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Posted: 12/7/2018
 (Westchester, IL)

Illini Precast, LLC

Project Engineer-Westchester Headquarters Full Time

Illini Precast is a manufacturer of premiere precast concrete products. Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees. We strive to be the preferred source of precast concrete products in the Midwest. We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.

Summary/Objective
To provide engineering services as required on assigned projects.
Provide assistance to Project Managers and Project Coordinators as required or requested.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Perform required duties as assigned by and under the supervision of senior engineers. May take complete ownership of a low complexity project from its conception or when it is turned over to engineering from sales.
  • Work closely with project coordinators as erection drawings are being prepared so that the project coordinators can work accurately and efficiently.
  • Provide frame, component and connection designs for low and moderately complex projects.
    Prepare record calculations in accordance with the applicable codes and regulations for submittal to customers and building officials in conjunction with the Project Manager and Project Coordinator, act as a liaison between Illini Precast and contractor, owner, architect and erector.
  • Check all erection drawings and, when necessary, check production piece drawings.
    Know the schedule for all phases of the project and make sure the customer’s (including
    production) needs are met at all times.
  • Provide sales engineering services to architects, engineers and customers when requested.
    Visit jobsites and Illini Precast production facilities on a regular basis to become familiar with
    production and erection procedures and the problems that may occur.
  • Provide timely solutions to production facilities or customer when problems occur.
  • Always look for ways to revise a project or proceed in order to reduce costs and increase quality.
  • Check validity of backcharges and change orders on assigned projects and communicate within Illini Precast as appropriate to prevent future similar backcharges.
  • Stay abreast of Code changes, technology advancements and new products & techniques as they relate to the precast/prestressed concrete industry.
  • Develop software programs and tools to improve the efficiency of calculation preparation in the Engineering Department.

RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS

  • May assume a team lead role for work groups.
  • Check accuracy of drawings prepared by Project Designers and Project Coordinators.
    When requested, review drawings and designs prepared by outside consultants.

RELATIONSHIPS
Internal: Work with all other Illini Precast departments to promote a strong working relationship.
Be involved closely with Illini Precast Project Management and Production Departments.
External: Develop and maintain relationships with external engineers, architects and contractors.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Four-year engineering degree, Master’s degree in Civil or Structural engineering
    preferred.
  • Experience in general building construction and precast concrete design
    and construction.
  • Experience with structural analysis and design software.
    Two - Five years as a precast design engineer or equivalent experience in
    building construction design.

Benefits

Company matching 401K plan, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability Plans, Paid Vacation and Sick Time.

Interested candidates should e-mail their resume to l.drevline@illiniprecast.com or visit the website www.illiniprecast.com to apply.

 

 

Posted: 10/31/2018
 (Tualatin, Or.)

Description

This challenging and rewarding career entails designing and verifying functionality of custom steel precast concrete forms and the tooling required to support the precast concrete industry. Come to work with the knowledge that you are often associated with Nationally recognized projects, while learning something new each day. High variety and extremely unique project requirements make this an exciting career to both be proud of, and to look forward to.

Responsibilities

  • Interacting with our customers to determine their forming requirements during the quoting phase. Then create an initial design for quoting purposes utilizing our vast history of designs, as well as brainstorming new labor saving concepts.
  • Once a job is awarded, our engineers then work to complete their design and prepare to work with our C.A.D. operators to complete fabrication drawings.
  • Once a drawing is approved, responsibilities shift to interacting with our fabrication team, if necessary, to ensure that the final product is as intended.
  • Managing Several Projects simultaneously and maintaining contact with customers.

Required Experience and Skills

  • Successful candidate must have completed their degree in Mechanical Engineering and or Structural Engineering have a minimum of 5 years post graduate experience utilizing structural steel based calculations.
  • Working Knowledge of Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD.
  • Highly motivated individual with strong communication skills.

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Moderate to extensive experience associated with industrial metal fabrication.
  • Moderate knowledge of hydraulic systems.
  • E.I.T. certificate or P.E. license.
  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Salary

Competitive salary depending on experience. Also provided is a semi-annual profit share.

Benefits

Company matching 401k Pension plan, Medical, Dental, Vision, life, disability, paid vacation and sick time.

This is a full-time position based out of our Tualatin, OR location. With typical office hours being Monday Through Friday 7:00am to 4:00pm (to better serve our customers nationwide).

Interested candidates should e-mail their resume to careers@helser.com.

Civil/Structural Engineer

Fort Wayne engineering company is seeking an experienced Civil/Structural Engineer. The right candidate will be a self-starter who is able to understand directions and allocate time for multiple projects. Proficiency with AutoCAD and experience with reinforced concrete design is preferred.

This job will include the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Designing structures consisting of concrete, masonry, and structural steel
  • Working with structural detailers to create structural documents
  • Structural detailing in AutoCAD/Revit
  • Interfacing with engineering software such as Risa 3D
  • Applying building codes in designs
  • Conformance to office standards.
  • Planning, organizing and prioritizing assigned responsibilities.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in structural design
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office products
  • Licensed PE or ability to become licensed
  • Working knowledge of structural systems and processes
  • Familiarity with building codes such as IBC, ACI, and ASCE 7
  • Ability to read, understand and use construction documents
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work without constant supervision
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work as a team with co-workers as well as clients
  • Occasional extended hours to meet project deadlines
Qualified applicants may send resume with cover letter to Jacquie Mann at Innovative Engineering Services Inc at this email address: jacquiem@innovativeengserv.com.
DRL Drafting & Design is a full service drafting company servicing contractors, prestressed/precast concrete fabricators and the general public. Our design professionals partner with the construction industry to support many areas within the construction industry with a focus on the precast/prestressed concrete industry. Our services are geared toward engineers and precast concrete producers providing production and erection drawings for the fabrication of prestressed/precast concrete products

We are currently looking for a highly motivated individual to enjoy the challenges of a highly rewarding career. An opportunity to get into the ground floor of a rapidly growing company that offers above average wage, retirement package, healthcare options, paid vacations and holidays and a personally enriching work environment await the right individual as they join our team.

Job Description: As a Precast Concrete Engineering Manager, your job responsibilities consist of working with internal design staff to develop and communicate schemes for various construction components.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform design calculations for precast members.
  • Design connections.
  • Check drawings referencing contract drawings and specifications.
  • Maintain a strong relationship with clients, contractors, suppliers and other employees.

Requirements/Skills

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Engineering with a Civil/Structural specialty.
  • P.E. registration with ability to obtain registration in multiple states.
  • Familiarity with IBC building codes, PCI and ACI design requirements.
  • Experience in designing precast concrete structures.

Please send resume and cover letter to don@drldd.com.

Confidentiality is assured!

[Posted: 10/22/2018]

Posted: 7/10/2018
 (Sioux Falls, SD)

General Summary of Position

Responsible for engineering services as required on assigned projects. Review and red-line blueprints and specifications to determine the appropriate design and materials needed to achieve successful completion of projects. Work closely with other company departments to promote a strong working relationship as well as develop and maintain relationships with external engineers, architects, contractors and vendors. Position requires acting as the Project Manager and possibly Sales on projects assigned by the Engineering Manager.

Essential Functions

  • Prepare structural and architectural designs and calculations for various standard and special products/projects
  • Provide component and connection designs as required
  • Verify all erection drawings and, when necessary, check production piece drawings
  • Verify accuracy, and correct as needed, the drawings prepared by Drafter
  • Review and verify drawings and designs prepared by outside consultants
  • Knowledge of the schedule for all phases of the project and follow-up with customers (internal and external) to make sure needs are met in a timely manner
  • Provide timely solutions to production facilities or customer as needed
  • Continuous education to stay abreast of Code changes, technology advancements and new products and techniques as they relate to the precast/prestress concrete industry
  • Provide design assistance and pricing to customers and sales as needed
  • Review final customer approved shop drawings and approve for production
  • Provide sales staff with preliminary design information
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures and safety requirements
  • Work full time, Monday through Friday with frequent Saturday work
  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency
  • Contribute to company morale and group commitment to goals
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervision

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Concrete related experience, preferably in the precast industry
  • Ability to prepare structural designs and calculations for precast/prestress products
  • Ability to investigate and resolve production or customer problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to work at a faster than average pace with accuracy
  • Ability to read and interpret contract and shop drawings
  • Ability to review and redline shop drawings
  • Ability to interact with customers, jobsite and plant personnel and other engineers and architects to resolve engineering related issues
  • Understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule
  • Ability to keep work areas clean and paperwork organized
  • Ability to train engineers of lesser experience on Gage Brothers standards

Education, Training and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or structural engineering degree from an accredited college, university or technical school.
  • Passed Engineer in Training Exam
  • Ability to obtain PE or SE within 4 years from employment start date

Work Context

  • Occasionally works near moving objects and in climate conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and concrete.
  • Safety/steel toe boots, hard hat and safety glasses and hearing protection required when working in the plant.
  • Meets the following physical requirements: Lift up to five pounds regularly and up to 20 pounds occasionally. Work while sitting for extended periods of time. Frequently required to stand, walk on uneven surfaces, climb stairs or ladders and/or bend at the waist. Frequently work in an environment that may be hot, cold, noisy or dusty.

DISCLAIMER

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees with this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

[Posted: 7/10/2018]

Posted: 7/10/2018
 (Tacoma, Wash.)
Concrete Technology Corporation, a leading Pacific Northwest prestressed concrete manufacturer, is seeking a professional self-motivated individual for the position of Plant Engineer. The Plant Engineer position provides technical and administrative oversight for all plant facilities and equipment including upgrades and capital expenditures in an effort to meet current and future production demands. The Plant Engineer ensures CTC facilities and equipment are procured, used, and maintained in a manner that provides maximum efficiency, operational safety, and product quality.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the planning, design, and construction of plant projects as authorized and directed by the Director of Operations, the Operations Maintenance Budget and the Capital Spending Plan. Responsible for cost control and scheduling of such projects including establishment, administration, and close out of accounts used to collect project costs.
  • Provides technical oversight for facilities and equipment maintenance and recommends major repairs, replacements or new purchases. Assists Maintenance Foreman with implementation of Preventative Maintenance Program and record keeping.
  • Prepares economic justification study prior to major purchase or rental associated with plant facilities and projects. Prepares and submits Discretionary Expenditure Request (DER) for all expenditures over $1000 and obtains approval prior to commitment of funds.
  • Assists Purchasing with procurement of major plan purchases including developing drawings, specifications, contracts, and negotiations. Assists Purchasing with negotiating the sale of all used equipment designated for disposal.
  • Assists Director of Operations and Plant Manager in preparation of annual Operations Maintenance Budget and Capital Spending Plan.
  • Maintains plant engineering files and drawings of all plant facilities, equipment, and significant plant projects.
  • Assists the Plant Manager with the administration of CTC standard concrete forms which includes monitoring condition to ensure that forms meet production demands, ordering parts and new forms as necessary. Assists Director of Operations with maintaining updated standard form inventory and establishing standard form allocations. Assists Marketing with questions regarding standard form costs and availability.
  • Assists production and provides technical support with procurement, installation, use and maintenance of standard curing systems.
  • Responsible for structural analysis and correct employment of standard stressing beds, including all associated stressing hardware and hydraulic jacking equipment. Runs analysis on all non-standard stressing arrangements. Maintains files on standard and non-standard stressing arrangements and procedures.
  • Oversees inspection and maintains files of all standard lifting beams, slings, and hardware. Communicates with Production and Project Management to ensure proper use.
  • Administers specific plant systems and programs.
  • Ensures all permits and certifications necessary for plant operations are obtained in a timely manner and appropriately filed.
  • Coordinates timely payment of facility/operations fees.
  • Assists Project Management, as requested, to perform engineering studies on production equipment and tooling for specific projects. Also assists with installation and start-up as necessary.
  • Assists Director of Operations on special plant/production projects as directed

Special Notes and Conditions:

  • Due to the many activities requiring personal representation, the position is expected to work when needed.

Minimum Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical/Industrial Engineering
  • EIT certification desired
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • 5 years minimum experience required in industrial/plant engineering involving structural, mechanical and electrical systems with demonstrated ability to facilitate process improvements
  • Must have the ability to manage projects and perform multiple tasks involving administrative and technical issues
  • Experience with Excel and AutoCAD required


Concrete Technology's success is linked to its ability to attract and retain a highly qualified work force, and to effectively use and develop its human resources. We have made a commitment to providing a workplace in which each individual's unique talents and backgrounds are valued. Come join our team and be a part of concrete manufacturing history. CTC offers an excellent salary/benefits package. To learn more about CTC and apply online, visit our website at www.concretetech.com.

[Posted: 10/23/2018]

Posted: 12/19/2017
 (Perris, Calif.)
Location: Perris, CA

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage Project Leaders, Drafters and Quality Control
  • Mentor, train and develop department employees to maximize department efficiency and employee development
  • Perform engineering design calculations for assigned projects
  • Creating, checking and optimizing erection framing plans & details
  • Scheduling of work and personnel to maintain schedule requirements
  • Providing engineering support to Sales, Production and Erection as well as Contractors, Architects, Engineers and Owners
  • Development of computer programs/spreadsheets
  • Jobsite visits as required

Job Requirements

  • California Professional Engineer (PE) registration required
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the design and detailing of precast concrete structures
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD
  • Well Organized
  • Exceptional communication skills

Application Process

Email Resume and Salary Requirements to:
Jon Clausen
jclausen@coreslab.com

Equal Opportunity Employer
Coreslab Structures (LA) Inc.
150 W. Placentia Ave.
Perris, CA 92571

[Posted: 6/27/2017]

Posted: 3/7/2017
 (Eastampton, N.J.)
Location: Eastampton, NJ

Precast & Structural Steel Company seeking an individual with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, with 5+ years’ experience. The qualified candidate will have knowledge in Erection, Estimating, Scheduling and Planning of The Precast or Construction Industry. Travel to New York required periodically. Please submit a resume and cover letter along with salary requirements to: dawnc@crv-precast.com or mail to:

CRV Precast Construction LLC
1361 A Monmouth Road
Eastampton, NJ 08060
Attention: Dawn Church

Posted: 12/18/2018
 (Oxford, NC)

Engineer Intern (Engineer-In-Training)

Gate Precast Company is one of the nation’s largest producers of architectural precast concrete and pre-stressed structural systems.

We currently have an opening for full-time entry-level engineer in our Oxford, NC engineering department (25 miles north of Raleigh – Durham area).

The successful candidate will aid in the design of architectural and structural precast/pre-stressed concrete systems for office buildings, schools, hospitals, stadiums, warehouses, and other commercial and institutional projects. A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from an ABET accredited university is a requirement.

  • Produce structural design calculations for reinforced concrete, pre-stressed concrete, and structural steel connections using a variety of tools including RISA-3D, Mathcad, Microsoft Excel, and others.
  • Use Autodesk Revit, and AutoCAD to generate 3D models and 2D drawings
  • Must have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam
  • Must interact with engineers, project managers, contractors and plant production personnel to produce accurate design information.
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong communication skills

Submit resumes via email to RTMadison@gateprecast.com. Compensation will be discussed only at interview. Position offers full benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401k.