Amec Foster Wheeler’s Chicago Office near O’Hare International Airport seeks to add an entry level engineer to our Structural Engineering team, working within the Transportation/Infrastructure Design group.
The Transportation Sector delivers project solutions for ports, airports, roads, bridges, rail and transit across all of Amec Foster Wheeler’s geographies in the US and across the Americas. Our services cover the transportation facility lifecycle and include feasibility and planning studies; environmental impact documentation; roadway, bridge and structure design; materials testing and QA/QC; construction administration, inspection and related services; utility engineering services; geotechnical engineering and a comprehensive array of support services
Key Responsibilities •Primary responsibilities include the design of bridges and other transportation-related structures or structural elements; Other structural engineering tasks may relate to the rail or industrial sectors •Occasional field assignments will be expected •Candidate will need to be able to perform analysis of bridge or other structural components in a diverse design team under the supervision of a Senior Level Engineer •Develop design plans and specifications for use during construction and ensure all projects comply with applicable codes and regulations •Must demonstrate the willingness and ability to work collaboratively and communicate as part of a diverse design team
Skills / Qualifications •0-3 years of related experience in Transportation Industry •BS in Civil Engineering with specialization in Structural Engineering required; Masters Degree in Structural Engineering also acceptable •Strong written and oral communication skills required •Experience with A.A.S.H.T.O. Bridge Design code preferred •Experience with MicroStation or AutoCAD software preferred •Demonstrated ability to solve engineering problems •Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s driving (MVR) policy
Diversity Statement We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure Inc.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.