• Civil Engineer II

    Posted Date 1 year ago(6/13/2017 12:14 PM)
    3200 George Washington Way
    Engineering - All Openings
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  • Overview

    Sealaska Technical Services is seeking a motivated Civil/Structural Engineer II to join our team. The Civil Engineer II assists in the engineering design, modification, and installation activities of unique steel and concrete platforms used to support sensors, monitoring systems, and associated equipment used on international and domestic projects. Designs are based on the parameters of existing and new infrastructure projects including airports, seaports, and border crossing facilities. Design focus may include, but is not limited to, foundations, buildings, roadways, bridges, tunnels, water/sewage/drainage systems, and associated communications and electrical systems. This position uses a variety of engineering principles to develop plans and specifications, and includes the use engineering software to prepare designs, schedules and reports.


    This is a full-time/salaried-benefited opportunity based in Richland, WA.  This position requires the selected applicant to travel frequently to foreign locations where projects are conducted. Overseas work does include project uplift rates. Work in this position is performed under the supervision of a registered licensed professional.


    Local candidates are highly preferred - no third parties or agencies at this time, please.


    • Perform assigned tasks within the schedule constraints provided by Sealaska and contracted clients.
    • Work in teams to develop technical solutions that improve the competitiveness of company offerings.
    • Prepare and oversee engineering analysis of projects to include: preliminary design, calculation, life-cycle cost and equipment selection.
    • Analyze configurations of the basic structural components of a building or other structure;
    • Assist in calculating the pressures, stresses and strains associated with the design and installation of various foundation types under unique and combined load factors.
    • Assist in evaluating the strength of various materials, e.g. timber, concrete, steel and brick, to see how their inclusion may necessitate a change of structural design.
    • Assist in performing civil structural analyses and modeling in support of commercial nuclear facility upgrades.
    • Conduct feasibility surveys to gather field data.
    • Estimate construction and installation costs.
    • Prepare and interpret blueprints, schematic drawings, layouts and other visual aids.
    • Assist in the preparation of technical construction specifications.
    • Manage construction document printing process.
    • Manage project issues, budgets, and schedules.
    • Provide analysis and manage risks relevant to engineering tasks.
    • Review and critique proposed changes to engineering standards, policies, or details.
    • Review development plans for compliance with adopted engineering standards and good engineering practices.
    • Attend meetings on projects with internal and external clients.
    • Create and deliver presentations associated with project designs as required
    • Ensure project and site safety when required or on-site.
    • Evaluate and manage problems in areas of expertise.
    • Assist in coordinating the activities of the design and construction teams.
    • Other related duties as assigned.


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Must be able to clearly communicate design details, specifications, and operating requirements to other team members.
    • Ability to lead and/or direct the work of entry-level staff.
    • Knowledge of federal, state and local building codes and safety laws. Work requires advanced math skills, special relationship abilities, and the ability to understand "abstract" principles behind math and physics.
    • Working knowledge and experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Willingness to work a flexible schedule.
    • Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally up to 50%.
    • Valid Driver’s License

    Training and Education:

    • Working knowledge of CAD.
    • OSHA 30-Hour Construction Certification
    • First Aid/CPR/BBP Certified/Certifiable
    • Engineer-In-Training (EIT) Certification
    • Requires a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, and a minimum of 3 or more years of experience in the civil engineering field or in a closely related area. 

    Physical Demands and Work Environment:
    The physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk, use hands to finger, handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bending or crouching; talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift/carry and/or move up to 25 pounds safely. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


    Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions and other elements prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.


    EOE M/F/D/V/SO

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