Senior Facilities Plant Engineer - Civil/Structural Engineer

BOEING Tukwila, WA
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February 22, 2023
Tukwila, WA

Job Description

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We are seeking a Senior Facilities Civil/Structural Engineer, Level 4, to join our Engineering and Technology (E&T) team with Facilities and Asset Management located in Tukwila, Washington.

This position will focus on structural design & structural and seismic analysis for building systems and equipment support, including foundation design, roadway repair, and building modifications as well as support to large equipment installation projects.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Leads project teams to develop moderately complex conceptual designs, final designs, cost estimates and provides maintenance support for the structural phases of buildings, equipment installations, utility systems and grounds including advanced seismic designs

  • Reviews structural/seismic designs to assess compliance with customer requirements, building codes and regulations by applying knowledge of construction principles, practices, and materials

  • Leads teams to ensure accuracy of drawing archives/libraries by reviewing contractor redlines. Identifies errors and documents construction changes to align with regulatory requirements, facility standards, and record retention requirements

  • Leads production or procurement of detailed design documents. Uses appropriate resources to produce project drawings, specifications, and permit application packages in accordance with project parameters

  • Coordinates designs; reviews and approves documents

  • Provides recommendations to strategic, short-term, and long-term infrastructure planning; completes studies; analyzes current conditions and future requirements; recommends capital improvements; captures and analyzes data; and works with both internal and external customers to identify and assess alternatives and impacts

  • Leads in interpretation and analysis of regulations, standards, codes, and ordinances with respect to project requirements

  • Translates customer requirements into conceptual design by analyzing intended use/occupancy and desired aesthetics, conducting code research, developing preliminary design elements, determining interdisciplinary engineering support requirements, estimating resource costs/requirements, identifying materials, equipment, and services, and developing initial project schedule in order to establish project scope

  • Offers project alternatives to assure compliance

  • Provides support to secure permits

This position is expected to be 100% onsite.  The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location.

This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required.  “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee. 

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor of Science degree or greater in an engineering related field

  • 10+ years of experience in structural engineering

  • 5+ experience using AutoCAD (or similar CAD package)

  • ​5+ years of experience reading & understanding engineering drawings, blueprints, schematics, and specifications

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • 10+ years of experience in design, analysis and evaluation of building structures, including foundations, roofing, framing, floors, equipment supports, seismic bracing, roadways, etc.

  • 5+ years of experience leading engineering or construction projects

  • 5+ years of experience with building and safety codes

  • 5+ years of experience leading industrial engineers and influencing cross-functional teams

  • Experience working in a production environment

Typical Education/Experience: 

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Shift: (Choose one)

This position is for 1st shift.

Union: (Choose One)

This is a union-represented position.

At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent.  Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities. 

The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work. 

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only.  Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations. 

Summary pay range: $119,850– $162,150

Export Control Requirements: U.S. Government Export Control Status: This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Export Control Details: US based job, US Person required

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Contingent Upon Program Award No, this position is not contingent upon program award

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