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Engineer III - Civil (COE)

Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods

Springdale, AR, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

Job Details:

Job Description

Why choose Tyson Engineering Center of Excellence?

Tyson Engineering Center of Excellence (CoE) is a team of highly skilled and experienced engineers who are true experts in their respective fields. These talented professionals are at the forefront of technological advancements and innovation, utilizing the latest tools and techniques to deliver efficient and effective solutions. With a collaborative approach, Tyson Engineering CoE works closely with the Business Unit (BU) Discipline Engineers, Project Managers, and Plant Personnel to foster open and honest communication to develop a realistic plan to fit the needs of our plants in accordance with Tyson Foods’ strategic goals. Moreover, Tyson Engineering CoE is committed to incorporating sustainable design principles into our projects, ensuring that our solutions not only meet the present needs but also contribute to a greener and more sustainable future. Above all, safety and compliance are of paramount importance to Tyson Engineering CoE, ensuring that our work adheres to the highest industry standards and regulations.

In this role you will: offer support on large-scale capital projects within the Poultry, Fresh Meats and Prepared Foods manufacturing networks and the Warehousing & Transportation network focusing primarily on CSA (Civil/Structural/Architectural) functions, offer expertise in our internal specifications and standards, and offer support and guidance to new BU Discipline Engineers.

What we need you to do:

  • Enterprise Engineering (Center of Excellence and BUs) subject matter expert for CSA.
  • Ensure projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformance with Tyson Foods’ established policies and objectives while meeting all code and regulatory requirements.
  • Establish and maintain CSA specifications, standards, and other technical information in collaboration with other corporate functional areas.
  • Review project estimating, as needed.
  • Review project metrics for reasonableness, improve project control through process improvement and user training.
  • Guide and assist Operations and Bu Engineering teams to adhere to Tyson Foods’ design specifications and standards.
  • Create ad-hoc reports, analysis, and presentations as requested/needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent work experience, from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 5 years of applicable engineering experience.
  • Advanced knowledge and working use of computer programs, including spreadsheets, databases.
  • Excellent communication skills to multiple internal department leaders, plant, and warehouse leadership.
  • Proficient knowledge and experience in the analysis, design and detailing of structural components and buildings with multiple building materials such as cast in place concrete, pre-stressed precast concrete, masonry, wood, hot rolled steel and cold formed steel; knowledge and significant experience in the analysis design and detailing of complex steel structures in any seismic region; proficient knowledge and experience in the design of various foundation systems; knowledge and understanding of building codes use and occupancy classifications, ADA requirements and egress requirements in terms of limiting areas rated separations and fire suppression systems; technical knowledge, experience and understanding of architectural and engineering components of buildings with multiple building materials; knowledge and experience with low temperature food processing and industrial building design and detailing including experience detailing insulated metal panels.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction. Strong organizational and time management skills.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • PE licensure
  • CAD, Revit, Risa, and/or other design software systems


  • Up to 15-20%, multi-days stays required; ability to egress uneven surfaces in construction and plant environments safely and easily.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

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