Junior Project Engineer (1+ yrs exp. req.)

near Grand Rapids, MI | Full-time

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Junior Project Engineer (1+ yrs exp. req.)
Location: near Grand Rapids, MI
Salary: $70,000 - $90,000  +  14% Bonus  +  Benefits
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401(k) w/match, PTO, Holidays
Job Type: Full Time; Hybrid (3 days/week in office)
Typical Hours: Monday-Friday, ~40 hours/week
Start Date: ASAP
Relocation assistance is negotiable
Sponsorship Transfer Available

Junior Project Engineer Description

Our client is looking for a Junior Project Engineer to add to their team near Grand Rapids, MI for their steel structures business unit. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will support the engineering and pricing of structural steel projects. Our client is looking for someone with a degree in structural or civil engineering, with at least (1) year of professional experience (or 3 relevant internships/co-ops), preferably with steel structures, but also values experience with concrete and wood. Ideal candidates will possess knowledge of engineering principles, with the ability to understand/read structural drawings. To be successful in the role, you must be a team player and possess strong communication skills with the ability to communicate technical terms to non-technical audiences. This is a great opportunity to join a growing, industry-leading company that supports professional development and growth and where you’ll work on a variety of projects, that are all custom engineered to order. For the right candidate, this opportunity could be fast-tracked to Project Engineer. 

**Sponsorship transfer is an available option for this opportunity.**

Junior Project Engineer Responsibilities

•    Collaborate to define project scopes
•    Research and communicate project-specific technical solutions
•    Set realistic expectations and project timelines
•    Partner with the design community
•    Communicate with local sales representatives, answering and/or providing questions
•    Review the work of less experienced engineers and provide constructive feedback
•    Work with internal departments to improve processes

Junior Project Engineer Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in Structural of Civil Engineering required 
•    1+ years of structural engineering (steel, concrete or wood) experience required
•    Ability to understand/read structural drawings required 
•    Familiarity with structural analysis software required