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Structural Engineer-Chicago, IL


Elgin, IL, US, 60120

Company:  Precast Products Central



Job ID:  146139



Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Infrastructure is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.



Job Summary


The Structural Engineer assists the Engineering Department and Oldcastle Infrastructure facilities with various engineering and technical projects. This position will involve designing new dry utility, box culvert, or Oldcastle Stormwater Solutions products and/or modifying current ones, per specifications and customer requirements. He/ She will also proactively support the field sales team to establish and build customer relationships and meet the commercial objectives of the company. 




  • Lead a team of engineers, quality control, and drafters to support product design
  • Present project-specific solutions to engineering customers.
  • Respond to clients on project-specific inquiries and product structural requirements.
  • Establish and maintain rapport with customers.
  • Support field and internal team members to achieve team goals.
  • Assist sales team during the project bid phase by providing design review and confirming appropriate product design.
  • Provide project and technical support for submittal drawings, production and product delivery.
  • Assign work to team members and provide feedback
  • Ensure pertinent project information is accurately entered into the database.
  • Work with Quality Control department to provide critical inspection features/dimensions with tolerances to production personnel and QC inspectors and to ensure adherence to the Oldcastle Quality Control Program
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering
  • Registered Structural Engineer
  • 3+ year(s) industry experience in structural design
  • Previous experience in concrete design is required, precast and pre-stressed experience is preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, and be able to perform structural concrete designs
  • Ability to use a variety of computer programs, including AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Products, and Mathcad
  • Organization and communication skills
  • Ability to interact with customers, manager, engineers, drafters and other employees to resolve engineering and management related issues


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Mar 18, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Construction, Structural Engineer, Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Field Sales, Engineering, Sales