Civil/Structural Engineer


Omaha, NE, US, 68114

Lake Superior Consulting is currently seeking a Structural Engineer to join our facilities engineering team!

This position will be based out of any of our office locations: Duluth, MN; Minneapolis, MN; Houston, TX; Omaha, NE; Pittsburgh, PA or Nashville, TN, or a remote location. 


The Structural Engineer IV will be responsible for project engineering in our growing Facilities Engineering group.   This person will plan and conduct independent work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application, and adaption of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria. The Engineer will devise innovative approaches to problems, prepare or modify drawings, specifications, calculations, and monitor work to comply with applicable codes and accepted engineering practices. The successful candidate for this position will have significant applicable experience and be expected to provide guidance and leadership to more junior engineers and technicians.


Specific responsibilities: 


  • Perform structural design and analysis calculations using governing codes and standards, engineering formulas, skills, and experience.

  • Provide leadership and guidance to more junior engineers while executing a variety of structural engineering tasks.

  • Capable of working within or leading a multi-disciplinary engineering project team.

  • Layout and detail entire projects as an Engineer of Record or portions of projects under the supervision of the Engineer of Record

  • Provide CAD drawings or sketches to incorporate in drawings by Designers/Drafters

  • Research design options and document findings for Engineer of Record

  • Review shop drawings

  • Assume the lead engineer’s role on assigned projects

  • Develop construction cost estimates

  • Direct and supervise other Designer’s/Drafter’s activities as needed

  • Attend and participate in client meetings as a Subject Matter Expert (SME)

  • Perform field activities such as observing and recording existing field conditions, taking and verifying measurements within the project area

  • Organize, draft, and coordinate technical documents

  • Serve as the project engineer by leading design and engineering efforts, and managing the proposed schedule and budget throughout each project

  • Work either independently or closely with others in a team environment on construction plans with clients, architects, and other professionals

  • Present technical aspects of a project and structural design approach to technical and non-technical individuals

  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge and appreciation of all applicable engineering codes and practices



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering from an ABET-accredited university
  • 5+ years experience as a structural engineer
  • PE preferred EIT required
  • History of successful completion of projects
  • Ability to work independently and in close collaboration with others
  • Preferred experience with engineering/design software such as AutoCAD Civil 3D, etc.
  • Understand 2-D and 3-D drafting techniques


Join an entrepreneurial team of dedicated engineering and technical services consultants that work to improve and strengthen our critical energy infrastructure. At Lake Superior Consulting (LSC), we are committed to safeguarding the well-being of people and the environment without compromise in a fast-paced, high energy environment.  LSC provides integrity management solutions and engineering services to meet the increasing needs of our US and Canadian client base.

LSC's focus is on the Energy industry we serve today while evolving our technologies and services to meet the clean energy initiatives of tomorrow. Our talented team of technical professionals serves the Liquids and Natural Gas, Mining, Water and Wastewater, Renewables, and Manufacturing industries. 


Our Growth is Your Opportunity:

Our growth creates an environment for our current employees to gain new skills and take advantage of promotional opportunities. We have opportunities for all levels of people from recent graduates and professionals to technicians, empowering you to grow personally and professionally.  We value our employees’ contributions and award those who step up through promotional opportunities. Molding your own career path is a common theme amongst our team members.

Make an immediate impact:

New employees can expect to be given responsibility and are expected to bring new ideas to the table almost immediately. Your ideas and contributions will be listened to, welcomed and appreciated!

Work with industry leaders:

We are in the consulting business. Therefore, it is our knowledge that is “sold” to our clients and our employees truly are our most valuable asset.  That said, we hire passionate people who are focused on continuous learning and development. Our employees work alongside many subject matter experts and have the opportunity to learn and grow their own knowledge base by working with other high achievers.

Gain diverse well-rounded experiences:

Our engineering teams have the ability to work on diverse projects that are never the same. This means continuous learning and development of skills and increased knowledge base.

Entrepreneurial Culture:

We have a culture that supports playing to our peoples’ strengths and empowering them to make decisions. Our leadership values an entrepreneurial approach to achieving success, solving problems and supporting our clients.

Competitive Salary and Benefits including:

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

Flexible work options

401K/Profit Sharing (6% company match)

Company paid life, AD&D, and short/long term disability

Paid time off (PTO)

Paid holidays (twelve per year)

Tuition reimbursement

EEO Statement

Lake Superior Consulting, LLC (LSC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs