Ambitech Engineering Corporation Engineering Specialist (631) in LaPorte, Texas

Engineering Specialist (631)

Location:LaPorte, TX

Employment Type:Full Time

Department:Civil / Structural / Architectural

Description:Ambitech provides fully integrated engineering, design, procurement, construction and project management services to the global process and manufacturing industries for retrofits, revamps, turnarounds, expansions and greenfield construction projects.

Ambitech serves the following industries: Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Consumer Products, Energy, Food & Beverage, Gas Processing, Industrial Facilities, Petroleum Refining, Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology, Pipeline & Terminals, and Renewables.

We are in search of a talented and ambitious Civil/Structural Engineering Specialist to join our talented Civil/Structural team. This is a field position and will be located at a plant in LaPorte, Texas.

Duties:- Review engineering drawings and calculations,

  • Review field structures that are under construction to make sure they meet industry standards, codes and established for the project.

  • Projects include civil and structural installations like: roadways, auger piling installations, foundations, piling caps, and the installation of all structural steel with both welded and bolted connections.

  • Interaction in the field with civil and structural supervisors to ensure the designs and plans are implemented correctly in the field.

Qualifications:- Must have knowledge of civil and structural codes and standards

  • Competent in the design and engineering standards applicable for auger cast piling and large scale industrial foundation design and installations

  • Must be able to review civil foundation and structural design calculations and drawings for acceptance by Owner

  • Must be able to oversee the installation of piling, foundations, and structural steel in the field to ensure the installations are of the highest quality and should be accepted by the Owners team.

Bonus or Soft Skills:

Must be able to interact well with field construction supervision and personnel to minimize conflict when issues are found that must be corrected.

  • Must be a team player and not a dictator.

  • Must be familiar with construction and how to properly escalate issue for resolution.

  • Need to have construction experience along with engineering experience and background in the civil and structural disciplines.

Expectations FOR the candidate:

  • The candidate will be expected to be a subject matter expert and an integral part of the construction management team.

  • The team will be very lean and the candidate will be expected to a spirit of service and be willing to assist in all areas as needed by the team.






Professional Engineer (PE) in Texas Preferred

Safety Training:

Background, DISA, TWIC, Basic, Site-Specific


Structural Engineering Software (STAAD preferred)

Physical Requirements

  • Employee will be required to adhere to large amounts of standing, walking, bending, squatting and lifting. Will talk and hear to communicate. Will use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold, turn, push, pull: objects, materials, controls and tools. May be required to lift, carry and move up to 50lbs. Will work at heights, climb ladders and stairways, work off of platforms and man lifts, and may occasionally work out on an open structure using the appropriate fall protection requirements. Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and leather work boots.

Disclaimer: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of the work being performed by employees within this position. This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all the job-related duties and responsibilities required for this position. Ambitech Engineering Corporation reserves the right to amend and change the responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.