Structural Designer

  • East Lansing, Michigan, United States
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Structural Designer

Be part of our dynamic Michigan team within the thriving Structural group at Benesch. As part of the Structural team, you will acquire practical experience collaborating with Project Managers, Engineers, and Technicians to deliver services for MDOT projects. Your duties will include actively participating in the design of structural projects, conducting essential analyses of project elements, and contributing to the development and formulation of design calculations.


This position provides a flexible work schedule, with three days working from the East Lansing, MI office and two days remotely. 

The Impact You Will Have
  • Performing basic analysis of project elements
  • Performing load development and designing calculations of project elements, and checking work
  • Preparing organized structural calculations
  • Designing and drafting structural elements and details
  • Developing task deliverables in a complete and reviewable manner
  • Performing tasks on schedule and within budget as assigned
  • Working independently under the guidance of a Project Manager
What We Are Looking For
  • BS in Civil Engineering with a structural emphasis or related discipline required. MS in Civil Engineering with a structural emphasis or related discipline preferred.
  • EIT or ability to obtain within the year. 
  • Minimum 1 year of bridge design experience or relevant internship experience 
  • Excellent communication and client relation skills.
  • Progressive experience with developing plans and specifications utilizing MicroStation.
  • Strong organization and leadership skills with a track record for adhering to design budgets and schedules.
  • Ability to perform complex analysis and design
  • Ability to assemble a complete design package for assigned elements or projects.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.  #


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