Job Title: Associate

Job Start Date:  TBD

Job Duties:

  • Manage projects under direction of a Principal
    • Work with the Principal-in-Charge to develop structural schemes
      • Perform and document feasibility studies
      • Develop basis of design
      • Participate in material and system selection
      • Develop preliminary analytical models of vertical and lateral systems
      • Evaluate alternate schemes for code compliance, serviceability, constructability and cost
    • Manage and lead the Design Development, Construction Document, and Construction Phases of the project
      • Attend design and construction meetings
      • Perform analysis and design of structural systems
      • Design and analyze joints and connections
      • Assist and direct project engineering staff with design and analysis
      • Collaborate with architects and other consultants on the overall project
      • Collaborate with lead BIM coordinator to develop construction documents
      • Review specifications for consistency with design and completeness
      • Assist the contractor during construction with interpretation of the documents and resolution of field issues
      • Review shop drawings for conformance with Contract Documents and design errors
      • Answer RFI’s and field questions
      • Evaluate requests for substitutions and alternates
      • Provide structural observation
  • Assist with development, implementation and enforcement of office design standards
  • Assist with Marketing and Business Development efforts
  • Assist with determining Fees and Preparing Proposals

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates will have earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with an emphasis in Civil or Structural Engineering, have a Professional Engineer’s License (PE) or qualified to be licensed via reciprocity. Candidates must have a minimum 8 years building design experience.

Preference will be given to those with a Master’s Degree with an emphasis in Structural Engineering.

Candidates are able to analyze, design and detail entire structures with minimal constructability problems.

Candidates can generate alternate framing schemes.

Candidates are able to identify design conflicts and resolve design issues.

Candidates have the ability to interpret codes and to resolve code discrepancies and ambiguity.

Candidates understand dynamic behavior of structures.

Candidates understand and interpret input and output of design and analysis programs.

Candidates are able to check plans and details for accuracy and completeness and improve constructability of details.

Candidates are able to compile complete and accurate contract documents working with Engineering and BIM staff.

Candidates will have the ability to clearly and concisely communicate with design team members, architects, other consultants, building department staff, and contractors verbally and in writing.

Relevant experience includes:

  • Overall project design for moderate or large structures
  • Modeling mid-rise and high-rise buildings using ETABS, STRUDL, STAAD, and/or SAP
  • Linear dynamic analysis
  • Design of concrete shear walls
  • Design of mild reinforced concrete slabs and beams
  • Design of post-tensioned concrete slabs and beams
  • Design of concrete columns
  • Design of steel structures
  • Design of mat foundations
  • Design of deep foundations

Design of high seismic design category structures is preferred

Experience in Non-Linear analysis is preferred

Experience with analysis using time histories is preferred

The candidates must be proficient with the following Codes, Standards and Software:

  • IBC 2012
  • ASCE 7-10
  • ACI 318-11
  • AISC Steel Manual 14th edition
  • SAFE or RAM Concept
  • RAMSteel
  • RAMFrame
  • RISA
  • ADAPT or PT Data or PT Plus
  • SP Column
  • SP Beam
  • Word
  • Excel

The candidates should be familiar with the following software:

  • RAMFrame
  • ADAPT Floor Pro
  • MathCAD
  • AutoCAD
  • Revit


$80,000-$110,000 – depending on qualifications, plus a generous benefits package.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to email their resume along with a cover letter to [email protected]

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