Structural Engineer – PE

Design Systems, Inc.

Farmington Hills, MI

Skills and Experience:

  • Licensed Professional Structural Engineer with strong technical background in structural engineering, codes, design, detail, and specification writing.
  • Thorough understanding of, and ability to calculate static, and dynamic loads including fluid, seismic, wind, and snow.
  • Ability to design structural elements considering static and dynamic loads.
  • Project engineering.
  • Collaborative spirit / effective project team member.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Excellent computer skills (refer to software requirements).
  • Comfortable working in manufacturing and warehouse environments.

Position Duties:

  • Work in collaboration with engineering and construction professional services personnel to ensure that project goals are met.
  • Travel to project sites to attend meetings, field check existing conditions, review new installations, and oversee new installations.
  • Analyze / evaluate existing steel, concrete, and block structures.
  • Engineer / design structural steel supports for mechanical piping systems, process ventilation systems, equipment, conveyors, bridge cranes, service rails, tool rail systems, etc.
  • Engineer / design mezzanines, platforms, catwalks, ramps, stairs, ladders, handrail, guardrail, etc.
  • Engineer / design concrete slabs, equipment foundations, pits, trenches, curbs, block structures, wall openings, etc.
  • Oversee structural engineering, design, and detail.
  • Review contractor submittals for compliance with contract documents.
  • Mentor / teach others.
  • Stamp / seal structural engineering / design drawings and associated documentation.

Computer Skills:

  • AutoCAD
  • Advanced Steel (preferred)
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Revit (preferred)
  • Navisworks (preferred)


  • Bachelor’s Degree

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to travel.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • US citizen
  • Passport
  • Personal credit card

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