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Employment Type:
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Posted:
9/22/2017
Job Category:
Engineering
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Entry Level Structural Engineer
Amec Foster Wheeler | Chicago, Illinois
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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler's Chicago Office near O'Hare International Airport seeks to add an entry level engineer to our Structural Engineering team, working within the Transportation/Infrastructure Design group.

Key Responsibilities

* Primary responsibilities include the design of bridges and other transportation-related structures or structural elements; Other structural engineering tasks may relate to the rail or industrial sectors
* Occasional field assignments will be expected
* Candidate will need to be able to perform analysis of bridge or other structural components in a diverse design team under the supervision of a Senior Level Engineer
* Develop design plans and specifications for use during construction and ensure all projects comply with applicable codes and regulations
* Must demonstrate the willingness and ability to work collaboratively and communicate as part of a diverse design team

Skills / Qualifications

* 0-3 years of related experience in Transportation Industry
* BS in Civil Engineering with specialization in Structural Engineering required; Masters Degree in Structural Engineering also acceptable
* Strong written and oral communication skills required
* Experience with A.A.S.H.T.O. Bridge Design code preferred
* Experience with MicroStation or AutoCAD software preferred
* Demonstrated ability to solve engineering problems
* Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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