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Job Description

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.SGH provides services in Building Engineering, Infrastructure and Special Structures, and Construction Engineering.  Our staff is experienced in evaluating the performance of existing structures.  We implement innovative techniques for design, analysis, and project management.  SGH laboratories support our design and investigation work with material, mechanical, and environmental testing.  This combination of experience, capability, and dedication to improving the practice of engineering positions SGH as a leading provider of engineering services. The Structures Division provides structural engineering services with emphasis on new design, repair and rehabilitation of constructed works, and investigation and performance evaluation.  The Structural Engineer will be expected to conduct structural repair, design, and investigative projects; complete and review analysis and design calculations; execute and manage the preparation of drawings and specifications; manage project budgets and schedules; assist with mentoring of junior staff; and interact with clients.What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Work on a wide range of structural-engineering projects involving steel, concrete, masonry and wood structures. The role will focus on the repair/rehabilitation/restoration of existing buildings.
  • Plan and conduct site investigations to document existing conditions.
  • Execute the construction-administration phase of projects, including bid assistance, submittal review, site meetings, etc.
  • Serve as a project manager on projects that may include:
    • Condition assessments of existing buildings
    • Design of repair/rehabilitation/restoration measures for existing structures and preparation of construction documents
    • Investigation of structural failures and adverse performance issues
    • Preparation of technical reports
  • Responsible for direct client contact within context of assigned work.
  • Pursue professional activities to gain professional recognition.
  • Publish articles/papers and give technical presentations.

 What You’ll Need:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in structural analysis and design of concrete, steel, masonry, and wood-frame structures.
  • MS in Civil or Structural Engineering required
  • Professional Engineering License required
  • Proficient in writing and editing of project specifications, technical reports, field reports, project correspondence, and proposals.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and manage project budgets.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Proficient in the use of computer analysis software (e.g., ETABS, SAP, RISA, RAM, SAFE, etc.)
  • Ability to travel to remote job sites not accessible by public transportation, and if applicable, an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report.

 Why You’ll 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 contributionsOur 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