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Structural Engineer - Seismic Subject Matter Expert Job in Dayton, Ohio US

Structural Engineer - Seismic Subject Matter Expert

LJB INC. - Dayton, OH

Posted: 12/2/2022 - Expires: 3/2/2023

Job ID: 250511695

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Job Description

Position:
  Structural Engineer - Seismic Subject Matter Expert


 

 
 
  Location:

  Dayton, OH


 
  Job Id:
  489


 
  # of Openings:
  1


 


 
  LJB Inc. is a national engineering firm that provides civil and structural engineering, as well as geospatial, safety and environmental services. Our diverse expertise, client base, and geographies have enabled LJB to serve clients in all 50 U.S. states and several countries.
 

At LJB, we think bigger and are committed to improving the quality of life for our clients, communities, and employees. LJB's structural engineers and designers have earned a reputation as experts in cost-efficient structural design. We are the structural designer of choice for architects, general contractors, and owners throughout North America.
 
We are looking to fill the role of Structural Engineer - Seismic Subject Matter Expert (SME). The seismic engineer is responsible for providing leadership on LJB's structural design of projects in high seismic regions.  The seismic SME will have a depth of experience designing low- and mid-rise buildings in high seismic zones.  The SME will develop repeatable best practices and drawings standards, mentor, and coach fellow colleagues, self-perform design, and sign and seal drawings.
 
STRUCTURAL ENGINEER - SEISMIC SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:


Independently completes structural calculations for structural systems including superstructures, foundations, and floor slabs
Support the definition of best practices and standards and communicate the contexts in which these practices and standards are applied
Represent the Buildings practice with clients on projects located within high seismic areas.
Validate the requirements and deliverables on LJB structural designs requiring high-seismic design and detailing.
Provide input into and/or create and execute best practices training material
Able to complete quality reviews to ensure accurate document and drawing production.
Help define seismic procedures or standards within LJB and provide recommendations for procedural improvements.
Has the ability to describe where anomalies or flaws may occur within structural drawings influenced by seismic conditions.

STRUCTURAL ENGINEER - SEISMIC SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT MINOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


Occasionally travels for client meetings during design phase.
Understand the seismic language/terms/jargon to assist in training others.
Assist with development of in-house training and design tools while mentoring junior engineers.
Responsible for maintaining technical knowledge through completion of various training initiatives: attending seminars, reviewing professional publications, attending in-house systems/management training.
Other duties as assigned.

STRUCTURAL ENGINEER - SEISMIC SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:


Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with structural emphasis required, master's degree preferred.
8+ years' experience required in structural steel and reinforced concrete design required.
4+ years' experience with lateral system design and seismic structural analysis (required).
Masonry and timber building experience preferred
Mid-rise experience (cast-in-place framed and steel-framed) preferred
Experience using RAM Structural, RAM Elements, Enercalc, and Excel required.
Experience preparing construction documents, drawings, reports, and supporting documentation required.
Knowledge of Revit preferred

STRUCTURAL ENGINEER - SEISMIC SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT KEY COMPETENCIES:


Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
Critical thinking & Problem solving
Quick and continuous learning
Interpersonal communication
Results driven
Customer awareness
Collaboration


LJB offers competitive compensation packages, which includes paid time off, a 401(k)/profit sharing plan, tuition reimbursement, flexibility, and mobility. LJB Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including veterans/disabilities. If you are a self-starting individual who wishes to join an established team that believes in excellence in the workplace, this opportunity is for you!
 
Note: At the current time LJB will not sponsor applicants for work visas.
 
Recruiters or staffing agencies: LJB Inc. is not obligated to compensate any external recruiter or search firm who presents a candidate, their resume, or profile to a LJB Inc. employee without a current, fully executed agreement on file. Please direct all communications to the HR team.


 
 
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As an equal opportunity employer, LJB provides an environment that promotes individual recognition and achievement. We recruit, hire, train, compensate and promote associates without regard to race, color, sex, creed, national origin, age, handicap, and veteran status.  In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), VEVRAA, and Section 503, should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with LJB, please call (937) 259-5000, extension 5005 or email us at info@ljbinc.com

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
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