Senior Engineer – Structural

Full-Time Position In Skokie, Illinois (HQ)

Structural Engineering and Mechanics

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Generate and implement engineering solutions that impact field of specialty;
  • Provide technical consultation to help clients and CTLGroup staff solve problems;
  • Develop others within the group through mentoring/coaching;
  • Proactively participate in professional organizations and technical committees at a local organization level;
  • Help to ensure group profitability by generating business to sustain self-productivity and the productivity of others within the group;
  • Explore and develop new markets in area of expertise and leverage business opportunities through industry involvement;
  • Building and sustaining effective relationships with current and potential customers through regular communication;
  • Manage multiple projects within specified timeline and under budget if possible;
  • Define the potential scope of projects through analysis and evaluation of alternate solutions to the customer’s problem;
  • Write proposals, qualify project and customer, and attain approval to proceed;
  • Schedule, coordinate and delegate project work. Ensure that needed materials and/or outside service vendors are available. Ensure that the project is conducted timely and that quality standards are met or exceeded to the customer’s satisfaction. Foresee and respond timely when confronted with any problems. Facilitate change in the customer’s needs/project objectives;
  • Select and train project team members and review work, giving feedback as appropriate;
  • Execute work which may include one or more of the following (field or lab): evaluation, surveying, investigations, calculations, analytical, research, design, drawings, contractor supervision and construction administration, engineering test methods and procedures, supervision of testing, forensic and litigation activities;
  • Analyze and interpret project results and prepare reports;
  • Responsible for budget and financial administration;
  • Make specific changes in work systems or methods to improve quality and service;
  • Proactively identify areas of learning and participate in professional development activities in order to maintain and enhance work knowledge and skills;
  • Demonstrate awareness of employee safety by performing duties in accordance to company and OSHA guidelines;
  • Maintains high ethical standards by using sound judgment that benefits both CTLGroup and its customers.

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree in the field of engineering;
  • Minimum of eight to ten years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • PE or SE;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Advanced degree;
  • Basic understanding of Autocad.

Physical and Travel Demands:

  • Office work may include prolonged exposure to computers and prolonged sitting;
  • Position requires some work to be completed outdoors with potential exposure to inclement weather conditions. Some work may be performed in confined spaces and at heights in excess of six feet. Some work is performed in a laboratory environment or in the field where the following conditions may apply: exposure to chemicals, noise, dust, variations in temperature and humidity, fumes and various types of equipment listed above;
  • May require the use of suspended scaffolding;
  • Must have the ability to climb;
  • Position requires medical clearance for the use of respirators;
  • Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) whenever necessary;
  • Office work may include prolonged exposure to computers and prolonged sitting. Position requires some work to be completed outdoors with potential exposure to inclement weather;
  • May require working additional hours;
  • Up to 30% travel may be required for this position.

*This job description describes the general nature of the position.  The above declarations are not intended to be a complete list of responsibilities, skills and abilities required to do the job.

Join the team

Resumes with salary requirements should be submitted by using the form below or email at Careers@CTLGroup.com.