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Structural Drafter

St. Louis, MO 63126

Posted: 06/15/24 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Number: EB-1077185086

Job Description

Structural Designer
POSITION SUMMARY:

The Structural Designer II is responsible for steel design and drawing development efforts under direction of the structural engineer as described under essential duties and responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive structural layout with priority on modularization, ease of fabrication, constructability and cost-effectiveness.
  • Drive the assembly and review of design and fabrication packages.
  • Assist with development of proposals.
  • Serve as conduit between fabrication shop and engineering team for RFIs and revisions.
  • Create detail drawings to be issued to shop for fabrication.
  • Prepare DXF and NC1 Files for automated equipment fabrication.
  • Apply knowledge of OSHA requirements regarding walkways, stairs, guardrail / handrail design, and steel erection.
  • Utilize software including Advance Steel, AutoCAD, and Navisworks for drafting, design and coordination.
  • Communicate and problem solve with all disciplines (mechanical, structural, electrical, instrumental) throughout design phase.
  • Develop 3D models for structural steel framed systems including process building modules, process skids, pipe racks and miscellaneous equipment platforms.
  • Develop drawings containing Isometrics, Plans, Elevations, Sections and Details.
  • Develop grating layout plans and work with grating fabricators on details.
  • Develop Bills of Material (Material Take Offs – MTO’s) and submit for purchasing as required.
  • Assist with the creation, assembly, and review of design and fabrication packages.
  • Provide support during fabrication and pre-assembly phase of project.
  • Travel domestically and internationally ranging from 0-10% per year.
  • Document and update drawings for Record (“As-Builts”)
  • Develop and maintain relationships with employees at all locations.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promote a positive working environment in order to achieve the organization’s goals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

SKILL/ KNOWLEDGE/ ABILITY/ EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate’s degree in CAD technology is required.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of design experience is required.
  • AutoCad design experience is required.
  • Proficiency is required with steel design software such as REVIT, TEKLA, or Advance Steel (Advance Steel preferred)
  • Ability to become proficient with Advance Steel is required.
  • Excellent communication skills; both oral and written is required.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are required.
  • Computer skills and an in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows based programs are required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours with some weekend and holiday work required.
  • Requires effective time management skills, personal conduct, and change management abilities.
  • Ability to effectively interact with co-workers, clients, vendors, and other business contacts.
  • Must comply with core values for the safe and efficient operation of the business and maintain sound relationships among and with employees.
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