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Senior Design Engineer

April 21, 2014 - June 28, 2014
Location:Cuddy, PA
Salary Range:75,000-100,000
Exempt/Non-Exempt:Exempt
Benefits:Comprehensive Benefits Package (See Benefits Link in Career Portal)
Employment Type:Full Time
Department:Engineering
Description:Provides engineering design support to all Nicholson Regional Offices and Special Projects. Administratively reports to Engineering Manager.
Duties:•Prepares budget level design in competency areas
•Prepares bid and final design in all Nicholson techniques
•Reviews designs and drawings performed by others
•Evaluates test results for understanding, performance and errors
•Perform field support as needed, particularly projects that have significant QA/QC and testing initiatives
•Supports maintenance of Quality Manual
•Supports development of training initiatives
•Supports Business Development in promoting Nicholson through participation in client meetings, developing technical papers, and presenting technical seminars
•Supports Research and Development initiatives designed to gain competitive advantage
•Promotes safety and quality in all design and jobsite activities

Some travel required.
Qualifications:EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

•Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering
•Excess of 5 years experience as a Nicholson Design Engineer or in geotechnical/
structural design or consulting

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

•Proficient in all Nicholson techniques
•Uses technical literature to broaden understanding of concepts and approaches as needed for projects
•Competent in use of technical analysis software
•Able to balance quality, risk, and cost when providing design information
•Proficient with AutoCAD Lite

CERTIFICATIONS/OTHER:

•Professional Engineer License
•OSHA 10 hour Training Course
•First-Aid/CPR

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Rational decision making ability, attention to detail, makes final decisions and assumes accountability for them, demonstrates the ability to separate the people from the problem or situation, ability to learn quickly and take on new responsibility as needed, ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment-must be assertive, must be able to think \\\"outside the box\\\"

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Reaching high and low, stooping, and bending, able to lift or move up to 30 pounds if needed, able to travel per the companies travel policy, able to concentrate at a high degree in a busy and noisy construction environment, able to work in all types of weather conditions.


In an effort to foster a diverse workforce Nicholson Construction encourages applications from minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. EEO/AA employer.

Nicholson Construction participates in E-Verify.


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