Mechanical/Structural Project Engineer



Mechanical/Structural Project Engineer

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems, Hangar and Large Application Doors, a global supplier of entrance automation systems, is seeking candidates for a Project Engineer position in our engineering department, located in Peachtree City, GA. 


The Megadoor engineer designs custom large application door systems found in aircraft hangars, ships yards, rocket launch facilities, mining operations and other large opening industrial applications.  The workflow is typical of a design/build firm, where we design, fabricate, and install doors in conjunction with general contractors, architects, engineers, and government organizations.  We are seeking a Project Engineer to design project door systems, truss structures which support large door systems, and to develop a family of standard self-supporting truss structures for high volume door sizes. 


  • Lead structural design decisions for Megadoor project door workflow
  • Represent the department in client facing project engineering discussions
  • Educate team members on all aspects of structural engineering
  • Design Megadoor systems (shop drawings, assembly drawings, door system calculations)
  • Assist in manufacturing issues (e.g. design modification to accommodate supply chain issues)
  • Assist with installation issues (e.g. design modification to accommodate integration with building steel)
  • Develop engineering group standard work instructions for structural engineering calculations
  • Be a team player with an optimistic “can do” attitude


  • Knowledge of US structural codes: ASCE7, AISC360, ACI 318, AWS 1.1/1.2, IBC, Aluminum Design Guide
  • Experience designing HSS box trusses
  • Experience with steel connection design
  • Strong 2D drafting & 3D modelling skillset
  • Experience with code driven FEA software (RISA, STAAD, etc.)
  • FEA experience (we use Abaqus & Inventor Pro)
  • Exposure to Python, C#, C++, VB, or other coding languages (like to have)


  • BS Civil, Mechanical or Aerospace engineering (required)
  • MS Civil, Mechanical or Aerospace engineering (preferred)
  • Minimum (5) years post terminal degree experience designing US building structures (or similar)



  • Office environment
  • 10-20% travel to job sites
  • Prototyping / lab validation work
  • Ability to access military & restricted government facilities (required: US citizen or green card holder)





After 1 year of employment:

  • ASSA ABLOY will contribute to your retirement even if you don't under the Safe Harbor Retirement Plan.
  • Tuition reimbursement for degree-seeking classwork aligned with your position.



We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 52,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Peachtree City, GA, US, 30269

Engineering & Science
Travel Required: 0%-10%

Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta