Senior Structural Project Engineer - Telecom/Towers

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
8 - 10 years experience
Real Estate
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17

Position Summary

Experienced structural engineer capable of independent research and analysis, technical oversight of work products by other engineers, and project management.

Essential Job Functions

  • Perform detailed structural analysis of original, modified, and proposed telecommunication towers; monopole, guyed and lattice-self support structures.
  • Review work of Associate, Design, and Project Engineers in the production of reports and supporting calculations for review and approval.
  • Review, sign, and seal structural analysis reports and AutoCAD drawings for tower and foundation reinforcement/modifications designs.
  • Assist in, or lead the development of, Crown Castle policies, procedures, standards, and Code related activity.
  • Develop analysis tools and training presentations, and conduct training sessions as needed.
  • Respond to consultation work order requests through the Engineering Services (ESP) program.
  • Lead and manage moderate to complex projects.
  • Represent Engineering as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in cross-functional projects.
  • Perform modification design reviews for cost savings as part of the High Dollar Modifications (H$M) Program.
  • Participate and provide engineering support on Incident Calls as needed.
  • Participate in establishing Crown best practices as it relates to structural design calculations and methodology.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, specializing in structures, or equivalent degree
  • Professional licensure (PE) or Canadian equivalent (P.Eng) required

Experience/Minimum Requirements

  • Eight (8) years’ experience (or five (5) years along with a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering) in performing structure analysis/design on a variety of communication towers strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge of codes and standards related to telecom structures
  • Demonstrated proficiency with structural and foundation analysis tools (e.g. tnxTower, Lpile, etc.)

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Good written and oral communication skills essential
  • Team leadership experience is a plus
  • Experience in tower and foundation design
  • Experience using tnxTower software
  • Experience using MS Excel and other general purpose software for engineering calculations
  • Experience using AutoCAD drafting/modeling software
  • Experience leading moderate to complex projects
  • Understanding of spatial relationships to resolve potential interference issues
  • Understanding of structural load paths
  • Knowledge of bolted and welded connection design
  • Knowledge of tower hardware and components
  • Experience or knowledge of steel shop fabrication processes and/or knowledge of fabrication shop tools and capabilities
  • Experience or knowledge in tower/reinforcement erection and/or knowledge of tower construction equipment and practices
  • Detail oriented and self-motivated
  • Experience in customer relations and communications
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