The Haskell Company

Senior Structural Engineer - Industrial Design

Job Locations US-MO-St. Louis | US-MN-St Paul
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Are you ready to move your career forward, and start the BEST job of your life? Haskell is committed to providing you with the resources to help you grow and discover your potential. We promote an environment that encourages innovative ideas and allows you to develop the best “how” to get the job done. 


Haskell’s Design & Consulting Team unites architecture, engineering, and consulting professionals from across industries and geographies. Our diverse and innovative team allows Haskell to serve our clients with multiple project delivery methods including design-build, engineer-procure-construct, fee-for-service, or consulting services. These services allow our team to form a strong rapport with clients, marshalling them as they grow and helping them address industry and market challenges. The Design & Consulting Team serves a diverse set of markets including food and beverage, consumer products, aviation and aerospace, civil infrastructure, healthcare, and Federal Government projects. As a team member at Haskell, you’ll have the opportunity to work on impactful projects that will challenge your creativity, innovation, and expand your skill set.


In this role, you will be responsible, as a licensed design professional, for the production of innovative, appropriate, cost-effective, designs, drawings, and specifications in structural engineering for assigned projects. Maintains professional registration and sign/seal documents prepared under your supervision. Also, responsible, to assist the Group Discipline Leader, Group A/E Principal, and A/E Discipline Leader in training and mentoring staff, development of group and corporate standards, research and incorporating innovative technologies, and other assigned tasks.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Application of Building Systems Knowledge
    • Produces pricing and proposal presentation documents
    • Participates in project strategy meetings, develops design concepts, and recommends appropriate structural gravity/lateral framing and foundation systems
    • Utilizes the various model building and materials codes
    • Develops complete structural system design of various building/construction types of varying complexity
    • Assists with updates to standard details/specs
  • Design
    • Analysis
      • Prepares clear, complete, and concise calculations including software models, and provides the appropriate level of connection design as required
    • Presents advantages/disadvantages of different structural design schemes to the project team
    • Detailing
      • Develops all details necessary for assigned projects
    • Coordinates work with other disciplines. Performs interdisciplinary coordination checks to minimize deficiencies, errors, and omissions in drawings and specifications
    • Incorporates client criteria into design documents
    • Prepares design criteria for all projects and assures compliance with proposal/client criteria
    • Signs and seals design documents when assigned as Structural Engineer of Record
    • Responsible for the production of well-organized structural documents, calculations, and specifications that are accurate, clear, concise, and complete
    • Participates in bid reviews when requested
    • Participates in design reviews with the design team at 30% and 100% on all assigned projects
    • Performs peer reviews of documents of other structural engineers
  • Construction Support
    • Responds to all RFI’s and reviews submittals for compliance in a timely manner
    • Demonstrates critical thinking and responds promptly when dealing with field requests/issues
    • Participates in appropriate preconstruction/preparatory meetings
    • Participates and prepares reports in appropriate FWIP (first work in place)/Initial Phase observations
    • Performs site visits & prepares observation/follow-up phase reports documenting progress and deficiencies
    • Prepares punch lists upon structure completion
    • Prepares field orders, addenda, and record drawings
    • Reviews all structural-related testing and inspection reports
  • Project Management
    • Communicates effectively with external/internal customers and staff in a professional manner conveying pertinent project information as required. Attends project meetings as requested
    • Directs technical efforts of Structural Interns, Designers, and Technicians assigned to your projects
    • Plans production of structural work for assigned projects, and assures adherence to discipline/industry standards
    • Manages, coordinates, and monitors efforts/costs of outside structural consultants
  • Planning, Scheduling, and Profitability
    • Prepares budgets for structural work on prospects/proposals, monitors progress and completes projects within the stated fee
    • Monitors projects for scope creep and reports changes to the Design Project Manager
    • Prepares staffing plans for projects and completes all projects on time
  • Professional Development
    • Desires to become registered as an SE (Structural Engineer)
    • Attends seminars and conferences as necessary to maintain professional competency and satisfy required continuing education requirements
    • Provides training to staff from base knowledge and seminars/conferences attended
    • Keeps apprised of new structural technologies and assists in the incorporation of the new technologies into the A/E practice
    • Actively participates in local and national professional organization(s) including involvement at director and officer levels
  • Leadership
    • Mentors younger engineers, interns, and designers regarding structural engineering and career development by being cognizant of the different learning styles of mentees
    • Leads structural staff working under your direction
    • Serves as the subject matter expert in structural engineering in the application of advanced concepts, principles, and methods
    • Communicates with Group Lead Structural Engineer regarding leadership concerns
    • Participates in management and leadership training as requested by Group Lead and/or Chief Structural Engineers


  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) from an accredited university in engineering or other degree related to the structural engineering profession 
  • Experience leading a team of multiple engineers and designers on large, multi-discipline projects
  • Industrial experience preferred
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in a related discipline

Specific Knowledge, Skills, License, Certifications:

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.)
  • Building System Knowledge
    • Thorough knowledge of major building systems (steel-AISC, concrete framing, and foundations-ACI, masonry-TMS) and design criteria (high seismic-AISC 341, high wind-ASCE 7, heavy equipment-ACI)
    • Thorough understanding of all model building/material codes
    • Thorough understanding of the structural design process from concepts through construction 
    • Thorough understanding of standard details/specs
    • Ability to quickly develop structural design strategy/concepts/solutions
    • Ability to perform thorough interdisciplinary coordination
    • Knowledge of constructability and construction practices related to structural components 
  • Ability to work independently on a variety of the larger and more complex projects
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer skills
    • Ability to work with a laptop, tablet (iPad or Microsoft equivalent), and mobile devices
    • Ability to access project information remotely when working outside the office using VPN and/or Citrix
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
    • Working understanding of the applicability of the following structural software: Concrete Anchor Design (Hilti Profis Anchor/Powers Design Assist 360/Simpson Anchor Design), Adapt, Enercalc, E-TABS, Mathcad, RAM Structural System (RAM Steel, RAM Concrete, RAM Frame, RAM Foundation), Ram Elements, Ram Concept, RISA, SAFE, SAP, SP Mats, SP Slab, Tedds
    • Ability (or a 1-year progression in ability) to utilize Newforma Programs: Newforma Project Center, Newforma Cloud, Project Teams, Capture, Tasks, and Plans
    • Ability to work within both AutoCAD and Revit or other 3D modeling software. (Experience in 3D software preferred.)
  • Driven to enhance personal skills and to be a leader in driving advancement within the group

Haskell offers a very robust and comprehensive benefits package! Some of our offerings are:


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Company provided hospital indemnity, accident and critical care plans
  • Retirement savings plan (401k) with company discretionary matching contributions
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Paid time off and nine company holidays
  • Professional development and training opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career
  • Flexible work hours and remote work options
  • Employee assistance programs for physical and mental well-being
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement within the organization
  • AND many more!


Environmental Factors and/or Physical Requirements:


While performing the duties of this job, this position is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, and arm, hand and finger dexterity, including the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read application/form information. The associate frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities:


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, or protected veteran status.


Haskell will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessities. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.


Haskell is a Drug-Free Workplace.






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