Structural Engineer in Los Angeles, CA at GPAC

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We've recently partnered with one of the largest design consulting firms in the U.S. They are currently seeking a Structural Engineer in Los Angeles. With a global footprint of 40 offices and a deep bench of nearly 1,200 team members, they know the technical skills of their people is their product and they strive to build long-lasting client relationships through guiding principles, expertise, and collaborative project approach.

As a Structural Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Preparing specifications and verify that the design meets code requirements
  • Analyzing and design simple structures using computer software, spreadsheets, and hand calculations
  • Calculating costs and time schedules for proposed work and monitor project design progress
  • Maintaining project design notebook and provide documentation for permanent record files
  • Coordinating, design and schedule with other disciplines such as architectural, electrical, mechanical, clerical and equipment suppliers
  • Documenting design decisions, meetings, and instructions from client while maintaining good client relations; review all project documents for accuracy, completeness, and suggest improvements prior to requesting a final check
  • Preparing and issuing addendum information and respond to contractor RFI's
  • Recognizing potential project problems quickly and seek advice of the Project Manager
  • Reviewing design methods, procedures, changes in scope, and client correspondence with the Project Manager; conduct periodic job site observations and all other services as required by the contract services agreement.

Qualified candidates should possess the following skills, education, and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering
  • Master's degree in Structural Engineering a plus
  • Professional Engineer license
  • 5 years' of progressive experience with structural design
  • Experience with Structural Design of building and non-building structures
  • Wind and Seismic Engineering experience
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans and drawings
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair f buildings and structures
  • Skill in the use of Microsoft Office programs, REVIT, FEA with SAP2000, ETABS, RISA, NASTRAN or related software
  • Ability to clearly communicate in both oral and written communication to individuals or groups.

Please send resume to or contact Brittney Neels directly at 605-679-9293 for more information on this or any other positions you may be interested.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 29 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.