Structural Design Engineer
Location Milwaukee, WI
Job Code 1015
# of openings 1
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A Great Place to Work 

Alfred Benesch & Company (Benesch) is a growing, multi-disciplined engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country – creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

 As a mid-sized firm recently celebrating our 75th year in business, we pride ourselves in being large enough to handle our client's most complex and challenging assignments but nimble enough to offer an exceptional level of service. We have consistently ranked amongst the top 500 consulting engineering firms in the country, with over 40 offices and more than 750 employees.

Structural Designer, Entry Level – Milwaukee, WI

Benesch is hiring a full-time Entry-Level Structural Designer to join our growing Milwaukee, WI office. This position offers an exciting opportunity for professional growth and career advancement

As a Structural Designer, you will be forward-thinking, dynamic, and responsible for providing design and support for a broad range of structural engineering assignments. You will perform engineering-related calculations, analysis, and design tasks under the supervision of a licensed engineer. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate drafting requirements for structural engineering design projects
  • Coordinate with government agencies, client staff, and other professionals to obtain design information and approvals
  • Prepare and route project-related correspondence and record-keeping
  • Learn and apply Benesch standards and best practices
  • Work collaboratively within multidisciplinary teams
  • Perform Quality Control to ensure designs, plans and calculations are complete and accurate
  • Assist in business development activities, assisting in creating letters of response and technical proposals/presentations
  • Support drainage design scope, schedule, and budget development
  • Work efficiently to meet deadlines and perform tasks within a given amount of time
  • Develop familiarity with a variety of design codes related to the industry
  • Consistently exercise discretion and judgment in all work tasks
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements & Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Proficient in MS Suite and progressive experience with developing plans and specifications utilizing MicroStation or other structural design and drafting software.
  • Strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to communicate complex technical concepts to engineers, clients, candidates, and/or public stakeholders
  • Must be able to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Must be able to work independently and as a critical team member to problem solve and learn new technical skills
  • Demonstrate organizational skills with the ability to develop task deliverables in a complete and reviewable manner

Become Part of The Benesch Team

As an Employee-Owned firm, we recognize that our teams at Benesch provide valuable skills, knowledge, and passion that are essential to positively shaping our nation's infrastructure and local communities. Because our employees are our greatest assets, we offer numerous employee perks and benefits, including paid overtime, 401K retirement fund, and profit-sharing contributions, flexible schedules, tuition reimbursement, wellness incentives, career advancement opportunities, and the opportunity to be part of a team passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable environment!



Alfred Benesch & Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Disability/ Protected Veteran Employer. Qualified applicants are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

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