Structural Engineer – Entry Level

Jefferson City, Missouri, US
Nov 22, 2020
Dec 22, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have more than 900 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex challenges.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.


The person in this position will provide structural engineering services as a member of multidisciplinary teams working on projects for industrial, power, manufacturing, refinery, and mining clients. Initially, responsibilities will include working on client sites to perform structural inspection services. Additional responsibilities will involve design and analysis, project management, preparation of plans and specifications, report writing, cost estimating, and construction observation. The work will require out-of-town assignments within 2 to 2.5 hours of Jefferson City.

Minimum Qualifications
  • B.S. in civil or structural engineering
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Willingness to work as part of a project team in an environment that encourages self-initiative
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Work experience with AutoCAD and structural engineering analysis software such as RISA 3D, STAAD Pro, or MathCAD
  • Ability to start position in November 2020
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications
  • Heavy industrial experience
  • 2+ years of related work experience
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills involving a wide range of structural analysis and design
  • Experience in the consulting industry
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with multidisciplinary teams
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills

NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working in facilities that have limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.

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