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Structural Engineer (Mining)

Location: Nashville, TN
Date Posted: 04-27-2017

Our client is an exciting and fast-growing company that provides complete plant systems to customers in the food, mining, and material processing industries.
  • Serve as a key member of a project team, providing engineering support for the planning, design, construction, and commissioning of bulk material handling systems, mining systems, and truck and rail loading / unloading facilities across the United States.
  • Perform structural analysis and design of concrete foundations, piers, pilings, and steel structures.
  • Interpret geotechnical reports, considering soil-structure interaction, soil corrosion, bearing capacity, swell/settlement, expansive soil, earth pressures, pavement section design, frost heave, slope stability, underpinning, and other factors in foundation and shoring design.
  • Produce plan drawings of foundations, detail drawings showing cross-sections and reinforcing, embeds, and anchors in sufficient detail to allow construction.
  • Design supports and concrete foundations per applicable industry codes and standards to support conveyors, crushers, process equipment, bins, tanks, and associated buildings.
  • Provide design criteria, concrete specification, and reinforcing specifications with required supporting calculations.
  • Interface with customers, contractors, project managers and engineering unit specialists for all technical, design and planning aspects of projects
  • Advise contractors on site during installation.
Skills and Abilities:
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil/Structural Engineering required.
  • Master's Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering preferred.
  • PE License
  • Ten years relevant structural engineering experience required
  • Must be available for occasional travel for meetings, site inspections, and consultation.
  • AutoCAD and RISA 3D Foundation structural software or similar
  • Thorough knowledge of engineering standards, codes, and other applicable state and federal guidelines.
  • Knowledge of surveying and coordinate systems.
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