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Structural Project Engineer

  • Full-Time
  • Mid-Level
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma

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CEC is a privately-held engineering firm, serving both public entities and private developers. We offer extensive services, which allow us to be involved with projects from conception to design, to construction. Our focus is to eliminate aging infrastructure and drive community growth through innovative and collaborative engineering design. CEC is a Top Workplace that offers excellent benefits, professional development and growth opportunities for employees.

We are looking to add a licensed Professional Engineer to our Structural Engineering Department within our Facilities Division. Applicants should currently hold or have the ability to obtain a Professional Engineering License in Oklahoma or Texas. Experience in Structural Engineering of buildings is required.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Architectural Engineering, Structural Engineering, or Civil Engineering from four-year college or university and six years related experience and/or training (or equivalent combination of education and experience).
  • Oklahoma or Texas Professional Engineer (PE) license. Oklahoma Structural Engineer (PE/SE), or ability to attain such designation, preferred.  If licensed in Oklahoma, must have Area of Competency listed with the Oklahoma board as “Structural (without SE)” or “Structural (with SE)
  • English language skills:  ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.
  • Mathematical skills:  ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Reasoning skills: ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.  Revit proficiency required.
  • Organizational skills:  ability to prioritize and organize tasks; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.


  • Serves as project engineer with autonomy for project-related tasks and as a designated client contact.  May have project management responsibilities on multiple projects, particularly those with high complexity and/or risk.  Responsible for successful completion of projects, including schedule, budget and profitability.
  • Develops feasible engineering design alternatives to meet project requirements.
  • Uses Revit and other structural-specific design and calculation software to create detailed designs for Construction Documents.
  • Selects and utilizes structural materials appropriate for the project based on coordination with architects, engineers, plans, specifications, and Code requirements.
  • Reviews construction shop drawings, performs site visits, and other Construction Administration activities.
  • Performs building inspections / condition assessments
  • Develops technical engineering reports
  • Prepares or directs preparation of specifications.
  • Reviews and redlines production plans for revisions.
  • Responsible for work-in-process, ensures accurate client billings, and monitors outstanding accounts receivable and collection efforts on assigned projects.
  • Directs project team, providing training, technical support, and mentoring.
  • Develops, fosters, and maintains client relationships.  Pursues repeat or follow-up work with current clients. 
  • Maintains accurate design standards and procedures in assigned work.
  • Cooperates and coordinates with other engineers, designers, and technicians on project activities.
  • Participates in internal and external project meetings as needed.
  • Participates in and ensures QC/QA procedures are followed.
  • Participates in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Complies with all safety policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Servant-leadership
  • Problem solving/analysis
  • Technical capacity
  • Communication proficiency
  • Project management


  • Light physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a productive/technical nature.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with the fingers, and perceive attributes of objects and materials.
  • Ability to sit up to eight hours per day.
  • Ability to stand, walk and/or otherwise maneuver around a project site, with or without assistance, including over uneven surfaces, occasionally, for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to manipulate computer mouse up to eight hours per day.
  • Ability to see clearly 20 inches or less and 20 feet or more; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 10 pounds occasionally and up to 25 pounds intermittently.


  • Well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office/production setting with adequate ventilation.
  • Moderate noise.
  • Occasional exposure to dust, dirt, construction equipment (site visits).


  • 40 hours per week between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Eligible to submit application for telecommuting and alternative schedule after 90 days.
  • Occasional extended hours required as projects dictate.