Lead Structural Engineer in Morrisville, NC at MasTec Network Solutions

Date Posted: 6/1/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Lead Structural Engineer performs structural analysis of existing communication structures (including guyed, self-supporting, monopoles, mounts, rigging plans, rooftops, platform designs, site compounds and their foundations). They will prepare formal, written reports detailing structural capacity and recommendations for modifications needs to increase capacity. The incumbent also designs and directs the design of intermediate-to-complex modifications to existing telecommunications infrastructure. The incumbent reviews new service orders and determines the proper action to be taken, reviews field inspection reports and recommends remediation requirements on all types of towers. The incumbent will also provide quality control review of engineering services performed by other engineers. They are expected to independently perform many of the position’s essential duties. The incumbent will also develop innovative solutions to technical problems and work with the Senior Director of Engineering to develop processes, procedures and technical policies for the Engineering group.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Review requests for engineering services to determine that adequate information is provided to complete service.

  • Review tower structures and foundations for existing, proposed and reserved tenant configurations.

  • Review of mount analysis, rigging plans, construction drawings and pre/post inspection reports.

  • Conduct periodic site visits to ensure to proper implementation of engineering designs.

  • Work with existing processes to correctly open analysis projects.

  • Perform analyses on projects that are unique and of high complexity using hand calculations, structural analysis software and other accepted methods.

  • Assist in design of modifications for telecommunication infrastructure reinforcing, extensions and foundations.

  • Provide leadership on major upgrade projects.

  • Contribute to new designs and techniques which are of material significance to solving problems experienced within the Department.

  • Provide direction and training to less experienced engineers.

  • Work with Designer staff on the development of modification drawings and check accuracy of modification drawings.

  • Ensure accurate project status reporting to facilitate accurate customer and sales reporting.

  • Adhere to applicable Quality Control procedures.

  • Generate required engineering reports.

  • Answer structure-related inquiries from internal and external customers.

  • Complete specialized engineering assignments requiring complex calculations.

  • Remain aware of new technical methods and development related to tower engineering.

Job Requirements

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in civil or structural engineering or a related field required, Master’s degree preferred

  • Professional Engineer (%22PE%22) license required.

  • Ability to become licensed as a PE in multiple states via reciprocity strongly preferred.

  • Structural Engineer (%22SE%22) license preferred.

  • National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveyors (%22NCEES%22) certification strongly preferred.

  • 10+ years of experience in the telecommunications industry

  • 15+ years of experience in the field of engineering

  • 2+ years of experience with AutoCAD required

  • Must have a working knowledge of TIA/EIA-222 code and other relevant specifications strongly required.

  • Must have a working knowledge of structural analysis software and tower structures and design methods.

  • Active member of professional organization or technical society preferred.

  • Must have a working knowledge of structural components and design methods.

  • Customer Service – Responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve partnership

  • Ability to work with functional groups and different level of employees throughout the MasTec Network Solutions organization to effectively and professionally achieve business results.

  • Ability to develop and produce structural modification drawings and be accurate and detail oriented.

  • Proficient in computer software programs, including AutoCAD and the Microsoft office suites

  • Communication Skills – Excellent communication skills; speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; demonstrates group presentation skills

  • Planning/Organizing – Excellent time management; organizational; plans work activities; sets goals and objectives; develops realistic action plans; completes

  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; keeps commitments

  • Must be able to work independently and lead less experienced Structural engineers in performing their daily tasks