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Substation Design Civil/Structural Engineer

United States, South Dakota, Sioux Falls
5701 South Corporate Place (Show on map)
Dec 21, 2023

The Opportunity

Ulteig is seeking qualified candidates to work in our Substation department for the position of Design Civil/Structural Engineer. The Design Engineer acts as a discipline engineer or overall project engineer planning, scheduling, conducting and/or coordinating detailed phases of assigned project work. They will make design recommendations, adaptations and modifications for foundation design, structural steel design, and grading plans. The Design Engineer will perform calculations using engineering formulas and skills and completes own design work which may involve computer-aided and/or manual design calculations.

What You'll Do

  • Applies current, standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria to complete engineering tasks.
  • Develops plans, specifications, and observation reports to see that these items are complete, accurate and in accordance with sound engineering practice.
  • Practices efficiency engineering as it pertains to design selection.
  • Recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality.
  • Works closely with engineering technicians and experienced engineers.
  • May work in the office or in the field.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Is technically involved with the resolution of design problems that may include performing field investigation or observations.
  • Checks design computations done by others.
  • Coordinates specific design aspects of a project.
  • Performs detailed engineering design and evaluations within specialty.
  • May devise new approaches and solutions to problems encountered.
  • Prepares reports and correspondence concerning the direction of assigned projects.
  • May participate in marketing, sales and business development activities within assigned market.
  • Demonstrates a wide degree of creativity and latitude.
  • Effectively communicates and interacts with clients to ensure we are meeting their needs.
  • Works closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects.

What We Expect from You

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil and/or Structural Engineering from an ABET accredited program or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of engineering experience
  • Engineering in Training (EIT) registration or obtain within 6 months required
  • Knowledge of electrical utility substation layout and design preferred.
  • Understanding of structural steel, drilled pier & spread footing design and detailing required, grading design preferred.
  • Experience using MathCAD, STAAD or equivalent, foundation design programs, and/or other structural modeling software preferred.
  • Knowledge of, AISC, and ACI required, ASCE & NESC preferred.
  • Basic understanding of AutoCADD and/or MicroStation preferred.
  • Proven experience in Microsoft Software Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
  • Must have authorization to work permanently in the US.

As you consider applying for a position at Ulteig, we encourage you to think outside the box - because we do! You might not meet 100% of the skills listed in a description, but we are committed to hiring people with exceptional talent, ability and potential, and then creating an environment where they can become the best versions of themselves. We don't want to miss out on the possibility of speaking with the next outstanding Ulteig team member, so please apply if you think this role is a great match for your unique skills and strengths. And, yes, relevant military experience is absolutely considered for transitioning service members.

What You Can Expect from Ulteig

Ulteig is a purpose driven organization that has built a culture focused on people - both our clients and our employees for over 75 years. Working at Ulteig is more than a job, it means you will have the opportunity to make a difference by creating and solving for a sustainable future. We realize that a huge part of our success has relied heavily on the dedication and focus of our workforce; this is why we make investing in our employees a top priority. Being 100% employee-owned means, we take our own success and the success of our clients personally.

We offer our team members:

  • Flexible Workplace
  • Employee Ownership
  • Competitive Pay
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Collaborative Environment
  • Innovative Culture

Our vision is to be the most trusted partners transforming our world's critical infrastructure. Ulteig connects people and resources to develop compelling, integrated solutions across multiple Lifeline Sectors, including power, renewables, transportation and water. Ulteig's footprint spans the country and leverages its expertise with a wide range of public and private clients.

At Ulteig, we deeply care and listen to the needs of our team to ensure they are comfortable and have the necessary tools to be productive whether they choose to work remotely, hybrid or in office. We strive to allow a balance and separation between home and work life and provide support and a flexible working schedule so that employees are able to focus on what's important to them. Our offices are currently open, and employees have the option of accessing them to work. We will continue to monitor and respond to COVID-19 proactively to ensure the safety of our valued employees.

If you would like to be a part of a company that empowers their employees, apply today!

Ulteig is a Drug Free Workplace


Additional Opportunity Details:
Compensation Range is Generally +/- 15% of Position Mid-Point of $83,500*
* The salary displayed represents the middle of a range. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary include your job specific skills, education, training, job location, number of years of experience related to this role and comparison to other employees already in this role

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: to protect the interests of all parties, Ulteig Engineers, Inc., will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate or an approved vendor that has a written and signed agreement in place with Ulteig. Please do not contact or forward resumes to our company employees or locations. Any unsolicited resumes will be considered Ulteig property. Ulteig is not responsible for any charges or fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)