Design Engineer, Precast Concrete

Date: Aug 29, 2023

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US

Company: Contech Engineered Solutions LLC

Salt Lake City, UT

Contech Engineered Solutions is currently seeking a licensed civil/structural Project Engineer.  The Project Engineer will be involved in all design aspects of precast concrete structures and components.  Projects range from interstate highway bridges to residential, commercial and manufacturing facilities.  The company also designs and produces a full line of architectural precast cladding systems. This position complies with all safety regulations and adhere to the company’s OSHA safety guidelines. 


Essential Functions:

  • Actively support and adhere to the company’s health and safety, quality and environmental compliance programs.
  • Engineer, submit and project manage structural designs and submittals including reinforcing, connections, and handling calculations including transportation and erection.  Review of shop drawings and submittals.  Perform additional engineering for fabrication or field related non-conformances or other issues.
  • Perform engineering to assist sales and estimating departments and support production and operations such as handling and lifting devices, prestressing equipment, forming, etc.
  • Support sales group for promotion, design, specifications, installation and problem resolution.
  • Support sales group occasionally when making calls to engineering consulting firms, counties, and cities.
  • Management of project needs provided by each team member involved including project managers, drafters, estimators, architects, engineers, contractors, and production personnel.
  • Analysis and design of precast structures, components, and connections.
  • Review and check of drawings for accuracy and compliance with design and engineering intent.
  • Respond to, design of, and coordination of, shop and field inquiries and repairs.
  • Coordination with project managers, architects, engineers, contractors, and field personnel as required ensuring success of projects.
  • Familiarity with IBC, ASCE7, ACI318, PCI, AISC, AWS building codes and specifications.
  • Anticipate potential problems and respond to discovered problems, develop a solution and communicate directly with the customer to achieve an agreeable outcome.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned or directed.



  • Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer and ability to become registered in multiple states.
  • Minimum 5 plus years’ industry experience and experience in the design of precast concrete, reinforced concrete and steel.
  • Works as an effective and proactive team player; understands the importance of supporting our customers and sales team.
  • Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Must possess excellent analytical, organizational and proactive problem solving skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and ability to present oneself and communicate in a professional, positive, and courteous manner at all times with customers and all levels of employees.
  • Demonstrated pattern of positive attitude, strong work ethic and dedication.
  • Ability to remain focused while handling several items at one time.
  • Ability to develop systems and processes.
  • Drive for results - goal oriented and able to complete assignments on time.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, MathCAD, Concise, RISA-3D, or other precast concrete software.  Finite element analysis is a plus.
  • Be able to travel less than 10 percent.


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: Salt Lake City

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