Structural Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

Structural Engineer



The Structural Engineer isresponsible for assisting with a variety of Structural projects focused in bothrural and urban Alaska.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare reports, designs and drawings.

  • Make calculations about pressures, loads and stresses.

  • Consider the strength of construction materials and select appropriately.

  • Provide technical advice on safe designs and construction.

  • Obtain planning and/or building regulations approval.

  • Analyze configurations of the basic components of a structure.

  • Liaise with professional staff such as architects and engineers.

  • Monitor and inspect all work undertaken by contractors to ensure structural soundness.

  • Administer contracts and manage projects.

  • Inspect properties to evaluate the conditions and foundations.

  • Use computer aided design technology for simulation purposes.

  • Thisposition has no supervisory responsibilities.

  • Other duties that are pertinent to thedepartment or unit’s success also may be assigned.

  • Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering.

  • PE required; SE preferred.

  • Minimum five (5) years of work experience as a Structural Engineer.

  • Expert experience in project management.

  • Advanced knowledge of construction methods, materials and legal regulations.

  • Sound understanding of physics and mathematics.

  • Ability to liaise with professionals from other disciplines.

  • Three-dimensional conceptual skills.

  • Analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills.

  • Meticulous attention to detail with the superb organizational skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Excellent communication and IT skills.

  • A valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record for the past three (3) years to be eligible under company vehicle insurance policy.

  • Working Conditions and PhysicalRequirements

    Weather: Indoors - environmentallycontrolled; requires most or all work to be done inside.

    Noise level: The noise levelin the work environment is usually that of a standard office atmosphere.

    Description of environment:Office building with standard office environment.

    Physical requirements: Employee is required to occasionally liftand/or move up to 25 lbs. Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, usehands/fingers to handle or feel, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl,talk/hear, see, taste/smell, and carry weight/lift.

    Travel: Employee may travel toremote areas and may be required to use alternative modes of transportation,including but not limited to snow machines, boats, small airplanes and ATVs.

    Travel may require an employee or contractor topass a TSA security checkpoint. If the employee or contractor does not havevalid identification, they will not be able to travel until valididentification is obtained and verified. For this reason all employeesand contractors must have valid identification when traveling to and from thework site destination, for a list of TSA approved valid identification visit .


  • Professional,highly self-motivated, passionate, energetic, creative and strategic thinker.

  • Dedicatedto meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and externalcustomers.

  • Minesfirst-hand customer information, using it to determine how to best maximize theopportunity for Kuna and its clients.

  • Alwaysacts with customers in mind, knows how to establish and maintain effectiverelationships with customers/prospects and gains their trust and respect.

  • Required Language

    EqualOpportunity Employer/Shareholder Preference

    KUNAis an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protectedveteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. NANAgrants employment preference to shareholders of NANA and their spouses anddescendants to the extent allowed by law.

    Itis KUNA policy to conduct background checks, drug testing and a physicalassessment, as applicable, once an offer has been accepted, in accordance withcompany and/or contract requirements.

    Accommodation Request

    If you are a job seeker with a disability and require accessibilityassistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit arequest by telephone or via email. In order to appropriately assist you with anaccommodation, we ask that you please specify the assistance needed in order toaccess our jobsite and post for a position. The dedicated email and telephonicoptions are listed below and are reserved only for individuals withdisabilities needing accessibility assistance.

    To request an accommodation by telephone, contact us at:1-800-478-2000

    Job: Engineering/Design

    Company: Kuna Engineering

    Primary Location: US-AK-Anchorage

    Shift: Day Job

    Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Jun 4, 2020, 11:59:00 PM

    Req ID: KUN00200

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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