Civil Structural Engineer

  • West Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Shift: 1st Shift
  • Department: Marketing

Company Description

NS BlueScope - Coated Products North America (Coated Products) is a joint venture between Nippon Steel and BlueScope Steel. The Coated Product business operates in the United States, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia, with its headquarters based in Singapore. This joint venture provides a strong platform to capture growth in new market segments. ASC Profiles LLC and Steelscape LLC are part of the NS BlueScope Coated Products business in the United States and is an industry leader on the forefront of offering innovative steel product solutions. With over 600 employees and eight manufacturing plants across the Western United States, we have built trusted brands which have served the construction industry for almost 50 years.

ASC Profiles LLC is the leading manufacturer of steel roof and wall products and structural roof and floor deck in the Western U.S., servicing customers from six locations. ASC Profiles services various segments of the steel construction industry through its three divisions, AEP Span, ASC Steel Deck and ASC Building Products.

Job Description

The Civil Structural Engineer performs duties requiring the application of professional engineering knowledge, specifically relating to ASC products and their application in buildings.  To develop new and enhance existing products to meet ASC Profiles strategic and business plans. This position also develops and updates various documents (specification sheets, accessory drawings, literature).  This is a collaborative role and provides technical support to Sales and Marketing, Engineering teams as well as external businesses by responding to requests for information. Conducts project research of market conditions, project management, engineering analysis and creation of technical documents to stay relevant.  Represents the company and industry standards in all dealings with engineers, architects, owners, and customers.

  • Designs and develops new products in alignment with business strategies and building standards.
  • Performs engineering design and analysis of cold-formed steel building products, including developing product performance specifications, creating and updating application data sheets, and maintaining other relevant documentation. 
  • Monitors product development for compliance with current building standards (IBC, SDI, FM, UL, IAPMO, ICC-ES, Uniform-ES, IBC, etc.).
  • Configures products, including creating and/or modifying existing designs, utilizing solid and 2D CAD models; prepares drawings and designs system specifications. 
  • Performs product testing and analysis, including diaphragm sheer, wind uplift, web-crippling, air and water infiltration, and fire-rated assemblies.
  • Prepares proper documentation of the experiments and analysis and prepared reports and correspondence.
  • Collaborates with cross functional product innovation team to meet the functional and performance requirements; works closely with engineering team, marketing, manufacturing and sales departments on the research, design and implementation of products.
  • Provides support to company’s technical literature. 
  • Reviews and updates all the published literature associated with the products for consistency.
  • Supports Sales by providing technical guidance and support to external engineers, specification writers, large building owners/developers and national design build-companies on the capabilities of ASC Steel Deck products as needed. 
  • Responds to RFI’s from ongoing field projects.
  • Researches inquiries and provides guidance in accordance with Company standards, capabilities, liability exposure, and Industry standards.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Architectural, or Structural Engineering.
  • 3+ years of experience in Civil Engineering, building construction and/or building products industry.
  • Good understanding of engineering concepts, especially Seismic Analysis, Structural Analysis, Engineering Statics, Structural Dynamic analysis, Basics of Cold-Form Steel Engineering Design, and how they relate to light gauge steel products.

Preferred:

  • (CA) P.E. License.
  • Knowledge in cold-form steel design and standards (AISI Cold Form Steel design manual or Steel Deck Institute Manual).
  • 3 years in design of cold-formed steel building components for commercial, institutional, educational, hospital, residential, agricultural or similar applications.

Additional Information

The preceding job responsibilities and tasks were designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates in this job.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job duties and responsibilities required of associates assigned to this job.  Associates may be required to perform other duties as assigned.  Additional job competencies, individual goals, and performance measurements are set at the department level.

The benefits are just as rewarding as the work at BlueScope.  To support our goal, we offer a total compensation plan and an outstanding benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, paid time off, and retirement. 

EEO Employer/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veteran

BlueScope is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status, as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 

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