Structural Research Specialist

Full Time
Baton Rouge
Posted 3 weeks ago

SDR Engineering Consultants, Inc. seeks Structural Research Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA

Perform structural analysis and design of concrete and steel structures components. Develop and provide design criteria, concrete specification, and reinforcing specifications with required supporting calculations. Develop detailed finite element models of complex structural system. Extract, collect and compile data and metadata. Perform data analysis, develop trends and possible relationships. Develop reports, charts and presentations summarizing findings. Perform static equivalent and dynamic analysis of structures for seismic loads. Prepare technical specifications of structural components and material performance requirements. Prepare and review design guides and standards and coordinates such activities with engineering team members. Perform independent reviews of work performed by junior engineers/ specialists including calculations and drawing preparation. Research and communicate complex technical issues and recommend solutions to upper management. Assist and manage informal studies and technical briefing with customers, team members and other researchers from different disciplines. Identify lessons learned for future reference; and draws from previous lessons learned data base for project deliverables.

Requirements: Master’s (or foreign degree equivalent) in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering or closely related field plus two (2) years of experience in job offered or related engineering roles. Must have experience and/or coursework in structural analysis/design of bridges, computer simulations, finite element analysis, advanced composite materials, rehabilitation and renewal of civil infrastructure, and infrastructure assessments. Employer will accept experience gained during graduate studies. 10% National Travels Required.

Submit resume at Must reference Structural Research Specialist to be considered.