Structural Technician, Buildings - ( 2200040Z )
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Stantec’s Buildings group in Berkley provides Engineering, Architecture, and Interior Design across multiple sectors including education, multi-family housing, workplace, civic, and research and development. Our team is passionate about the design quality of the built environment and create designs that are timeless, intelligent, and sustainable. This is the place where great ideas and rewarding careers call home.
Our Berkley, MI office is looking for a highly motivated Structural Technician to join our growing, multi-disciplinary team. Your role is to work with direct supervision and direction on tasks and smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Engineer. You will participate in the evaluation, recommendation, and specification for engineered systems or products for a project verifying compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards/practices. Your role is to work with direct supervision and direction on tasks and smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Engineer. You will participate in the evaluation, recommendation, and specification for engineered systems or products for a project verifying compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards/practices.
**Your Key Responsibilities**
+ Supports project team in development of design documentation, plans and reports for relevant project design elements
+ Assists in the development of design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats
+ Utilizes BIM technologies in development of three-dimensional models of building structural systems
+ Prepares and revises documentation in various project phases including site plans, floor plans, diagrams, and details
+ Coordinates with other building disciplines (architectural, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, civil, etc.) to ensure compatibility with the design intent
+ Assists in the review of shop drawings and submittals, responds to RFIs, prepares site observation reports, and performs other contract administration tasks
+ Assists with the development of job specific discipline specifications
+ Assists in the evaluation and selection of building structural systems and materials
+ Attends project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants
+ Participates in value engineering and basic cost estimating
+ Implements sustainable design principles into the building design and surrounding environment
+ Performs calculations of building elements and well-defined structural systems using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software
**Your Capabilities and Credentials**
+ Basic ability in performing structural design of gravity and lateral force resisting systems
+ Basic knowledge and application of structural design codes, standards, and applicable building codes
+ Basic knowledge of building structural systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards
+ Basic understanding of all phases of engineering document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications
+ Recognizes when technical problems are developing and initiates appropriate corrective actions
+ Ability to check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule
+ Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought
+ Thorough understanding of structural engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others
+ Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit; Prefer experience with Newforma, AutoCAD; Component Design Software, General Matrix Analysis Software; Comprehensive Building Analysis Software such as RAM Structural System, Tekla Structural Designer, and ETABS
**Education and Experience**
+ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering. Minimum of 3 years of experience. Working toward licensure, LEED Green Associate or LEED AP preferred
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
_This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice._
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In February 2021, Stantec announced a pledge to be carbon neutral for 2022 and achieve operational net-zero by 2030.
Stantec has been named to the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity in 2021.
Stantec has been named by Forbes as one of the World’s Best Employers and America’s Best Employers for Women.
**Primary Location** : United States-Michigan-Berkley
**Organization** : BC-2141 Buildings-US North Central
**Employee Status** : Regular
**Job Level** : Individual Contributor
**Travel** : No
**Schedule** : Full-time
**Job Posting** : Feb 7, 2023, 5:05:52 PM
**Req ID:** 2200040Z
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