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Project Engineer (Civil / Structural) - EIT, Charleston, SC

Company: Applied Building Sciences, Inc.
Location: Charleston
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Applied Building Sciences, Inc. (ABS), a firm specializing in forensic, structural, and civil engineering, building envelope consulting, architecture, and human factors consulting, is seeking engineering candidates for the role of Project Engineer (EIT) for the Charleston, South Carolina office. Description: The ideal candidate will be an Engineer-In-Training (EIT), with a B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited program. The candidate for this position should have the personal goal of pursuing professional engineering licensure. The focus of the position will be in forensic engineering and structural engineering. The position will work independently and in teams with other engineers, architects, building enclosure consultants, and technicians. Typical work will involve: --- - - - - - - - -Field work for forensic investigations, including travelling to sites and conducting observations and testing. --- - - - - - - - -Production of engineering calculations by hand and using Excel and MathCAD. --- - - - - - - - -Preparation of reports that provide observations, analysis, and conclusions regarding causation of damage. --- - - - - - - - -Research and analysis of building codes and standards. --- - - - - - - - -Gravity, wind, seismic, flood, and rain load calculations per ASCE 7. --- - - - - - - - -Design assignments, which will include preparation of drawings and specifications for repair, maintenance, and restoration of structures. --- - - - - - - - -Equipment preparation and set-up before and during site visits, i.e., ladders, hoses, pressure chambers, moisture meters, laser scanner, measuring devices, etc. --- - - - - - - - -Organizing field notes, photos, calculations, and research for the project file. --- - - - - - - - -Development of structural analysis models using STAAD and RAM. --- - - - - - - - -Regional and local travel for site visits. -Education: B.S. in Civil Engineering (minimum). M.S. in Engineering (strongly preferred). - - - -Minimum Requirements:

  • Ability to work in the field at project sites and in the office.
  • Proficiency in MS Office software, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • A basic level of AutoCAD and Revit training.
  • Desire to learn new testing methods; new structural analysis software; and new engineering skills.
  • Must have a valid U.S. driver's license.
  • Must own and operate a vehicle.
  • Ability to climb ladders, carry equipment (up to 25 lbs.), and safely use access equipment.Salary: Commensurate with experience, training, and education of the candidate. -Benefits:
    • Competitive salary.
    • Vehicle allowance.
    • 401k match.
    • Cell phone stipend.
    • Paid time off (PTO).
    • Company Holidays.
    • Fitness (gym or health subscription) program.
    • Challenging and progressive work environment.
    • Continuing education and training opportunities.Resumes should be submitted to Katherine Haupt at

Keywords: Applied Building Sciences, Inc., Charleston , Project Engineer (Civil / Structural) - EIT, Charleston, SC, Engineering , Charleston, South Carolina

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