• Entry-Level Structural Engineer

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Structural Engineering
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Structural Engineer to work in the Structures Group in our Charlotte, North Carolina Office. Wood is routinely awarded contracts on a regional and national level for the government, commercial, and industrial sectors.


    The position will entail working on structural evaluation, repair, and new design projects on a variety of types of commercial, government, and industrial buildings and similar structures.  Work may also include evaluation and repair of building envelope systems and general consulting regarding building performance. Our projects are generally located throughout the Carolinas and the eastern United States; however, we do work nationwide and occasionally worldwide.  Candidate will have opportunity to collaborate with personnel at other Wood offices throughout the company.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Follows company safety standards and site safety standards
    • Performs field exploration, inspection, and documentation
    • Utilizes field measuring and testing equipment
    • Reviews and interprets building code requirements
    • Performs structural analysis and design calculations
    • Prepares portions of client deliverables including field reports, calculation packages, drawings, specifications, letters, reports, cost estimates, and proposals
    • Utilizes AutoCAD as required to support production of construction documents
    • Interacts with other professionals, clients, contractors, building officials, and general public
    • Inspects, documents, and oversees construction activities
    • Coordinates elements of projects for senior staff

    Skills / Qualifications

    Education, Experience and Skills Required:

    • B.S. or M.S. Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering from an ABET accredited program with a focus on structural engineering; MS Preferred
    • E.I. certification required; ability to obtain professional registration within 5 years
    • 0 - 3 years of related work experience
    • Experience with structural evaluation, repair, and new design of buildings and similar structures
    • Strong AutoCAD skills.  Experience with AutoCAD Architecture and REVIT preferred
    • Experience with STAAD.Pro, RAM Structural System, Tedds, and/or other structural modeling software.
    • Possesses effective oral and written communication skills in English; bi-lingual or multi-lingual is preferred
    • A valid driver's license and clean DMV report
    • Ability to pass a background check for entry into DoD facilities
    • Flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required
    • Flexibility to travel as required - Up to approximately 25% travel; primarily domestic short duration (typically one week or less) trips; longer duration and/or international trips are sometimes required 

    Work Environment:

    • Regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear
    • Work is sometimes physically demanding, requiring the employee to be on their feet all day performing visual observations
    • Frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms
    • Required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
    • Occasionally works in outside weather conditions that are hot, cold and/or wet
    • Must have the ability to climb a ladder; maneuver in, on, and under buildings and other structures; and work at heights (ladders, man lifts, scaffolds, catwalks)
    • Occasionally exposed to hazardous plants, insects, reptiles, and other animals

    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 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, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  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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