Senior Civil/Structural Designer



Senior Civil/Structural Designer
Type: Full Time
Location: Dickinson


Job Description Summary:
Performs design related work on all projects assigned by the supervisor including field work, layout, design, drafting, bills-of-material, transmittals, design packages and other duties as required. Acts as an information communicator to clients, supervisors, designers, drafters, and other Chemic departments. Provides training to designers, drafters, and junior employees.



Performs project related duties as assigned by supervisor

  • Assists supervisor in completion of design estimate package
  • Procures data, specifications and related existing drawings to use on assigned projects
  • Perform necessary field work and survey
  • Maintains field notes and field information in usable and retrievable form
  • Develop accurate and complete 3D models and 2D design drawings and layouts
  • Prepare complete design packages and other deliverables as per project specifications and client requests
  • Provides layout and design as per project demands. Provides supervisor with suggested design or presentation
  • Reviews drawings for completeness and arranges for checking of drawings. Performs checking on other projects
  • Completes bill-of-material and client transmittals, organizes client design packages, and performs other duties as required for the project work
  • Assists design group leaders and project engineers by performing work within estimated man-hours
  • Provides field follow-up on projects

Provides support and communication to project members

  • Trains other designers, drafters, and junior employees
  • Interfaces with clients and other Chemic disciplines to answer questions, resolve conflicts, and complete assignments
  • Assists project leads in preparing man-hour estimates and proposals.
  • Performs additional duties as required and requested



  • High School diploma or equivalent required. College drafting degree preferred
  • Must have good computer skills with proficiency in all major software, including Excel and Word
  • Must have good communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Must be proficient in all engineering codes applicable to practicing discipline
  • Must be proficient in using all major design and CAD technological tools applicable to practicing discipline, including AutoPlant, AutoCAD, CADWorx, LFM, and Microstation
  • Must be proficient in using survey equipment and laser scanning equipment
  • Must be proficient in executing field work and field survey related activities and capable of leading such crews on in-plant project assignments
  • Must be able to comprehend client-based design and drafting standards, engineering sketches, and other reference material and apply to design applications
  • Must have good analytical skills and the ability to apply using good common sense
  • Must be capable of supervising a minimum of two (2) design personnel
  • Must have current driver’s license, a car and proof of insurance


Requires five or more years’ experience taking field notes. Five or more years design and field experience in petrochemical/chemical plants and refineries, or three or more years design and field experience in petrochemical/chemical plants and refineries plus two or more years AutoPlant, AutoCAD, and CADWorx. Any Experience in MicroStation and Pro-Pipe/Pro-Iso is a plus


Work Environment & Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Approximately 60% office work and 40% work in the plants and field. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb (at least one flight stairs) and sit for extended periods of time. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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The above description covers the fundamental responsibilities of the Senior Civil/Structural Designer position. It shall not be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental, or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day.


Chemic Engineers & Constructors Inc. (Chemic) is dedicated in providing a Safe and Drug Free work environment; and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.


No third-party recruiters, please.