Senior Structural Engineer
Merrillville, IN 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
Senior Structural Engineer
Job Locations US-IN-Merrillville
Job ID 2022-1871 # of Openings Remaining 1
About DLZ

DLZ Corporation is an award-winning architecture and engineering firm serving public and private entities across the nation. As a multidisciplinary firm, DLZ provides engineering and architectural design services, construction management, surveying, right-of-way acquisition and materials testing. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest. In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of ENR's Top 150 U.S. Design Firms. Our growth is a testament to the quality of our work and the satisfaction of our clients.

Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural, engineering, and environmental firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients' expectations and are known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we service and in which we live.

Job Description

DLZ Corporation has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Structural Engineer in Merrillville, IN. Projects will be focused in heavy industrial structures and multidiscipline projects.

Duties & Responsibilities:

    Prepare engineering drawings and technical specifications for various types of projects including industrial facilities, public buildings, warehouse/maintenance structures, water and wastewater treatment plants, and storm drainage structures.
  • Design of a variety of structural systems including: structural steel, complex steel shapes (hoods, vessels, tanks, etc.), single-and multi-story structures, reinforced concrete structures, including framed construction, flat slabs and composite construction; shallow and deep foundations, including piles and caissons; and masonry and timber structures.
  • Perform structural inspections and assessments on existing structures and develop reports including any necessary repair procedures.
  • Develop structural analysis and design calculations using governing codes and standards, engineering formulas and experience.
  • Prepare proposals, estimate, scope jobs, plan, and budget.
  • Control and/or review all project forecasts, schedules, cost estimates and reports. Responsible for quality control over the complete project.
  • Provide technical leadership on design team
  • Possess aptitude to act as a positive representative of the company and its core values.
  • Perform all work in a safe and responsible manner, in accordance with the Health and Safety Plan.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering with Structural Engineering concentration required, Master's degree preferred
  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of IN and/or Registered Structural Engineer (SE) in the state of IL required
  • 10 or more years of progressively responsible experience in structural engineering
  • AutoCAD / REVIT experience preferred
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and practice proactive time-management.
  • Ability to visit and safely traverse construction and project sites, which may require overnight stays, while complying with all applicable safety codes and requirements.

At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!

DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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