Structural Engineer I

QuakeWrap is an environment where creativity, based on sound structural engineering principles, is required. We design fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) material to strengthen reinforced concrete, steel, masonry and timber structures including buildings, bridges, piers, piles, retaining walls, pipes, penstocks, culverts and tunnels.

Tucson, AZ

FRP Construction, LLC

<h4><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif;">FRP Construction, LLC (formed in August of 2007), is the construction support group of QuakeWrap and a team of dedicated, experienced construction management, inspection and installation personnel. This team routinely implements, manages and inspects construction projects in a manner that consistently produces projects that are completed safely, with minimized disruptions, on or ahead of schedule and within budget.<br /> <br /> </span>QuakeWrap, Inc. is an Arizona-based corporation and was incorporated in September 1994. We are a team of structural engineers and construction professionals focused on providing customized solutions for repair, retrofit and strengthening of structures using Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) products including PileMedic and PipeMedic.</h4>

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Overview: We have a global project base. You will use your creative abilities combined with your in-depth understanding of structural engineering principles to design FRP solutions to strengthen structures. FRP design training will be provided on the job. This position will report to the Senior Engineer.
Responsibilities: <strong>Essential Functions</strong> <br /> <br />Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. <br /> <br />▪ Perform analysis and design of structures subjected to gravity and lateral loads <br />▪ Perform strengthening of structural elements with FRP materials <br />▪ Develop design drawings and/or specifications in compliance with applicable codes and regulations <br />▪ Assemble construction documents integrating both QuakeWrap designs and information obtained from client/owner interaction ▪ Develop design solutions based on reports of structural failures, damages, and defects through written and photographic documents, and by site visit and investigation <br />▪ Provide reports detailing investigations and assessment of structures <br /><br /><strong>Supervisory Responsibility:</strong> This position does not require any supervisory responsibilities. <br /><br /><strong>Work Environment:</strong> This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, filing cabinets and fax machines. The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the R&amp;D laboratory, which may require the use of personal protective equipment such as mandatory safety glasses with side shields and hearing protection. <br /><br /><strong>Travel:</strong> Less than 10% travel may be required. <br />
Requirements: <strong>Competencies</strong> <br />▪ MS Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint <br />▪ Computer Aided Design (CAD) ▪ FEA Software (preferably ETABS) <br />▪ Codes/Standards: ACI, AISC, ASCE7, IBC, ASTM<br /><br /><br /><strong>Physical Demands: </strong>The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to lift less than 50lbs. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, kneel, bend, use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms, extended periods of sitting and concentration, finger and wrist dexterity required. <br /><br /><strong>Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:</strong> This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm with some flexibility. <br /><br /><strong>Required Education and Experience</strong> <br />▪ Bachelor of Science (BS) in Structural Engineering <br />▪ Courses related to design of reinforced concrete and steel structures <br />▪ Familiarity with design of masonry and wood structures (preferred, but not required)