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Junior Engineer

Junior Engineer

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Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Civil
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently seeking a Junior Engineer to join our team in Perryville, NJ. This is an entry-level engineering position. The Engineer will be responsible for performing structural analysis and design calculations for fired heater components and associated supporting structures. Work includes the design of internal heater alloy castings for tube supports, design and analysis of flue gas ducts, flexibility analysis of furnace components and piping systems, and fired heater structural steel design and analysis. Required to prepare weight take-offs, develop gravity, wind, and seismic loading calculations, and review shop drawings and RFI’s. Must have sound knowledge in industry codes and standards. Work is closely supervised.


Key Responsibilities

  • Prepares design calculations and/or performs other routine engineering tasks using prescribed methods and procedures
  • Performs specific limited portions of a broader assignment under direction of a more experienced engineer
  • Prepares design calculations following prescribed methods, procedures and software. Prepares contract information (CI) based on calculations
  • Reviews drawings for compliance with CI and BEDD requirements
  • Coordinates and interfaces with other departments and equipment suppliers
  • Performs assignments to develop an understanding of how to apply engineering principles and practices and to gain practical experience
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management
  • Reviews and approves shop fabrication drawings

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Structural, or Mechanical Engineering with 0-2 years of experience
  • EIT preferred but not required
  • Basic knowledge of engineering principles and practices
  • Working knowledge of STAAD.Pro or other structural analysis software
  • Listens to others, learns, and asks questions or seeks assistance when necessary
  • Pursues training and development opportunities
  • Follows instructions, responds to management direction
  • Seeks increased responsibilities
  • Takes on new and challenging assignments
  • Sets and achieves challenging goals

Work Environment

  • Work typically carried out in an office environment.

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, and stand and may require close vision work
  • Travel may be required

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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