Employment

Structural Engineer

JOB SUMMARY:

The ideal candidate would ensure all structures can withstand the stresses and pressure imposed by use and the environment.  Must be able to calculate strength and rigidity and make sure the correct materials are used for each project, whether it is a new-build, rebuild, or any other type of project.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Designing and Planning: Work closely with our CAD team to develop innovative and functional designs for lakefront projects. Prepare design calculations, drawings, specifications, design analysis and construction cost estimates.
  • Structural Analysis: Analyze factors such as load-bearing capacity, stability, and resistance to ensure that the structure can withstand the intended use and environmental conditions per IBC building code as required by different cities.
  • Material Selection: Research and select appropriate materials for construction, considering factors like durability, cost-effectiveness, environmental impact, and aesthetic appeal. Assess the performance characteristics of materials to ensure they meet the project’s specific requirements.
  • Project Management: Monitor progress, address any issues or conflicts that arise.
  • Environmental Considerations: Prioritize sustainability and environmental responsibility in designs. Incorporate efficient strategies and enhance sustainability.
  • Building Code Compliance: Have a deep understanding of building codes and regulations. Ensure that designs and construction processes adhere to the applicable codes and standards, ensuring the safety and well-being of occupants.
  • Collaboration and Communication: Collaborate with architects, contractors, clients, team, and other stakeholders throughout the design and construction process. Have effective communication skills to relay essential technical information, address concerns, and ensure that all parties are aligned with the project goals.
  • Continuous Learning and Professional Development: Stay updated with the latest advancements in technology, materials, and construction techniques. Participate in professional development activities, attend conferences, and acquire certifications to enhance skills and knowledge.
  • Innovative and Creative: Continually looking at ways to improve and help make our processes more efficient. Be able to trouble-shoot issues with solutions that help keep us on pace and close to our standard process, not necessarily just the easiest solution.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Civil or Structural Engineering.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • 5+ years of experience in planning, design, and construction.
  • Development and construction support for residential design projects.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Washington State and industry rules and regulations.
  • Experience with AutoCAD.
  • Proficient and qualified in reviewing the work of other professionals.
  • Washington State Professional Engineer license and stamp.
  • Experience collaborating with architects, landscape architects, or other design disciplines.
  • Experience designing maritime projects (desired but not required).

WHY WORK HERE:

  • We work for unique clients.
  • Feels more like a family than a big business.
  • Monthly company parties.
  • Steady work.
  • Flexibility.
  • Dog friendly office.
  • Possibility of hybrid schedule.
  • Great benefits: 401K match up to 6%, Health Savings Account, Company provided 15K life insurance policy
  • 8 paid holidays.

 

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $104,000.00 – $146,000.00 per year

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