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United Rentals Specialty Engineer in Greensboro, North Carolina

Great company. Great people. Great opportunities.

As an Engineer at United Rentals, you will be responsible for the engineering support of multiple profit centers within the Trench Safety Division. You will be dedicated to meeting Trench Safety engineering needs of contractors, industrial and commercial companies, and in doing so, drive profitable engineering revenue for the Division and Company.

If you would enjoy the chance to make your mark with the world’s largest equipment rental provider, consider a future with United Rentals. We'll provide the tools, the technology and the support you need to do the job right. You will also be supported by a strong management team that will help you achieve your goals.

Additional duties include the following:

  • Create shoring, shielding, and other structural support systems for site-specific trench and excavation projects

  • Produce shoring design plans and supporting calculations for trench/excavation projects throughout assigned locations

  • Evaluate site conditions and design safe, effective, and structurally-sound shoring systems that promote jobsite efficiency and practicality in the field

  • Ensure engineering drawings and plans are accurate and meet applicable engineering design standards and Federal State specific OSHA requirements

  • Assess situations that arise during field installation and recommend corrective actions

  • Educate as necessary and provide engineering support to Trench Safety sales representatives in providing quotes to customers

  • Estimate project costs and prepare proposals for customers

  • Other duties assigned as needed

Job Requirements:

  • B. S. in mechanical, structural or civil engineering, or related engineering field

  • 2+ years experience as a degreed engineer with a structural or geotechnical engineering concentration

  • Certified as an Engineer-in-Training (EIT)/Engineering Intern (EI) or has met eligibility requirements

  • Familiarity with AISC ASD or LRFD

  • Familiarity with basic structural engineering analysis and design standards

  • Familiarity with basic soil properties, testing procedures, and interpretation of geotechnical data

  • Proficient in the OSHA Excavation Standard 1926 Subpart P. and related standards

  • Experience with Autocad, Mathcad, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

  • Must be able to effectively work independently, as well as within a team environment

  • Must be able to effectively work with customers and sales representatives to conceptually plan and negotiate shoring system designs

  • Strong organizational skills and fine attention to detail

At United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company, we believe that it takes great employees to build a great organization – and we’re passionate about helping our people grow professionally and embrace teamwork in everything they do. Our culture is based on our corporate values and centers on mutual respect, job satisfaction, diversity and a shared responsibility to build a better future.

What's in it for you?

U.S. Full Time roles : Best in class benefits offering includes medical, dental, vision, flex spending and health savings accounts; 401(k) retirement with company match; life and disability insurance; and paid time off including sick, vacation, holidays, and paid parental leave. Comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

U.S. Part Time roles: Benefits offering includes 401(k) retirement with company match/RRSP; paid time off including sick, vacation and holidays; and comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

Canada: Best in class benefits package which includes medical, dental & vision, RRSP/DPSP*, paid time off, comprehensive training and development, and career growth opportunities.

*Offered for full time roles, part time eligibility in select provinces

United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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