Lead Civil Structural Designer

CDI Corporation Houston, TX
Sr./Lead Civil/Structural Designer will be responsible for providing complete sets of drawings to specification and code, accurate, timely, and based on sound engineering principles. Candidate will need to be comfortable working with minimum supervision in a chemical and refinery environment. Responsibilities will be executed in Houston, TX.

* 15 years civil/structural experience on petrochemical projects required.

* Model steel pipe support and racks.

* Proficient in AutoCAD and CadWORX.

* Ability to manage several jobs at one time and effectively delegate work to the design team and other discipline designers.

* Previous field experience working on brownfield revamp work is required.

* Ability to work in a field setting, making field walks to take measurements of existing conditions on steel and concrete structures and to develop scopes of work.

Coordinate with the Discipline Leads on design basis and direction. Be responsible for producing design drawings, per the project scope, in accordance with the project schedule, on, or under budget. Responsible to update the Drawing Books and Deliverables List and provide the information to the Project Controls Manager in a timely fashion. Be responsible to identify potential cost and schedule impacts and relay the information to the Project Controls Manager, Business Manager, and Design Coordinator in a timely fashion. Coordinate with and assist the Engineering Manager and Project Technical Lead on design schedules, budgets, and when information must be received or decisions made to avoid schedule or cost impacts. Identify outstanding issues and inform the Project Engineer so needed information is captured on the Action Items List. Review Vendor data. Review squad check drawings.

* Oversee preparation, checking, and schedule reviews of design deliverables in their discipline.

* Complies with all CDI operating guidelines and standards.

Ensure a safe working environment and safe design, per CDI and client safety guidelines.