Project Engineer Structural PE

Blue Bell, PA 19422

Posted: 02/18/2021 Industry: Structural Engineer Job Number: 2289

Job Description

We are seeking a Project Engineer who has an  in-depth knowledge of the telecommunications site development process. The Project Engineer will focus on the accurate and efficient production of engineering deliverables for the design of cell sites. 

The Project Engineer will be responsible for maintaining effective job flow while managing multiple projects, assist the  delegation of assignments, resource allocation, personnel management, and the oversight of quality and timeliness of deliverables while utilizing an understanding of client-specific telecommunications equipment and their usage. Project work will focus on new site development of macro and small cell sites, the modification of existing telecommunications facilities, fiber optic networks, and other project types as required.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Supervise, manage and perform quality analysis and quality control for team of engineers in the production of structural analysis reports, design drawings, construction drawings, cost estimates and other contract documents for various telecommunication structures, buildings, and
  • foundations
  • Oversee development of construction plans for telecommunications client equipment upgrades and modifications
  • Assist with final review of production deliverables and professionally
  • endorse (sign and/or seal) reports, plans, and other contract documents as needed
  • Supervise, manage, engineer and design:
    • New and upgraded telecommunications antenna locations from existing infrastructure to proposed destination in public right-of-way and private property
    •   New conduit routes for fiber optic utility companies from existing infrastructure to proposed destination in public right-of-way and private property
    • Existing fiber optic networks and facilities within the public for permanent or temporary relocation in the public right-of-way
  • Analyze and design all types of structural support designs using building materials such as steel, concrete, masonry, light-gage, and wood
  • Understand and perform calculations conforming to building code requirements for structural design and analysis
  • Assist in the development of structural reports
  • Interact with internal multi-disciplinary team members to expedite project completion and approvals
  • Create effective job flow by tracking assigned tasks and prioritizing completion of assignments accordingly
  • Maintain CAD standards and templates
  • Routinely produce accurate drawings promptly and efficiently
  • Learn new telecommunications equipment and client-specific equipment and their usage
  • Evaluate designs for constructability
  • Perform, review and approve structural analysis reports, construction drawings, and other construction contract documents with a high level of accuracy and strict attention to detail
  • Collaborate to ensure efficient, effective, and innovative approach to meet the client’ s needs
  • Provide guidance and training to junior engineering team members
  • Conduct annual performance appraisals in Saba Cloud for the engineering staff, including goal setting, career pathing and ongoing feedback
  • Collaborate with Design Market Manager to identify and correct project performance issues
  • Assist with the daily operations of the engineering team

Job  Qualification:
  • B.S. in Civil/Structural Engineering or Engineering Technology required. Advanced degree preferred
  • 5+ years’ engineering experience required, OSP Fiber experience preferred
  • EIT required, Project Engineer Certification preferred, Structural Engineer  a plus,  AutoCAD required, Civil 3D preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Structural engineering software experience required (RISA 3D, Enercalc, tnxTower, Mathcad)
  • Extensive technical experience and knowledge in civil, structural and geotechnical principles as well as applicable design guides and standards required
  • Competency in reading, understanding and interpreting complex building, tower, structural and construction drawings
  • Engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards
  • Experience with design of stormwater management, erosion and sediment control, and landscaping plans
  • Ability to review and analyze site documentation and gather necessary information  to complete the assignment
  • Knowledge in construction practice and principles
  • Proficiency in building codes and standards used in the telecommunications industry and their application
  • Ability to research and draw upon engineering knowledge to yield feasible and creative solutions
  • Critical thinking and problem solving for complex designs
  • Professional and applicable understanding of project management principles with proven a   track record of budgeting, forecasting, and cost management abilities
  • Ability to work autonomously without supervision required
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills
  • Telecommunications and/or utility experience required, structural analysis and design experience preferred
  • Practical knowledge of all telecommunications site development disciplines, including Site Acquisition, Land Use, Construction Management, and RF
  • Experience in developing and reviewing project quality plans, contract documents and project specifications
  • Ability to manage multiple functions/tasks in a fast-paced environment

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