Concrete Pole Design Engineer

McConway & Torley, LLC

Memphis, TN

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Meyer Utility Structures is currently hiring for a Concrete Pole Design Engineer to work for our Concrete Utility Structure operations in the Southeastern U.S. The Design Engineer is responsible for the analysis and design of concrete poles to be in conformance with project design criteria, applicable industry standards and Meyer Utility Structures policies, procedures, and design standards. The Engineer will coordinate and communicate technical information and requirements with internal and external customers and will prepare complete and accurate designs, details, documentation, and reports for assigned projects. The Engineer will assist in resolving technical issues on drawings, in fabrication and construction as needed.

Meyer Utility Structures, an Arcosa subsidiary, is an industry leader in the engineering design and fabrication of concrete, lattice, and tubular steel structures for transmission, distribution, and substation applications. With over sixty years of innovative engineering and manufacturing expertise, Meyer has helped to author and validate many of today’s transmission industry standards and specifications.

What you'll do:

  • Develop new and/or upgrade existing technical documentation and standards i.e., engineering design manual, test information, design tools/spreadsheets and engineering references
  • Review customer specifications and project design criteria
  • Analyze and design structures and appurtenances to meet customer specifications and project design criteria using computer programs, design tools, engineering documents and structural engineering fundamentals
  • Prepare design calculations and cost estimating information
  • Review drawings for design conformance and customer revisions
  • Coordinate customer design revisions with internal team
  • Resolve problems of ambiguity during drafting of shop drawings
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives to optimize design and fabrication
  • Work with the sales, engineering, and manufacturing teams to support the development of new product designs and enhance existing product designs
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Engineering

What you'll need: 

  • BS or Masters’ degree in civil / structural engineering with concrete design coursework
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in utility pole design
  • Pole design software knowledge (PLS preferred)
  • Licensed Engineer in Training and pursuing a PE
  • Project management and presentation skills  
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team