Structural Project Engineer

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Job Title: Structural Project Engineer (Lead)
Job Type: Full-time
Reports directly to: Engineering Manager
Direct Reports: None

Job Purpose: To receive, manage and close projects at a healthy profit, schedule projects efficiently, effectively communicate with customers & production employees, & complete crane projects at a healthy profit margin for the company. Performance Goals: Utilize skills to reduce costs for the company in the most appropriate way for the project, adding value to the company and overall bottom line.


  • Manage multiple crane projects and work with Sales team, customers, and production team for specifications.
  • Structural design of fabricated and welded box girder sections for overhead cranes.
  • Structural design of free-standing runway systems for overhead cranes.
  • Develop concrete footer and foundation design for free-standing runway support columns.
  • Interpret architectural drawings and develop structural framing systems.
  • Inspect and analyze existing structures and overhead crane box girder sections.
  • Coordinate installations with customers, crew leaders, and production team.
  • Work with Crew Leaders to diagnose issues or obstructions in the field and develop a resolution.
  • Budget and project management.
  • Oversee the production process of the Crane in the shop to ensure no problems/issues arise.  
  • Occasional travel to customer sites.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Structural Mechanical, Civil, Industrial Engineering or Project Management
  • 5+ years Engineering experience preferred.
  • Structural, Mechanical Engineering or Steel construction.                                                                                    
  • Successful passage of the Principles and Practices of Engineering exam, which permits registration with the State Board (PE certification)
  • Experience with fatigue design considerations and welded structures
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Experience with Auto CAD and Microsoft programs.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work well on a team.

Travel Requirements:

  • Position is remote except for the occasional travel to customer sites (around 2 times a month)
  • Travel could include Northwest Ohio, Southern Michigan, and Northeast Indiana

Physical Requirements:              

  • Manual Dexterity: Proficiency in using hands and fingers to manipulate tools, operate machinery, or perform delicate tasks.
  • Visual Acuity: Sufficient vision to read documents, operate equipment, or perform tasks that require accurate visual perception.
  • Hearing Ability: Adequate hearing to understand verbal instructions, communicate with others, or detect auditory signals or warnings.
  • Standing and Walking: Capacity to stand or walk for extended periods, as some jobs may require being on one’s feet for most of the work shift.
  • Sitting: Ability to sit for long periods of time.


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