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Project Structural Engineer I

Job Details

Porter - Holland, MI
Full Time
$75,000.00 - $90,000.00 Salary/year


Project Structural Engineer I


Date: January 29, 2024


Department: Engineering


Business Unit: Porter Corp


Location: Holland, MI


Reports To: Tyler Bowden - Engineering Manager


FLSA Status: Exempt


Compensation: Salary




The primary purpose of this position is the engineering and pricing of steel structures available under the Poligon and CEAS+ brands.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Capable of performing all responsibilities listed in the Structural Designer job description
  2. Collaborating with the design community
  3. Define project scopes
  4. Research and communicate project-specific technical solutions
  5. Set realistic expectations and project timelines
  6. Communicating with local sales reps; answering questions and providing questions as required
  7. Reviewing work of less experienced engineers and providing constructive feedback
  8. Working with other departments to improve internal processes
  9. Perform other related duties as required

















Competencies (check all that apply)


Analytical Decision-Making


Learning & Development

Planning & Organizing

Professionalism & Integrity

Financial Management

Risk-Taking/Creative Thinking

Teamwork & Relationship-Building

Results Orientation

EEO Accountability

Managing Others



Education and/or Experience


  1. Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited university
  2. 2 years (minimum) experience in structural engineering
  3. E.I.T. designation



This position requires minimal to no travel


Computer Skills


  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access
  • Demonstrated proficiency using EPICOR ERP or similar systems


Other Requirements


  1. Familiarity with structural analysis software
  2. Demonstrated ability in MS Office, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  3. Knowledge of engineering principles and product development techniques and processes
  4. Originality and judgement in the independent evaluation of new applications and products
  5. Familiarity with major building codes in the United States and their applications








Other Skills


  1. Ethical practice
  2. Timeliness of work completion
  3. Follow written and verbal directions
  4. Foster continuous improvement initiatives





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  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited university
  • 2-4 years of experience in structural engineering
  • E.I.T. preferred
  • Familiarity with structural analysis software is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability in MS Office, with excellent written and verbal communication skills