Structural Designer in Cary, NC at Volt

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Cary, NC
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $22.0 - $27.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

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Structural Designer- Cary, NC 


Providing CAD and technical assistance as needed to the project teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Designer will work with minimal direct supervision from Lead Coordinator or Project Engineer to analyze sketches, notes, and other input material to determine and plan the best approach to develop and complete new designs.  Responsibilities include:

•     Assemble site specific layouts and sections.

•     Fully design and detail structures, foundations, or associated components.

•     Generate all types of site layouts, section cuts, and plan views.

•     Incorporate different types of files into site layout.

•     Calculate dimensions, square footage, specifications, and material quantities.

•     Limited exercise of engineering judgment as required in making design decisions regarding structures, foundations, supports, and anchor points.

•     Display a good general knowledge of local requirements for codes.

•     Prepare reports and document project activities and data.

•     Attend each monthly engineering staff meeting.

•     Excel in a team environment.

•     Highly self-motivated and detail oriented. 

•     This person will work on multiple projects with other Designers and Engineers to support our client’s projects and schedules.

Education and Experience

• Associates or undergraduate degree in Engineering or Design; or
• 3-5 years of related design and/or field experience; or
• Specialized courses or certification in drafting, design, and engineering practices; or
• Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
• Proficiency with AutoCAD Required. Structural REVIT experience preferred.

• Experience with heavy industrial equipment and/or heavy industrial facilities are strongly preferred.

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•     Strong computer and AutoCAD skills.

•     Able to read vendor drawings and printed material accurately and thoroughly.

•     Able to recognize design interference and potential layout problems as it pertains to civil construction.

•     Able to fully check their own drawings.

•     Must have the ability to effectively interact with various levels of management within the organization.

•     Must also have strong communication skills and be able to coordinate with other disciplines to ensure overall design accuracy.

•     Must have the ability to effectively interact with clients and vendors.

•     Willing to work overtime on an as needed basis.