Posted on 06/21/2024

Design Engineer (Structural/Geotechnical) – Michels Construction, Inc.

If you like variety and challenge and take satisfaction from knowing your work supports modern construction, consider joining the Michels Construction, Inc. team. Michels Construction, Inc. gets projects off to strong starts by designing and constructing foundations and industrial facilities. The product might not be a focal point, but it will be essential. Our work improves lives. Find out how a career at Michels Construction, Inc. can change yours. 

As a Design Engineer, your primary responsibility will be to work with our highly skilled senior engineering staff and CAD technicians to develop design submittals for geo-structures to be built by Michels Construction. Design submittals will consist of drawings and supporting calculations developed by applying geotechnical and structural engineering principals using state-of-the art methods and software. Types of structures include, but are not limited to earth retention systems, deep foundations for buildings and bridges, and temporary structures to facilitate construction. Occasionally you will be asked to assist our estimating department with engineering associated with design/build bids. Project site visits may be periodically required but are not routine. Long-distance (non-local) travel will be minimal.

Why Michels Construction, Inc.?

  • We support dynamic and growing industries
  •  We are family owned and operated
  • We invest an average of $5,000 per employee on training each year
  • We reward hard work and dedication with limitless opportunities
  • We are a part of the Michels family of companies – one of North America’s largest, most diversified energy and infrastructure contractors
  • We offer a comprehensive benefits program, including Health, Dental, Life, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account, Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance, 401(k) plan, Legal Plan, and Identity Theft and Monitoring Plan.  Depending on your positions and location you may participate in a different benefit plan   

Why you?

  •  You have a strong attention to detail
  • You relish new challenges while using state-of-the-art methods and technology
  • You enjoy working on unique and specialized scopes of work 

What it takes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering or geotechnical engineering. 0-4 years of related experience or equivalent combination (required)
  • Master’s degree in civil engineering, with an emphasis in structural engineering or geotechnical engineering (preferred)
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD 2D (preferred)
  • Have FE license or in the process of receiving


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Michels Construction, Inc.
Michels Construction, Inc.
Midwest Region | Milwaukee, WI
Employment Duration
Full Time
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