A Designer shall have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in civil, architectural or structural engineering; an EIT certificate is preferred. A master’s degree is appreciated. Knowledge and understanding of engineering principles and practice is required. Must have the ability and desire to learn project-engineering skills as well as be personable to maintain positive client relationships for ZFA.
As an entry-level engineer, a Designer is responsible for basic structural-engineering tasks. Smaller projects or portions of projects may be assigned at first, and strong collaboration with more senior personnel will be expected to guide the Designer in learning ZFA standards and practices. A Designer is responsible for asking thoughtful questions and producing high-quality work. Active learning, listening and communication will develop a Designer’s technical and soft skills.