Chief Structural Engineer

Arizona - United States - Energy - Mining - Engineering & Design - Academic Bachelor

Brunel has an exciting opportunity for a Chief Structural Engineer working for our client who a large mining company. This is a long-term contract role initially working from home with business travel to Arizona.

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Sarah Logan, Account manager

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About this role

  • Serve as Structural Engineering subject matter expert (SME) on large/complex engineering and construction projects, including expansions or modifications to existing facilities.
  • Analyze and validate structural designs originating from the contracted EPC, EPCM, and/or Design Consultants and help with troubleshooting problems at operating sites. These structural designs shall be inherent to industrial operations, whether currently ongoing (brownfield) or a completely new facility (greenfield).
  • Obtain calculations produced by the EPC, EPCM, and/or Design Consultant and validate the design outcomes in order to ensure appropriateness of the proposed design.
  • Perform independent structural design, calculations and analysis to check the designs proposed by the consultants.
  • Optimize designs to reduce risk, improve quality and minimize capital costs for the facilities being designed.
  • Participate in project estimate reviews to validate all structural MOT’s to be appropriate as an input to the estimate as the design progresses.
  • Provide input for departmental reports; interacting with other departments and disciplines to accomplish project goals.
  • In performing tasks, individual must adhere to quality standards and procedures.

About you

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Structural Engineering or related discipline and ten to fifteen (10-15) years of experience in an engineering consulting firm or owners’ team as a structural specialist.
  • Current PE is required.
  • Advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of structural engineering
  • Able to research and analyze information of considerable difficulty and draw valid conclusions
  • Expertise and knowledge of AutoCAD and other specialized structural design software
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Must be a self-starter, detail oriented and have exceptional organizational skills.
  • Must communicate clearly and interact with other departments, operations, and co-workers in a professional and respectful manner along with the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Candidate must be willing to travel domestically and internationally depending on project needs.

What we offer

Why apply through Brunel?

Finding the next step in your career can be a fulltime job in itself. We manage the process for you, from submitting your resume to coordinating interviews to extending offers and assisting with on-boarding. Let us get you going so you can get on with the job;

About Brunel

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services. Join us today.

About us

Large mining company


  • Publication: PUB305965
  • Location: Arizona
  • Market: Energy
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Mining
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Sunday, July 4, 2021
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Feel free to contact


Sarah Logan

Account manager Brunel USA - Houston


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