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Entry Level Structural Engineer

Entry Level Structural Engineer

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Structural
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood's Chicago Office near O’Hare International Airport seeks to add an entry level engineer to our Structural Engineering team, working within the Transportation/Infrastructure Design group.


The Transportation Sector delivers project solutions for ports, airports, roads, bridges, rail and transit across all of Wood's geographies in the US and across the Americas. Our services cover the transportation facility lifecycle and include feasibility and planning studies; environmental impact documentation; roadway, bridge and structure design; materials testing and QA/QC; construction administration, inspection and related services; utility engineering services; geotechnical engineering and a comprehensive array of support services


Key Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibilities include the design of bridges and other transportation-related structures or structural elements; Other structural engineering tasks may relate to the rail or industrial sectors
  • Occasional field assignments will be expected
  • Candidate will need to be able to perform analysis of bridge or other structural components in a diverse design team under the supervision of a Senior Level Engineer
  • Develop design plans and specifications for use during construction and ensure all projects comply with applicable codes and regulations
  • Must demonstrate the willingness and ability to work collaboratively and communicate as part of a diverse design team

Skills / Qualifications

  • 0-3 years of related experience in Transportation Industry
  • BS in Civil Engineering with specialization in Structural Engineering required; Masters Degree in Structural Engineering also acceptable
  • Strong written and oral communication skills required
  • Experience with A.A.S.H.T.O. Bridge Design code preferred
  • Experience with MicroStation or AutoCAD software preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to solve engineering problems
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s driving (MVR) policy

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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