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Structural Engineer I



Other Engineering
Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Structural Engineer I


IL - Illinois

Health, Safety & Environment

Job Description

Structural Engineer I - Decatur, IL
ADM Design Services
This is a full-time, exempt position.

Position Summary:
This is an entry level for professional work. Performs assignments designed to develop professional engineering work knowledge and abilities, requiring application of standard techniques and procedures. Limited exercise of judgement is required on details of work and in making preliminary sections and adaptations of engineering alternatives. Work is routine and instructions are usually detailed. Reports to the Structural Departmental Manager.

Knows fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of Structural Engineering.

Directions Received:
Works under close supervision: receives specific and detailed instructions for required tasks and results expected.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs a variety of routine tasks, which provide experience and familiarity with engineering staff, methods, practices, and programs.

Some of the types of projects the engineer may work on are:

  • Design and analysis of heavy, multi-story Industrial Buildings (Structural Steel)
  • Equipment and building foundation analysis and design
  • Pipe bridge design
  • Equipment support design
  • Development of structural connection details (varies from typical to complex details)
  • New buildings and retrofit of buildings and or structures
  • Structural inspections and repairs (concrete & steel)
  • Pile and drilled shaft design
  • Storage tank design
  • Corrosion investigation
Responsibilities for the Directions of Others
  • Usually assumes no responsibility for direction of others
Job Requirements:
  • BS Degree (minimum), with a major in any of the following:
    • Structural Engineering
    • Civil Engineering with Structural Emphasis
    • Agriculture & Architecture with Structural Emphasis

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.

Benefits and Perks

Enriching the quality of life for the world begins by taking care of our colleagues. In addition to competitive pay, we support your diverse needs with a comprehensive total rewards package to enhance your well-being, including:

  • Physical wellness – medical/Rx, dental, vision and on-site wellness center access or gym reimbursement (as applicable).
  • Financial wellness – flexible spending accounts, health savings account, 401(k) with matching contributions and cash balance plan, discounted employee stock purchasing program, life insurance, disability, workers’ compensation, legal assistance, identity theft protection.
  • Mental and social wellness – Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Colleague Giving Programs (ADM Cares).
Additional benefits include:
  • Paid time off including paid holidays.
  • Adoption assistance and paid maternity and parental leave.
  • Tuition assistance.
  • Company-sponsored training and development resources, such as LinkedIn Learning, language training and mentoring programs.
*Benefits may vary for bargained locations, confirm benefit eligibility with your recruiter.


Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM’s efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments — environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed: people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM.

About ADM

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.

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