Structural Engineer at GHD in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Posted in Other 24 days ago.

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Job Description:

Our Engineering Design business group in Harrisburg, PA is looking for a Structural Engineer to assist with the engineering design, evaluation and implementation of water and wastewater infrastructure projects.

In this role your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting Engineers by performing the routine aspects for engineering assignments

  • Performing design calculations, sketches and technical comparisons
  • Reviewing and editing project specifications
  • Preparing and editing designs and drawings recommended by Project Engineers
  • Preparing portions of project documents
  • Researching code and regulatory requirements
  • Researching design options, component specifications and document findings for Project Engineers and Job Manager
  • Responding to contractor's questions and preparing alternate designs as needed under the guidance of Project Engineers
  • Performing analysis and design retrofit of new and existing utilities


For success in this position, you'll possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering; Master's Degree is a plus
  • 0-3 years of experience in the water/wastewater industry
  • Engineer in Training Certification and applicable internship experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD; Civil 3D knowledge a plus
  • Knowledge of modeling and design software as applicable
  • Involvement in professional organization preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work both within a team and independently
  • Ability to be proactive and take ownership of the task involved


Our commitment to you
Fostering gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the way GHD does business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity.

In addition to a competitive salary, GHD provides attractive career options including professional development via our GHD Business School, additional leave, and family-friendly flexible work arrangements.

Why GHD?
Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride that comes from being employee owned. This ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities.

So, do you have what it takes: passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own?

About GHD
As one of the world's leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our collective future. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

In return, we offer remarkable career shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global experience.

If you are passionate about pursuing this position, please submit your resume and cover letter via the link above.

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.

This position does not provide visa sponsorship.

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