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Structural Department Office Lead

Billings, Montana · Construction/Facilities
Are You Ready for Your Next Career Move in Structural Engineering?
We are looking for the next team member to join our growing structural engineering department. If you are ready to take on the challenge of leading a market sector in our Billings, Montana office while being supported by a cohesive team of technical experts, we want to talk to you!
Billings Montana is a vibrant mid-sized city that is a great place to enjoy a fun lifestyle, develop your career and experience adventure. With 0% sales tax and affordable housing, the cost of living is attractive. The average home price in Billings at the end of 2020 was $265,000. Compared to other cities in Montana, Bozeman at $494,00 and Missoula at $367,000, Billings is considerably more affordable. The same home in Denver that would cost $695,00 is $280,000 in Billings.
The Billings Chamber of Commerce boasts that Billings is rated #1 in outdoor recreation compared to Seattle, Denver, and Minneapolis. Hiking, bicycling, and climbing amenities are as close as your front door. Hunting, fishing, boating, and motorsports are also nearby. The Yellowstone River flows along the east side of the city. Breweries, festivals, and shopping are also part of the vital Billings lifestyle.
We are a Montana-based engineering and survey firm with over 50 years of service to Montana communities. Professionals with the firm enjoy a diversity of project and client types, providing structural, transportation, site civil, water, wastewater, and bridge engineering for public and private clients throughout the state and beyond. Our firm emphasizes a culture of learning, teamwork, excellent client relationship, community service, and work/life balance.
Essential Functions of the Job
As part of the structural department team, you will have the opportunity to provide leadership in maintaining the existing and growing a new client base, engaging less experienced staff in project design, and managing structural design projects for the Billings office. You will serve as the structural department office lead in the Billings office, managing activities throughout Eastern Montana and Northeastern Wyoming while regularly interacting with department leadership. This job will provide work on a variety of types and sizes of structural projects. From minor residential remodels to multi-story, multi-material commercial designs we are confident that it will grow your skills, experience, and confidence that your work makes a difference in the communities we serve.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Requires thorough structural analysis and design knowledge including lateral (wind and seismic) and gravity design utilizing all major design materials.
  • In-depth knowledge of all major structural design codes.
  • Computer Aided Drafting and Design skills.
  • Thorough knowledge in the preparation of structural design drawings and details.
  • Ability to establish relationships with department staff and clientele.
Required Education and Experience
B.A. or B.S. in Civil or Structural Engineering, Professional Engineer (P.E.)
Why AKP Recruiting?
AKP Recruiting sets ourselves apart from other recruiting companies with our close-knit group of recruiters who are passionate and focused on building personal relationships with our clients and potential candidates. Not only will we go through an extensive and tedious process when finding our clients the perfect fit for their available position, but we’ll look below the surface to make sure a client and candidate’s decision to engage is for the long-haul.
Our team of recruiters at AKP Recruiting develops personal relationships with our clients and candidates by ensuring the fluidity of the workplace culture relative to the candidate’s values and goals for employment. We work closely with both our client and the candidate to provide necessary interview tips on both ends to make sure both parties are fully prepared to engage in a long term relationship with each other.
Our clients and candidates become family to our recruiters and we’re always here to assist in any way we can.

Thank you,

Kodi Miller
Talent Scout
AKP Recruiting

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