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Structural Engineer - McCarthy-Bush Corporation

Company: McCarthy Bush
Location: Davenport
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The McCarthy-Bush family of businesses strives to be the preferred supplier in the markets in which we provide services, which include construction, mining, real estate development, and steel fabrication sectors. We achieve this goal by focusing on the needs of our clients.McCarthy-Bush Corporation is seeking a Structural Engineer based out of Davenport, Iowa.The Structural Engineer role is mix of both estimator and project manager responsibilities. This position is required to work with the customers to estimate any potential projects based on engineering drawings, architectural drawings, sketches, and concepts while balancing the goals of being low bid and making a profit for the company. After a successful project is awarded, the Engineer will be responsible to work with internal and external partners to ensure this project is completed on time, within budget, meeting quality expectations and within required specifications.Position Responsibilities:Estimating - 50%Read and understand specifications, drawings and notes to create competitive bids for potential and current customers. Work with internal personnel, vendors, suppliers and management to achieve and submit cost-effective project estimates, while meeting specified project criteria and deadlines.Problem solve and effectively communicate with customers to address any issues or understand the scope of a projectCoordinate all potential outsourcing needed of machining, trucking, galvanizing or other services for each projectAssist in CAD with drafting and detailing projects, as neededProject Management - 25%As the project point person, review the financial and schedule status of every project weekly. This includes analyzing any issues and communicating to both internal and external partners of the project regularly.Maintain production records to track quality and production hours to accurately track jobs/projectsCoordinate project communications internally and externally, including significant project milestones, change in scope, approaching deadlines, billing details or other important informationLead the documentation process through contracts, drawings, submittals, correspondence, specifications, purchase orders, and other documentsOversee the purchasing duties of a project by negotiating pricing, identifying alternative sources of materials, issuing PO's, and approving vendor invoicesSales - 25%Actively engage in locating profitable project opportunitiesRespond to inquiries from potential customers with information regarding our companies, while maintaining and building the current and potential customer basesEstablish dialogue with general contractors who are bidding the same projects to gain competitive intelligenceKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:Working knowledge of building codes such as AISC Steel Manual, AWS D1.1, ASTM Standards and internal building codesPrevious use of tools such as Autocad, Fabtrol, Fabsuite and Autosketch. Must also have experience with estimating software.Industrial knowledge of production processes including plasma cutting, forming, shearing, machining and weldingExcellent customer service and sales skillsAbility to "roll your sleeves up" and get the job doneDemonstrated honesty, integrity and drive to be the bestPrevious Experience & Job Requirements:Bachelor's Degree in Industrial or Structural Engineering, Construction or ArchitecturePrior experience as a project manager or estimator in the structural steel or fabrication industry requiredPhysical DemandsRegularly required to sit, stand and walk; use hands to finger and feel; reach with hands and arms, including above shoulders and overhead; talk and hear. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Why should you work here?Check out the McCarthy-Bush Corporation here -> The ability to gain real-world experience from dynamic professionals with diverse expertiseCompetitive compensationExposure to many different types of industries and businessesGenerous benefits package with 401k matchFlexible PTO PolicyVisit our website to learn more at McCarthy Bush Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunities and all candidates will be evaluated based qualification. McCarthy-Bush Corporation encourages qualified women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and others to apply. Equal Opportunity is the Law.

Keywords: McCarthy Bush, Davenport , Structural Engineer - McCarthy-Bush Corporation, Other , Davenport, Iowa

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