Structural Engineer III or IV

Duluth, MN, USA

Job Type

Full Time

JBW Consulting Engineers is a consulting engineering firm with locations in Duluth/Hermantown, MN and Gillette, WY that provides design and engineering services for clients in the industrial, energy, and infrastructure sectors across North America. We are currently searching for a Structural Engineer III or IV to join our team. Primary focal points for this position include developing detailed designs, overseeing structural drafting efforts, and collaborating with other disciplines in design meetings.

About the Role

JBW is searching for a Structural Project Engineer III or IV to join our team. Primary focal points for this position include developing detailed designs, overseeing structural drafting efforts, and collaborating with other disciplines in design meetings. Applicants should be familiar with applicable codes, best practices, QA/QC regimen, and performance standards and specifications. Up to 20% travel to project sites out of state is required. Strong communication skills with the project team and clients are essential. Secondary focal points for this position include the ability to work independently on projects while contributing as a team player. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a track record of accountability.

The Structural Project Engineer is responsible for engineering and all technical aspects that structural projects require. This role will execute timely and accurate designs for a variety of clients under the supervision of the Structural Engineering Manager. The ability to supervise technical activities aiming at assuring project accuracy and quality from conception to completion will be key for this position.

About JBW Consulting Engineers

Our twenty-five-person team is comprised of Engineers, Designers, and Drafters with the primary focus on Mechanical, Structural, Civil, and Electrical disciplines. Our professional engineers are licensed in many states and have combined experience of well over 100 years which is imperative to our industry. Our designers and drafters have the experience and talent to put "pen to paper" with the latest software and technology.

Our team's broad experience includes successful engineering and design projects in wood products, nuclear, oil and gas, mining, plastics, and substation/large power delivery. The JBW Team has successfully completed projects in over 10 states and provinces in North America, with project values ranging from less than $50,000 to greater than $150M.

JBW's Why and How

JBW cares, so we Create Sustainable Industry and Energy. Our goal is to help our client partners continue to have positive impacts on their communities for generations to come.

These positive impacts include stable careers, community and philanthropic support, better infrastructure, and more. These lead to global impacts including stable, safe, and more environmentally cautious supply chains for the products we enjoy and the energy our nations need to thrive.

JBW is conscientious and forward-thinking about the facilities we exist to serve. We are committed to keeping our client partners safe, efficient, profitable, compliant, and sustainable to reduce the possibility of offshoring, closing, or reducing capacity.

JBW's success has been built on our core values of Relationships, Communication, Integrity, Innovation, and Sustainability. We pride ourselves on having "real-world" experience as many members of our team have backgrounds in construction and plant engineering. This experience gives us the insight to fully understand our client's problems and provide practical and sensible solutions.

The ideal candidate for this Structural Project Engineer position will bring these values to our team along with an entrepreneurial spirit and drive to Create Sustainable Industry and Energy.

JBW's Specialties

JBW's Structural Specialties

  • Equipment Support Steel & Foundations

  • Pump & Piping Support

  • Platforms & Equipment Access

  • Specialty Structural Analysis

  • Building Structural Analysis


  • Develop detailed structural designs

  • Conduct field visits to ensure construction achieves design intent

  • Supervise junior Project Engineers and Designers/Drafters Represent JBW in front of project stakeholders and conduct client meetings when required

  • Manage projects under supervision of Structural Engineering Manager


  • Proven track record as a Structural Project Engineer

  • Excellent knowledge of design and visualizations software such as AutoCAD or Revit

  • Advanced MS Office Skills

  • Familiarity with applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards, and specifications

  • Ability to work on several projects concurrently within multi-discipline teams

  • Project management and supervision skills

  • PE required

  • Time management and organizational skills

  • BS degree in Structural Engineering or related field