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Senior Structural Designer

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Date: Dec 24, 2021

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 48704 

Job Category: Engineering 


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.


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Structural Designer to join our Project Delivery Group (PDG) in Pittsburgh, PA.


PDG helps clients reach their business goals through a range of strong technical capabilities. We ensure world-class project delivery through the skills of our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering and project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors. 


We manage our clients’ entire project lifecycle from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies.   Join our team and become part of a community that strives for positive change–providing the best solutions for our clients’ toughest challenges!  


As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Participate in a wide range of projects covering civil structures design including bridges, retaining walls, dams, culvert structures, liquid retaining structures, pump stations. Activities include site investigation, steel and concrete modeling of civil structures for both front end planning and the detailed engineering phase for multi-discipline projects
  • Develop 3D models in an integrated CAD environment and extracting 2D drawings for fabrication
  • Produce detailed engineering drawings and documents
  • Lead project design work, coordinate the work of Structural Designers and check the design work of other personnel
  • Prepare design concepts and project proposals
  • Participate in formal engineering process
  • Participate in site investigation and civil/structural steel modeling for both front end planning studies and the detailed engineering phase for multidiscipline projects


You bring to the role:

  • Minimum 8+ years of experience in 3D structural modeling with Bentley products (Aecosim, Open Building, Microstation). AutoCAD experience is a optional
  • Experience in the design of heavy industrial sector is preferred
  • Must function independently with minimal supervision in a multi-discipline team setting
  • Must mentor / assist on the job training of designers
  • Must demonstrate strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot issues
  • Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to convey project technical information to project managers, clients and peers
  • Must demonstrate organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task, prioritize, take direction, and provide direction to others ensuring the quality of deliverables
  • Strong computer knowledge is required including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent safety awareness
  • Willingness to be a part of a global engineering company and to collaborate with teams in other offices around the world


Why join us?

  • Develop innovation partnerships
  • Think locally, work globally
  • Engage with people who make a difference


What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development


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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