The Junior Formwork Engineer assists in the design and preparation of formwork layout drawings. Under the guidance of senior engineering, supports the project planning to ensure the most efficient, safe, and economical form systems are incorporated into the project design.
Duties and Responsibilities
Designs Formwork: Calculates preliminary loads for shoring and forming. Determines member sizes and proper spacing. Ensures formwork loads fall within the capacities of the crane. Confirms framing layouts meet the design load requirements. Designs the lifting and rigging equipment. Designs temporary bracing for existing structures such as walls and floors. Presents all calculations for review to the assigned Formwork Engineer.
Produces or Oversees Drawing Production: Provides design calculations for the production of formwork shop drawings. Produces pour break drawings. Produces preliminary crane layout drawings based on design calculations. Identifies safety issues on the drawings. Communicates with the field on drawing conflicts and issues related to formwork. Reviews construction drawings for dimensional conflicts and clarifications. Produce RFIs to resolve conflicts. Produces repetitive drawings for typical formwork layout. Maintains project drawing files. Plots and assembles drawings per standards set by the Engineering Department. Compares and checks their production drawings to the construction documents.
Produces Quantities and Work Orders: Participates in transition meetings to determine production schedule for shop. Provides quantity take-offs of form material to the shop for fabrication and shipment. Monitors shop production with the field progress.
Inspects Formwork Installation: Performs inspection of other’s detailed formwork installations (check and balance
Ensures a Safe Environment
Participates in Training/Certifications
Work is a combination of office and field environments involving various types of conditions encountered on the construction site Involves exposure to outside weather and job site conditions
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the field of Civil or Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology
EIT credentials preferred
Proficiency in Microsoft software programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Proficient in AutoCAD
Ability to understand, customize and modify spreadsheets
Basic understanding of BIM
Must have the ability to exert physical effort, handling average weight objects up to 20 pounds
We offer an excellent salary and benefits package, as well as the chance to join a dynamic and growing organization.