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Company Overview:
Founded in 1986, Progressive Design has grown to become one of the largest privately held multi-discipline engineering firms in central Virginia. Possessing vast experience and technical expertise, we deliver unparalleled value to our customers.

Progressive Design is a multi-discipline engineering consulting office supporting manufacturing facilities and clients in the Eastern US with areas of specialization including: project feasibility studies, process improvement analysis, new process design, process upgrades, air pollution abatement technology and integration, environmental compliance, product design, industrial capital projects, and detailed project/construction estimates. The company serves Fortune 500 companies in industries such as food processing, films, fibers, plastics, paper, chemicals, tobacco, pharmaceuticals, power, metals, wastewater treatment, and discrete manufacturing.

Our Civil/Structural Department is currently seeking a Civil/Structural Engineer. This position is located in Richmond, Va.

General Responsibilities:
Civil/Structural Engineers are responsible for performing civil and/or structural engineering duties as stand-alone projects; or as incidental to projects including process, HVAC, mechanical and machine-related engineering and design.

Practical Application of Responsibilities:
• Develop bids, proposals, scopes of work, scope changes, correspondence, estimates, schedules, material lists, specifications, design concepts, design drawings and other project documentation per customer and corporate guidelines
• Perform field work and technical research
• Perform technical studies and calculations
• Maintain project files and documentation
• Certify accuracy and completeness of all deliverable products and services in assigned areas of responsibility
• Allocate tasks to Civil/Structural Designers
• Maintain budget and schedule

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
• Five years customer relations experience
• Knowledge of relevant risk management issues (contractual terms, technical feasibility, etc.)
• Working knowledge of OSHA, API-620, API-650, NFPA 13, IBC, AISC, ACI-318, ACI-530, AISI, and ASCE-7 codes
• Experience in various types of steel and concrete construction methodologies
• Experience in conventional and deep foundation systems
• Experience in preparing structural and civil construction plans and specifications
• Working knowledge of static and dynamic load applications
• Understanding of the structural considerations associated with demolition of both structures and equipment
• Working knowledge of alternative materials and construction methodologies as may be necessary to facilitate clients’ needs
• Working knowledge of earth pressures and their effect on design
• Working knowledge of considerations of other trades as related to efficiently designed structural systems
• Working knowledge of machining and fabrication practices and methods
• A good understanding of and sensitivity to maintenance & constructability
considerations in all design applications
• Experience in project estimating
• Proven technical and business writing skills
• Proven project management skills
• Working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, various CAD software packages, various structural and civil software packages
• Strong communication and organizational skills
• Strong ethics and corporate loyalty
• Must be results oriented
• Must be a team player
• Must possess uncompromised commitment to quality

Preferred Requirements/Qualifications:
• Professional Engineering License in VA, or the ability to be licensed in six months
• 10 years customer relations experience

We offer a fast paced, exciting work environment with a competitive compensation package including: Health Care Benefits, Vacation, 401K and tuition reimbursement.

For immediate consideration please forward a resume to:

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