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Structural Project Engineer


South Carolina (SC), US Charlotte, North Carolina (NC), US, 28208 Greenville, South Carolina (SC), US, 29615 North Carolina (NC), US

Category:  Engineering
Work Area:  Hybrid
Requisition ID:  1573



About Day and Zimmermann

When you’ve been around for more than a century, you know a thing or two! At Day & Zimmermann, we take our lifetime of experience and make things better! Our 51,000+ employees help bring big ideas to life every day. We’re pushing the boundaries of innovation in construction & engineering, operations & maintenance, staffing, and security & defense. And that’s not all. Did we mention that we have 150+ worldwide locations with $2.7 billion USD in annual revenue? Come join our in on purpose – We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customers power and improve the world. We do what we say.®

We’re looking for a full-time, staff Structural Engineer III

to join our Day & Zimmermann team located in either Greenville, SC or Charlotte, NC (Hybrid Remote).

As the Structural Engineer III, here’s the work you’ll do:

Under general supervision, a Structural Engineer III is expected to develop structural analysis and design deliverables, engineering design criteria and specifications for foundations, concrete and steel structures on various sized projects.  Able to prepare basic to complex levels of structural analysis and design for industrial facilities including process equipment foundations, buildings, dynamic and rotating equipment, open structures, pipe racks and modifications to existing facilities.  The position could require the individual to provide discipline administrative and supervisory functions on the assigned project, including the development of discipline scope documents, engineering budgets, schedule and associated staffing plans and management of assigned staff.


  • Prepares or checks structural calculations, sketches, specifications and supports development of design drawings prepared by designers.
  • Provides technical guidance for the pertinent portions of the assigned projects including review of vendor documents and shop drawings.
  • Develops and monitors project scopes and schedule for applicable discipline. Identifies changes in scope and their impact, as they occur.
  • Provides coordination of design efforts with other disciplines, subcontractors, construction and client personnel.
  • Monitors and ensures design work and documents are correct, consistent with applicable codes, logically presented and constructible.
  • When responsible for work, stamps required project documents as a PE.

This role is for you if you have these skills:

  • Experience in effective project execution and project procedures. Familiar with codes and standards of ACI, AISC, IBC and ASCE. Ability to supervise and lead the completion of projects.
  • Strong organizational skills for multiple projects.
  • Exhibits both technical breadth and depth of subject structural engineering curriculum and is able to effectively communicate complex technical solutions and concepts.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office suite applications, and the ability to quickly learn and use other software packages. 
  • Proficiency in one or more structural analysis software packages (RISA or preferred).
  • Able to work in AutoCAD and Bluebeam. 
  • Experience using Revit and Tekla Structures a plus.

And if you have these qualifications:

  • ABET BS Degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis on Structural. Master’s degree in Structural Engineering preferred.
  • 8+ years of relevant experience.
  • NCEES accreditation preferred.
  • PE strongly preferred.
  • AutoCAD, Bluebeam, RISA 3D or STAAD.Pro.
  • US Citizenship.
  • Great attitude and team player.
  • Successful completion of background screening process.

SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? APPLY NOW! Talent Acquisition Partner: Jay Howle

In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the wage range for this role is $96,160 - $144,240. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements).

We care about our employees and it shows.

Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members!

To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job

you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation:
Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery.
Balancing (e.g. maintaining equilibrium when walking, climbing, crouching, etc.)
Stooping (e.g. bending the spine at the waist)
Reaching (e.g. reaching the arms or legs in any direction)
Lifting motion or lifting objects more than 15 pounds
Repetitive motion of any part of the body
Kneeling, crouching or crawling
Pushing or pulling (e.g. using a part of your body to press against something in a downward or outward direction or in a dragging or hauling motion)
Manual Dexterity (e.g. picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses fingers)
Grasping (e.g. use of hand to apply pressure)
Feeling (e.g. perceiving an object’s size, shape, texture, etc.)
Climbing (e.g. ascending/descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, pole, etc. using feet and legs and hands/arms to climb)
Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time.
Ability to read complex documents in the English language.
Capacity to reason and make sound decisions.
Ability to write complex documents in the English language.
Capacity to express thoughts orally.
Ability to regularly perform all job functions at Company’s office or worksite.
Ability to withstand environmental conditions (e.g. extreme heat or cold, grass, wind, sand, fumes, odors, gases, extreme noise, etc.)

Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity


Day & Zimmermann is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email, and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

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