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Assistant Structural Designer - Food & Consumer Products (Multiple Locations)

Company: Burns & McDonnell
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

An Assistant Structural Designer will assist in various phases of planning, site evaluations, analytical designs, report preparation, specifications, and preparation of proposal and construction documentation and structural plans as part of a project team. This position will work on various projects with a diverse portfolio of project types and clients.

* Assist in preparing detailed construction drawings for steel and reinforced concrete structures using structural specifications, engineering calculations, sketches, detailed drawings, and design information according to project standards and procedures.


* Assist with a full range of drawing production work including problem analysis, design layout and calculations on non-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity.


* Assist with design on a variety of projects pertaining to industrial, manufacturing, and other clients ranging from facility modifications to new facilities.


* Assist engineers and designers to perform 2D drafting and 3D modeling tasks. Design will be prepared using engineering standards and procedures.


* Assist with a variety of assignments using prescribed methods and standard techniques including drawing sequence and presentation, sizing various components and refining rough sketches.


* Assist with initial rough designs or sketches and redlines or mark-ups on ongoing projects.


* Assist with preparing structural calculations. Assist with interpreting and applying design codes and specifications related to design requirements.


* Design and draft structural elements and details.


* Complete and review design drawings within scope, budget and schedule.


* Assist with schedules, budgets and project criteria into structural design and layouts.


* Assist with organizing and maintain all revisions of project drawings, plot files and project-related information in a logical and well-structured manner.


* All other duties as assigned.


* Bachelor's degree in drafting technology or related field and two years related experience or associate degree and three years related experience or four years progressive detailing and design experience.
* Basic understanding of design software such as: AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation, and Excel to develop the design deliverables. Revit or Tekla Structures is preferred.
* Basic knowledge in design, calculations and design systems.
* Basic knowledge in the theory and practices of structural discipline; competent in the fundamental concepts of other disciplines as they relate to the assigned discipline; and capable of operating related discipline design software necessary to execute production tasks.
* Ability to work collaboratively with others (Project Managers, Engineers and Designers) in a multi-discipline project team environment to resolve design or drawing issues as appropriate and to accomplish objectives.
* Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Keywords: Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City , Assistant Structural Designer - Food & Consumer Products (Multiple Locations), Other , Kansas City, Kansas

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