Position Description

Design Engineer
Location Savage, MN
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Working at Fabcon

Do you want to work at the top tier pre-fabricated concrete wall manufacturing and construction company in the East Coast and Midwest?

Do you see yourself at a company on the cusp of rapid growth due to creative products, lean manufacturing expertise, and market dominance?

Do you dream of being on a team that values leadership development and career growth opportunities?

If so, a career at Fabcon may be for you.

We are the precast wall panel industry leader in the United States.

Purpose/Scope:

Perform routine engineering duties involving calculations and drawing checks for technical accuracy. Work closely with team drafters, team supervisors, mentor, and other specialists.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The engineering responsibilities include developing an efficient design utilizing, whenever possible, standard Fabcon details

  • The engineer is also responsible for providing a building design in accordance with the architectural and structural drawings, specifications and all applicable building codes

  • Provide calculations on projects within the assigned team

  • Review the contract documents and provide efficient designs for building, connections, and precast panels in accordance with contract documents

  • Handle issues that may arise in the field or during the design process. Examples: Providing a field detail to repair a panel missing the embedded plates for a structural beam connection or coordinating with Sales and Project Management to address unique design aspects.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in Civil Engineering (required); structural engineering emphasis (preferred)

  • Problem solving abilities

  • Basic understanding of engineering skills and the ability to extract design concepts/information from architectural and structural documents

  • Knowledge of design standards for precast concrete products (ACI, PCI) and steel members (AISC)

  • Familiarity with local building codes (IBC)

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to translate technical guidance received into usable data applicable to the particular engineering assignment (involves limited responsibility)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certification

Physical Requirements:

  • Move 25lbs

  • Work with a computer for extended periods of time

  • Use of telephone and video-conferencing technology

Work Environment:

  • Work area is an office environment that is quiet with some ambient noise, climate controlled, fluorescent lighting

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Fabcon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, or any other lawfully protected status. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our Human Resources Department.

Qualified applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check upon receipt of conditional job offers. Our Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for inspection in the Human Resources office in Minnesota or our plant locations in Ohio, Kansas and Pennsylvania during normal business hours.

We participate in E-Verify and if you are hired, we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from your Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you with written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you. Please refer to the posters on our website or DHS for more information on E-verify

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