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Structural Engineer




Melrose Park, IL

Job Description:

Working out of the Melrose Park, IL Interlake Mecalux corporate office, the Structural Engineer will work to continuously bring our products and design tools in compliance with the latest RMI and industry specifications.  He or she will also work in close collaboration with the Spanish Engineering office to bring continuous changes and improvements in the product line to the USA, including the introduction of new products to meet the USA customer needs. 


  • Perform structural analysis and design to meet customer specifications and a variety of codes.
  • Create bills of material for proposals and orders, especially larger, complex systems.
  • Prepare fabrication and installation drawings.
  • Interact extensively with external consultants, customers, distributors, installation contractors, project and site managers, plant, and sales personnel.  Attend industry meetings to represent Interlake Mecalux.
  • Analyze and present to Executive Management R&D proposals along with competitive evaluation in close collaboration with the Engineering Department Headquarters in Spain.
  • Ensure that product designs meets all applicable industry codes and specification.
  • Develop and implement ideas of continuous improvement of engineering procedures, designs, and services.
  • Travel occasionally in furtherance of duties

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required
  • Knowledge of structural engineering principles.
  • Knowledge of Mathcad, AutoCAD, and finite element Tools.
  • Excel VBA programming knowledge preferred.
  • Ability to travel 2- 3 times per year for 2 – 3 days at a time for industry specific events.
  • Spanish language knowledge preferred.

Interlake Mecalux offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Become part of an industry leading dynamic team with a high focus on delivering results and continuous improvement
  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match; 100% vested immediately upon contributing and no waiting period to start participating
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off with the option to cash out unused PTO every year
  • Possibility for telework days, depending on position, with flexible make-up time for exempt employees
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield medical insurance plans, along with dental and vision benefits.
  • Opportunities for career development and advancement; specialize in specific areas or gain new skills in different departments.


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