NANA Regional Corporation Civil/Structural Designer in Anchorage, Alaska

Civil/Structural Designer


Summary:Applies engineering principles to design, modify or develop facilities, testing, machines, equipment or processes used in processing or manufacturing products by performing the duties contained in this document.

Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Interprets and applies codes, procedures, standards and specifications to accurately and efficiently produce various Civil/Structural designs which conform to applicable codes and specifications.

  • Interprets complex vendor data or drawings for conformance with project requirements and initiates resolution of any problems.

  • Accurately develops material takeoffs and estimates.

  • Uses computer-assisted design software and equipment to perform design tasks. Can proficiently operate the most recent version of AutoCAD.

  • Consistently demonstrates example skills in structuring assigned activities, creativity, teamwork, handling a client’s changing needs, communications, operational efficiencies, decision making, and analyzing and solving problems.

  • Analyzes engineering proposals, process requirements and related technical data pertaining to industrial machinery and equipment design.

  • Determines feasibility of modifying existing facilities considering costs, available space, time limitations, company planning and other technical and economic factors.

  • Provides information to those in field construction. Provides technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties and process advantages and limitations which affect long range plant and product engineering planning.

  • Studies engineering and technical publications to keep abreast of technical changes and developments in industry.

  • Design experience, which includes arctic civil/structural design.

  • Aides in preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules and designs for projects.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Synthesizes complex or diverse information

  • Collects and researches data

  • Uses intuition and experience to complement data

  • Designs workflows and procedures

  • Generates creative solutions

  • Translates concepts and information into images

  • Uses feedback to modify designs

  • Applies design principles

  • Demonstrates attention to detail

Problem Solving
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner

  • Gathers and analyzes information skillfully

  • Develops alternative solutions

  • Works well in group problem solving situations

  • Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics

Technical Skills
  • Assesses own strengths and weaknesses

  • Pursues training and development opportunities

  • Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills

  • Shares expertise with others

  • Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming

  • Maintains confidentiality

  • Listens to others without interrupting

  • Keeps emotions under control

  • Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things

Oral Communication
  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations

  • Listens and gets clarification

  • Responds well to questions

  • Demonstrates group presentation skills

  • Participates in meetings

Team Work
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities

  • Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views

  • Gives and welcomes feedback

  • Contributes to building a positive team spirit

  • Puts success of team above own interests

  • Able to build moral and group commitments to goals and objectives

  • Supports others’ efforts to succeed

  • Recognizes accomplishments of other team members

Written Communication
  • Writes clearly and informatively

  • Edits work for spelling and grammar

  • Varies writing style to meet needs

  • Presents numerical data effectively

  • Able to read and interpret written information

Strategic Thinking
  • Develops strategies to achieve long-term success
Safety and Security
  • Observes safety and security procedures



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Associate degree in Computer Drafting, Architecture, Civil Engineering or another applicable field from an accredited institution or equivalent years of design experience.

  • Requires 10 years’ design experience.

  • Requires experience working with Bentley Prosteel

  • Must be proficient with the most recent version of AutoCAD.

  • Must have experience working with IBC, AWS, ASCE, and AISC codes.

  • Field experience is required.

Language Ability

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of managers, client or employees of organization.

Math Ability

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written oral, diagram or schedule form.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have experience working with Bentley Prosteel, and should be proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, and the most recent version of AutoCAD design software.

Certificates and Licenses

No certifications required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities, although the individual may be asked to lead a functional work group or direct the work functions of others including drafters, designers.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and work in high, precarious places while working in the field. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, although fieldwork is sometimes moderately noisy.

Must be willing to travel overnight (or longer) to remote work locations.

FLSA Status: Non Exempt

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Equal Opportunity Employer

NANA Shareholder Preference

Job: Engineering/Design

Company: NANA WorleyParsons, LLC

Primary Location: US-AK-Anchorage

Shift: Day Job

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Jul 25, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: CS 00120