Ropes Courses, Inc. Now Hiring Structural Engineer

Ropes Courses, Inc.

Structural Engineer

Job Summary: This position is responsible for the design and engineering of steel frame adventure courses, climbing towers, zip lines and other adventure course products. Applicant must be very familiar with steel, concrete and wood structural design; as well as applicable code books ASCE – Minimum Design loads for Buildings and Other Structures, AISC Steel Construction Manual, and the International Building Code. Under the direction of the lead engineer, the responsibilities will include creation of analytical models, structural design of adventure course structures, connection design, foundation design and cable systems design.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Self-motivated and innovative with good attendance record
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytical Structural models
  • Calculation Reports (member sizing, connection design, weld sizing etc.)
  • Permit Drawings
  • Installation instructions
  • Creation of shop drawings
  • Part prints: dimensions, member size/type, material, category etc.
  • Weldment prints: with proper weld and dimension call outs
  • 3D models
  • Ability to take direction from Immediate Supervisor
  • Work independently and be a self-motivator and able to work within timelines
  • All other duties as assigned on a daily basis

Knowledge/Experience Required:

  • BS degree in civil or mechanical engineering with a structural emphasis
  • FE exam completed and desire to obtain PE when eligible
  • One to two years experience
  • Knowledge of Structural Analysis software (Robot, STAAD, SAP or similar), Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD (3D solid modeling and 2D drafting)
  • Welding practices and procedures knowledge
  • General construction knowledge
  • MS Office applications knowledge
  • Familiar with Mathcad or similar software
  • Database, spreadsheet and Visual Basic programming a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Required Experience:

  • Structural Engineering: 2 years

Qualified applicants should apply here.

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