• Structural Engineer (Airport Technologies)

    Job Location US-MI-Novi
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
  • Overview

    Jervis B. Webb Company is a subsidiary of Daifuku North America Holding Company (daifuku.com/us/), a group company of Daifuku in Japan - the largest material handling company in the world. Our advanced systems move everything from car bodies at auto plants to luggage at airports to packaged goods at warehouses. We are known as experts in engineering, manufacturing and servicing innovative automated materials handling systems including conveyors, automatic guided vehicles, automated storage & retrieval systems, and integrated controls.


    The company is currently seeking an experienced Structural Engineer.


    Position Summary/ Primary Purpose

    The Structural Engineer is a member of the Mechanical Airport Baggage Handling engineering team that reports to the Group Engineering DirectorThis position will work under the direction of the Senior Mechanical Structural Engineer and/or Project Engineer.  This position will participate in the design and detailing for conveyor equipment, platforms, header steel and other conveyor system components.  The Mechanical Structural Engineer will learn to take on more complex engineering responsibilities such as system layouts, structural design and field support.


    Major Areas of Responsibility

    • Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, or computer-generated reports.
    • Ability to use computer-assisted design (CAD) and work with other engineers and designers in developing system design and support structures.
    • Perform structural design calculations (automated and by hand) per applicable codes, design & detail checking.
    • Preparation of design calculation packages for PE stamping.
    • PE stamping of design drawings and calculations for applicable states.
    • Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, and maintain structural and mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles.
    • Confer with engineers or other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, or provide technical information.
    • Recommend design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions.
    • Conduct research that tests or analyzes the feasibility, design, operation, or performance of equipment, components, or systems.
    • Investigate equipment failures and difficulties from a structural design perspective, and to make recommendations to maintenance crew.
    • Develop and test models of alternate designs and processing methods to assess feasibility, operating condition effects, possible new applications and necessity of modification.
    • Develop, coordinate, or monitor all aspects of production, including selection of manufacturing methods, fabrication, or operation of product designs.
    • Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications


    Broad Knowledge as Follows (Basic/Preferred)

    • English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
    • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

    • Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

    • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

    • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.


    Skills & Abilities as Follows (Basic/Preferred)

    • Multi-tasking – Managing through multiple tasks/demands at one time.
    • Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.
    • Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people.
    • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
    • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
    • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
    • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of you, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
    • Verbal and Written Expression and Recognition — The ability to listen to, understand and communicate information and ideas presented through spoken or written words and sentences.
    • Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
    • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.


    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Civil (Structural) Engineering. A combination of relevant work experience with industrial automation or material handling systems design may also qualify.
    • Experience with Structural design software such as STAAD, Cad/AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Inventor.
    • Licensed/registered Civil/Structural Professional Engineer in multiple states.
    • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).


    Demonstrated Physical Abilities as Follows: remain stationary for 50% of the time; move/traverse throughout the office to access file cabinets and office equipment; operate a computer and other productivity machinery; inspect documents; communicate with others through talking/hearing; read/identify/assess forms and correspondence. 


    Jervis B. Webb Company is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and federal sub/contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or medical condition.


    Jervis B. Webb offers an excellent compensation package including great benefits such as excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays, 401K, Flexible Spending Programs, and more


    At this time our company only receives applications online. If you need assistance applying online to this position, please call 248-553-1233 and leave a message and your call will be returned.


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