Search Jobs

Sr Structural Engineer

Oak Ridge, TN

Posted: 03/11/2024 Industry: Drafting & Design Job Number: 192129 Pay Rate: Up to $75 per hour

Job Description

We are looking to add a Senior Lead Structural Engineer to our growing engineering team. As a Senior Lead Structural Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work on projects critical to our nations security and scientific research. You will have an opportunity to design some of the most unique and rewarding facilities knowing your contributions matter.

As a Sr. Lead Structural Engineer, you will be responsible for full execution and oversight of assigned projects ranging from small upgrades to new green field designs. You will act as the Subject Matter Expert in structural design for industrial and nuclear projects across the country. This position will also assist the Structural Engineering Discipline Manager in daily operations of design team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead structural design team as Engineer of Record for projects assigned
  • Being Subject Matter Expert in design industrial and hazardous structures including design of steel and concrete, seismic design, and code expert in IBC, DOE-1020, ASCE, etc.
  • Participate in project conceptual designs including design charrettes
  • Assist Structural Discipline Manager with assigned tasks including scheduling, budgeting, and staffing
  • Perform site visits and walkdowns as required
  • Mentor Structural Engineers and Designers as required

Job Requirements


  • 4 year B.S. ABET Accredited Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Professional Engineer or Structural Engineer license with ability to obtain licenses in multiple states
  • 10 years experience of industrial facility design, including 1 year of nuclear design required
  • Design experience with DOE-1020, ASCE 43, AISC N690, ACI 349, and similar nuclear codes and standards
  • Ability to obtain/maintain DOE Q Clearance
  • Ability to travel 15% of time as required
  • Experience with leading team of 5+ Engineers and Designers including personnel and design management
  • Experience in developing design estimates of complex projects
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and PDF software
  • Ability to navigate 3D Building Information Models
  • Ability to use CAD software
  • US citizenship with no dual citizenship is required
  • Work in Oak Ridge, TN full time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering
  • Structural Engineer license (SE)
  • Engineer of Record experience for Nuclear Power Plant or Department of Energy
  • 1 year experience as Field or Resident Engineer on active job site preferred
  • Experience designing the UFC criteria
  • Blast Design experience
  • Experience with Soil Structural Interaction (SSI) design
  • Advanced knowledge of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) in high seismic environments
  • FEA expertise utilizing STAAD pro
  • Experience utilizing MathCAD software
  • Experience with NQA-1 Quality Program including design procedures, software quality assurance, and commercial grade dedication
  • Experience working in a high-security environment

Additional Information

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Meet Your Recruiter

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.