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Structural Engineer - Ports & Marine

Date: Aug 5, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 21048 

Job Category: Engineering; Project Engineering 

Location: Houston, TX, United States  


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Hatch is currently seeking a Structural Engineer to join our expanding Ports & Marine team in our Houston Texas office. The Structural Engineer will be assigned to Senior Project Managers and are expected to be productive with minimal oversight.


Responsibilities include:


  • Applying engineering principles to provide efficient, effective, economical, and timely technical solutions to civil and structural problems in multivariable and multidiscipline project environments;
  • Performing non-routine and complex assignments involving responsibility for planning and conducting a complete project which may have limited scope or constitute a portion of a larger interrelated project;
  • Collecting, reviewing, and analyzing a variety of engineering data to meet engineering objectives;
  • Conducting site visits and performing inspections of existing infrastructure, verify onsite condition and dimensions;
  • Preparing and/or directing reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, inspection reports, and designs;
  • Maintaining technical knowledge to ensure appropriate technologies are incorporated into designs and most cost-effective design techniques are utilized;
  • Mentoring junior engineers;
  • Signing and sealing calculations, reports, plans, and specifications developed by Engineers under the individuals responsible charge.


Professional Qualifications:


  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering university or college (concentration in Structural preferred);
  • PE designation is a must and the ability to quickly become registered in additional states;
  • 6-12 years of design experience with heavy industrial terminals, ports, maritime, material handling areas or related projects;
  • Experience with liquids terminals is an asset;
  • Strong technical skills in design formulation, analysis, execution, documentation, and presentation of civil/structural and geotechnical issues;
  • Working knowledge of current US codes: AISC (steel), and ACI 318 (concrete), ASCE 7 & ICC-IBC (building);
  • Demonstrated experience with CADD programs, Structural Design F.E.A. software (RISA 3D, STADD, or similar), and structural analysis programs;
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, and as part of multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Permitting, construction inspection, and field investigation experience are considered an asset;
  • Current holder of, or have no restrictions to obtain, Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC);
  • Must be willing to travel to clients and job sites both local and abroad.


No immigration sponsorship is available for this position. Hatch does not sponsor candidates for permanent residency except in some areas that, in Hatch’s sole discretion, require highly-specialized backgrounds.




We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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