Structural Professional Engineer – Deerfield Beach, FL

Engineering Express®, an industry leader in specialty structural engineering, is seeking a Professional Engineer to head the specialty structures department of the firm in Deerfield Beach, FL. Unlike the long project lead times of building and being limited to repetitive designs over and over again, Engineering Express® gives corporate structure to smaller specialty work in an exciting, challenging, and fun environment. Work with a diverse set of construction materials to design unique projects of all kinds alongside a talented support team.

What makes us special?

Our comfortable and inviting office allows for camaraderie among of our small, cohesive and multi-cultural team.   We pride ourselves on our state of the art technology to maximize project efficiency where everything is virtualized and iPads and computer screens are everywhere. The company’s founder believes in personal growth and sends our team to the best in personal development courses, which has created a close bond among our team. There are no hidden layers of management and we all take pride of ownership. Everyone makes a difference here. We live our core values daily: win as a team, make our customer’s day, own it, innovate everything and celebrate achievements!

About the position:

You will be responsible for supervising, designing, and approving the work of your team for projects in Florida and beyond consisting of designs such as custom residential and commercial renovations and specialty components, glazing components, building product evaluations, and much more. Some of our cool projects have included specialty structural railing designs for glass, aluminum and steel for the largest commercial and residential structures (check our website for details).   Carports, canopies, walkways, louvered roof systems, custom staircases for some of the largest projects around – you get the picture…

Snapshot of key accountabilities:

  • Delegate assignments to EI’s, technicians, and draftsmen
  • Review project needs, assemble calculation templates from our vast library for use
  • Design and assist in the design of projects using CAD, Excel, FEA, and other software
  • Approve work and field inspect as needed.
  • Innovate and update the firm’s design, QA, and template processes for additional company growth

Measures of your success will be your ability to strengthen the profitability of the department by increasing gross income and net profit, guarantee 100% customer satisfaction by whatever means necessary, develop a more efficient design, and continuously refine the management and quality assurance system.

Traits required for success:

Our ideal candidate will have strong analytical and technical abilities and demands carefully thought out results. You excel at developing new ideas and systems and analyzing and improving on established ones. Ability to spot and correct errors is important. Work is done expediently and professionally, while always focusing on accomplishing the goals and demanding the highest quality work from your team. You thrive in a fast paced environment and are able to lead and control multiple projects simultaneously.

Skills/Experience/Knowledge required:

  • 5 years minimum experience in construction / structural / engineering fields, at least 1 as a Florida Professional Engineer
  • Excellent construction know-how of structural elements
  • Supervisory experience is highly desired
  • Computer savvy including:
    • Excel: intermediate (able to access templates, develop new spreadsheets, & make updates to existing spreadsheets)
    • Word: intermediate (able to type your own letters & reports)
    • Outlook: intermediate (daily use)
    • AutoCAD: intermediate (Able and willing to use AutoCAD tools to create & edit work)
  • Excellent grammar and communication skills
  • Basic understanding of Florida Building Codes