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Jacobs Structural Engineer in Los Alamos, New Mexico

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Your Impact:

Within this job, successful candidates will have to opportunity to support the Laboratory's mission by renovating rooms, modifying buildings and structural members, and developing new structures within and around the plutonium facility. Often within this role, engineers will be installing equipment on housekeeping pads or skids with the use of post-installed anchors. Structural engineers working for the plutonium facility will have the opportunity to design crane girders and crane support structures, canopies, equipment support stands, piping/conduit supports, wall/floor/ceiling penetrations, and concrete slabs. Structural Engineers will work alongside junior engineers (e.g., fire protection, structural, mechanical, and electrical) and other senior engineers in team settings to complete collaborative full-system design solutions through mentoring, calculations, and leadership.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Expert knowledge of new and existing non-reactor facility structural engineering systems and calculations, applications of engineering methods, and application of computer-aided engineering tools to solve operations-based engineering problems.

  • Structural analysis experience in any of the following: SAP 2000, GT STRUDL, RISA, STAAD, or equal.

  • Advanced knowledge of engineering work, planning, construction, and control methods.

  • Advanced knowledge of engineering maintenance techniques and construction methodologies. Extensive knowledge of relevant Laboratory procedures, standards and guides.

  • Advanced knowledge of industry, regulatory, or national, and Department of Energy codes and standards including IBC, AISC 360, ACI 318, ASCE 7, and DOE-STD 1020.

  • Advanced knowledge of Engineering principles and procedures, design guides, appropriate standards, and administrative practices.

  • Advance knowledge of project and process engineering practices.

Training/Certifications: Current registration as an Engineer-in-Training (EIT).

Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university and a minimum of 6 years of practical work experience necessary to perform the responsibilities outlined above. Advanced engineering or technical degree is highly desired.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of DOE standards applicable to structural design implementation.

  • Advanced knowledge in Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering.

  • Advanced knowledge in Geotechnical Engineering.

  • Familiarity with LANL engineering processes and procedures.

  • Professional Engineering certification.

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