Structural Engineer

RBI Solar Cincinnati , OH 45201

Posted 3 months ago

RBI Solar, Inc. is the leading turn-key solution provider for solar mounting systems. We design, engineer, manufacture and install solar mounting systems for commercial and utility-scale projects. As a specialist in ground mount, roof mount, and custom-designed specialty solar structures, we focus on providing best-in-class solar racking systems and project management capabilities to serve owners and integrators.

We reward and recognize our people and support their career development. After all, it's largely due to their commitment and dedication that makes us the market leader in custom-designed and specialty-built structures.

RBI Solar is an exciting and dynamic place to work, with a wide range of career opportunities. At RBI, people really make a difference. If you have talent, knowledge, and experience- and want to take on new and meaningful challenges, grow professionally, and be part of an organization committed to excellence, it's time to consider joining the RBI team.

Position Summary

The Structural Engineer plans, designs, and oversees structural engineering projects such as solar racking systems, steel frames, and superstructures. The Engineer analyzes reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, tests, and aerial photographs on terrain, geotechnical information, hydrological characteristics, and other topographical and geologic data to plan and design projects. The Engineer works with customers, Sales, Estimating, Design, Engineering, and Project Management teams to understand the scope and design requirements specific to a variety of projects, and then, implement designs and design strategies to deliver projects on time and within budget.

Primary Accountabilities

  • Creates environmental load development based on applicable Structural Codes and Design Standards for input to structural modeling tools and analysis and design of steel framing systems as well as concrete foundations.

  • Support product design with specifications, technical reports, white papers, and coordination on installation/technical manuals.

  • Assists with project design by assembling structural calculation packages, coordinating design documents/drawings, shop drawings, and bill of material review and plans review support through the permitting process.

  • Evaluates site-specific conditions and customer-requested designs for coordination and development of innovative and cost-effective solutions for non-standard projects.

  • Understands and correctly applies local governing structural code requirements for coordination with Estimating and execution of Code Compliant Structural Designs.

  • Coordinates with New Product and Product Improvement, Design, Project Management, and Manufacturing Teams on continuous product development analysis, improvements, modifications, and field implementation from conception through Engineering calculations to final design documentation.

  • Provides project support during construction by working with Project Management and Field Crews to troubleshoot, analyze, and develop engineered solutions to unknown conditions or changes in work during the construction of projects.

  • Site visits and inspections of work may be required for the evaluation of conditions and team coordination on appropriate solutions.


  • Bachelor's Degree, MS preferred, in Civil Engineering, Structural focus preferred

  • 3+ years of Civil Engineering experience

  • 3+ years in the Construction industry

  • Steel structure design and analysis is a plus

  • Familiarity with 3D modeling software

  • Proficiency in Microsoft products

  • Solid communication skills

  • PE preferred

Why RBI?

  • Outstanding Employee Benefits Package: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, STD/LTD

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Meaningful Work (Solar)

  • Team-oriented culture

  • Opportunity for career development and advancement, you are not just a number

  • Work/Life Balance

Please feel free to visit our website to learn more about our organization

Integrity and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. Our focus is on hiring and developing the best talent available and creating a rewarding, challenging and safe workplace for everyone. We are a team-based organization. We listen carefully to our people and to our clients so we can build an organization that meets their needs and exceeds their expectations. We are committed to our customers and our employees and helping them grow to their fullest potential. Surpassing our competition has made us the industry leader; a position we will strive to enhance.

RBI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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