Job Details

Structural Engineer

Location:   Mobile AL

Salary:   based on experience



Jedson Engineering is headquartered in Cincinnati with offices throughout the southeast.  They provide full-service engineering, procurement and construction management services to industrial process manufacturers that operate in pulp & paper, chemical, consumer product and food & beverage markets across the nation. They are in a significant growth mode which is creating multiple opportunities across the company. Gilman Partners is a retained search firm in Cincinnati who is partnering with Jedson on this recruiting opportunity.



This person will design structures that must endure stresses and pressures inflicted through human use and environmental conditions. The incumbent will design/configure structures, oversee drawing production, choose appropriate foundation, building and equipment support material, inspect the construction work and ensure the structural soundness of foundations, buildings and structures.



  • Prepare reports, design criteria, estimates, designs and drawings
  • Oversee drawing production by others
  • Make calculations about pressures, loads and stresses
  • Provide technical advice on safe designs and construction
  • Obtain planning and/or building regulations approval
  • Liaise with clients and professional staff such as architects and engineers
  • Monitor and inspect all work undertaken by contractors to ensure structural soundness
  • Administer small sub-contracts and manage structural projects
  • Inspect geotechnical properties to evaluate the conditions and foundations
  • Use computer aided design technology for simulation purposes



  • Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Licensed Professional Engineer with 3+ years of work experience as a Structural Engineer
  • Experience in industrial structural engineering.
  • Preferred experience with an engineering services provider
  • Experience in STAAD, AutoCAD and Revit
  • Experience with steel, concrete and masonry
  • Experience in heavy to light industrial projects
  • Experience with rotating and vibration analysis
  • Will need to be a good communicator and able to manage multiple projects and clients at a time
  • Experience leading teams
  • Advanced knowledge of construction methods, materials and legal regulations
  • Ability to liaise with professionals from other disciplines
  • Analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail with the superb organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


The successful candidate will display an investigative nature and must be accurate, commercially aware and have great communication skills with a keen interest in ensuring the safety and physical integrity of buildings and other large structures. They will have proven budget and schedule management skills with great knowledge of construction processes, materials and code regulations.


Scott Slocum, Executive Recruiter