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Consulting Engineer

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Washington, DC 20001
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    127797896
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Do you want to work for one of the top engineering firms in the country?

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (SGH) is a national engineering firm that designs, investigates, and rehabilitates structures, building enclosures, and materials. Our award-winning work encompasses building, energy, civil/infrastructure, and science/defense projects in the United States, Canada, and more than thirty additional countries.

We want someone passionate about structural engineering and problem solving.

Our Washington, DC Structures Division provides structural engineering services with an emphasis on new design, repair and rehabilitation of constructed works, and investigation and performance evaluation. The Division is currently looking to hire a structural engineer with a minimum of 5 years industry experience.

What Youll Be Doing:

  • Work on a wide range of structural-engineering analysis and design projects involving steel, concrete, masonry and wood structures.
  • Implement design or analysis tasks using a variety of building codes.
  • Assist in the preparation of drawings and specifications.
  • Assist in construction-administration phase of projects.
  • Plan and conduct site investigations to document existing conditions.
  • Help mentor and develop less experienced engineers.
  • Interact with the client within context of project work.
  • Pursue professional activities to gain professional recognition.
  • Interest and ability to co-publish articles/papers.

What Youll Need:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in structural design of concrete, steel, masonry, and wood frame structures. Proficiency with behavior and performance of materials.
  • MS in Civil, Structural or Architectural Engineering from an ABET-accredited university.
  • Professional Engineering License (preferred) or ability to obtain within one-year.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Proficient with computer analysis software (e.g., ETABS, SAP, RISA, RAM, SAFE, etc.)
  • Ability to work in and review work in AutoCAD or Revit. Experience with Rhino, Sketchup, Solidworks, or similar programs are a plus.
  • Proficient in the use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other Office suite software
  • Ability to travel to remote job sites not accessible by public transportation, and if applicable, an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report.

Why Youll Like Working at SGH:

Our work: Our clients partner with us for more than just technical knowledge. They come to us with their most challenging issues and we leverage our collective expertise to deliver exceptional results.

Our people: We are people of high character and diverse talents who work hard and laugh often. We offer robust wellness and employee assistance programs, paid time off and flexible work arrangements, and retirement plan options that include generous company contributions

Our commitment: Committed individuals embrace an obligation to give back to others. We are driven to share our knowledge and energy outside of the office to help improve our chosen professions and local communities.

SGH has over 600 employees and offices in Boston, Chicago, Houston, New York City, San Francisco, Southern California, Waltham, MA and Washington DC.

SGH is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value diversity in our workforce. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all job applicants and employees. We consider all qualified applicants and encourage individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to apply. If the application system is not accessible to you, or you need a reasonable accommodation to apply due to a disability, please email [email protected]



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Posted: 2020-12-24 Expires: 2021-01-25

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