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Structural Project Engineer - 1001494
Irvine, CA
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Structural Project Engineer

Irvine, CA • Structural Engineering


My client is a nationally recognized architecture, engineering, interior design and planning firm with offices across the country. Our multi-disciplinary practice is built on the core values of professional excellence, design quality and collaboration.

We are seeking an ambitious Structural Project Engineer to join our Irvine, CA office. The Structural Project Engineer is responsible to lead and execute the structural engineering for the design and documentation of projects and mentoring of junior staff.

Essential Functions

  • Schedule and conduct project review meetings with Discipline Director to review key structural engineering decisions prior to issuance of documents at project milestone delivery dates.
  • Review status of projects with the senior engineer and/or group leader on a regular basis.
  • Manage and mentor junior engineers and technicians in the execution of projects.
  • Maintain state-of-the-art design skills through independent reading, attendance of seminars and continuing education.
  • Take ownership of project responsibilities and work collaboratively with the client, contractor and project team to produce the best possible project.
  • Utilize project related opportunities to develop client and contractor relationships.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required or requested.
  • Develop Structural Work Plan for specific projects. Review work plan with project manager, group leader and discipline director at start of project. Monitor and record project progress against work plan throughout project.
  • Develop conceptual designs and evaluate appropriate structural systems.
  • Responsible for code research and establishing design criteria for specific projects.
  • Design and supervise the design of specific projects, attend meetings and work with project team members to develop the details and coordination necessary for project documentation.
  • Ensure the design and production efforts are completed within the established project budgets and schedules.
  • Review construction cost estimates at key milestones.
  • Identify project issues in process that threaten maintenance of structural budget and/or schedule and review with group leader, discipline director and project manager to develop corrective action plan.
  • Ensure the design and production efforts are completed within the established project budgets and schedules.
  • Work with the client, contractor and other team members to produce the best possible project.
  • Set and demonstrate the standard for project discipline leadership, quality, and work ethic for supporting staff and other disciplines.
  • Review and check work performed by junior staff.
  • Use strong technical knowledge and ability to apply engineering principles to unique situations.
  • Responsible for site visits and construction administration.


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with Structural Concentration, Architectural Engineering or Bachelor of Architectural Engineering
  • Registered PE in at least one state with suitable credentials for registration in other states
  • 6+ years’ experience
  • In-depth knowledge of local and national building codes and design practices as they relate to structural engineering
  • Proficient with structural engineering software
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD/Revit
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Computer analysis skills 

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