Civil Engineer
DOW - Plaquemine, LA

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We are seeking an experienced Senior Civil Engineer to join our team; the ideal candidate would perform all civil engineering duties and activities required for the civil and structural design of a project. We are looking for an experienced individual that wants new challenges, career growth and team collaboration. We require extensive knowledge of concrete and steel structural engineering. Proven ability to lead a team of engineers in the successful completion of projects is a plus!
  • Supervise civil project team and coordinate all projects including civil and structural activities to ensure on time completion
  • Assign tasks to civil design team based on project need
  • Work with civil project team to create or modify all civil and structural design documents
  • Ensure civil team is using project specific standards and that the design effort is progressing in the most efficient manner possible
  • Develop steel and foundation detail drawings
  • Apply civil engineering application software for the design of structural steel, foundations and site preparation
  • Perform engineering and design functions as necessary to meet project schedules
  • Communicate and coordinate project activities with customer representatives, project team, and management
  • Ensure civil team applies OSHA regulations, engineering standards and company design standards.
A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited University is required.
Ideally the candidate will be a licensed "PE" professional engineer. If the "PE" is registered in a state other than where the engineer will practice, the employee must be able to obtain a license within one year of date of hire.
A minimum of ten years of direct civil engineering experience and proven civil engineering knowledge in concrete and steel structural engineering is required.

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding steel and concrete design
  • Extensive knowledge of structural analysis
  • Strong knowledge of common engineering application software - STAAD
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of engineering standards including ANSI, AISC, ACI and IBC
  • Extensive knowledge of OSHA and NFPA 101
  • Site development and drainage design experience is a plus
  • Previous project management and or PMP certification experience is a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of civil and structural design documents and drawings necessary to complete a project
  • Supervising the Civil project team in a technical work environment
  • Knowledge of computer programs including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Communicating effectively with co-workers, vendors, clients, etc.
At Dow, we are harnessing the power of science and technology to improve the lives of people around the world. To recognize their outstanding efforts and contributions, we offer a total rewards package which is considered top tier in our industry. Dow offers:
  • Competitive pay and comprehensive benefits
  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance and shares company, business or functional success
  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings
  • On-going learning opportunities in a rewarding work environment
  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • The chance to work on global teams and colleagues around the world and in different locations

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