoodWorks)
  • Engineering knowledge related to building structural systems (including steel, concrete, masonry and wood) and multiple building types
  • Familiarity witharchitectural design concepts and building codes is required
  • Have successfully completed related post-secondary education
  • Registered with a relevant professional engineering association is an asset
  • Ability to communicate with clients (architects, contractors, developers, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently, as well as manage a small team of engineers and/or drafters.
  • Familiarity with construction administration and ability to independently answer RFIs and review shop drawings.
Required Experience
  • 10-15years of project work experience
  • experience in Structural Engineering
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