Civil/Structural Designer

Midlothian, VA /
Civil/Structural /
Full-time
Progressive Design, Inc. is currently seeking an entrepreneurial spirited Civil/Structural Designer. The company's entrepreneurial culture is key to its success and sets Progressive Design apart from the competition.

This is a full time/direct hire position that is located in Midlothian, VA- (Richmond, VA area).

Company Overview:
Founded in 1986, Progressive Design has grown to become one of the largest privately held multi-discipline engineering companies in central Virginia. Possessing vast experience and technical expertise, we deliver unparalleled value to our customers.
Progressive Design supports manufacturing facilities and clients in the Eastern US with areas of specialization including: project feasibility studies, detailed project/construction estimates, process improvement analysis, new process design, process upgrades, air pollution abatement technology and integration, environmental compliance, product design and capital projects.  The company serves Fortune 500 companies in industries such as food processing, films, fibers, plastics, paper, chemicals, tobacco, pharmaceuticals, power, metals, wastewater treatment, and discrete manufacturing.

General Responsibilities:
Civil/Structural Designers are responsible for performing civil and/or structural design duties as stand-alone projects; or as incidental to multi-disciplined projects.

Practical Application of Responsibilities:
Assist project manager in developing estimates, schedules, material lists, design concepts, design drawings and other project documentation per customer and corporate guidelines
Perform field work and technical research
Maintain project files and documentation using document control databases
Ensure accuracy and completeness of all deliverable products and services in assigned areas of responsibility
Responsible for tracking and complying with scopes, schedules and budgets

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
5+ years of heavy industrial experience
Proficient in AutoCAD and Revit
Working knowledge of OSHA
Knowledgeable of basic civil and structural material specifications to the extent that all information required for material purchase, fabrication and construction is reflected on the finished drawings
Performing field work in industrial environments to collect design information and verify tie- ins, function and clearances
Performing temporary field support activities, when assigned, for engineering support during construction
Assisting engineers with cost and material estimates and preliminary design studies
Direct interface with clients
Checking the accuracy and quality of drawings
Working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office
Strong communication and organizational skills
Strong ethics and corporate loyalty
Must be results oriented
Must be a team player
Must possess uncompromised commitment to quality
Must be a US citizen

Preferred Qualifications/Requirements
Current working knowledge of Advance Steel
Current working knowledge of RISA 3D
BECET or ASCET
Experience in an industrial chemical processing environment is a plus.

Benefits:
We offer a fast paced, exciting work environment with a competitive compensation package including: Health Care Benefits, Vacation, 401K and tuition reimbursement.