SOM, one of the most influential design firms in the world, is seeking innovative, creative, independent, and critical thinkers who aspire to the highest standards of excellence. Join our collaborative design practice as a Senior Structural Engineer for the opportunity to build a strong and thriving career.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for structural engineering design development and for preparation of structural engineering construction documents
Solve complex problems in connection with structural engineering segments of large projects
Directs junior level Structural Engineers in preparation of drawings
Guides and encourages the development of junior level team members
Prepares design and construction documents
Coordinates details and dimensions
Reviews structural engineering documents for code compliance
Develops entire structural engineering design concept incorporation planning, architectural, engineering and other required systems
Oversees the preparation of complete structural engineering documents on major projects
Reviews structural engineering design documents for compliance with approved program requirements
Confers with clients, consultants, contractors and others during various stages of project development
Oversees the preparation of complete structural engineering specification documents
Selects materials in connection with structural engineering
Dedicate the necessary time beyond routine hours (as required, including last minute needs) to assist in meeting business commitments
Other duties as assigned
Five or more years of experience in design development, structural drafting, and detailing on a wide variety of projects or advanced engineering degree.
Excellent structural design and drafting skills
Demonstrated general knowledge of materials, detailing and construction techniques, structural engineering principles and codes
Completion of a Master’s degree in structural engineering preferred
SOM offers opportunities to work on transformational projects, competitive salaries, health insurance, wellness, retirement and financial and other work/life plans.
At SOM, we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We believe an inclusive environment benefits our employees, our firm, and our community, while also enriching and challenging our own thinking about design. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Visit this page to learn more about SOM's employment policy and how to apply offline: www.som.com/employment_opportunities_and_policy
Portfolios must be submitted for all design positions (Architecture, Interiors, Planning, etc).Applications without work samples will not be reviewed. Portfolios should be one PDF attachment, 10-20 pages, maximum 5 MB. Submit portfolios as part of your application in the section where the application asks you for your Resume or CV.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is one of the largest and most influential architecture, interior design, engineering, and urban planning firms in the world. Founded in 1936, we have completed more than 10,000 projects in over 50 countries. We are renowned for our iconic buildings and our commitment to design excellence, innovation, and sustainability.