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Job Description

Do you want to help engineer what’s next?Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) is a national engineering firm committed to delivering holistic advice for our clients’ most complex challenges. We leverage our collective and diverse experience, technical expertise, and industry knowledge of structures and building enclosures, advanced analysis, code consulting, and applied science & research to deliver unrivaled, comprehensive solutions that drive superior performance. With more than 700 employees in eight office locations throughout the United States, SGH’s industry-leading teams constantly seek to advance the meaning of what’s possible.We want someone passionate about engineering mechanics and problem solving.Our EMI team at SGH is always looking for great talent and especially people who enjoy solving difficult problems in a creative way. Engineering Mechanics and Infrastructure (EMI) applies engineering mechanics, materials science, numerical simulation, innovative technologies, and collective expertise to solve our clients’ toughest problems in an inspiring work environment that nurtures life-long learning and growth. A successful candidate for EMI may work on projects related to buildings, bridges, pipelines, nuclear facilities, tanks, rail vehicles, rotating equipment, precision observatory structures, and other non-building structures and systems.SGH works on challenging projects for owners, contractors, and other engineering firms, contactors on a wide spectrum of projects that include nuclear and defense.What You'll Be Doing: 

  • Perform structural analyses under supervision.
  • Design new structures and repairs of existing structures.
  • Perform linear and nonlinear finite element analyses, under supervision, using programs such as Abaqus and ANSYS.
  • Work on routine problems independently and on project teams.
  • Assist in preparation of proposals, letters, reports, calculations, drawings, specifications, budgeting, scheduling, and client communication.
  • Review work by technicians, draftsmen, and others assisting the project team.
  • Conduct field inspections.
  • Conduct engineering calculations, using software such as Matlab and Mathcad.

What You'll Need:

  • 0 – 2 years of professional experience in structural engineering or engineering mechanics
  • Master of Science or Master of Engineering
  • Education must have an emphasis on structural analysis, structural dynamics, and/or engineering mechanics.
  • Education/experience in finite element analysis (FEA), preferred
  • Ability to obtain Professional Engineer (PE) or Structural Engineer (SE) registration within five years.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with technical staff and clients
  • Have proficient computer program skills, in programing languages such as Python and VBA
  • Ability to travel and perform field inspection of structures under supervision
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report, if applicable

What makes careers at SGH so special?The only way to advance is to question and explore. Every member of the SGH team is both a learner and an educator, committed to advancing ourselves, our teams, and our industry. Together we are creating a community that never settles for what is, but always seeks what could be.There are many reasons to love SGH.

  • Our Work: Our clients trust us to bring clarity and deliver outstanding solutions for their most complex projects.
  • Our People: We are bold thinkers and compassionate teammates, committed to lifelong learning and professional growth.
  • Our Commitment: We live with integrity and embrace an obligation to give back to our professions and communities.
  • Our Contribution: We offer a comprehensive and rich compensation and benefits package with company-paid and voluntary programs to help build healthy lifestyles, strong relationships, and future prosperity.

 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]