Job Title: Civil Structural Engineer
Job Code: GW-09272110442335
Salary Range: DOE
Job Location: AZ--
City: PHOENIX    State: AZ
Specific Job Description: The candidate selected for this position as a Professional Engineer (P.E., S.E.) shall be a college graduate from an engineering program and be a licensed P.E./S.E. with the state of Arizona (in good standing) and willingness to pursue additional licenses in other states, specifically, Arizona and California. This position includes significant engineering fieldwork across a diverse set of activities and responsibilities including many of the following: Work directly, daily with the Arizona office staff and Engineers Direct daily interaction and communication with a variety of clients Develop project scope and proposals for a variety of clients and projects Serve as day-to-day point of contact for key clients in collaboration for their projects and project management for the Arizona office Manage task completion in accordance with expected deliverables, working within consulting budget and delivery dates Provide clear and responsive feedback to clients about their projects - Be responsive to company leadership, teammates, and clients Actively participate in project meetings, team meetings, planning meetings Perform field inspections on the full spectrum of buildings, including old and new construction, residential and commercial structures, and high and low-rise buildings Assist with Homeowner / Condo Association Reserve Studies (ability to complete reports / write / review is required) Due Diligence Inspections including Property Condition Assessments (PCA) and Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) Review construction documents, blueprints to evaluate a project's constructability from an engineering, materials and other relevant perspectives (e.g. Constructability Reviews) Write, review and assess inspection proposals and reports for clients, ensuring clients receive clear, timely and high-quality reports for assigned projects including field inspections, technical writing and associated cost estimations Other specialty engineering consulting and inspection services such as insurance claims investigations, energy and sustainability studies, fire/life safety studies, structural evaluations, etc. Maintain accurate, timely and complete communications, operations, reporting, project management, weekly staff time reporting, Owner discussions, and ensuring project needs and deadlines are met We recognize that not all candidates will have the full breadth of significant experience. However, we have had much success growing our employees and CKE will provide the tools you need to succeed. As a professional engineer, we assume you possess interest and experience with buildings, infrastructure and a multitude of structural, electrical, mechanical and physical elements that comprise buildings. Candidates should also have structural design knowledge, AutoCAD (Revit is a plus) and a strong learning and curiosity orientation. Each day will provide new project opportunities and variety. The ability to take direction, desire to learn, to work efficiently, and independently or in a team is crucial in this position. Strong ethics, attention to detail, and professionalism are of utmost importance. Required Skills / Minimum Qualifications: This position will require travel to job sites around the Phoenix metro area, throughout Arizona, and occasionally our office in Las Vegas, Nevada. Minimum of bachelor's degree in Civil, Structural, Architectural, Mechanical or Construction Engineering Technology Licensed, Professional Engineer or Structural Engineer with an Arizona license with preferred ability / desire to obtain license in Nevada (and possibly California) Knowledge and/or interest in building construction activities, including a practical knowledge of construction, means, methods, and materials Experience with conveying objective, unbiased perspectives even if the information requires clients to make improvements to plans and work quality OSHA 10 certification or equivalent Strong building code knowledge - certifications preferred Knowledge of ASTM, AAMA, and discipline-specific Commissioning standards and testing procedures Must be currently licensed Professional Engineer in good standing with the State of Nevada Field Experience 3-5 years (minimum) of relevant experience Excellent verbal / interpersonal communication skills Strong writing skills Ability to follow documented process (and improve it) Structural engineering evaluations, repair design, new construction design AutoCAD experience / drafting (familiarity) Proven self-starter who can work independently and in a team / understanding of the workings of small business is a plus Strong attention to detail is a necessity Ability to multi-task and work in fast-paced, dynamic environment Ability to remain objective and calm in challenging situations Willingness to take the initiative: learn new skills, offer solutions Job tasks are detailed through an operations manual, established processes and standards, and senior/peer engineer involvement that ensure the highest quality results for every client - whether a large corporate client, or an individual homeowner. This position also requires office work as the selected candidate will be required to write reports for each project utilizing established templates that provide each client with a customized and specific report addressing their requirements. In performing the above responsibilities and additional responsibilities that arise, the engineer must be a strong team player - the engineer will effectively and professionally interface with members of the CKE team. Desired Skills / Qualifications: Licensed engineer in the State of Nevada (Structural/Civil) Skill / interest experience areas should include some of the following: structural analysis/inspection, structural design/calculations, stucco/EIFS knowledge, water intrusion inspections, walls/fences/retaining walls, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing systems, ADA compliance, etc. Contacts in the building / construction / real estate industries in Phoenix MS Office Skills (Word and Excel), capable of utilizing and learning new software Working knowledge of computers, tablets, etc. Proposal and written report experience Self-starter with the ability to anticipate issues before they arise Understanding how one's actions and decisions impact a small business Additional Details: We are open to contract employment with the right candidate should that arrangement be preferable to the right candidate.