Engineer - Scaffolding

Posting Date:  Jul 5, 2024

Houston, TX, US, 77032

Company:  PERI Formwork Systems, Inc.
Engineer - Scaffolding
Building Northeast



PERI is currently looking for an Engineer to join our team! The primary responsibility of PERI's Engineer is to prepare proposed system solutions to meet the project goals of our valued customers.  Engineers do this by using their engineering knowledge and experience along with 2D and 3D CAD skills. Leveraging PERI’s resources, the Engineer prepares complete design solutions including layouts and detailed assembly drawings, including non-standard elements. In addition, it is the responsibility of the Engineer to create full material lists for all design projects. In collaboration with the Engineering, Logistics, and Sales teams, the Engineer ensures an accurate proposed drawing is created by:

  • Understand Project Requirements:
    • Thoroughly understand the requirements for each assigned project and clarify project specifications, design constraints, and any unique considerations.
  • Collaborate:
    • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders, including Sales team members, to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the project scope.
    • Collaborate with the Engineering Manager and other engineering team members to incorporate feedback and make necessary revisions.
  • Utilize 2D and 3D CAD Tools:
    • Leverage strong 2D and 3D CAD skills to create detailed layouts of PERI systems.
  • Incorporate Engineering Standards:
    • Adhere to PERI Engineering standards throughout the design process.
    • Ensure that the layouts and drawings meet industry regulations and safety standards.
  • Creation of Assembly Drawings:
    • Produce detailed assembly drawings that clearly illustrate the PERI systems.
  • Create Product Lists:
    • Develop comprehensive list of materials required for the project.
    • Ensure accuracy in quantities, specifications, and part numbers to facilitate smooth procurement and construction processes.
  • Quality Control:
    • Implement quality control measures to verify the accuracy and completeness of your designs.
    • Conduct thorough checks to ensure that the layouts and drawings align with project requirements and engineering standards.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Understanding Project Scope:
    • Collaborate closely with Senior Engineers to comprehend the scope and timeline of the customer's project.
    • Seek clarity on project goals, requirements, and any specific considerations.
  • Design and Calculation:
    • Work with Senior Engineers to design and calculate proposed solutions aligned with the project goals.
    • Apply engineering principles to develop effective and efficient solutions.
  • CAD Layouts:
    • Utilize your proficiency in 2D and 3D CAD to prepare detailed layouts that accurately represent the proposed solutions.
    • Ensure that layouts are comprehensive and adhere to project specifications.
  • Collaboration with Associate Engineers and Designers:
    • Engage with Associate Engineers and Designers to produce detailed assembly drawings.
    • Collaborate with the broader engineering team to other internal departments contribute to the overall success of projects.
  • Adherence to Engineering Standards:
    • Ensure all work, including layouts and assembly drawings, complies with both US and PERI engineering standards.


What you'll need to be successful:

  • Excellent 2D and 3D CAD Skills:
    • Proficiency in using both 2D and 3D CAD tools is crucial. This includes expertise in software like AutoCAD, or similar applications.
    • Demonstrating an ability to create accurate and detailed drawings and layouts in both 2D and 3D environments.
  • Knowledge of Architectural Drawing Standards:
    • Familiarity with architectural drawing standards is critical. This includes an understanding of industry norms, conventions, and best practices related to architectural drawings.
    • Capability to read and interpret architectural drawings accurately.
  • Coordination of Advanced Tasks:
    • The role requires the ability to coordinate advanced tasks, showcasing a capacity to manage complex engineering assignments.
    • Successful collaboration with colleagues and teams in the execution of intricate engineering tasks.
  • Engineering Calculations:
    • Proficiency in performing engineering calculations is essential. This involves applying mathematical and scientific principles to solve engineering problems.
    • Ensuring accuracy in calculations to guarantee the reliability and safety of proposed solutions.
  • Detail Checking and Tracking:
    • The ability to check and track details and changes is crucial for maintaining the accuracy and integrity of engineering designs.
    • Implementing robust processes for reviewing and verifying design details to minimize errors.
  • Adherence to High Engineering Standards:
    • Commitment to maintaining high engineering standards in all aspects of work.
    • Staying updated on industry trends, standards, and regulations to ensure compliance with the latest engineering practices.
  • Effective Communication:
    • Excellent communication skills are emphasized, indicating the importance of conveying ideas, updates, and concerns clearly and effectively.
    • Collaborative communication with team members, managers, and stakeholders to ensure project alignment.
  • Attention to Detail:
    • Attention to detail is a critical skill, ensuring that every aspect of the design and engineering process is meticulously reviewed and accurate.
    • Thoroughness in identifying and rectifying any discrepancies or inconsistencies.
  • Collaborative Approach:
    • A collaborative approach is highlighted as key to success. This involves working effectively with team members, senior engineers, and other stakeholders to achieve project goals.
    • Open communication and a willingness to contribute to a collaborative and supportive team environment.

What we value:

  • Positive Attitude: We believe in the power of a positive mindset to drive success and foster a thriving work environment.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: If you have a vision, drive, and a willingness to innovate, we encourage and support your entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Open-mindedness: Embrace new ideas and perspectives, contributing to a dynamic and inclusive workplace.
  • Passion for Work: We appreciate individuals who are passionate about their work, bringing enthusiasm and dedication to everything they do.
  • Team Player: Collaboration is at the heart of our success. We value individuals who understand the importance of teamwork.

Why Join Us:

  • Exciting Growth: Be part of a company that is on an upward trajectory, providing ample opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • Caring Culture: Experience a workplace where the well-being of employees is a priority, fostering a supportive and caring culture.
  • Innovation: Contribute to an environment that values innovation and encourages you to bring your unique ideas to the table.

Additional Information:

If you are ready for a fulfilling career with a company that values your skills, dedication, and individuality, we encourage you to submit your application.


PERI Offers a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, supplemental options, 401k retirement with company match, paid holidays, sick leave, and paid time off.

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Peri USA is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment based upon membership in a protected class. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, or other classifications protected by state, local or federal law. 


Following receipt of a conditional offer of employment, candidates may be required to have a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) ran for candidates who drive company vehicles or receive vehicle allowances as permitted or required by applicable law.


If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or if you have questions or difficulty using our online system or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to; or call +1  (410) 796-5861.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted and considered a candidate.


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