Power Engineer Jobs


Job Information

Power Engineers Civil-Structural Engineer - Generation Division in Overland Park, Kansas

Civil-Structural Engineer - Generation Division

Location: Overland Park

State/Territory: Kansas

Department: Generation Civil/Structural/Architectural Dept


Civil-Structural Engineer - Generation Division

Passionate? Creative? Looking for a great company to build your career? At POWER Engineers, Inc., you can have a rewarding experience at every level. We are currently looking for entry-level structural engineers who desire challenging yet meaningful work. In this role, you’ll apply your engineering skills to design projects that have a positive impact on global infrastructure while being a good steward of the environment.

Join POWER Engineers as a Structural Engineer in the Civil Structural and Architectural Department of the Power Generation Division. We want to hire entry-level structural engineers so our experienced structural engineers in Idaho, New Jersey, and Kansas can mentor and develop leaders from within our organization. We want to provide you with a career path to Lead Engineer, Technical Manager, Project Engineer, Project Manager, or Department Manager. Our best leaders are self-motivated lifelong learners with a keen curiosity about the global energy market. We want to find employees who are focused on our clients, our people, design tools, and the various technologies and innovations that will help our clients meet their decarbonization and modernization goals.

Our employees enjoy a hybrid workplace environment. Our hybrid workplace experience means you will be able to work from the comfort of your home with the expectation of reporting to the office up to a few days per week. You’ll find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career.

Help us assist multiple types of clients (Independent Power Producers, Municipal Electric Utilities, Investor-Owned Utilities) in addressing their challenges and implementing power grid systems of the future. Get experience in a wide range of power plant technologies including biomass, municipal waste, geothermal, hydrogen, fossil fuel, carbon capture, battery energy storage, hydro, and solar.

Job Summary Of Roles And Responsibilities

  • Design light foundations and structures for solar farms, battery energy storage facilities, and substation projects

  • Design heavy foundations and structures for large power generation projects: generators, turbines, transformers, pipe racks, gas compressors, metal building systems, and masonry walls/buildings.

  • Design structural steel systems for buildings, equipment supports, etc.

  • Coordinate design requirements with drafter/designers

  • Occasionally travel to clients and projects and sites to interface with clients, verify existing conditions, and monitor construction progress (5%-10% travel)

Required Education/Experience

  • College graduate to 8 years of structural engineering experience (December 2023 Graduates included)

  • BS Degree in Civil/Structural/Architectural Engineering from ABET Accredited University

  • Basic Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation to interface with drafters/designers

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Ideal Education/Experience

  • MS Degree in Structural Engineering

  • Engineer in Training (EIT/FE Exam passed) or Professional Engineer license

  • Knowledge and/or ability to learn structural modeling/analysis software (RISA, STAAD)

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision - both individually, and as part of a project team

  • Familiarity with power generation, transmission, and distribution projects

  • Basic knowledge of building codes and material properties/specifications

  • Exposure to geotechnical engineering

  • Exposure to pre-engineered metal building systems

  • Exposure to seismic analysis and design

  • Open to longer duration field assignments with the duration of 1 to 18 months

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to positively impact society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development, and a full benefits package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

  • Telehealth Benefit covers all providers

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • New Dads and Moms Benefit program

  • Fertility Benefits

  • Gender-affirming care

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!

EOE, including disability/vets