Responsible for all or a portion of the steel design of buildings and structures that are safe and meet applicable codes, with a focus on an economical design.


  • Fully understand the requirements of his/her job and the systems that support engineering.

  • Supply calculations and design information to Drafting, Detailing and Plan Verification departments as required. Information shall be supplied according to standardized formats where applicable.

  • Learn and remain current on the latest applicable codes and industry standards that pertain to the engineering work to be performed.

  • Work to improve the processes used in the Engineering Department.

  • Responsible for the review and overall quality of the design drawings and engineering calculations.

  • May review, stamp and seal calculations and drawings as assigned.

  • Responsible for maintaining and ensuring engineering licenses are current and in good standing as assigned by the Engineering Manager.

  • Responsible for furthering his/her education through study and/or attending courses and seminars as approved by the Engineering Manager.

  • Responsible for following the Engineering Code of Ethics and all applicable laws and regulations

  • May give direction to Junior Design Engineers and Engineering Technicians as required.

  • Participate and cooperate with every department while enthusiastically advocating teamwork and frequent communication.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Fully understand the requirements of his/her job and the systems that support engineering.

  • Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering or other related field degree or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

  • Four or more years of progressively responsible related experience in engineering.

  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer.

  • Knowledge of structural steel design.

  • Knowledge of building codes especially the International Building Code (IBC).

  • Understanding and applicability of AISC Specifications including AISC Seismic Provisions.

  • Excellent work ethic

  • Ability to effectively communicate with team members and customers

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Good English skills. Able to speak, read and understand.

  • Computer skills – Excel, Outlook, Word and finite element modeling programs.

  • Ability to prepare engineering calculations.

  • Ability to carry out assigned projects to their completion.


GEM Buildings has an opening for the position of Project Manager.  We are seeking a professional person with great management skills The Project Manager will lead project teams, coordinate, and ensure the satisfactory completion of multiple Design Build and Division 5 projects.  They will be responsible for client relations and satisfaction, job cost accounting, and vendor/supplier relations.  The successful candidate must have a proven track record of excellence with regard to quality, ensuring all phases of the project conform to quality requirements.  Duties include developing and sustaining project schedules, maintaining budget, and working with project team members to assure productivity and timeliness, including staffing, employee relations, adherence to company policies, etc.  Ideal candidate possesses excellent communication skills and the ability to interact well with clients, vendors/suppliers, and all departments within the company.  Extensive knowledge of all facets of steel building manufacturing is preferred.   Will be expected to effectively work with vendors/suppliers to negotiate favorable pricing and procure materials.  The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring timely submission of all paperwork through receipt of final billing.  Promoting teamwork, cooperation, and open communication among all those involved with project is a required function of this position. 

• Excellent communication skills; written and verbal
• Ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relations
• Ability to read and understand blueprints and specifications
• Negotiation skills
• Basic knowledge of codes (i.e. IBC, ADA, etc.)
• Computer skills - Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, etc.
• Good documentation skills
• Possess a valid drivers license


GEM Buildings is currently seeking a Drill Line Operator to cut beams to specified length with straight cuts or miter cuts and drill holes in proper locations.

• Cut all pieces to correct length either with a straight cut or a miter
• Change out drilling bits to match hole sizes that are specified in the drawings and on the program
• Transfer (piece marks, heat numbers, size, grade, center marks, job name and whether they are for fabrication or holes only) from steel to the cut list and vice versa
• Periodic machine calibration
• Change saw blades when worn and mix and add more coolant when needed

Drill Line Operator reports and receives instructions from Cut-n-Prep lead and Shop Manager

• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Basic computer skills
• Basic understanding of fabrication drawings
• Band saw experience

• Able to multi-task
• Have the ability to check own work in a timely manner
• A good understanding of drill line operations
• Able to be trained on the proper use of transfer tables
• Reading and writing skills required for position
• Able to use several types of measuring tools (Tape measure, squares, etc.)

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
• Employee may be required to lift, push, pull and carry objects up to 50 pounds.
• Able to work in extreme weather conditions (hot and cold)
• Work involves walking, talking, hearing and good vision. It will also involve frequent bending, squatting and kneeling
• The work environment is noisy so hearing protection is required

Contact: Shaun Christensen
E-mail: hr@gembuildings.com
Phone: 435- 723-5000



GEM Buildings is currently seeking a Structural Detailer with experience detailing structural and miscellaneous steel components. The ideal candidate will be able to create detailed fabrication drawings for structural steel components from architectural and structural design plans. Experience using SDS/2 software is highly preferred. Candidates must have a strong working knowledge of detailing design standards and guidelines for AISC steel construction.

• Knowledge of AISC steel construction detailing design standards and guidelines
• Strong problem solving skills
• Detail oriented
• Excellent organizational skills
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Computer – Excel, e-mail and internet applications, PDF and image management software
• Repetitive motion (to include but not limited to) sitting for long periods of time, working at a computer for long periods of time

Contact: Shaun Christensen
E-mail: hr@gembuildings.com
Phone: 435- 723-5000


GEM Buildings is currently seeking hard working, dependable Fabricators. Standard work schedule will be from 5:00 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Saturday. Fabricator job duties include cutting out, positioning, and piecing together structural metal parts, following precise instructions before welding. Must read and understand engineering specs supplied by manuals, diagrams, and computerized drafting programs. Fabricators also have to utilize many unique tools and precision measuring instruments. Overtime required depending on workload.

• Must be able to pass a 2G horizontal weld test using the GMAW process
• Ability to read and understand fabrication drawings
• Understanding of welding principles and practices
• Ability to use squares, measuring tapes, mag drills, grinders, and other hand tools required for fabrication
• Able to fit up and weld pieces for fabrication
• Able to lift up to 75 lbs. and stand for long periods of time

Contact: Shaun Christensen
E-mail: hr@gembuildings.com
Phone: 435- 723-5000