Location: Nashville, TN
Title: Structural Project Engineer
Schedule (FT/PT): FT
Travel Required: As Needed

“Large Firm Expertise, Small Firm Responsiveness” has become a staple across our company and is present in the work we do on a daily basis. Service is at the heart of our culture; consistently exceeding expectations allows us to build lasting relationships with our clients and our employees. Driven by our core values of Integrity, Responsiveness, Exceptional Service, and a “Can Do” Attitude, we approach our roles within all projects with professionalism and a team mentality. Dedicated to these values, we take pride and ownership in every project and have created a culture that is well defined and unique.

LBYD was founded in 1973 with the incorporation of E. Glenn Bishop & Associates. In 1978, with the merger of the structural engineering firm Lane & Hodnett Structural Engineers, the firm became Lane/Bishop/Hodnett, Inc. In 1987, the firm became LaneBishopYorkDelahay Inc., which is known today as LBYD Engineers. In 2001, LBYD began offering civil engineering services. With the addition of the civil department and the continued commitment of our structural department, LBYD has experienced growth at a phenomenal rate. We continue to pursue growth opportunities evidenced by opening more branch offices throughout the Southeast region.


The Project Engineer position requires increasing responsibility as an engineer. In addition to responsibilities assigned to the Design Engineer, the Project Engineer is expected to assemble individual task assignments into complete plan sets and reports. This position is expected to assign tasks to a new Design Engineer, and exhibit the ability to mentor, train, teach and check a Design Engineers work.

Primary assignments for this position will be performed under the supervision of a Professional Engineer and will be project assignments, instead of individual tasks when applicable.


  • Although responsibilities may vary, general requirements include: Performs all duties of Design Engineer
  • Manages small projects to gain experience in project management and writes structural specifications
  • Prepares reports outlining opinions, and recommendations for the approval of a Project Manager concerning the production of the project
  • Prepares design plan sets for construction, implementing design objectives set forth by the Project Manager
  • Confers with management on all major project decisions such as client contact, design, construction cost, and schedule
  • Resolve day-to-day problems, mostly of a technical nature
  • Work alongside functional departments to fulfill corporate needs.
  • Adheres to LBYD Corporate Values


  • May act as technical advisor to design engineers assigned to the project, as determined by the Project Manager
  • May perform site visits and prepare reports during construction of a project.
  • May be asked to travel to out of town assignments
  • May be the primary contact for the project designers at other companies on a project team.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with a Structural focus.
  • Minimum of 2 years of design related experience

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven success within the Design Engineer role
  • Demonstrated proficiency with LBYD’s design software
  • Shown ability and aptitude to complete tasks working with multiple managers
  • Understands the tasks required to complete the production of a plan set
  • Ability to produce and assemble a complete set of drawings that follow LBYD and industry drawing standards, resulting in a complete and coherent plan set
  • Thorough understanding of the project process and working knowledge of most aspects of LBYD’s structural engineering design
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with internal design teams and external stakeholders


Exerts up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body, involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.


Work generally conducted indoors in an office setting with occasional travel to project sites, but may serve as a Field Engineer during construction.

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.