Division of the State Architect

The Division of the State Architect is responsible for the plan review and construction oversight for all California kindergarten through 12th grade public schools, community colleges, and essential service facilities for conformance with the California Building Code. We are looking to add a Senior Structural Engineer to our staff in the Oakland office. The pay and benefits are extremely competitive with a monthly salary range of $9,220 to $11,536. The typical working hours allow for work / life balance. Our office is conveniently located a few minutes walk from the 12th Street BART Station.

Job Title: Senior Structural Engineer

Job Start Date: Monday, June 5, 2017

Job Description:

The position is for structural plan review for projects at public school, community college, and essential service facilities. Our plan review includes very diverse projects ranging from new school campuses to small tenant improvements or replacement mechanical systems. Plan review is also done for seismic strengthening of existing buildings.

To apply for this position, you will need to log-in to, create a user account, fill out an online exam documenting your experience, then complete the application. Simply search this website under “senior structural engineer” (the position is for the Department of General Services in Alameda County). The application deadline is May 24th.

Job Requirements:

A summary of requirements from the State website is listed below.


California Structural Engineers license
Five years experience, two years of which shall have been in charge of the structural design of major buildings.
College degree with a major in Civil, Structural, or Architectural Engineering.


*Broad knowledge of the California Building Code.
*Familiarity with seismic strengthening design and ASCE-41.
*Ability to judge the quality of structural engineering work in the office and field.
*Analyze and apply recommendations in geotechnical reports.
*Strong written and verbal communication skills.
*Tact and diplomacy in dealing with internal and external customers.
*Focus on customer service.

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Maffei Structural Engineering

Maffei Structural Engineering is a small and growing company based in San Francisco. We love to learn and investigate and ask questions about challenging issues in structural engineering. We provide services for structural evaluation, design, and expert review, with a focus on seismic design and retrofit, applied research, and advanced methods of analysis and design.

Job Title: Engineer

Job Start Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Job Description:

We are looking for smart and enthusiastic project managers and project engineers to join our growing team. You will work in our downtown San Francisco office, collaborating with team members of all experience levels on projects ranging from seismic retrofit design, to tall building peer review, to analysis of wind loads on solar arrays. Engineers that are a good fit for our firm share our values of technical excellence, continuous learning, good listening, and collegiality.

Job Requirements:

Strong candidates will have:
• three or more years of employment experience in design of steel and concrete structures
• experience with nonlinear structural analysis
• PE license
• Masters degree in Structural Engineering
• excellent writing, communication, and organization skills
• technical curiosity and a desire to be helpful

Other desirable qualifications include:
• success with client relations and business development
• experience with PERFORM nonlinear analysis software
• experience with SAP/ETABS structural analysis programs
• experience with Revit modeling and drawing production
• experience with probabilistic risk assessment
• SE license

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• Cover letter
• Resume
• Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies OK)
• Name, phone number, and email for three references that we may contact

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Buehler & Buehler Structural Engineers, Inc.

Founded in 1946, Buehler & Buehler Structural Engineers, Inc. (B&B) provides a wide range of structural engineering services throughout the United States. Headquartered in Sacramento, California, B&B has regional offices in Los Angeles, Phoenix and San Francisco with our newest office in Silicon Valley opening April 2017.

Job Title: Structural Engineer

Job Start Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Job Description:

We are looking for a Structural Engineer committed to long term employment for our Los Angeles office. B&B offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, life insurance, and annual bonuses, as well as the opportunity for advancement.

Opportunities available in our Sacramento, San Francisco and Los Angeles offices as well.

Job Requirements:

Desired level of experience is 3+ years of experience in structural design and analysis, California P.E. preferred. Please submit cover letter, resume and references to for immediate consideration.

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JYASF, Inc. - Structural Engineers

JYASF is a structural engineering firm located in the Financial District (SOMA, 1 block from Montgomery Bart Station). We provide a full range of structural engineering services throughout the San Francisco Bay Area with a special emphasis on alterations and seismic upgrades of existing structures. We have a current staff of six employees, all dedicated to providing our clients with high quality and technically competent structural engineering services.

Job Title: Structural Designer / Engineer (SOMA)

Job Start Date: Friday, April 7, 2017

Job Description:

employment type: full-time (part-time & remote may be considered for certain applicants)

Position offers great growth opportunity for individuals looking to advance their careers by taking charge of challenging projects with teamwork that promotes talent and experience. Projects consist of low-rise residential and commercial structures, with emphasis in alterations and seismic upgrade.

Job Requirements:

The firm is seeking a mid-level engineer with the following requirements:

• BS in Civil or Structural Engineering from an accredited university
• Minimum of three (3) years' experience at a structural engineering firm in the United States, designing with timber, steel, and concrete
• Detail oriented
• Excellent verbal and written skills
• Ability to work effectively as a part of team and independently
• Proficiency with AutoCad, Risa3d, Microsoft Excel, Enercalc.

Compensation to be commensurate with experience and ability.

We offer the following benefits:
Competitive Salary
Paid holidays, vacation and sick days
Health Insurance
Bonus consideration
Profit sharing
Flexible hours

To Apply:

Please forward your salary requirements along with your resume and introductory letter.

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KPFF Consulting Engineers - San Francisco

KPFF civil and structural engineers are driven by a commitment to our core values of Excellence, Trust, Relationships, Stability, and Passion. In 2017 our San Francisco office is proud to celebrate its 25th anniversary of providing creative, practical solutions for projects of all kinds, scales and industries. Our unique history has led us to establish a culture that focuses our energy and our passion on our clients, our projects, and our people. Firm wide, KPFF has been in business since 1960, growing from a single office in Seattle to become a nationally recognized firm with more than a 1,000 team members and 25 offices throughout the United States.

We collaborate with our clients utilizing the advantages of VDC with BIM tools as a way of visualizing, coordinating and tracking systems. Our office employs Lean Design and Construction tools and participates in a variety of project delivery methods in order to further integrate design and construction.

Our supportive and fun work environment allows for flexibility for families and encourages work/life balance. We offer generous benefits, a competitive salary and pay you for every hour you work. KPFF is a global firm with more than 25 offices and collective professional registrations in all 50 states.

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KPFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Title: Structural Engineer (All Levels)

Job Start Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Job Description:

KPFF San Francisco is seeking Structural Engineers of all levels with experience in building design for both new construction and renovation. Our ideal candidate is ambitious and entrepreneurial and is interested in developing and maintaining a stable client base, as well as, excellent working relationships with developers, architects and general contractors.

To succeed at KPFF you:
• Are self-motivated and strive for excellence in all aspects
• Have effective organizational skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Consistently think beyond rote training to thoughtfully and creatively design structural solutions
• Display a desire for growth and welcome advancement opportunities
• Welcome the collaborative and iterative process that comes with designing world-class
• Participate in planning and supporting the Strategic Vision of the office

At KPFF, you control your destiny – the work you put in equates directly to your success and compensation. Careers at KPFF are driven by individual accomplishments and successful projects. That means your dedication, attitude and talent drives your professional growth. We work in dynamic teams with open communication and strong mentorship from senior-level staff. KPFF encourages innovation and continuous quality improvement in our work unencumbered by bureaucratic behavior. Professional development and on the job training is an everyday event as is your direct interaction with owners, architect and contractors.

Job Requirements:

Entry-level Applicants:
-- Must possess Degree in Structural Engineering
-- Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills
-- Master’s Degree, Structural License and Revit Capabilities are a plus

Experienced Applicants:
-- 4+ Years of Experience
-- Professional License
-- Master’s Degree Preferred
-- Structural License and Revit Capabilities are a plus

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KPW Structural Engineers, Inc.

Founded in 2007, KPW has experienced steady growth to reach our current level of 23 employees. From our scenic waterfront office location in Oakland’s vibrant Jack London Square district, our employees work on challenging projects in the academic, commercial, healthcare, high-tech, life sciences, retail, and residential markets. KPW encourages strong professional and career development while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. We foster a sense of teamwork which is supported through clearly defined and equitable profit sharing, internal training and education programs. Our firm’s size enables us to be big enough to handle large scale projects, while remaining small enough to maintain a relaxed and casual atmosphere that allows ample opportunities for personal interaction with our experienced principals and associates.

Job Title: Project Engineer

Job Start Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Job Description:

KPW is committed to diversity in the workplace, and we place particular importance on enthusiastic people who are motivated and dedicated to developing their careers as structural engineering design professionals. Minimum qualifications are a B.S. in Civil or Architectural Engineering. Master’s Degree is preferred for entry-level positions and PE or SE licensure is a plus.

Job Requirements:

KPW is seeking staff engineers with 0-3 years of experience and licensed project engineers with 3-10 years of experience.

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SOHA Engineers

SOHA Engineers is a mid-sized structural engineering firm located in South Beach of San Francisco, specializing in structural and seismic design of commercial, government, transportation, and institutional facilities for both private and public clients. We are walking distance to AT&T Park.

Job Title: Project Engineer

Job Start Date: Monday, April 3, 2017

Job Description:

The Project Engineer will perform structural analysis and design of building structures, prepare construction documents including structural detailing and coordination with other disciplines, provide construction administration services, attend meetings and site visits.

Job Requirements:

The Project Engineer will have at least 2 - 4 years experience in structural/seismic design of buildings and structures, PE or SE license, good technical, verbal and written communication skills, able to work fairly independently, team player with interest in working in a collaborative and technically challenging environment.

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Ansari Structural Engineers, Inc.

Ansari Structural Engineers, Inc. has been serving various governmental agencies and private
organizations since 1999. Located in San Francisco Financial District, we are just a few minutes from
BART and steps away from other public transportation. Our projects are diverse, and range from new
construction and retrofit of complex historic buildings to equipment anchorage and small remodeling
projects. Majority of our projects are in higher education campuses and medical facilities.

Job Title: Senior Structural Engineer/Project Manager, and Structural Designer.

Job Start Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Job Description:

We are looking for motivated, self-starter, and detail oriented individuals, interested in being part of a growing & collaborative organization, who enjoy working on challenging projects and are looking for a position with opportunity to advance their career. If you are interested to join us, and have the following qualifications, we are anxious to hear from you.

Job Requirements:


o A master’s degree in structural engineering;
o 5 to 10 years of working experience in the field of structural engineering with emphasis in
seismic engineering;
o PE license in California, SE license is preferred;
o Working knowledge of California Building Code and in-depth understanding of current standards
such as ASCE 7, ACI, AISC, and NDS;
o Experience with seismic retrofit of existing buildings and knowledge of ASCE 41-13 is a plus;
o Experience with software such as ETABS, SAP2000, and RISA;
o Ability to manage multiple projects;
o Ability to work independently;
o Willing to work collaboratively.


o A master’s degree in structural engineering with courses in seismic analysis, steel and concrete design.
Knowledge of wood design is a plus;
o Strong knowledge of working with Microsoft Excel is required;
o Familiarity with structural engineering software, such as ETABS, SAP 2000, and RISA
o Experience with CADD. Experience with Revit Structure is a plus;
o One to two years working experience in structural engineering firms would be a plus.

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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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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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