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Structural Engineer I at American Tower Corporation

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

Job Description:


The Structural Engineer I performs structural analyses of low complexity on existing communication structures (including guyed, self-supporting, and monopoles and their foundations) and prepares formal, written reports detailing tower capacity and recommendations for modifications needed to increase capacity.  The Structural Engineer I supports more experienced engineers analyzing more complex structures and designing new towers, tower foundations, and modifications to existing towers.  The incumbent reviews TIA inspection reports of low to intermediate complexity on existing communication structures and prepares engineering documentation recommending remediation requirements.  The incumbent also assists more experienced engineers with reviewing more complex TIA inspection reports and remediation requirements.



  • Other duties as assigned.


  • None.


  • Basic knowledge of structural analysis software, tower structures, and design methods.

  • Basic knowledge of CAD software.

  • Demonstrated focus on accuracy and high attention to detail.

  • Proficient with computer software programs, including Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.

  • Ability to work with different functional groups and levels of employees throughout the organization to effectively and professionally achieve results.

  • Strong follow-up skills; ability to organize timelines and follow up with internal and external customer needs.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively.

  • Strong organizational skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast paced environment.

  • Strong track record of building and maintaining solid relationships with internal and external customers and vendors.

  • Self-motivated; able to work both independently to complete tasks and respond to requests and with others to utilize their resources and knowledge to identify high quality solutions.



  • Bachelor's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or a related field required.

  • Engineer in training or Engineering Intern certification preferred.

  • Preferred experience includes at least one year of one of the following:

    • communication tower design and analysis;

    • construction or field engineering of steel structures; and/or

    • structural engineering.

  • Working knowledge of TIA/EIA-222 code and other relevant specifications preferred.

  • Active member of professional organization or technical society encouraged.


Approximately 100% performed in climate-controlled internal office environment working under normal office conditions.  Approximately 5% travel may be required in support of the position’s responsibilities.  Must be able to work at a computer for extended periods of time.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands and fingers to feel and handle, reach with arms and hands, talk and hear.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel and crouch, lift weight or exert a force up to a maximum of 25 pounds.