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Structural Engineer II in Cary, NC at MasTec Network Solutions

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Cary, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 6 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

The Structural Engineer II performs structural analyses of low-to-high complexity on existing communication structures (including guyed, self-supporting, monopoles and their foundations) and prepares formal, written reports detailing tower capacity and recommendations for modifications needed to increase capacity.  The incumbent also designs new towers, tower foundations and basic-to-complex modifications to existing towers.  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.  The Structural Engineer III is expected to independently perform many of the position's essential duties.


  • 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.

  • Work with existing processes to correctly open analysis projects.

  • Perform analyses on projects of low-to-high complexity using hand calculations, tower analysis software and other accepted methods.

  • Work with administrative and CADD staffs to complete required close-out documentation.

  • Design modifications for tower reinforcing, extensions and foundations.

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

  • Check accuracy of modification drawings.

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

  • Provide direction and training to less experienced engineers.

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

  • Complete specialized engineering assignments requiring complex calculations.

  • Keep abreast of new technical methods and development related to tower engineering.

  • Adhere to applicable Quality Control procedures.

  • Provide quality control review of engineering services.

  • Generate required engineering reports.

Job Requirements


  • Advanced knowledge of structural analysis software and of CAD software, preferably AutoCAD 2012 or highe

  • Advanced knowledge of tower structures and design methods.

  • Receives instructions only for specific assignment objectives, complex features and possible solutions.  Assistance is received on unusual problems and work is reviewed for application of sound professional judgment.

  • Ability to give direction and training to Engineering peers and teammates

  • Proficient with computer software programs, including Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.

  • Demonstrated focus on accuracy with high attention to detail

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

  • Strong follow-up skills; ability to organize applicable department timelines and follow up with internal and external customer needs as needed

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively

  • Strong organizational skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast paced environment

  • Strong track record of building and maintaining solid relationships with both internal and external customers and vendors.

  • Self-motivated, able to work both independently to complete tasks and respond to department requests as well as collaborating with others to utilize resources and knowledge in identifying high quality solutions


  • Bachelor's degree in civil or structural engineering or a related field required.

  • Master's degree in civil or structural engineering or a related field preferred.

  • Engineer in training ('EIT') or Engineering Intern ('EI') certification strongly preferred.

  • Professional Engineer ('PE') license preferred.

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

  • Structural Engineer ('SE') license preferred.

  • National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveyors ('NCEES') certification preferred.

  • Required experience includes at least one of the following:

    • Minimum of 6 years experience with communication tower design and analysis.

    • Minimum of 8  years experience in construction or field engineering of steel structures.

    • Minimum of 8 years of structural engineering experience.

  • Working knowledge of TIA/EIA-222 code and other relevant specifications strongly preferred.

  • Minimum of 2 years experience with AutoCAD preferred.

  • Active member of professional organization or technical society preferred.