Structural Engineer

Bay Engineering Inc.   STURGEON BAY, WI   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on November 16, 2020

Company Description:

Bay Engineering, Inc. is a full service naval architecture, marine engineering and design firm. Our staff includes four licensed professional engineers and has over 200 years combined experience.  BEI is qualified in a broad range of professional engineering disciplines including:

  • Naval Architecture
  • Marine Engineering
  • Structural Design
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Outfitting Design
  • Mechanical Design
  • Piping Design
  • Electrical/Electronic System Design

Job Description:

Structural Engineer


The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Coordinates structural projects including hull structure scantling design and reassessments, equipment foundation design, boom truss design, etc
  • Ability to breakdown complex structural problems into solvable structural solutions that can be solved by hand or through Excel spreadsheets
  • Performs ship and shipyard visits as needed
  • Prepares structural drawings, calculations and technical specifications
  • Prepares cost estimates
  • Provides engineering support during construction
  • Reviews completed work to ensure accuracy and compliance with codes and design data
  • Supervises, trains and mentors other team members
  • Develops alternate solutions to existing problems. Performs all detail work necessary to determine best solutions


  • Bachelor’s degree in Structural or Civil Engineering
  • 5 years+ experience with structural design including detailed calculations
  • Professional Engineer's License a plus (or willingness to obtain)
  • Steel design experience per AISC, aluminum design experience a plus
  • Possesses strong knowledge of structural design methods and standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be able to obtain a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Been the lead engineer on at least one fully completed project.
  • Strong experience using Autocad
  • RISA3D Experience a plus
  • Always exercises sound judgment in assessing problem situations or complex issues
  • Understands the proposal process and can lead the preparation and review of fee proposals, as required
  • Able to perform Independent technical reviews of design effort by others
  • Fully understands and utilizes the capabilities, applications, and operations of computer software associated with design assignments and provides direction and guidance to others
  • Continually upgrades technical knowledge and capabilities, and pursues additional coursework and training
  • Complies with the company’s safety awareness program, office and/or field safety policies
  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required
  • 10+ years' experience preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in technical and operational aspects of marine vessels a plus
  • Demonstrated knowledge of USCG regulations, ABS rules, transportation industry standards, and structural engineering standards for marine vessels a plus

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