Hoogerwerf Engineering Group

Hoogerwerf Engineering Group, Inc. (HEGI), located in San Jose, CA, are recognized specialists in the engineering of Post-Tensioned Concrete structures. We are growing our engineering capacity to meet demands of the construction industry. HEGI is well known for using value-engineering techniques to create economical designs while meeting project deadlines. HEGI staff engage in a team approach to take projects from inception to completion in a timely manner, delivering accurate final engineering calculations and construction documents. We are hiring experienced engineers and drafting/BIM operators.

Job Title: Experienced Structural Project Engineer

Job Start Date: Monday, April 10, 2017

Job Description:

HEGI is hiring experienced engineers to join our team - we are seeking individuals with background in all materials of construction to work on exciting engineering projects throughout California.

Primary Job Functions:
• Perform lead structural engineer duties on designated projects.
• Analyze and design structures using engineering software.
• Coordinate design and schedule with other disciplines (via email, phone & meetings).
• Perform review of all project documents for accuracy and completeness.
• Recognize potential project problems quickly and identify solutions.
• Conduct periodic job site observations and other services as required.

Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Architectural Engineering.
• S.E. or P.E. License in State of California.
• 5 years or more experience in:
• Designing multiple types of projects (mixed-use, multi-family with podiums, parking structures etc.).
• Structural design software such as ADAPT, ETABS, SAFE and ENERCALC.
• Concrete, masonry, wood and steel framing design.
• Familiarity with Revit Structure and AutoCAD.
• Proficient in MS-Word and MS-Excel.
• Strong teamwork and communication skills.
• Project management experience.

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Tipping Structural Engineers

Since 1983, Tipping Structural Engineers has been pushing the boundaries of engineering to achieve our clients’ business and project goals. We unite fresh perspectives, courageous creativity, technical mastery, and an advanced understanding of structural behavior to bring the greatest value in structural and seismic design to our clients’ projects. Our innovation and expertise have been recognized by our peers (NCSEA, SEAOC, SEAONC, and ATC/SEI) with 37 awards for excellence in engineering across 19 projects thus far.

Tipping is a firm that cultivates continual improvement and growth. We actively support innovation, continuous learning, knowledge sharing, and the personal growth and development of our staff and principals. We work to build collaborative relationships within our firm, and with our clients, design-and-construction partners, and vendors. Moreover, we seek to unleash enthusiasm, creativity, passion, and a sense of ownership and responsibility in all our members in order to create the best workplace possible.

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Job Title: Structural Engineer

Job Start Date: Monday, April 3, 2017

Job Description:

If you recognize yourself described below and are interested in working within an organization such as ours, please send a cover letter introducing yourself to us, along with a resume, to resumes[at]tippingstructural[dot]com.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage diversity in the workplace. Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

Job Requirements:

• You have 3 to 7 years’ engineering experience; a master’s in structural engineering; and a professional engineer's license in the State of California.

• You have an interest in structural design that is oriented toward high-performance and sustainability.

• You have demonstrable technical expertise in building design/engineering:
o Mastery of statistics
o Good understanding of dynamic behavior of structures, including nonlinear behavior
o Good understanding current standards of practice: ASCE 7, ASCE 41, CBC, ACI, AISC, NDS
o Ability to solve engineering problems independently and catch errors before they impact a project
o Awareness of project budgets and the ability to wisely tailor your work to meet them
o Evidence that you can take independent, responsible charge of increasing proportions of a project
o Drawings, sketches, and details that convey your intent in design but that leaves little room for misinterpretation by the builder
o Reporting on your calculations or analyses employs visual elements of presentation to convey the significant aspects of your findings considering the audience for which they are prepared.

• Facility with AutoCAD, Revit, PERFORM-3D, RAM Structural System, RAM Concept, and RISA would be a plus.

• You enjoy collaborating with others to create positive contributions; you seek to grow your interpersonal skills and social intelligence.

• You are adaptable; you have a sense of pride in excellent performance and continually innovate for learning and improvement.

• You are self-challenging, practice questioning your assumptions and redefining problems.

• You are passionate about contributing to and supporting the long-term vision of the organization you belong to.

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Peoples Associates Structural Engineers

Peoples Associates Structural Engineers is in its 27th year of structural engineering design and consulting. Last year, we opened a new office in Pleasanton, close to BART.

Job Title: Recent Graduate. Assistant Engineer.

Job Start Date: Friday, March 31, 2017

Job Description:

Recent Graduates—join a thriving mid-sized firm specialized in challenging structural engineering projects, including mission-critical, industrial, commercial and residential. Our projects present unique opportunities, our team-oriented approach will hone your skills, and we will encourage your growth in this profession.

Job Requirements:

Our projects are challenging and diverse, local, national and global. We are recognized experts in data center design and mixed-use, multifamily housing, among others.
Our engineers are technically strong and thrive in a team-oriented environment in the South Bay and in Pleasanton. Are you a match? Contact us to find out.

Master’s degree or Revit (BIM) experience are a significant plus.

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Rutherford + Chekene

Rutherford + Chekene is actively seeking structural designers and structural engineers.
R+C is one of the foremost engineering practices in California providing structural and geotechnical engineering. Established in 1960, we are committed to hands-on involvement with our clients and to maintaining a friendly and welcoming in-office atmosphere.

Our new building portfolio includes significant collaborations with internationally acclaimed architects on a variety of building types. We pride ourselves in our ability to provide creative and practical solutions that support great architectural visions. Our services also include seismic evaluations and retrofits of existing buildings. We have many new and exciting projects in the institutional and commercial sectors, both here in the U.S. and abroad.

Rutherford + Chekene offers a competitive salary and benefits package: medical, dental and vision insurance, paid personal time off, 401(k) plan, and continuing education allowance. We believe in work-life balance. R+C is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Title: Structural Designer and Structural Engineer/Project Manager Positions

Job Start Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Job Description:

Candidates should have strong analytical, detailing, communication and interpersonal skills and should be able to develop and maintain good relationships with industry peers. We are looking for employees who enjoy engaging with architects and other clients. We are seeking engineers that are able to jump into a project and start working immediately.

Job Requirements:

*A master's degree or Ph.D. in structural engineering with courses in dynamic analysis, steel design, and concrete design
*New graduates or those with up to one year of structural design experience
*Familiarity with RAM and ETABS
*Experience with Revit Structure and Perform-3D a plus

*1-5 years of experience working in the structural engineering field
*A master's degree in structural engineering with courses in dynamic analysis, steel design, and concrete design
*California PE license required; SE license a plus
*Experience designing building structures in concrete and steel
*Familiarity with RAM and ETABS
*Experience with Revit Structure and Perform-3D a plus

*6-10 years of experience working in the structural engineering field
*A master's degree in structural engineering
*California PE license required; SE license preferred
*Ability to manage multiple projects
*Experience designing building structures in concrete and steel
*Experience with RAM, ETABS, and SAP2000
*Experience with Perform 3D a plus
*Experience with Revit Structure a plus

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references

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SEFT Consulting Group

SEFT Consulting Group is a growing consulting firm located in Beaverton, Oregon, a west side suburb of Portland. SEFT offers our clients structural solutions to mitigate seismic risk for critical buildings and lifeline infrastructure systems through expert services in seismic evaluation and retrofit, performance-based design, resilience planning, and practical implementation of analytical and experimental research.

Job Title: Designer, Design Engineer, Project Engineer

Job Start Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Job Description:

SEFT is looking for an energetic entry to mid-level team member that enjoys working on a wide variety of unique and challenging projects. If you are interested in joining our team to help design a safer and more resilient Pacific Northwest, please send your resume and cover letter to SEFT Consulting Group.

Job Requirements:

Applicants should have earned a Master’s Degree or PhD in Structural Engineering from an institution with an ABET accredited undergraduate degree program in Civil/Structural Engineering and be committed to life-long learning. Applicants should hold a PE or SE license in Oregon, Washington, or California, commensurate with experience level. This position requires an individual that is passionate about structural engineering and is self-driven with the ability to work independently. Applicants must also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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Judicial Council of California

The Judicial Council is the policymaking body of California's judicial branch. Under the leadership of the Chief Justice and in accordance with the California Constitution, the council is responsible for ensuring the consistent, independent, impartial, and accessible administration of justice.

Job Title: Engineering Specialist (Construction Inspector) JO#4395

Job Start Date: Friday, March 17, 2017

Job Description:

The Judicial Council of California is currently recruiting for an Engineering Specialist (Construction Inspector) in its Judicial Branch Capital Programs Office. The Judicial Branch Capital Program Office has responsibility for business and planning, design and construction, risk management, and quality compliance of the state’s courthouses.
The Engineering Specialist (Construction Inspector) position with the Judicial Branch Capital Program of the Judicial Council of California will work in the Sacramento office. The primary roll of this position is to monitor and coordinate other inspectors and material testing laboratories performing work on Judicial Council facilities in the southern California region. On an as needed basis, this position will also perform technical construction inspections of architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing elements during construction or alteration of judicial branch buildings and facilities. While it is imperative for this position to have construction inspection credentials and experience, approximately 70 percent (70%) of the position’s time will be spent in the office in a more analytical capacity.
This position will assist the Quality Manager to establish processes to ensure the permitting, commissioning, plan review, and inspection of construction projects as required by the Judicial Branch Capital Program Management Manual. Contribute to implementation of plan review software Bluebeam and project permitting software. Projects to be inspected will consist mostly of statewide facility modifications performed by the Facilities Management Unit (FMU). The annual budget for facility modification projects is $65 million for up to 6,000 projects per year in over 500 court facilities.

• Performs inspections of building construction to determine the quality of workmanship and materials used conform to the Contract Documents and California Building Standards Codes requirements and manufacturer’s written installation instructions;
• All required inspections to include: 1) Earthwork, 2) Concrete Placement, 3) Steel Fabrication & Welding, 4) Masonry, 5) Wood & Light Gage Steel Framing, 6) Electrical Systems, and 7) Wet and Dry Mechanical Systems;
• Communicates to Judicial Council Capital Program and Facility Management project managers and/or facility management administrator processes to permit, commission, plan review, and inspect construction projects as required by the Judicial Branch Capital Program Management Manual and the California Building Standards Code.
• Maintain a detailed knowledge of the CA Building Standards Code and its referenced related codes and requirements;
• Communicate to project managers and facility management administrators the processes necessary to ensure construction quality and building safety;
• Studies project specifications and drawings to become familiar with projects prior to a notice to proceed is issued and ensures that supplement design direction is approved by the appropriate authorities, e.g. State fire Marshal, prior to construction;
• Request proposals from firms under master contract with the Judicial Council to provide project inspection, materials testing and special inspections required by code and/or the approved construction documents on assigned projects;
• Work with project manager and/or facility management administrator to develop the need for and scope of services;
• Work within the plan review software Bluebeam as well as permitting software (similar to that used in municipal and county jurisdictions) to effectively manage documents and assure process are being followed.
• Perform accident investigation of damage and destruction events in court facilities;
• Upon assignment by the Facilities Analyst provide a field inspection and investigation of the cause and origin of a damage and destruction event;
• Provide the Facilities Analyst with a written report of the cause and origin, and an initial scope fo work for necessary restoration;

Other Duties and Responsibilities
• Work occasional evening and weekend hours.
• Required to travel (driving and flying) to assigned projects on an as needed basis.
• Respond to assist Judicial Council staff with questions about current status or situation in a courthouse, where physical observation is required.
• Requires 70% in office work

Please Note: If you are selected for hire, the Judicial Council of California will require verification of employment eligibility or authorization to legally work in the United States

To ensure consideration of your application for the earliest round of interviews, please apply by 5:00 p.m. Friday March 24, 2017. The Judicial Council of California requires the submission of our official application and resume’ to be considered for this job.

To complete an online application, please visit our website at


To obtain a paper application, please download a copy from the Careers page of our website under the Special Access section and click on the Employment Application link. OR mail it to:

Judicial Council of California
Human Resources
455 Golden Gate Avenue, 5th Floor
San Francisco, California 94102-3660
415-865-4272 Telecommunications Device for the Deaf

Please refer to “Engineering Specialist, Job Opening # 4395” on your application materials and all correspondence.

The Judicial Council provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities who request such accommodation. Reasonable accommodation needs should be requested through Human Resources at (415) 865-4260.

Monthly Salary Range: $5,406 - $7,568 per month
(* Starting salary $5,406 / $64,872 per year)

Some highlights of our benefits package include:
• Health/Dental/Vision benefits program
• 13 paid holidays per calendar year
• Choice of Annual Leave or Sick/Vacation Leave
• 1 personal holiday per year
• $130 transit pass subsidy per month
• CalPERS Retirement Plan
• 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans
• Employee Assistance Program
• Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
• FlexElect Program
• Long Term Disability Program (employee paid/optional)
• Group Legal Plan (employee paid/optional)

The Judicial Council of California Is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of experience providing support for technical facility and construction engineering; with ability to travel to job site. Additional directly related experience and/or education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

• 5 or more years of experience as a building inspector and plans examination
• Community college degree in Building Inspection Technology or equivalent education from a recognized institution
• Past experience in project management and using project permitting software
• ICC certifications in building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical codes, or an ICC combination certificate
• ICC certification in energy and accessibility
• Certified by the CA Division of the State Architect as a Certified Access Specialist
Required Licenses and Certifications:
A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform the job-essential functions of the position, and you must possess at least one of the following:
• By ICC as a Commercial Combination Inspector
• Valid Class ‘A’ Hospital Inspector certification from the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
• Valid certification as a Class 1, General Inspector by the Division of the State Architect
• Possession of a Registered Construction Inspector (RCI) Certification from the American Construction Inspector’s Association.

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Thornton Tomasetti

Job Title: Structural Engineer

Job Start Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Job Description:

Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. seeks talented engineers with five to ten years of experience for our San Francisco, CA office. Projects include new construction and retrofit in education, healthcare, civic, high rise and sports facilities.

• Structural analysis, design and detailing of steel, concrete, masonry and timber systems.
• Generation of three-dimensional analytical and Building Information Models using various software programs, such as AutoDesk REVIT, TEKLA, Rhino, Grasshopper, SAP, ETABS and others.
• Coordination of design work with in-house staff as well as other design professionals including Architects and other Engineering disciplines.
• Preparation of construction documents within a BIM environment.
• Ability to independently coordinate and produce small to medium size sets of construction documents.

Job Requirements:

• Master’s preferred in structural or architectural engineering, or a related field.
• PE license required, SE license preferred.
• Ability to multi-task and work efficiently on multiple projects at a time.
• Experience managing junior engineers to efficiently produce calculations and sketches.
• Ability to think “outside the box” to provide creative custom solutions.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Enginious Structures, Inc.

Enginious Structures is a small structural engineering firm located near BART in downtown Oakland, specializing in Type V construction, soft story building retrofitting and design of aluminum curtain walls and complex facade systems is looking to add to our team of 3 engineers. We have been in business since 2001 and built a reputation of creative and responsive engineers with emphasis on quality and customer service.

Job Title: Project Engineer

Job Start Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Job Description:

Work under the direct supervision of the experienced SE and learn all aspects of the engineering and small business practice processes. Take the project from the proposal phase and conceptual design all the way through the construction phase. We are looking for somebody who is easy going, yet hard working and able to do things on their own without being afraid to ask questions. Learn more about the position and the projects we work on at

Job Requirements:

The position of the Project Engineer has minimum requirements of 3 years of the US experience in the structural design of buildings of all type, including type V construction. Experience designing aluminum glazed curtain walls and skylights is a plus. PE license preferred.

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KPFF Portland Structural

Founded in Seattle in 1960, KPFF is a collaborative and creative team of engineers who thrive on designing innovative solutions for projects of all scales. As a leader in sustainable design, they provide their clients with visionary, environmentally sensitive and technically advanced services that help maintain Oregon’s special quality of life. KPFF has 18 locations operating around the globe and employs 1,000+ firm wide. The Oregon offices have a total staff of 165, including 31 LEED® Accredited Professionals.

We are always looking for talented, dedicated teammates who share our core values -- Excellence, Trust, Relationships, Stability, and Passion. Experience growth based on your own competency, attitude and commitment. We'll provide a supportive and positive environment to make it happen.

Job Title: Structural Project Engineer

Job Start Date: Monday, February 27, 2017

Job Description:

KPFF is about freedom. Freedom to work on what inspires you. Our engineers work on a vast spectrum of engineering projects: from dog houses (seriously) to skyscrapers. We work in locations around the globe: from the lobby of our building to Abu Dhabi. We have all the benefits of a large, stable firm but none of the red tape that comes with it. We're large but nimble and operate day-to-day with the flexibility of a small firm. Providing first-class service to our clients is what we're all about. KPFF is experiencing solid growth and continues to innovate that growth to better serve our clients.

We are a group of dedicated, friendly, collaborative, hard-working engineers, and we are looking for exceptional engineers to join us. At KPFF you will work individually and collaboratively in the design and construction process for a wide array of challenging projects. You will work closely with talented engineers, BIM / CAD technicians, architects, project managers, contractors and client teams. If this sounds like an environment you could thrive in, please read on.

Our current projects include:
• Airports
• Arenas + Stadiums
• Long-Span Structures
• Bridges
• Government Facilities + Embassies
• Commercial Developments
• High-Rise Structures
• Mixed-Use Developments
• Corporate Campuses
• Healthcare + Medical Facilities
• Education Facilities (K-12 + Higher Ed)
• Museum + Convention Centers

Job Requirements:

In addition to being creative, proactive and detail-oriented, the preferred candidate will have:
• 0 - 5+ years of experience in structural engineering
• MS or MEng engineering degree
• Experience with Revit Structure a plus
• Strong verbal and written communication skills

Interested candidates who meet the qualifications may apply online at If you require an accommodation to facilitate the application process, please contact 503-227-3251.

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Holmes Structures

Holmes Structures is a California structural engineering firm, with offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco. We are part of the New Zealand based Holmes Group, with offices around the Pacific Rim.

Compelled by the possibilities, we are relentlessly pursuing Why – to create what is Best. We ask great questions, do great thinking, and deliver beautiful design.

Holmes pushes boundaries. We put no limits on individual potential. Basing rewards and advancement on achievements and entrepreneurship, not just seniority. This also means taking an imaginative and resourceful approach to projects, challenging established convention, and using cutting-edge technologies. If you are a person who pushes the boundaries – in your achievements, interests, and abilities – then we want you as part of our energetic and collaborative teams.

Job Title: Project Engineer

Job Start Date: Monday, November 21, 2016

Job Description:

We are seeking structural engineers with 5+ years design experience for our San Francisco and Los Angeles offices; M.S. degree in Structural Engineering and PE license are preferred.

Job Requirements:

Job Requirements:
 5+ years working in the field of structural engineering
 B.S. and/or M.S. in Civil / Structural Engineering
 Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in California
 Seismic design experience or education
 Coaching/mentoring skills
 Presentation skills to contribute to team talks, technical sessions and project presentations
 Computer software skills: Advanced MS Excel, Intermediate ETABS, SAP, Risa (or equivalent)
 Sound technical skills: understands structural engineering design principles
 Curious; Helpful; Resourceful; Pragmatic

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