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As directed by the Woodward Engineering Group (WEG) Division Manager, design and analyze new and existing structures and conduct construction administration.  Prepare pricing and construction documents and coordinate with Engineers In Training (EITs).  Focus is primarily on structural engineering, with a minor focus on civil/site engineering.  Additional responsibilities may arise as needed.


Engineer reports directly to the WEG Division Manager.


  • Conform to the Core Values of Woodward Design+Build:
    • Integrity
    • Loyalty
    • Knowledgeable
    • Motivated
    • Reliable
  • Conform to the Rules and Ethics of the State Bard of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.
  • Under the Responsible Charge of the WEG Division Manager, prepare Structural and Civil Engineering project plans and specifications for pricing, permit and construction.
  • Coordinate with Architects, Engineers, Cost Estimators and Operations personnel, both internal and external.
  • Assist in mentoring Engineers In Training (EITs) as they develop their experience and work towards eventual licensure.
  • Design structures to meet estimated load requirements, computing size, shape, strength, and type of structural members and perform structural analysis of plans and structures.
  • Determine feasibility of designing new structures or modifying existing structures considering costs, available space, time limitations, sustainability considerations, and other technical and economic factors.
  • Edit, review, and check specifications and ensure that plans and specifications agree
  • Draft/model engineering work and be able to produce plans that conform to WEG’s standards and protocols.
  • Search and recall soil reports and pile load tests using MS Streets and Trips and existing WEG databases.
  • Maintain an orderly and organized set of calculations, notes, meeting minutes, and other information required for typical job.
  • Preform construction administration activities including submittal/shop drawing review and response to RFI.
  • Perform site visits to review existing and new construction without any special assistance.
  • Have excellent problem-solving skills and communication skills.
  • Be able to drive to jobsites as required.
  • Maintain PE licensure through acquiring Professional Development Hours (PDHs) and be able to obtain reciprocal PE licensure in other states if requested.
  • Other responsibilities may arise on an as-needed basis.


Basic knowledge of computer operations and the following applications:

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • MS Streets and Trips*
  • Revit based products*
  • RISA Products*

* Indicates that WEG will assist in training on these programs


  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from an ABET Accredited University in the USA
    • Master of Science Degree strongly encouraged
  • Be registered in Louisiana as a Professional Engineer, or as approved by the WEG Division Manager
  • Must be in and maintain good standing with State Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors
Location: New Orleans, LA
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