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Design Engineer, Structures

Date: Feb 1, 2023

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: Contech Engineered Solutions LLC

Cincinnati, Ohio


The Design Engineer works primarily in a consultative role and provides technical support to sales personnel, consulting engineers, contractors, and customers in conjunction with the promotion and installation and evaluation of Contech’s products. Develops engineering solutions for specific projects involving water quality, hydraulic design, geotechnical and structural issues related to Contech’s products. Works closely with and maintains effective working relationships with individuals within the Engineering, Marketing / Sales and Operations Teams to meet common goals and commercial objectives of the company. Provides input, review and mentoring to various members of the Engineering Dept. and CAD Team in the preparation of engineering and drawing submittals for customers. Adheres to company policies and assists in risk management efforts.




  • Provides project specific design services – including review of project plans, developing product solutions, preparation of submittal drawings and calculations, providing technical advice – to assist the field sales team with integration and acceptance of Contech’s products into site plans.
  • Primarily focuses on Contech’s base products such as Corrugated Metal Pipe, Plastic Pipe, Specialty Products, Structural Plate Products and possesses the skills, knowledge and experience needed to support business for these product offerings.
  • Performs structural analysis and review, hydraulic analysis and review and / or geotechnical review as necessary to support these base products.
  • Works effectively with in-house engineers and CAD Techs, Sales / Marketing Team members as well as with outside engineers in the promotion, specification and installation of Contech’s base products.
  • Provides technical support to the Operations / Manufacturing Team as required for the proper fabrication of Contech’s base products.
  • Communicates and coordinates efforts with field sale staff and the manufacturing team regarding any questions and concerns involving plant orders and the proper design, manufacture and installation of Contech’s products.
  • Offers training and guidance to the team.
  • Checks work produced by other team members to assure accuracy.
  • Handles calls from the field sales / marketing team, outside consultants and plant personnel and provides competent technical advice and input.
  • Maintains engineering standards, policies, best practices and procedures.
  • Supports the promotional and strategic efforts of the organization.
  • Works closely with the product management team for Corrugated Metal Pipe, Plastic Pipe, Structural Plate and Specialty Products.
  • Helps to develop training programs and aids for Contech’s products.
  • Assists in the writing and development of technical papers and product literature needed for the support and the promotion of Contech’s products.
  • Has a working knowledge and familiarity with the governing specifications covering Contech’s base products. Assists in the development, writing and modification of such specifications. May serve on technical committees in efforts to develop these specifications.
  • May travel to job sites to provide technical support, consultation and evaluation related to Contech’s products.
  • Maintains professional relationships and attends industry trade shows, seminars, and continuing education courses as required.
  • Provides support to Contech’s risk management efforts through knowledge and understanding of the key design and installation principles associated with Contech’s base products.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Required minimum education:  4 year – BS in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Construction Management
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Highly organized and able to multi-task.
  • Excel and Microsoft Office computer skills.
  • Strong communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Ability to travel 15% of the time.




  • Preferred Major/Focus:  Civil Engineering


Local Candidates Only Please. No Relocation Assistance is Available.

Contech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, transgender status, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Click here to view information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement.  Contech is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.  If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact the Contech Recruiting team at (513) 645-7000.

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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