Structural Engineering Designer (EI)

Job Detail

  • Job Locations Columbia, ILColumbia, MO
  • Experience Less Than 1 Year
  • Qualifications Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

TWM is taking applications for a position in the field of Structural Engineering.  We are looking for someone with the ability to join our team and immediately help in designing a wide variety of bridge and other structural engineering projects. Our highly qualified Structural team pursues and accepts both ordinary and not-so-ordinary projects. Using a combination of advanced technical knowledge, practical design, and understanding of constructability, we conceive unique solutions that can be built practically. If you have strong design skills, a passion for developing innovative solutions, a commitment to high-quality design, and a desire to contribute to a tight-knit team, we encourage you to apply.

Experience Level:  0-4 years of full-time post-graduation experience


Schedule:  Full-time, 40 hours/week, with the possibility of overtime


Location:  Based in Columbia, Illinois or Columbia, Missouri


Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist in the design of bridges and other structures under the guidance of licensed Professional Structural Engineers
  • Assist in preparation of plans, specifications and estimates
  • Work with engineers of all experience levels to produce innovative and high-quality solutions
  • May assist in or conduct site/field inspections



  • Must possess a Civil Engineering bachelor’s degree with structural emphasis. With a minimum GPA of 3.5.
  • Must have certification as an Engineer Intern (EI). Professional Engineer / Structural Engineer license is not required to start.
  • Demonstrated ability with CAD (MicroStation and AutoCAD), spreadsheets (Excel), and general structural analysis software.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Team-oriented and self-motivated.
  • Willingness to work hard.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Motivation to tackle unique structural design challenges in addition to more commonplace projects.
  • Direct experience in the design of plate girder and pre-stressed concrete highway bridges, large temporary and permanent soil retention structures (concrete, anchored steel sheet, cofferdams, etc.), above- and below-grade reinforced concrete tanks, and heavy foundations (piles, drilled shafts, etc.) is a plus but not required.
  • Experience in construction and/or construction phase engineering (structural steel erection plans, temporary soil retention, temporary support, etc.) is a plus but not required.
  • Familiarity with IDOT and MoDOT bridge design policy is a plus but not required.


Benefits Summary:

Competitive salary and fringe benefit package. Starting salary is dependent upon personal knowledge, skill, and ability. Regular salary reviews, exceptional performance bonus incentives, non-contributory Employee Stock Ownership Plan, insurance, 401K, holidays, Paid Time Off, flexible schedules, flexible work location, and more.


TWM is an established but growth-oriented consulting firm offering Civil and Structural Engineering, Surveying, and other Geospatial services in the St. Louis metropolitan region and beyond. Named a Top Workplace by The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, TWM prides itself on its culture. We are large enough to handle unique and challenging projects, but small enough to maintain a personal, family-oriented atmosphere, where our team members are more than just cogs in a wheel. They are talented individuals who are passionate about their work and about providing clients with Exceptional Service. Nothing Less.


TWM is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.

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