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Job Description


Currently Brown and Caldwell has an exciting opportunity for an Entry-Level Structural Designer to join our Structural Design Group. The successful candidate will work on various projects for municipal, industrial, and federal clients.  The candidate will work on project teams with structural, mechanical, process, and electrical engineers, architects, and designers on designs for facilities primarily serving the water and wastewater industries.  Project work includes: leading the structural Revit/CAD model creation and drawing production efforts on projects; and coordination with other engineering disciplines.  The successful candidate will enjoy working in a collaborative, multi-discipline environment to develop innovative, cost-effective designs for new facilities, expansions, upgrades, and retrofits.Detailed Description:

  • Knowledge of BIM technologies and workflow.
  • Manage drawing lists and initiate production of contract drawings.
  • Annotate contract drawings and address redline mark-ups.
  • Understand information required for development of bid-ready drawings.
  • Comply with BIMxP/CADD Plan to achieve consistent results.
  • Coordinate and execute Navisworks model walkthroughs
  • Perform daily model management and maintenance.
  • Develop and maintain structural content and standard details.
  • Integrate REVIT products with other applications (Autodesk, construction phasing, cost estimation).
  • Knowledge of industry standards such as NBIMS, NCS, AEC, a plus.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Eager to support staff with positive attitude, passion, and patience.
  • Ability to uphold the use of standards and escalate issues in a timely fashion.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, REVIT, Navisworks Manage
  • Familiarity with CRSI standards for reinforced concrete detailing and AISC structural steel detailing
  • Working knowledge of design industry workflows, production cycle, and priorities.

 Salary Range: The anticipated starting pay range for this position is based on the employee’s primary work location and may be more or less depending upon skills, experience, and education.  These ranges may be modified in the future.Location A:  $19.20 - $26.40
Location B:  $21.10 – $29.00You can view which BC location applies to you here. If you have any questions, please speak with your Recruiter.Benefits and Other Compensation:  We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee health, performance, and success which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off and parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, performance-based bonus eligibility, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement, pet insurance and long-term care insurance. Click here to see our full list of benefits.  About Brown and Caldwell  Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Brown and Caldwell is a full-service environmental engineering and construction services firm with 52 offices and over 1,900 professionals across North America and the Pacific. For more than 75 years, we have created leading-edge environmental solutions for municipalities, private industry, and government agencies. We strive to be the company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration, and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise, and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. For more information, visit This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test. Notice to Third-Party Agencies: Brown and Caldwell does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement and approved engagement request with Brown and Caldwell, Brown and Caldwell reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.   Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer.  Minorities/Women/Disabled and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.  Brown and Caldwell ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. 

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No. N/AEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)