City of San Jose - Public Works Department

The Department of Public Works is responsible for delivering capital improvement projects for a wide variety of City facilities and infrastructure, maintaining City facilities and fleet assets, facilitating and regulating development activities, and providing animal care and services. The Department is committed to high-quality service, partnering with the community, and providing an excellent environment in which to work.

Job Title: Associate Engineer (Civil)

Job Start Date: Sunday, April 8, 2018

Job Description:

The Public Works Department is recruiting to fill one (1) Associate Engineer position in the Engineering Services Division. The ideal candidate will possess a high level of professionalism, excellent customer service skills, and a supreme work ethic. These positions require excellent judgment, initiative, perseverance, integrity, organizational skills, flexibility and written and verbal communications skills.

The Associate Civil Engineer assigned to the Building Official Program (BOP) will be Under the general direction of the Senior Structural Engineer of the Structural Engineering Section who conducts structural engineering and code review. This position will be responsible for code reviews as it pertains to structural and architectural safety, energy conservation, CALGreen, ADA, etc., and processing permits for Citywide capital facilities/building projects. This position will also perform structural engineering design projects for Citywide capital projects as assigned.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
• Occasionally prepares structural engineering design for the Senior Structural Engineer.
• Supervises staff by prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; making hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations.
• Performs code compliance review in structural, architectural safety, energy conservation, CALGreen, and ADA aspects.
• Reviews designs, improvement plans, estimates, specifications, and contract documents for capital improvement projects, private development projects or other engineering related projects that are prepared by subordinates and/or consultants engaged by the City or by private developers.
• Prepares and manages consultant agreements.
• Performs field observations, when required, and prepares a typed-written report of findings and recommendations.
• Responsible for interfacing with the public, consultants, contractors, other City departments/sections, and other agencies, and is responsible for timely response to the stakeholders' requests and concerns on projects.
• Consults with construction inspectors and attends field meetings regarding problems arising in the field during the construction of a public improvement project.
• Supports code inspection staff in construction issues investigation and resolution.

This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.

The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions. Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews, one of which may include a practical/writing exercise.

You will be prompted to answer the following job-specific questions during the online application process. Please note that there is a 4,000-character limit, including spaces, for each text response.

- Do you possess a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Master’s degree in Structural Engineering from an accredited college or university? If yes, please identify the name and location of the college/university. Do you possess an Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certificate? If yes, please provide your EIT certificate number.
- Please describe in detail your professional engineering experience, including the number of years and the scope of your experience. Please elaborate on your technical experience as it relates to the duties described for the position.
- Do you have a valid California Civil Professional Engineer (PE) license? If so, please indicate the state of issuance, your registration certificate number, and year the registration certificate was awarded to you and the expiration date of your registration. Also, please list all professional certificates indicating year awarded and expiration date.
- Do you possess a California Structural Engineering License? If yes, please indicate your license number and expiration date. (Please attach a copy of your license to your application).
- Do you possess a valid CASP certificate? If yes, when does your certificate expire? (Please attach a copy of your certificate to your application).
- Do you possess a valid ICC Plans Examiner certificate? If yes, when does your certificate expire? (Please attach a copy of your certificate to your application).
- Do you have code review experience? If yes, please describe in detail your experience including the type, size, design complexity of systems, and the code(s) you applied.
- Do you have design experience? If yes, please describe in detail your experience including the type of work, size, design, and complexity of systems that you designed.
- Do you have experience supervising and/or leading staff? If yes, please describe in detail the direct supervisory or lead experience you have had. Include the length of time you supervised or led staff, the number of employees under your direct supervision, and a description of your methods for developing your employees.

You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration.

If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Ashley Lancaster at

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply directly to the City of San Jose website at:

Job Requirements:

1. Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering or possession of an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certificate.

2. Experience: Three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience.

3. Acceptable Substitution: A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in the Structural Engineering discipline may be substituted for one (1) year of professional engineering experience.

4. Licenses or Certificates:
• Possession of a valid driver's license in the State of California.
• Possession of a valid professional registration with the State of California as a Civil Engineer (PE) is required.
• Possession of a valid California Structural Engineering License is desirable.
• Possession of a Civil Engineering degree is desirable.
• Possession of a Certified Access Specialist Program (CASP) certification is desirable.
• Possession of an International Code Council (ICC) Plans Examiner Certification is desirable and required to obtain within six (6) months of employment.
Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will NOT sponsor, represent or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application.

The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include:

• Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices and the California Building Codes; including knowledge and experience of the City of San Jose’s designs, improvement plans, estimates, specifications, and contract documents for capital improvement projects, private development projects or other engineering related projects; experience in Enercalc and RISA 3D; Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations.

• Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts.

• Computer Skills - MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel.

• Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.

• Analytical Thinking - Approaches a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.

• Creativity – Addresses objectives and problems while questioning traditional assumptions/solutions in order to generate creative ideas and new ways of doing business; exhibits creativity and innovation when contributing to organizational and individual objectives; seeks out opportunities to improve, streamline, reinvent work processes.

• Decision Making – Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.

• Planning - Acts to align own unit's goals with the strategic direction of the organization; Defines tasks and milestones to achieve objectives, while ensuring the optimal use of resources to meet those objectives.

• Problem Solving – Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome.

• Project Management - Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives.

• Supervision - Sets effective long and short-term goals based on good understanding of management practices; establishes realistic priorities within available resources; provides motivational support; empowers others; assigns decision-making and work functions to others in an appropriate manner to maximize organizational and individual effectiveness.

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County of Sonoma

The County of Sonoma is governed by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors and is comprised of 26 departments/agencies that provide a full range of services to the community through its 4,000+ employees. Sonoma County government has a history of providing excellent and responsive public service while operating under sound fiscal principles. This is achieved in a climate of respect and collegiality.

The County enjoys stability in leadership, with four of the five Board members serving a second, third or fifth term. This is further demonstrated by a strong group of department heads. The department heads routinely team with middle management on a variety of successful projects. Historically, labor relations have been stable, with most employees working under long-term MOUs; however, over the next few years, the County will be going through the contract negotiation process with the majority of the bargaining units.

Job Title: Engineering Division Manager

Job Start Date: Saturday, March 31, 2018

Job Description:

Engineering Division Manager
$9,117 - $11,080/Mo. & Additional Benefits!

Transportation and Public Works (TPW) seeks an experienced Engineer to manage their Road and Bridge Division. For more information, minimum qualifications, & to apply online, please visit Apply Now!

Choose Sonoma County

The County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the opportunity to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment that offers continuous training and education, and the satisfaction of knowing that you are working to better the communities of our region. You can also look forward to some excellent benefits*, including:

• A cash allowance of approximately $600 per month
• An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,500
• Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 11 holidays per year
• Significant County paid premium contribution to several health plan options
• County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
• Retirement is fully integrated with Social Security. With the recent pension reform, new employees as defined and eligible will receive a 2.5% at 67 formula, or for those individuals who meet certain criteria, including establishing reciprocity eligibility pursuant to PEPRA, will receive 3% at 60

*Salary is negotiable commensurate with experience and requirements. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice.

When you join the County of Sonoma, you'll have the freedom to explore the beauty of our county - its picturesque coastline, majestic redwoods, historic towns, fine dining, award winning wineries, and a wide variety of entertainment and cultural activities. Please visit and for additional information about the community.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate for this executive management position will possess:

• A State of California Civil Engineering License
• Extensive knowledge of requirements concerning the design, construction, and inspection methodology necessary for federal, state, and local funded road and bridge construction projects
• Working knowledge of the Caltrans process for all types of projects, including major capital projects
• Considerable experience applying the principles and practices of modern budget, program, and systems management
• Experience supervising and coordinating the work of Public Works staff involved in the design, survey, and construction of bridges and highways

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Build Change

Founded in 2004, Build Change is a non‐profit social enterprise whose mission is to save lives in earthquakes and hurricanes. Build Change designs disaster-resistant houses and schools, trains homeowners, builders, engineers and government officials to build them, works with governments to develop and implement building standards, partners with the private sector to improve building materials quality and create jobs, and facilitates access to incentive-based capital for reconstruction and retrofitting by partnering with financing institutions and government subsidy programs.

For more information about Build Change and its programs in Haiti, Colombia, Guatemala, Philippines, Indonesia and Nepal, visit

Job Title: Engineering Program Associate

Job Start Date: Thursday, March 1, 2018

Job Description:


As Engineering Program Associate, you will be a key supplement to the Build Change Engineering Program by providing expertise, mentorship and quality assurance to programs and projects globally. You will be able to work directly with the engineering teams which are composed of national and international staff, travel to program offices and new project locations, and apply your experience and knowledge in structural engineering to new contexts and systems which may not already have well-established standards. You will be able to support multiple facets of Build Change’s work: mitigation and reduction of risk from the next disaster through optimizing solutions for proactive retrofitting of housing and schools at scale; ensuring communities are empowered to reconstruct to disaster-resistant standards through developing and teaching cost-effective, locally appropriate, and clear guidelines for design and construction of houses and schools; and helping to make solutions permanent and sustainable by working with local professionals and governments to institutionalize them.

Reporting to the Director of Engineering, you will provide punctual engineering expertise and support to projects, typically while working on location. (While working on location in a country program, you will also report to the local program director and be required to adhere to local safety and security policies and procedures.) You may occasionally serve as temporary senior engineering staff to programs. You may also provide engineering services to projects falling outside of existing country programs when they arise. You will help improve Engineering Program knowledge and resource development and sharing across country programs.

Job Requirements:


You presently hold:
• a completed university degree in a civil or structural engineering discipline from an accredited college or university, emphasis on earthquake engineering a plus
• a Professional or Structural Engineering license (or equivalent) in civil (structural) engineering
• a valid passport

Your experiences include:
• a minimum of 6 years professional experience in structural engineering in a country with well-established building code adoption and enforcement. Additional experience in designing and supervising construction of disaster-resistant buildings in a developing country is a very strong plus.
• work in earthquake- and wind-resistant design and construction of confined masonry, reinforced masonry, RC frame, and timber buildings.
• engineering work in existing building seismic and structural evaluation and retrofit according to recognized standards, such as ASCE 41. Experience in performance-based design is a plus.
• using international building codes and guidelines, including the IBC, ASCE 7, ASCE 41, etc.

You are able to:
• work successfully in a team environment, as well as manage a team of technical staff, and deliver outcomes on time.
• communicate clearly and concisely, taking cultural norms into account, verbally and in writing.
• execute with proficiency AutoCAD and structural design software. (Revit and Robot proficiency is a plus.)

You would describe yourself as:
• drama-free, optimistic, flexible, humble, patient, no ego, and having a good sense of humor
• proactive, self-motivated, able to work independently or remotely
• fluent in English

You are excited by the opportunity to:
• work on location for up to three months at a time, sometimes in a post-disaster setting, within Latin America, the Caribbean, and South/Southeast Asia
• learn and understand different cultures and program contexts
• work in a collaborative and diverse environment

And maybe you have done the following:
• hands-on construction in masonry, reinforced concrete, and/or carpentry
• mastered an additional language, such as French, Spanish, Tagalog, Nepali, Bahasa Indonesia
• worked previously in international development


Please visit and click on the link for this position. Applications will be accepted until filled. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No calls please.

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Peoples Associates Structural Engineers, Inc.

Peoples Associates Structural Engineers is in its 28th year of structural engineering design and consulting. Our California offices are in Milpitas and Pleasanton, close to BART.

Job Title: Experienced Structural Engineers and New Graduates

Job Start Date: Monday, February 12, 2018

Job Description:

Experienced Structural Engineers—if you have demonstrated leadership skills, proven performance and are ready for the next level in your professional development, Peoples Associates may be the optimal place for your success. If you are intelligent, diligent and collaborative, and are looking for greater challenges in a better work environment, we want you to contact us.
New Graduates—join a thriving mid-sized firm specialized in challenging structural engineering projects, including mission-critical, industrial, commercial and residential. Our projects will 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 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.

New Graduates:
Bachelor’s degree (MS degree a plus)

Experienced Structural Engineer:
California PE license (SE license a plus)
5 to 10 years experience (project management experience a plus).

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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.

(Copyright 2017 Tipping Structural Engineers; all rights reserved and protected.)

Job Title: Structural Engineer

Job Start Date: Monday, February 5, 2018

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 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.

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

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

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SOHA Engineers

SOHA Engineers, a structural engineering firm located in SOMA/South Beach San Francisco, specializes in structural and seismic design of commercial, government, transportation, and institutional facilities for both private and public clients. We are walking distance to Muni, Caltrain, and AT&T Park.

Job Title: Project Engineer

Job Start Date: Monday, February 5, 2018

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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BHW Engineers

BHW Engineers was founded in 1979 in Marin County, California and has over thirty-eight years of experience as a small consulting structural engineering firm. The firm is known for its creative solutions to challenging structural design issues. Specializing in custom residential and seismic rehabilitation of existing buildings and hillside foundation design. BHW Engineers brings experience and practical solutions to the design team.

Job Title: Project/Staff Engineer

Job Start Date: Monday, January 29, 2018

Job Description:

The Project/Staff Engineer position requires structural analysis and design capabilities as well as experience in the preparation of construction documents including structural plans and detailing, coordination with other disciplines, construction services including meetings and site visits, and client contact and coordination.

Job Requirements:

The Project Engineer will have at least 2 - 4 of years of practical experience in structural and seismic design of buildings and structures, a PE or SE license, good technical, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work independently or within a team environment.

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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, B&B has regional offices in Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

Job Title: Structural Engineer

Job Start Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Job Description:

We are looking for Mid-Level Structural Engineers for our Silicon Valley 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.

Job Requirements:

Mid-Level Structural Engineers should have at least 3+ years of experience in structural design and analysis, California P.E. preferred. Opportunities are available in all offices.

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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. We provide creative, practical solutions for projects of all kinds, scales and industries. Our culture 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 20 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.

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, architects and contractors.

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 20 offices and team members hold collective professional registrations in all 50 states.

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KPFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Title: Structural Engineers - All Levels

Job Start Date: Monday, January 22, 2018

Job Description:

KPFF San Francisco is seeking Structural Engineers of all levels with experience in building design, in 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

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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Job Title: Project Engineer and CAD/BIM Specialist

Job Start Date: Friday, January 19, 2018

Job Description:

Want to take your career to the next level? DESIMONE, an international structural engineering firm with 9 domestic and 3 international offices, is looking for sharp, capable, energetic and highly motivated engineers and drafters that want to design world-class buildings. We work with the world’s best architects creating landmark buildings throughout the U.S. and internationally.

We currently have openings in our San Francisco office for experienced Project Engineers as well as for an experienced CAD/BIM Specialist.

Successful candidates will develop designs for a wide variety of projects, including mid-to high-rise residential and commercial buildings, as well as hotels and resorts.

Job Title: Project Engineer

• M.S. in Civil/Structural Engineering preferred
• 2 to 5+ years relevant experience
• Knowledge of building codes & construction practices
• Proficient in ETABS, RAM, RISA, SAFE
• Familiar with AutoCAD & Revit
• Strong communication and people skills
• Detail-oriented individual
• Familiarity with PT concrete design a plus

Job Title: CAD/BIM Specialist

Job Description:
The main job functions include providing BIM/CAD modeling and drafting to support development, planning, engineering or other technical services of the company. Working with our structural engineers, candidates will generate models, layouts and working drawings for concrete, steel and timber structures consisting of plans, elevations, sections and details from rough or detailed sketches.

Job Requirements:

Required Skills and Experience:
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• 2+ years of relevant experience in specialized technical drafting preferred
• 5+ years of BIM operating experience preferred
• Capable of operating a CAD workstation and possess the necessary skills to develop structural working drawings and sketches
• Detail-oriented with good communication skills

DeSimone is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability and life insurances, 401(k) matching, gym membership, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and more.

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Job Title: Technical Writer | Walnut Creek, CA

Job Start Date: Friday, January 12, 2018

Job Description:

Walnut Creek, CA

The Technical Writer gathers and assimilates information for the design, creation, and maintenance of CSI documentation including product manuals, website, support center, and technical papers.

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Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors of Science (Masters preferred) in Structural Engineering or related field and demonstrated technical writing ability.

Mar Structural Design

Job Title: Structural Engineer

Job Start Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Job Description:

Do you have a passion for creative design? If you are inspired to grow in an exciting and collaborative environment, please e-mail us a thoughtful note telling us about yourself. Mar Structural Design is looking for skilled and enthusiastic engineers. We are a mission-driven firm on the forefront of performance-based seismic design and sustainable design. Excellent engineering skills are expected along with a commitment to continual learning.

Job Requirements:

Our ideal candidate has at least four years of design office experience, a Master’s degree in structural engineering, and is licensed in California. S/he enjoys working collaboratively, thrives on reciprocal learning, and demonstrates a knack for seeing the “whole project”. Architectural training, experience in designing in several structural materials, the ability to create thoughtful design details, and an interest in high-performance seismic and sustainable design, are all considered pluses. This is an opportunity to shape both your career and our robust growing firm.

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Job Title: Software Development Testing Engineer

Job Start Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Job Description:

New York, NY or Walnut Creek, CA

Work with Developers to understand product specification requirements and test daily software builds. Database entry for material and section definitions.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in civil or structural engineering. Intermediate to advanced knowledge of CSI products (ETABS/SAFE/SAP2000/CSiBridge). Understand basic principles of software development. Knowledge of XML, XML Schemas, Microsoft Excel. Fluent in English. United States citizenship or Green Card.

Holmes Structures

Holmes Structures is a California structural engineering firm, with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. 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: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Job Description:

We are seeking structural engineers with 3+ years design experience for our San Francisco and Los Angeles offices.

Job Requirements:

B.S. and / or M.S. Degree in Civil / Structural Engineering.
Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in California.
Seismic based 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)
Curious; Helpful; Resourceful; Pragmatic

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Walter P Moore

Walter P Moore is an international company of engineers, innovators and creative people who solve some of the world’s most complex structural and infrastructural engineering challenges. Providing structural, diagnostics, civil, traffic, transportation engineering, and parking consulting services, we engineer solutions that are cost- and resource-efficient, forward-thinking, and help support and shape our communities. Founded in 1931, we are headquartered in Houston, Texas and have more than 600+ professionals working across 18 US offices and 5 international locations.

Job Title: Project Manager, and Structural Engineer

Job Start Date: Monday, January 16, 2017

Job Description:

We are seeking a Structural Project Manager and a Structural Engineer to our San Francisco team. Our structural engineer are driven by the challenge of designing large and complex building structures. These include sports, healthcare, education, aviation, hospitality, science & technology, and government facilities. We are committed to supportive teamwork; deep client relationships; innovation and continuous improvement; delivering successful projects; personal excellence; and stewarding our resources for a better future. If you share these values, we want to hear from you.

Job Requirements:

Project Manager:
- 10+ years of experience leading structural engineering teams in relevant commercial and institutional building design in California, both new construction and renovations..
- Master’s in Civil Engineering with emphasis in Structures
- California PE and SE licenses
- A solid understanding of dynamic behavior of structures, including nonlinear behavior and Performance Based Design
- DSA or OSHPD experience desired
- A good grasp of current engineering standards such as CBC, ASCE 7, ASCE 41, ACI, AISC, and NDS
- Demonstrated success partnering with architects and contractors, including an interest in business development
- Mentor to develop young talent
- Must be proactive, possess strong organizational and communication skills, thrive in a collaborative environment, and be client-service oriented.

Structural Engineer:
- 1-5 years of experience in relevant commercial and institutional building design in California
- Master’s in Civil Engineering with emphasis in Structures
- California PE license
- A solid understanding of dynamic behavior of structures, including nonlinear behavior and Performance Based Design
- DSA or OSHPD experience desired
- Candidates must be proactive, possess strong organizational skills, excellent communication skills, thrive in a collaborative environment, and be client-service oriented

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