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Field Structural Engineer

Company: Pure Power Engineering
Location: Hoboken
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Pure Power Engineering is a leader in the design and engineering of commercial and utility scale solar PV systems. Our strength is creating the drawings that contractors use for permits and construction. An essential aspect of our design is the structural analysis of buildings and structures that support the solar PV system. We are looking to hire a Field Structural Engineer to assist with on-site structural inspections and analysis. Pure Power is an engineering firm specializing in designing big, challenging, and high-profile Solar PV systems (with or without energy storage). Our sophisticated clients know engineering isn't a commodity and it pays in the end to have the best detailed, technically accurate, and well thought out designs. As a full-service engineering firm, our work is creating the electrical and structural drawings and calculation packages for bidding, permits, and construction, as well as supporting the lead up to the full engineering drawings, primarily interconnection support and electrical/structural feasibility studies. Founded in 2012, Pure Power has experienced 9 consecutive years of revenue and personnel growth. You will be coming into a culture of constant education, improvement, and teamwork. We place an emphasis on training and professional development, which results in an extremely low turnover rate and employees that stay and grow with the company for a long time. You will be coming into a culture of constant education, improvement, and teamwork. As a Pure Power engineer, challenge yourself every day to make each design and drawing set the best one yet. Responsibilities

  • Perform on-site structural inspections and gather information on as-built conditions.
  • You will work alongside our in-house Structural PE to generate the solar industry's best structural design, analysis, and calculation packages.
  • Perform structural analysis for building structures and solar mounting systems such as ballasted roof, attached roof, ground mount, and elevated canopy/carports.
  • Produce required structural analysis documentation for the approval of solar permits.
  • Determine and prepare wind and seismic calculations to ensure the integrity and compliance of the photovoltaic mounting systems
  • Use AutoCAD to generate drawings and sketches.
  • Lead or participate in project meetings and conference calls.
  • Work cross functionally with other teams within and outside the engineering department to ensure clients' needs and internal deadlines are met.

    Required Qualifications
    • Degree in Structural Engineering or related field.
    • 3+ years of relevant structural design experience in a variety of commercial building projects.
    • Willing and able to conduit site visits to gather information on existing structures up to 60% of the time.
    • Experience with various structural software packages for analysis and design such as RAM Connection, TEDDS, ETABS, SAP.
    • Analysis of buildings and multi-level parking garages.
    • Calculation of all kinds of loads acting on a given structure (wind load, seismic load, snow load, and combinations these loads per code, etc.)
    • AutoCAD.
    • Thorough knowledge of engineering standards, codes, and other applicable state and federal guidelines.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a dynamic fast-paced environment.
    • Valid driver's license. Preferred Qualifications
      • Active Professional Engineering license.
      • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE).
      • Economical and cost-conscious design of concrete pads, foundations, and structures (for inverter stations, switchgear pads, etc).
      • Review of and coordination with solar racking system supplier, including but not limited to; racking system components, structures, and foundations.
      • Familiarity with, and eventual mastery of, solar racking manufacturer's designs and specifications.
      • Experience in electrical pole design.
      • Expertise in local building code requirements (IBC) and live loads (wind, snow, etc.).
      • Geotechnical engineering knowledge and experienced in interpreting geotechnical reports, analysis of soil-structure interaction, soil corrosion, bearing capacity, swell/settlement, expansive soil, earth pressures, pavement section design, frost heave, slope stability, underpinning, and shoring design.
      • Background in steel design, concrete design, aluminum design and cold formed steel framing system analysis and design.
      • A background in surveying and coordinate systems.
      • Interfacing closely with development, engineering, and construction teams. Location This position will be based out of our exciting downtown Hoboken, NJ Headquarters. Pure Power Engineering offers the flexibility to work a hybrid in-office and work-from-home weekly schedule. We are next to public transportation options from NYC and Northern NJ. We also provide a private parking spot for the days when an employee wishes to drive to the office. Compensation and Benefits We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience. We pay 100% of our employee benefits costs and offer healthcare plans, dental, vision and 401K matching. Equal Opportunity Employer Pure Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company. PM21 PI189787433

Keywords: Pure Power Engineering, Hoboken , Field Structural Engineer, Engineering , Hoboken, New Jersey

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