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Power Engineers Generation Entry Level Structural Engineer in Overland Park, Kansas

Generation Entry Level Structural Engineer

Location: Overland Park

State/Territory: Kansas

Department: Generation Civil/Structural/Architectural Dept


Generation Entry Level Structural Engineer

Passionate? Creative? Like to mix work and fun? 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 several entry-level structural engineers who are hungry for challenging and meaningful work. In this role, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, including Renewable Energy projects, and find the support, coaching and training you need to advance your career – all while working with a great team of people who encourage new ideas and innovative approaches.

While we don’t take ourselves too seriously, we take our work very seriously. When it comes to our clients, our projects, and the quality of our work, we don’t spend any time kidding around. Being our clients’ first choice is our mission: our flexibility, responsiveness, and deep technical skill are key to our clients’ and our own mutual success.

Join POWER Engineers as a Structural Engineer in the CSA 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 a career path to Technical Manager, Project Engineer, Project Manager, or Department Manager.

We are a smaller department within a bigger division that has a flat organization so there are great opportunities to gain experience and work closely with your supervisor and Division Leaders. You’ll develop close relationships with coworkers not only within our Division on Power Generation projects but also on the Power Delivery Division Projects (Substation & Overhead Line) and Facilities Division Projects (Food and Beverage) to gain exposure to different fields and find the career that suits you best! We offer competitive salary and benefits, paid overtime, flex hours and hybrid work from home options to make sure we all have better work/life balance.

Help us assist multiple types of clients (Independent Power Producers, Municipal Electric Utilities, Investor-Owned Utilities) address their challenges and implement power grid systems of the future.

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

  • Entry-level structural engineer with interest in structural steel, reinforced concrete, and masonry analysis and design engineering

  • Familiarity with structural analysis and design software

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to travel to project and jobsites to walkdown sites, interface with clients, and field verify conditions (5%-10%)

Required Education/Experience

  • College graduate to 3 years of structural engineering experience

  • BS Degree in Civil/Structural/Architectural Engineering

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

Preferred Education/Experience

  • MS Degree in Structural Engineering

  • EIT obtained

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

  • Knowledge and/or ability to learn 3D modeling/analysis software (RISA, STAAD)

  • Familiarity with power generation, transmission, and distribution projects

  • Basic knowledge of building codes and material specifications Civil-Site design

  • Exposure to Geotechnical engineering experience

  • Exposure to Pre-Engineered Metal Building Systems

  • Exposure to Seismic analysis and design

  • Exposure to Dynamic foundation analysis

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 make a positive impact on 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 benefit package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K       

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

EOE, including disability/vets