Power Engineers Structural Engineer in Overland Park, Kansas
Location: Overland Park
Department: Generation Civil/Structural/Architectural Dept
As an employee-owned company, we have the flexibility to give employees control over their career path and destiny. You will have the opportunity to work in a new hybrid office environment with the backing of a large, successful company.
Our Generation Division seeks entry-level or experienced Structural Engineers to join our team, in our Overland Park, KS office, who are hungry for challenging and meaningful work. In this role, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment and participate in a wide range of diverse and unique initiatives. Here at POWER Engineers, you’ll find the support, coaching and training you need to advance in your career.
Our best leaders are self-motivated and lifelong learners with a keen curiosity about the global energy market, our clients, our people, different design tools and the various technologies and innovations that will help our clients meet their decarbonization and modernization goals.
Here are a few things you can expect
Experienced Structural Engineers in Idaho, New Jersey, and Kansas can mentor and develop leaders within our organization. We want to provide you a career path to become a Lead Engineer, Technical Manager, Project Engineer, Project Manager or Department Manager.
A major component of our design process relies on integrated 3D Modeling (Autodesk, Bentley, and Intergraph.)
There is a lot of latitude for decision-making; we’re not interested in micromanaging.
We expect everyone on the team to assume ownership of the project's goals and success.
Our employees enjoy a hybrid workplace environment. Our hybrid workplace experience means you will be able to work from the comfort of your home, as well as in a team-oriented office environment.
Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities
Help us assist multiple types of clients (Independent Power Producers, Municipal Electric Utilities, Investor-Owned Utilities, and Federal) address their challenges and implement power grid systems of the future. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Gain experience in a wide range of power plant technologies including biomass, municipal waste, geothermal, hydrogen, fossil fuel, carbon capture, battery energy storage, hydro, wind and solar
Design light foundations and structures for solar farms, battery energy storage facilities, and wind projects
Design heavy foundations and structures for large power generation projects: generators, turbines, transformers, pipe racks, gas compressors, metal building systems, and masonry walls and buildings.
Design structural steel systems for buildings, equipment supports, etc.
Coordinate design requirements with drafters/designers
Ability to travel to project and jobsites to walkdown sites, interface with clients, and field verify conditions (expected travel is calculated through a fiscal year 5%-10%)
Recent college graduates and/or Engineers with up to 8 years of structural engineering experience will be considered (May 2023 Grads also considered!)
BS Degree in Civil/Structural/Architectural Engineering from ABET Accredited University
Basic Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation to interface with drafters/designers
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, individually, and as part of a project team
MS Degree in Structural Engineering
Licensed Professional Engineer or Engineer-in-Training (EIT/FE Exam passed)
Knowledge and/or ability to learn 3D modeling/analysis software (RISA, STAAD)
Familiarity with power generation, transmission, and distribution projects
Basic knowledge of building codes and material properties/specifications
Exposure to Geotechnical engineering experience
Exposure to Pre-Engineered Metal Building Systems
Exposure to Seismic analysis and design
Exposure to Dynamic foundation analysis
At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.
You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career. That Includes Providing Competitive Compensation, Professional Development, And a Full Benefit Package
Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work.
Vacation/Paid Sick Leave
Voluntary Life Insurance
Hybrid Work Environment
POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!
EOE, including disability/vets
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