Available Position

PROJECT STRUCTURAL ENGINEER, Los Angeles Ca

Firm Summary 

Kurt Fischer Structural Engineering provides innovative and creative structural solutions for the built environment. We are looking for passionate and ambitious structural engineers to join our experienced, progressive and multidisciplinary engineering firm. Current projects include large scale residential and mixed use complexes, high end luxury residential, seismic rehabilitation, existing building renovation and steel commercial office buildings. Past experience of team members and upper management include a vast range of project, predominantly in the large scale mid to high-rise sectors. We highly value our employees and do our best to foster a positive and energetic work environment by providing engineers with the tools, resources and mentoring to further their knowledge and career. There is a substantial amount of upward mobility within our firm. Kurt Fischer Structural Engineering is based in Encino, Ca at the merger of the 405 and 101 freeways. Our location was strategically chosen to allow employees to live within 30 minutes of almost anywhere within the Los Angeles area. We would like to invite you to talk with us about exciting opportunities in our growing firm.

Description

Assist in providing structural engineering calculations and drawings for the current project types as described in the firm summary. Employee will also be responsible for the technical delivery of structural engineering documents with close collaboration with other disciplines and provide assistance with construction administration and construction site observations. The employee is required to collaborate with local building jurisdictions for the purpose of obtaining building permits. Oversight and mentoring will be provided by management for the purpose of bringing the employee into a future management position overseeing entry level engineers.

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor of Science degree in Structural or Civil Engineering, Masters degree a plus.
  2. Minimum of two years working experience in structural engineering on similar projects as listed in firm summary.
  3. PE license preferred.
  4. Preferred but not required computer program knowledge in RISA 3D, Microsoft Excel, SAFE, ETABS, Bluebeam, Ram Structural Systems and Enercalc.
  5. Ability to accept a high degree of responsibility in a team-based organization, combined with ability to work independently.
  6. The applicant will need to have strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  7. Excellent verbal, written and decision making skills within the tasks of executing assignments for Kurt Fischer Structural Engineering.
  8. Experience with BIM tools such as REVIT Structural.

Job Requirements

  1. Work competently on an individual basis.
  2. Undertake detailed engineering design for gravity and lateral systems of building structures from all material types.
  3. Communicate directly with clients and building officials.
  4. Prepare design development and construction documents.
  5. Create and interpret data from 3D structural analysis models using commercial software as listed in qualifications.
  6. Keep senior staff informed of important and relevant service/design decisions and the objectives of the clients being achieved.
  7. Assist in progressing standards and technical knowledge of office.
  8. Willingness to travel up to 15% to ensure adequate support of Kurt Fischer Structural Engineering’s projects