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Structural Engineer I
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Jacobs Engineering | Tullahoma, TN
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Job Description

Job Duties:

* Perform a variety of routine engineering tasks designed to provide experience and familiarization with engineering methods, practices, and programs
* Perform limited portions of larger more complex engineering tasks under the detailed direction of an experienced engineer
* Prepare computations, specifications, and reports of limited scope and complexity
* Apply design loading to structures utilizing applicable building codes and design codes
* Design and analyze structures to meet project specific and code requirements
* Coordinate work of drafter/designers in the development of 3D models and 2D drawing packages
* Review subcontractor submittals and shop drawings and provide limited support during construction at project sites
* Coordinate and interface with clients and other disciplines - including design, presentations, design reviews, and training at the Jacobs office, client office, or project site

Assist with project planning, budgeting, and cost estimating

Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position



% of Time

* Must be able to sit at a desk for long periods of time (90%)
* Must be able to work at a computer for long periods of time (90%)
* Occasional site visits and travel may require lifting, climbing, crawling in an outdoor environment (10%)
* Special clothing/equipment and other PPE may be required during site visits (10%)

Must be able to lift 50 lbs

Description of Work Environment



% of Time

* Work will mainly be performed in an inside office environment (90%)
* Field work may be required including outside work (10%)
* Travel may be required to perform field work at project sites or to attend customer meetings (10%)

Office Environment

Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks



% of Time

* Office equipment/machines
* During travel to project sites handheld equipment such as tape measures, cameras, etc (10%)

Office equipment (Computers, fax, telephones, copiers etc.) 90 %

Criticality of Attendance


* Regular attendance is mandatory Monday thru Friday 7:30 am to 5:15 pm (100%)
* Occasional overtime may be required to meet demanding project schedules (20%)

Other Essential Functions

List other essential functions here.

Must take and pass a pre-employment drug and background test.


1. Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Civil Engineering (with Structural Emphasis) or BS degree in Structural Engineering from an accredited engineering school

2. Master of Science (MS) degree is a plus

3. Prior co-op or intern experience in structural design or construction is a plus

4. Engineer-In-Training (EIT) or Engineer Intern (EI) designation is a plus

5. Knowledge of structural Finite Element Analysis (FEA) is a plus

6. Knowledge of International Building Code, AISC Steel Code, ACI Code, and ASCE Minimum Design Loads is a plus

Demonstrated leadership ability. Able to be a self-starter, self-motivated, and manage work to schedule and budgets.

About Jacobs Engineering

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is engaged in providing a range of technical, professional, and construction services to a number of industrial, commercial, and governmental clients globally. The Company provides four categories of services: project services, which include engineering, design, architectural, and similar services; process, scientific, and systems consulting services, which includes services performed in connection with a range of scientific testing, analysis, and consulting activities; construction services, which encompasses traditional field construction services, as well as modular construction activities, and includes direct-hire construction and construction management services, and operations and maintenance services, which includes services performed in connection with operating large, complex facilities on behalf of clients, as well as services involving process plant maintenance. (Source: 10-K)