Location: Huntsville/Birmingham, AL
Title: Structural Assistant Project Manager
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 Assistant Project Manager (APM) position is expected to gain exposure and training in executing project management responsibilities. The APM has demonstrated the ability to produce and assemble a complete project and has experience with multiple types of projects. The APM has shown leadership ability in effectively delegating tasks, assigning duties, monitoring progress, and assuming responsibility for their accuracy and completeness of their work alongside Design and Project Engineers. The APM takes initiative in coordinating the project with internal and external project teams members.

The Assistant Project Manager’s assignments will vary from specific project responsibilities to managing projects with growing complexity. As the APM grows in experience, he/she may be called upon to assume full Project Management responsibilities for a project within their experience capabilities. Assignments will be made based on consideration of project type, size, appropriateness, and overall project management workload.


  • Sound knowledge of structural engineering fundamentals
  • Able to use Revit to navigate a model and review and coordinate with other disciplines.
  • Performs work involving the application of all conventional aspects of structural engineering to the functional area of the assignment.
  • Excellent verbal communications and technical writing skills.
  • Conceptualizes the initial engineering design approach for major phases of projects or has production management responsibility (not responsible charge) for the civil/structural engineering work on a project of limited scope.
  • Resolves a variety of complex problems, (i.e. conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, difficult coordination requirements).
  • Ablility to prepare a complete set of plans and growing in ability to manage and supervise the design and ongoing progress of a project, including the coordination of the project with the project team and other constituents.
  • Prepare schedules; conducts or coordinates civil/structural engineering work.
  • Review plans,prepares/reviews technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates.
  • Participates in contract bidding and administration.
  • Maintains close contact with the client throughout development of the project design and drawings
  • Work alongside functional departments to fulfill corporate needs.
  • May be asked to travel to out of town assignments
  • Project Administration:
  • Billing
  • Proposal Writing


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with Structural Focus or related engineering degree.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in structural design.
  • Passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam

Skills and Abilities:

  • Sound knowledge of structural engineering fundamentals
  • Displays Leadership qualities
  • Provides a positive work environment
  • Respects the role of others to the design team
  • Proven success as a Project Engineer
  • Takes initiative in leading design tasks
  • Ability to delegate tasks to others
  • Ability to design all components of a project
  • Aptitude to lead others in design of a project and ensure project completeness
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage use of time both personally and other team members
  • Strong verbal communications and technical writing skills Proven ability to communicate with internal and external project team members, various stakeholders including clients, jurisdictional and utility authorities, and members of the community.
  • Ability to prepare calculations and reports that clearly express project requirements
  • Proficient with structural design software and has the ability to verify others work within the appropriate design software.
  • Experience and success preparing design calculations and design documents (plans and specifications)
  • Proficient using spreadsheets, word processing, and standard office software
  • Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment.
  • Must be highly motivated, proactive, a critical thinker, and willing to take on new opportunities


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.


  • Indoors at desk.
  • Job site visits.

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.