Design Engineer II - Grand Forks, ND

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Deliberate Reach Media
MN, United States

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Design Engineer II - Grand Forks, ND


Gran Forks, ND 

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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. 

  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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.
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