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Posted: 4/11/2019
 (Germantown, WI)

Please apply to:

Patty Howard, Recruiting Consultant

JCSI

2 South Street

Grafton, MA 01518

phoward@jcsi.net508-470-20652   

                                   
Opening: Engineering Manager

Reports to: General Manager                                                           

About Stonecast: Stonecast is a premier provider of superior architectural and structural precast concrete wall panels and custom cast-stone profiles. With 25-plus years of success in the precast industry, Stonecast has a reputation for excellence in high-end commercial and industrial markets. Its success has led to increased investment in capital equipment, new PCI-certified facilities, and professional staff to support extensive growth. See Stonecast projects and the industries they serve here: http://www.stonecastproducts.com/our-difference/

Used throughout the Midwest in commercial, industrial, educational, medical and municipal structures, Stonecast holds a PCI Rating of A-1 and C-3A (Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute) and integrates quality in all aspects of its business--from safety practices through shop drawings, processes, jobsite delivery, and customer service.

About the Role: Due to significant growth, Stonecast has created the new Engineering Manager role to expand its internal engineering capabilities and oversee all engineering functions,  working closely with top management to develop the engineering program. For a self-directed engineer with leadership abilities and precast experience, this is a great career opportunity at an exciting time in Stonecast’s growth.  The Engineering Manager will own the engineering function for diverse and challenging precast projects, as well as be a significant contributor to Stonecast’s continued growth in a supportive and collaborative team environment.

Education:

  • Required: Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.; B.Eng.; B.A.I.) AND license (PE / P.E. / Professional Engineer)
  • Preferred: Master of Engineering AND license (PE / P.E. / Professional Engineer)

Engineering Manager Responsibilities:

  • Project Engineer:
    • Member Design, typically Wall Panel Calculations
    • Lateral Design for precast structure, Connection Design, and Pole Brace Design
    • Responsible for quality checking precast erection shop drawings, mold, and piece drawings, ensuring accuracy and conformance to plans and specifications.Documents created from architectural and structural documents using CAD.
    • Work closely with customers, contractors, vendors, sales, engineering/project managers, production, and mold shop to establish and ensure logistics and accuracy of specifications.
    • Use strategic thinking to ensure profitability, efficiency, and meeting overall goals of the project.
    • Engineering review of erection drawings prior to submittal
  • Engineering Coordinator—Outside Consultants:
    • Coordinate preferred details and hardware with outside consultants
    • Coordinate schedule and requirements with outside consultants on design calculations.
  • Plant Engineer Responsibilities:
    • Audit for efficient design
    • Check center of gravity and handling for all pieces
    • Resolve conflicts between piece drawings and production
    • Repair Details and Develop a System for tracking
    • Lay out strand patterns
    • Resolving Material substitutions, boneyard organization and inventory
  • Backup Drafting Manager:
    • Scheduling Production, Project Leaders and Drafters
    • Coordinating piece drawings
  • Special Assignments, such as:
    • Investigate cracks on panels or pieces
    • Design of special yard or shop equipment
    • Provide additional assistance to the team as necessary
  • Develop the Engineering Design Package
  • Perform sales design and value engineering
  • Attend Preapproval/Approval meetings when required.
  • Attend Jobsite Meetings and observations when required.
  • Develop a Library of Standard lifters and Capacity.
  • Develop a Library of Reinforcing Standards.
  • Develop a Library of Standard Connection Details and Design Calculations
  • Train Drafting Staff:
    • Participate in efforts to develop written design standards within the department. 
    • Provide training and hold others accountable to the standards.

Competencies Required

  • Analytical Thinking:  Understands how to work within a business management system. Able to apply sound engineering principles and stay current with trends and technologies to apply them when appropriate. 
  • Leadership: Able to motivate others to take personal responsibility; mobilize people to solve problems; develop capacity of others to adapt to change; lead past status quo to achieve new levels of excellence or change.
  • Motivation: Able to present information or new ideas in a way that gets others excited; use a positive approach to motivate others at any level of the organization.
  • Strategic Perspective: Able to develop long-term, big picture strategies to enhance competitiveness; recognize broad implications of issues; balance and integrate strategic vision with day-to-day activities.
  • Decisiveness: Able to use available information to draw a timely conclusion and take quick action.
  • Team Building: Able to develop team effort; confront negative attitudes to build commitment and morale; get facts with competing perspectives to learn from one another; integrate efforts and talents of team members.
  • Commitment /Diligence: Able to persevere in accomplishing tasks or objectives with a sense of urgency about getting results; commit to long hours of work when necessary.
    Prioritizing: Able to quickly focus on what is important; establish a sequence of tasks and completion dates; set priorities and allocate time and resources when faced with competing demands.
  • Communication:  Able to effectively relay information to employees, customers, vendors, or management team, so that it is received and understood.  Being a good listener is the start of being a good communicator.
  • Profitability:  Able to execute leadership qualities as an instrumental part of increasing the firm’s profitability. 

Posted: 4/11/2019
 (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: 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: 4/11/2019
 (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: 5/21/2019
 (Grand Forks, ND)

Job Description

Job Title:  Design Engineer I Location: Grand Forks ND Department: Engineering and Drafting

 

General Description

Under oversight from Engineer II’s or the VP of Engineering and Drafting, the Design Engineer is responsible for the design of precast structures and managing the drafter(s) who are producing the plans for said precast structures. The Engineer I reports to the VP of Engineering and Drafting.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Answers questions regarding engineering issues.
  • Reviews Architectural/Structural plans and does required calculations to ensure structural integrity.
  • Manages drafter(s) preparing shop drawings/pour tickets.
  • Meet with Engineers/Architects/Owners as required.
  • Ensures safe structures, safe working conditions, quality products, quality service, and satisfied customers by working with all departments within the Company.
  • Provide sales staff with engineering support for prospect jobs.
  • Visits jobs during the erection process.
  • Follows up with the contractor regarding the progression of the project.
  • Overlooks shop drawings and other calculations.
  • Handles concerns and issues as necessary during any phase of the project.
  • Needs to make quick, educated decisions based on needs and requirements.
  • Prepares appropriate fixes for errors that have occurred on the projects.
  • Works with the customers and contractors during difficult stages of production of their product.
  • Overviews all facets of project from start to finish.
  • Complete special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Must have interpersonal communication skills to interact with co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
  • Experience with Microsoft office/design software. Ability to interact with customers in a professional manner.
  • Must be able to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Ability to work with others to get the project completed efficiently.
  • Must be motivated and self-driven to complete a task.
  • Understand and accepts changes that are implemented to become Best in Class.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering
  • 0 – 5 years-experience, with a preference in design engineering in the pre-cast industry

 

  • Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements.
  • Moderate to high risk of safety precautions.
  • General Office Environment with a moderate to high exposure to jobsite environment.
  • See attached Essential Functions checklist.

 

This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

 

Applicants may apply online at WellsConcrete.com or send resumes to jill.johnson@wellsconcrete.com.

 

Posted: 5/21/2019
 (Grand Forks, ND)

Job Description

Job Title: Plant Engineer Location: Grand Forks, ND Department: Engineering/Production


General Description

Manage daily engineering operations within the production plant. Assist production managers and other personal with standardization as well as micro and macro production efficiencies and improvements as needed. Research, test and evaluate existing as well as implement new ways to improve efficiency and cost effective measures while maintaining safe practices and good quality. Work on developing methods to inform and educate the production department, along with associated departments, leads the plant’s lean manufacturing efforts.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Performs structural analysis and design of concrete products for required loads and building codes;
  • Champions the plant’s various lean initiatives including 5S, Kaizen events, QIT leadership, and being a resource for utilization of Quality tools and analytics.
  • Assists in design work for approved updates and improvements;
  • Investigates load-carrying capacities of embedded hardware and devices in concrete;
  • Analyzes and designs special formwork for concrete products when needed and the anchorage to concrete substructure.
  • Incorporates engineering requirements into the production practice to ensure conformance with safety and quality specifications;
  • Meets to discuss issues that arise within quality control, production, ready mix, patching, repair and yarding personnel daily;
  • Performs research and development for production that can lead to more efficient construction processes and/or have a production cost reducing effect;
  • Analyze current processes to compare and contrast with other sites to determine best practices to implement;
  • Help define and document (paper/video) processes to be used for standardization and training;
  • Researches and develops testing and techniques for existing and new precast panel handling hardware and devices and incorporates the test results into production practice;
  • Reviews new concrete formwork drawings and specifications and directs the layout and installation in plant;
  • Supervises and manages other employees;

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Overall knowledge in engineering, production, construction and erection processes of building concrete structures;
  • Formal training in TQM principles and experience in deploying and utilizing the principles in a manufacturing setting;
  • Overall understanding in design, production and building erection processes;
  • Knowledgeable use of computer skills and software – AutoCAD, LECWall, LECPres, LEAP Presto, PC-Help, PROFIS Anchor, Enercalc, StruWare, MS Office;
  • Ability to find areas that can be improved to maintain a lean production facility;
  • Resolve problems dealing with the production inefficiencies;
  • Ability to work with other departments to get projects completed

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree Process Engineering desired.As an alternative to a Bachelor’s Degree, 3 – 5 years’ experience in the above listed Essential Functions and Responsibilities;
  • In addition to the Bachelor’s Degree or alternative 3-5 years of experience in the above listed Essential Functions and Responsibilities;

 

  • Normal office conditions with high exposure to production environment;
  • Exposure to unusual elements such as chemicals and dust, which require the use of personal protective equipment to abate the effects of such exposure;
  • High safety precautions necessary;

Applicants may apply online at WellsConcrete.com or send resumes to jill.johnson@wellsconcrete.com.

Posted: 5/3/2019
 (Phoenix, AZ)

Coreslab Structures (ARIZ), Inc., a leader in the precast / pre-stressed construction industry, is seeking a Revit Modeler to join our team of drafters and engineers. A qualified candidate will be self-motivated with exceptional technical, organizational, and verbal skills and work well in a fast-paced team environment. Experience in the precast / pre-stressed concrete industry is preferred.
Applicants must reside in the U.S.

Job Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD
  • Familiarity with Edge for Revit

 Knowledge of SolidWorks and other modeling programs is a plus.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401k
  • Profit-sharing
  • Paid vacation and sick time

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Phoenix, Arizona

For more information or to apply online please visit our website at www.coreslabazcareers.com or email your resume to aparra@coreslab.com.

 

Posted: 5/21/2019
 (Grand Forks, ND)

Job Description

Job Title:  Design Engineer II Location: Grand Forks ND Department: Engineering and Drafting

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Exercising significant independent judgement with limited oversight from the VP of Engineering and Drafting, the Design Engineer II is responsible for the design of precast structures and managing the drafter(s) who are producing the plans for said precast structures. The Design Engineer II reports to the VP of Engineering and Drafting.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Answers questions regarding engineering issues.
  • Reviews Architectural/Structural plans and does required calculations to ensure structural integrity.
  • Manages drafter(s) preparing shop drawings/pour tickets.
  • Meet with Engineers/Architects/Owners as required.
  • Ensures safe structures, safe working conditions, quality products, quality service, and satisfied customers by working with all departments within the Company.
  • Provide sales staff with engineering support for prospect jobs.
  • Visits jobs during the erection process.
  • Follows up with the contractor regarding the progression of the project.
  • Overlooks shop drawings and other calculations.
  • Handles concerns and issues as necessary during any phase of the project.
  • Needs to make quick, educated decisions based on needs and requirements.
  • Prepares appropriate fixes for errors that have occurred on the projects.
  • Works with the customers and contractors during difficult stages of production of their product.
  • Overviews all facets of project from start to finish.
  • Complete special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned.
  • As a designated Professional Engineer, sign and seal, and submit engineering plans and drawings to a public authority for approval, or seal engineering work for public and private clients

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Must have interpersonal communication skills to interact with co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
  • Experience with Microsoft office/design software. Ability to interact with customers in a professional manner.
  • Ability to train and coach other employees if necessary.
  • Must be able to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Ability to work with others to get the project completed efficiently.
  • Must be motivated and self-driven to complete a task.
  • Understand and accepts changes that are implemented to become Best in Class.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required in civil engineering.
  • In addition to the degree, a minimum of 5 years-experience with a preference in design engineering in the pre-cast industry.
  • Professional Engineer registration

 

  • Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements.
  • Moderate to high risk of safety precautions.
  • General Office Environment with a moderate to high exposure to jobsite environment.
  • See attached Essential Functions checklist.

 

This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

Applicants may apply online at WellsConcrete.com or send resumes to jill.johnson@wellsconcrete.com.