Structural Engineer

Category: Structural

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General Description:

The Structural Engineer position is responsible for the design of foundations, support steel, and structural steel associated with the glass furnace, batch plant, cullet system(s), and surrounding structures. This position provides design guidance to the steel design group, including beam sizing, specialized connection details, design of modifications to existing structures, as well as supporting design calculations and analysis.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering preferred. At a minimum, an Associate’s Degree in Engineering Technology or similar program is required.
  • A minimum of 5 to 10 years of pertinent work experience designing structural steel systems.
  • Professional Engineering license preferred; otherwise, ability to qualify for PE within 4 years.
  • Minimum 5 years AutoCAD experience, including 2 years’ experience with version 2010 or later. Experience using Inventor design software and other structural software packages a plus.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally (up to 25%).
  • Glass plant and melter design/operation experience a plus.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability and experience to conduct and direct the development of design/layout drawings, detail/fabrication drawings, material lists, and component and material specifications.
  • Ability to conduct formal structural analysis, including all calculations suitable for review/verification by others. Calculations will be retained as formal record of design fitness.
  • Ability to develop scope of work documents, along with engineering/material/construction estimates.
  • Ability to communicate with client to determine client requirements and identify areas to improve client process and experience.
  • Capable of working in both English and metric units.
  • Knowledge of field and shop operations required.
  • Experience with glass melting furnaces highly desired, including batch and cullet handing systems.
  • Must be able to lead technical aspects of the design and design execution for a team of 6-8 designers and draftsmen.

Typical Duties:

Depending on experience level and educational background, the Structural Engineer will be involved in or trained in:

  • Design of structural foundations and structural steel as required for glass furnace, batch and cullet systems and facilities construction, including sizing and specification of structural members and miscellaneous steel;
  • Development of steel construction drawings using AutoCAD, Inventor, and possibly other software packages;
  • Assisting in technical support of TECO’s international operations and projects;
  • Development of engineering/material/construction estimates;
  • Assisting in all aspects of glass furnace project implementation;
  • Coordinating structural steel engineering activity with other disciplines; and
  • Construction troubleshooting and field engineering.


Will report to the Director of Engineering and will provide direct project support to the Project Management Group and Structural Engineering.

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