Structural Engineer

Basin Electric Power Cooperative   Bismarck, ND   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on February 24, 2023
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Position Title: Structural Engineer I OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Department/Location: Office of the Chief Operations Officer/Bismarck, ND

Company: Basin Electric Power Cooperative

Position Purpose: As an entry level position, this position applies standard practices and principles to specific assigned structural and architectural work. The incumbent also performs material evaluations, project inspection, and may assist with construction coordination for retrofit or expansion of existing and new plant, transmission, and fuel supply facilities. The incumbent may use prescribed methods in addition to application of standard practices and principles to complete smaller projects and assist experienced engineers on projects of varying scope. The incumbent carries out assignments under the direction of the Supervisor, Structural Engineering.

Qualifications: To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must have a broad knowledge of general engineering principles and practices, which is acquired through the completion of a four-year degree from an Engineering Accreditation Commission/Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET) accredited Civil Engineering program with an emphasis in structural engineering and exposure to computer-aided drafting/design software. The incumbent must have the ability to manage time with multiple active projects, good interpersonal skills, ability to demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills, and the ability to work in a project team environment. The incumbent must also possess the ability to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills and must be proficient with personal computers and Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Typical Physical/Mental/Environmental Demands: This position requires frequent sitting; and occasional standing/walking, climbing, use of keyboard/computer, and lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds. This position requires good finger dexterity, hand coordination, good hearing, and good vision. The incumbent may occasionally be exposed to extreme heat/cold, dirt, fumes, chemicals, vibration, and noise. Tools/equipment used include computer equipment, measuring instruments and surveying equipment. Frequently drives cars or trucks to project sites and, with supervisor approval, utilizes commercial and private air travel as required for project assignments The incumbent must be able to analyze data/reports, conduct research, implement recommendations, coordinate projects, develop plans and specifications, present information to others, and work under pressure to complete assignments. The incumbent will occasionally be required to work at heights up to 600 feet, which requires the use of safety equipment, including a harness, in accordance with ANSI Z359 standards; and in confined areas to inspect tanks, piping, or construction projects. This position must be able to become respirator qualified. The incumbent is required to be clean-shaven for respirator fit testing while assigned to work on a plant site.

Basin Electric is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer regarding race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, and veterans status.