Structural Engineer

Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
Structural Engineering


Our growing Manufacturing Infrastructure Services (MIS) team is actively interviewing for current and upcoming projects. Our Structural Engineer role provides you the opportunity to design the latest state-of-the-art facilities in a wide variety of markets such as industrial, manufacturing, oil & gas, real estate, solid waste, power, and public sector. We are seeking self-motivated individuals with strong communication skills and a passion to apply professional experience and knowledge in a team environment. You should be a detail-oriented professional, understand the importance of meeting personal and team commitments, and be flexible in adapting to a fast-paced environment.  We are seeking candidates with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering.  Candidates having their Professional Engineer registration are preferred.



  • Possess an understanding of structural codes and standards
  • Work under the supervision of a senior engineer to:
    • Analyze structures using various structural engineering software programs such as STAAD, RAM, TEDDS, SP-MATS, and Hilti Profis for the design of buildings, building foundations, equipment foundations, masonry structures, miscellaneous concrete and steel structures, and anchor rods
    • Prepare structural calculations and details of structural elements for various materials, primarily steel, concrete, and masonry
  • Provide quality oversight for structural designs performed by others
  • Be the main point of contact for the structural discipline when meeting with the project manager, other discipline leads, and the customer
  • Train and mentor less experienced engineers and designers
  • Coordinate details and miscellaneous design criteria with other disciplines
  • Generate structural engineering hour estimates to complete ongoing work and for new proposals


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline is required
  • 5+ years of experience in structural engineering with relevant experience on industrial or manufacturing type projects.
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of industry codes and standards such as ACI, AISC, AIST, ASCE, and AWS
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of structural design software
  • Possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Suite including MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to perform field/site visits
  • Ability to travel (estimated travel time is 10%)

Preferred Qualifications

    • Masters’ degree in structural engineering is a plus
    • REVIT, AutoCAD, Navisworks, and Bluebeam experience is a plus
    • PE. Registration or E.I.T. with multiple years’ work under the supervision of a P.E.
    • Experience with leading a team of engineers and designers

About Us

We have experts! CEC is consistently ranked as a Top 500 Design Firm and Top 200 Environmental Firm by Engineering News-Record. We are looking for people who enjoy using their education and experience to solve difficult technical problems and work on interesting projects. You can accomplish this while working with a team of professionals who are equally motivated to provide high levels of service to our clients and to teach you along the way.


We have support! We have a variety of Employee Resource Groups, including CEC Community – focused on giving back to the communities in which we work; CEC Ignite – focused on helping professionals early in their careers to develop their pathway; CEC iDEA – focused on inclusion, diversity, equality, and acceptance; and CEC Women – focused on creating internal and external opportunities for women to network and leverage professional experience!

We care about our people! People and Culture are two of the five elements of our strategic plan. When you care about your people, they will want to grow a career with you – that is our goal. CEC offers you a small-firm work environment with large-firm opportunities. Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide an opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in its success.


CEC offers a matching 401(k); profit sharing; a performance bonus; company stock; medical dental, and vision insurance; short and long-term disability; tuition assistance; professional development; and work-life balance.


CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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