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Structural Engineer

Company: Pure Power Engineering
Location: Hoboken
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

About Pure Power
Pure Power is an engineering firm specializing in designing big, challenging, and high-profile Solar PV systems. As a full-service engineering firm, we create 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.

Those that join the company have an opportunity to:
- Work in a fast growing, exciting, & innovative industry
- Have a career with purpose and impact on the environment
- Contribute to the best and largest firm in the solar industry with a great reputation built over the past 10 years
- Take pride in the fact that our services really are the best in the industry. There is no fake it until you make it here


  • 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.
  • Perform on-site structural inspections and gather information on as-built conditions.
  • Work cross functionally with other teams within and outside the engineering department to ensure clients' needs and internal deadlines are met.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • 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.
    • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE).
    • 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 pace environment.
    • Valid driver's license

      Preferred experience:

      • Active Professional Engineering license
      • 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.

        This position will be based out of our exciting downtown Hoboken, NJ Headquarters with the flexibility to work a hybrid in-office and remotely weekly schedule. We are next to public transportation options from NYC and Northern NJ. We also provide a parking spot for the days when an employee wishes to drive to the office and for those that utilize public transportation, we will cover the costs associated with traveling to and from the office.

        Compensation and Benefits
        We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience. We pay 100% of our employee medical, dental, and vision benefits costs, offer 401k matching, commuter benefits and much more!

        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 our 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.

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

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