Structural Staff Engineer (Kansas City)

Full Time, Salary, Exempt

TREKK Purpose

At TREKK, we improve lives by providing direction to enable community and personal growth. As leaders, we are integrated in our client’s communities, are connected to their problems, and provide direction and solutions that are personally and professionally fulfilling.

Our Culture

TREKK was built around passionate, trustworthy difference makers. Our relaxed, flexible environment brings smart people together to make a difference in the world around us.

We like being different. Our entrepreneurial culture empowers us to engineer holistic, commonsense solutions that support the growth and restoration of the communities we serve. Innovation, creativity and free thinking are encouraged to deliver quality solutions that match our clients’ needs. We derive success and fulfillment from the impact our work has in the communities we call home and the people we serve. We call this IMPROVING LIVES.

As a TREKK employee, you will work with TREKK staff, temporary staff and TREKK clients, and communicate with the public. We expect you to conduct yourself in a professional manner, treat all people with respect, and embrace opportunities to IMPROVE LIVES. We also ask that you seek out ways to enhance processes and work flow to maximize both efficiency and accuracy.

Job Description

As a Structural Staff Engineer, we expect you to have a positive attitude, lead by example, demonstrate sound decision making skills, encourage great team work, inspire those around you and demonstrate a good stress tolerance. We want to see you embrace and immerse yourself in the TREKK culture. You set the tone and establish the work environment for those around you.

Our objective at TREKK is to assist you with this responsibility by providing you a culture where you can develop both personally and professionally. We want to see you grow your personal tool box. We will work with you to assist in personal pathing and help you identify your personal purpose. We will work together to carry out TREKK’s purpose of IMPROVING LIVES by providing direction to enable community and personal growth. You will be given the opportunity to work and develop your skills on a variety of different types of projects.

Potential opportunities include working on the following types of projects:

  • Structural Engineering - structural design of wastewater facilities.

  • Bridge Engineering - design and plan production of bridges and other transportation structures.

You will learn to implement critical thinking and problem-solving skills. You may be asked to assist with presenting reports defining project progress, problems and solutions as required. You will support the TREKK team around you. Although you will be physically located in the Kansas City office, you will be integrated with the staff in the Springfield, St. Louis, Omaha and Columbia offices to support a variety of projects.

Key performance expectations are:

  • Manage your work to ensure it is completed as outlined in scope and on schedule.

  • Assist with the financial well-being and profitability of your projects by delivering your work product accurately and on time

  • Represent TREKK in professional society organizations and functions

  • Maintain accurate, legible and organized records of work completed

  • Provide accurate time and expense reporting

  • Maintain 85% utilization rate

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering; Engineer-in-Training certification preferred

  • Up to 4 years of experience

  • Strong willingness to obtain a working technical knowledge of engineering principles and practices

  • A working knowledge of and/or desire to learn MicroStation, Geopak, LEAP Bridge, STAAD (or equivalent FEM analysis software), Excel and Word

  • Must be able to work effectively in team situations

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the organization

  • Participate in and encourage a collaborative approach

To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to Kelly Bass.

Cindy Akehurst