This job involves designing structures like bridges, dams, parks, ships, buildings, tunnels, telecommunications structures, marine construction, wastewater treatment facilities, and other similar buildings. People working as senior structural designers often have to design, review documents, and analyze structural designs. Also, as a person working in this capacity, you will manage, review and coordinate projects while developing and supervising the construction of new buildings. You will work together with engineers and architects to create sketches and designs and create budget estimates for the designed structures.
You can apply for this job if all you have is a high school degree or college degree. However, a good senior structural designer must have problem-solving skills and writing skills for documentation. Senior structure designers are knowledgeable and vast in math skills and in the analysis of various structure plans. Your pay will be about $65 an hour, which makes about $134,424 per year.