Structural Designer

Job Locations US-PA-Pittsburgh (Moon Township)
Structural Design


Our growing Manufacturing Infrastructure Services (MIS) team is actively interviewing for current and upcoming projects. Our Structural Designer 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 your 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 technical associate degree or high school diploma with related experience.  Candidates must have proficiency with computerized design tools including Revit, Navisworks, and AutoCAD.



  • Coordinate with structural engineer to design buildings, building foundations, equipment foundations, masonry structures, and miscellaneous concrete and steel structures
  • Evaluate and resolve problems by reviewing multiple sources of information and coordinating design criteria with other disciplines
  • Develop structural material take-offs
  • Provide quality oversight for structural designs performed by others
  • When required, be the main point of contact for the structural discipline when meeting with the project manager, other discipline leads, and the client
  • Train and mentor less experienced designers
  • Generate structural hour estimates to complete ongoing work and for new proposals


  • 4+ years’ experience working on heavy industrial/steel-making structural projects
  • Demonstrated proficiency (minimum of 1 year experience) working with Revit and AutoCAD
  • Ability to work in a team environment with engineers and senior designers
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Suite including MS Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform field/site visits
  • Ability to travel (estimated travel time is 10%)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Navisworks and Bluebeam
  • Possess an understanding of structural engineering codes and standards

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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