Principal Structural Engineer

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Position: Senior Structural Engineer

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA


  • Supervise the creation of construction documents, including drawings and specifications, ensuring the application of sound principles in structural engineering.
  • Effectively manage projects, including developing estimates, adhering to budgets, and creating project plans and schedules.
  • Coordinate work with internal and external stakeholders, providing technical support and guidance.
  • Understand and apply construction practices in Electrical, Mechanical, and Civil Engineering.
  • Lead projects as a project manager or discipline lead.
  • Support business development through proposals, customer meetings, and interviews.
  • Provide work direction to team members, including subcontractors.
  • Offer technical and engineering support to other departments.
  • Act as a mentor to less experienced team members, providing guidance and training.


  • Minimum 7 years of experience
  • Proficiency in structural analysis software like RISA or similar
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to build rapport and credibility with customers and stakeholders
  • Experience in structural design for complex projects in industrial process plants (e.g. biofuel, ethanol, concrete silos)
  • Structural experience with steel and concrete

REQUIRED EDUCATION: A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in structural design is required. A Master's degree in structural engineering is preferred. Professional Engineering registration in Minnesota is preferred.

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