Senior Structural Project Engineer - Cold-Formed

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R.A. Smith , Inc
Brookfield, WI, United States

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Senior Structural Project Engineer - Cold-Formed


Brookfield, WI 

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Job Description:

raSmith is a multi-disciplinary consulting civil and structural engineering and land surveying firm. Our public and private clients come to us for creative and effective solutions for their projects.  We work on projects nationwide from our seven locations in Wisconsin, Illinois and California. 

At raSmith, our culture is focused on client service, quality and innovation. We strongly believe in work/life balance and employee development.  These attributes and our family friendly atmosphere have led us to receive numerous awards for both innovative projects as well as local and national recognition as a Top Employer.   

We currently have an opening for a Senior Structural Project Engineer in our Cold-Formed Steel Group at our Brookfield, WI location.  This position, either individually or as part of a team, is responsible for the overall design, review and coordination of cold formed steel structural building related projects from inception through completion of construction. 

Senior Structural Project Engineer - Cold-Formed - Primary Responsibilities:

  • Organize and manage structural design efforts for multiple simultaneous projects
  • Manage and review structural engineering drawings for assigned projects/work assignments including the preparation of plans, schedules and details
  • Review structural systems of primarily cold-formed steel framing and structural steel for a variety of healthcare, commercial, retail, multi-family residential, industrial and institutional buildings nationwide
  • Review Structural calculations for submittal
  • Manage CAD and BIM Technicians to produce shop drawings and BIM models
  • Manage engineers on the team on larger projects
  • Communicate with clients and maintain project schedules and design budgets

The candidate hired may be eligible for a significant signing bonus.

Senior Structural Project Engineer - Cold-Formed - Skills and Requirements: 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Structural or Civil Engineering and ten (10) to fifteen (15) years of experience in the structural design of cold-formed steel building projects including some experience with quality control and oversight
  • Extensive knowledge of cold-formed steel design and light steel framing
  • Strong working knowledge of AISI standards for cold-formed steel framing projects
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) or Structural Engineer (S.E.) registration is required
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office products; and working knowledge of AutoDesk Revit and AutoCAD programs
  • Working knowledge of various structural analysis and design programs including CFS Designer, RISA and RAM
  • Knowledgeable in consulting and construction practices associated with design/bid/build, design/build and construction manager roles and responsibilities
  • Attentive to detail and accuracy

Senior Structural Project Engineer - Cold-Formed - Benefits: 

We are dedicated to finding quality candidates and we offer a competitive compensation plan and excellent benefit package which includes the following:

  • Hybrid work schedule that includes a program with a mix of work from home and in office time
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, including a Health Savings Account option and Flexible Spending Account options
  • Paid Time Off and Holiday programs
  • 401k Plan with immediate employee participation and a generous Company Match
  • Paid parental leave
  • Tuition and Professional Licensure/Certification Reimbursement program

We are proud to be an EOE/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disabled employer.

You are invited to visit our website at to learn more about our firm and see some project examples, videos and testimonials.