Infrastructure Civil Structural Engineer

Bowling Green, KY, United States

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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O-I crafts the iconic as the world’s leading glass bottle manufacturer

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About O-I

Remember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne, a cold beer after a hard day’s work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water to quench your thirst?

Well, it was probably made by us! We are O-I, and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the world. O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world’s best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

With 25,000 + employees and an unparalleled footprint spanning 72 plants in 20 countries, O-I is a truly global maker of glass packaging. From engineering and manufacturing to brand development, design and innovation, we are dedicated to providing unique solutions to exceed our customers’ expectations and fuel consumers’ desire for glass.


    Job Description

    About the role:

    You will be responsible for:

    •    Broad and comprehensive knowledge of civil/structural engineering fundamentals and design principles including an extensive knowledge of design and drawing checking procedures.
    •    Maintains a detailed understanding of current applicable engineering codes and leverages that extensive knowledge to provide safe and economical designs, while also accounting for special requirements and situations related to the glass making process.
    •    Provides as well as directs detailed and complete analysis and calculations, general arrangement and detail drawings, specifications and complete bid packages for the civil/structural portion of projects at O-I glass container facilities.
    •    Provides as well as directs civil/structural input on scoping, cost estimates, design and construction package generation for O-I glass container projects. Structural responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, building modifications, equipment supports, site development and security, roadways, railroad lines and site drainage related items
    •    Broad and comprehensive knowledge of the financial impact of design choices on project budgets.
    •    Provides new approaches to solving complex problems and identifying innovative opportunities by using sound judgment and civil/structural related experience. 
    •    Provides significant guidance and input to the regional Civil/Structural resource teams as well as within the corporate civil/structural group.
    •    Provides leadership to teams of other engineers and designers, as required.
    •    Ensure the safety in every work performed by contractors under his responsibility .;
    •    Providing guidance, assistance, advice and comments to subcontractors on civil construction matters.   
    •    Check compatibility and approval of documents and drawings  from different vendors in order to ensure the success of projects .
    •    Elaborate technical specifications for equipment and systems compliant with technical, safety  and O-I Standards and best engineering practices.
    •    Prepares descriptive memorials for contracting services.
    •    Support other disciplines such as electrical and mechanical.
    •    Know and apply the technical standards relevant to your area of expertise.
    •    Support Procurement Team checking technical proposals and providing any technical information needed.
    •    Ensure that the project documentation is tracked, updated, organized.  
    •    Provide mentoring and coaching on 3D CAD design. 

    •    The Civil/Structural Engineer will report directly to the Regional Process Area Manager  
    •    Secondary reporting responsibilities to Project Manager of the plant construction team


    About you:

    •    You have Bachelor’s degree in civil/Structural Engineering with a heavy emphasis on structural or  related degree from an ABET accredited program. 

    •    Proficient in Microsoft 365 Tools  and  English skills – Advanced
    •    Working knowledge in structural analysis and design software such as Risa 3D, Foundation and Connection
    •    Design experience in structural engineering systems such as steel, concrete, masonry and wood with a solid fundamental understanding of gravity and lateral force resisting systems
    •    Working experience in code compliance audits and forensic structural evaluation related to overload, fire or fatigue with the ability to diagnose and develop repair or replacement solutions

    •    Working knowledge in Autodesk products such as AutoCad, Revit and Inventor – Advanced 
    •    Working knowledge in Windchill
    •    Minimum five (5) years of progress charge design experience as a structural engineer
    •    Professional Engineering (P.E.) License or ability to obtain P.E. licensure within one (1) year


    •    Up to 15% of time in local travels

    Additional Information

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

    O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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    Perks/benefits: Career development

    Region: North America
    Country: United States
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