C&I Engineering

Structural Designer

Job Locations US-KY-Catlettsburg
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/22/2018 10:48 AM)
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C&I is an employee-owned firm providing multi-disciplined engineering, procurement and project management services to the petroleum refining, petrochemical, and utility industries.  C&I has a rich 30 year history developing process-related projects.  We have 285 employees including 52 licensed professional engineers and are Kentucky’s largest engineering firm.  We are recognized in the top 20 nationally for engineering firms serving our industries.


Structural Designer




  • Prepares drawings using Engineering Scope of Work and/or information gathered from client, Project Manager, Project Engineer, Discipline Lead and other      disciplines.
  • Travelsindependently to gather field information for project team.
  • Identifies design alternatives and their relative costs.
  • Prepares material take-offs and compiles material summary sheets from conceptual design.
  • Determines what drawings are needed from other departments for coordination purposes and obtains those drawings.  Understands design authority of all engineering departments.
  • Provides timely comments on coordination documents as requested by others.
  • Takes notes to document discipline-specific issues, decisions and needs on projects. 
  • Checks own designs for completeness with project documents.  Checks drafting to meet client and C&I standards.
  • Interacts with C&I’s Clients to resolve design issues. 
  • Completes basic material requisition (MR) forms for commodity items. 
  • Uses standard vendor documents to check dimensions, determine interface points, determine physical space requirements, etc.
  • Uses C&I’s Engineering and Project Procedures. Is aware of client standards, how to locate the current versions, and apply them.
  • Applies department-specific technical specifications to design activities. 
  • Develops CAD symbols to be included in C&I CAD Standards.





  • Proficient in Microstation or AutoCAD
  • 6 years experience in structural design / refinery / petrochemical or power design is a plus.
  • Must be able to prepare structural steel and reinforced concrete design drawings.
  • Piperacks & pipe supports, pump foundations, heat exchanger foundations, platforms, vessel foundations & containment slabs.
  • Civil / Site experience preparing site drawings.
  • Experience performing design work in existing plants.


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