Structural Engineer-P.E.

Porter Corp
US - Michigan - Holland
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  • Post Date: Dec 13, 2018
  • Job Type: Full time

Job Description

Porter Corp is seeking a full-time civil engineering graduate to join an industry-leading SIPs (Structural Insulate Panel) manufacturer as a Structural Engineer. The primary purpose of this position is engineering of Porter SIPs projects to support the Porter SIPs brand.

Porter Corp, founded in 1964 as W.H. Porter, is committed to engineering and fabricating innovative architectural structures.

Compared to typical structural engineering opportunities, members of the Porter Corp engineering department benefit from exposure to a wide variety of learning and growth opportunities.

We have an exciting opportunity to join a growing company in an industry that is on the rise. We are looking for your imagination, skills and ambition. Porter SIPs are the key to energy efficient building. They are stronger, use approximately half the energy and can be erected in less time than conventional buildings. Structural Insulated Panels are a great way to build upon your knowledge base with a focus on delighting the customer and celebrating success.

We provide a complete package of benefits including 401(k) and profit sharing. If you are ready to enjoy your next job, the people you work with and the culture that leads to Porter SIPs being an industry leader, please apply now.

Primary Responsibilities

Capable of performing all responsibilities listed in the SIPs Structural Engineer job description
Accountable for all engineering aspects of projects they sign and seal
Mentor E.I.T.’s in the department when needed
Complete the majority of daily responsibilities with little guidance from superiors
Lead minor departmental strategic initiatives
Ethical practice
Timeliness of work completion
Follow written and verbal directions
Foster continuous improvement initiatives
Perform other related duties as required


Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited university
5 years (minimum) experience in structural engineering
P.E. license (Must be licensed in at least one state) required
Experience with major building codes in the United States and their applications
Experience in Steel Joist Design and Engineering
Experience in Designing and Engineering Steel and wood structures including connection details and specifications to meet code requirements and satisfy building officials requirements.
Experience in foundation design and engineering.
Experience in creating electronic calculations booklet for submittal purposes
Develop electronic structural calculation report booklet standards for SIP building products.
Self-Starter for creating systems and tools to support SIPSs engineering and product support initiatives.
Able to create manual design calculations and sketch details to communicate specifics of any manual calculation.
Demonstrated ability in MS Office, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of engineering principles and product development techniques and processes


Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Holiday's, 401 (k) with employer match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program as well as additional, optional insurance offerings.

Porter Corp., a PlayCore company, considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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