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Structural Design Engineers make sure manmade structures can withstand the stress inflicted by human use and environmental factors. Responsibilities listed on a well-written Structural Design Engineer resume example include testing material strength, collaborating with other engineers and construction contractors, minimizing collapse risks, and using CAD software for simulations. The ideal candidate should highlight in his or her resume engineering expertise, attention to details, strong communication and networking skills, innovation, observation spirit, and teamwork. A degree in civil engineering is commonplace for a Structural Design Engineer.

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Structural Design Engineer

Directed cross functional teams to develop innovative design solutions to minimize materials cost while still achieving architectural vision; completed over 4M sq ft of building projects

  • Project managed three simultaneous building assignments to meet individual schedules, budgets and design objectives
  • Led a five person structural engineering team to design and oversee the construction of the structural building system for a $290M, 722K sq. ft., LEED certified hospital in Birmingham, AL
  • Produced one-day turn-around for time-sensitive solutions to challenges in the construction field; reduced wasted man-hours and associated rework costs by 5%
  • Controlled multiple analytical models for each building structure from initial development based on schematic design plans, through project evolution, to finalization with specific detailed parameters
  • Represented HKS to clients at city compliance reviews, construction coordination meetings with over 20 different sub-contractors, and through daily communication with construction and design team
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Architectural Engineering
MA
Master of Arts
2

Structural Design Engineer

Internship (5 months) in the Forward Fuselage Structures department of the Joint Strike Fighter project

  • Supported shop floor in daily tasks; Revised and created technical models and drawings, using CATIA V4/V5, Teamcenter PDM and VAS.
  • Quick learning, working ahead of schedule and ease of communication are reasons the supervisor evaluated me outstanding performance (top 5%).
  • Trained as Operating Excellence White Belt
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
English
BS
Aerospace Engineering
MS
Aerospace Structures And Materials, Sustainability Annotation
3

Structural Design Engineer

Designed and supported onsite installation of gun bay modifications that reduced heat soak into primary structure and in-flight opening door mechanism.

  • Modified existing F22 aircraft wing to body alignment and surfaces between prime and sub contractors to ensure low observable vehicle requirements were within tolerance.
  • Completed a rough layout and design of a pneumatic conveyor design to load finished cement powder into railcars.
  • Managed plant manufacturing equipment maintenance by creating a database of log times, equipment temperatures and grease viscosities.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Engineering
4

Structural Design Engineer

Lead Engineer on Rolls-Royce 777 thrust reverser. Design responsibility for Torque Box and Thermal Insulation.

  • Design focal for Thermal Insulation for Wichita Commercial Airplanes.
  • Design engineer for 777 41-section. Designed and drew parts in passenger entry doorway and body side-panels.
  • Coordinated systems and payload structural interface for 777 41-section.
  • Wrote software to extract tracking data from TSO and Dbase applications for SCD (Source Control Drawing) compliance.
  • All design work was done with CATIA.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AA
Physics / Mathematics
BA
Physics And Mathematics (double Major)
BS
Science Education
5

Structural Design Engineer

One of the first engineers recruited to join 747-8 design team. Managed the release of both detail and installation datasets to production. Developed solutions through solid modeling techniques and parts lists creation. Appointed focal for special assignments and company-critical issues. Diagnosed and solved problems such as interferences, part discrepancies, and configuration control with costumer and Integrated Product Team (IPT) members.

  • Successfully released 19 engineering data packages, all on time
  • Fulfilled company objective by redesigning seat tracks to save 7.25 lbs of weight for the 747-8F
  • Represented entire 747-8 design organization as Self Evaluation Co-focal in support of FAA audits
  • Served as focal for Production Revision Record (PRR) drawing release effort while supervising 5 people
  • Chosen by manager to be part of a "tiger team" effort to achieve 100% drawing release by 6-20-08
  • Awarded for superlative performance for fastener count assignment before IPT members
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Aerospace Engineering
MS
Engineering
6

Structural Design Engineer

Drafting and development of structural projects by the means of creating new structural plans, details and/or revising existing drawings using AutoCAD or REVIT.

  • Collaborated with engineers and architects regarding design parameters for client projects.
  • Prepared structural framing drawings and required steel detailing for majority of projects.
  • Discussed design standards and procedures with the directors of design and architecture.
  • Drafted detailed drawings of structures, specifying dimensions and materials needed.
  • Created professional to-scale sketches.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Drafting And Design Technology
AS
Drafting And Design Technology
7

Mechanical & Structural Design Engineer - 787 Interiors

Independently managed and coordinated the completion of multiple full scale and component certification tests that resulted in cost and weight savings.

  • Prioritized needs, re-organized project schedule, and implemented accountability to schedule in order to turn around certification tests that were behind. Brought project in on time reducing Airplane Ground Time and minimally impacting test schedules.
  • Assisted in defining and in the execution of test/ certification strategy that led to the successful implementation of parts made from a new material system. This implementation saved 90 lbs per airplane ship set.
  • Managed and coordinated with Boeing stakeholders and the Supplier in aligning supplier data submittals to support customer introductions.
  • Efficiently dealt with employee resistance in implementing product improvements through training, support, and issue resolution.
  • Co audited supplier processes and manufacturing processes alongside BR&T and Supplier Quality to improve quality of parts received to build final product. Processes include First Article Inspection, Pre-production Verification, and First Part Qualification.
  • Managed detail part and test fixture identification, ordering, and tracking through the Boeing supply chain.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Aerospace Engineering
MS
Systems Engineering
8

Structural Design Engineer I

Performed static and dynamic finite element analysis (FEA) on the hull and frames of US Naval submarines to facilitate ship overhauls and new construction as-built conditions

  • Designed structural foundations within the submarines to facilitate ship overhauls in a safe, cost effective and timely manner
  • Worked within a team to analyze and test a new catamaran hull design under a research and development program
  • Implemented quality control programs to verify calculation packages performed by team members
  • Served as lead lifting and handling engineer for sub-assemblies and full assemblies in a program to develop new shipyard lifting procedures
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Civil Engineering
9

Structural Design Engineer

  • Provided machining and fabrication of tooling for composites and bonded panels; completed modeling and tooling design for aircraft structures and bonded panels, coordinated production.
  • Completed designs for parts, tooling, and inspected parts for quality assurance.
  • Improved composite production processes, increasing the life of the molds.
  • Provided engineering solutions for military aircraft such as C-17, C-130, C-5, F-15, F-16, CH-47, E-3, and various commercial aircraft.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Aerospace Engineering
Cross Cultural Business Skills
Systems Engineering Level I
10

Structural Design Engineer

Coordinate with Architects, Customers Services and detailers to develop safe, efficient, and adequate building solutions for the customers

  • Perform steel and reinforced concrete building designs and their foundations
  • Check/approve metal r.c.building design performed by other engineers
  • Check/approve design drawings prepared by detailers
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BE
Bachelor of Engineering

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