Job Postings

5/13/2019

Structural or Architectural Engineering Associate

Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

Company Profile

Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
330 Pfingsten Road 
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 8472727400
Fax: N/A
Contact: Lindsey Brennand

Summary

The Cleveland office of WJE, is seeking exceptional graduates in civil, structural, or architectural engineering. We are growing our office and are looking for someone looking to grow their career!

An Associate Engineer will manage small projects and assist with all aspects of project administration on larger projects. As a project team member, you will be responsible for investigations, testing, failure diagnosis, construction observations, and creation of client deliverables, assume primary responsibility for key aspects of projects, and complete assignments with limited oversight.

Description

Your engineering degree is the first step on a career path with WJE.

The Cleveland office of WJE, is seeking exceptional graduates in civil, structural, or architectural engineering. We are growing our office and are looking for someone looking to grow their career!

An Associate Engineer will manage small projects and assist with all aspects of project administration on larger projects. As a project team member, you will be responsible for investigations, testing, failure diagnosis, construction observations, and creation of client deliverables, assume primary responsibility for key aspects of projects, and complete assignments with limited oversight.

Our teams solve some of the most interesting challenges in the built world. Tackling these complex projects takes a great team and great tools - check out the newly completed Janney Technical Center, a state-of-the-art testing and research facility.

What you need to take the next step:

Bachelor's degree in civil, structural or architectural engineering and excellent academic performance

A passion and curiosity for investigating and solving problems in existing structures

Experience related to the evaluation and repair of existing structures or building enclosures is considered a plus

Drafting experience with AutoCAD

Ability and interest in performing work in the field and to travel outside local area, depending on local workload and project locations

Typical project opportunities include:

Completing on-site failure investigations, condition assessments, and litigation support (at new and existing construction) to evaluate problematic conditions: including survey and documentation of distress, field testing, sampling, photographing, and sketching

Organizing field data to facilitate analysis and problem solving

Analyzing research and investigation data and develop alternate schemes for solving problems

Preparing draft investigation reports, repair sketches, bid documents, addenda, change orders, and other work product

Conducting on-site observations of work in progress and prepares site visit reports using various reporting formats

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position requires visual acuity and listening ability. Individuals must have the dexterity to be able to operate office and field equipment such as computer, printer, fax, copier, telephone, voice mail system, and other office and field equipment.

Requirements may also include:

Ability to attend meetings at various office, field and construction sites
Ability to perform inspections of buildings and other structures, both visually and with instruments
Ability to lift and carry materials and equipment up to 50 lbs.
Ability to perform work in the temperature extremes presented by work in the outdoors
Ability to read construction drawings, diagrams, printed materials and computer screens
Ability to record data clearly and write passages for reports, letters, etc.
Ability to travel
Ability to safely work at heights
Ability to safely use and/or operate ladders, scaffolds, lifts and other access equipment
Ability to understand and appreciate safety training specific to numerous workplace and construction hazards
Ability to safely work in a variety of occupationally hazardous locations
Medically fit to utilize respiratory protection devices and other forms of Personal Protective Equipment
Ability to drive and safely operate a motor vehicle

WJE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite all qualified applicants to apply including individuals with disabilities, minorities, women, and protected veterans (VEVRAA federal contractor).

WJE will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Fair Chance Ordinances.

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