An experienced Structural Engineer with 5 or more years of structural design experience for our Portland, Oregon office who will work well within a team environment, respond effectively to multiple deadlines and produce great work. The candidate will be highly attentive to detail, have excellent communication and organizational skills.
Perform engineer-of-record design computations and code checks, and develop contract plans and documents for structural projects including retaining walls, foundations for pre-manufactured/engineered structures; and all types of buildings as well as structural steel, and masonry in accordance with the building code adopted by the local jurisdiction.
Assist project managers in developing scopes of work, proposals and budgets for transportation projects and tasks.
Preform and prepare structural calculations for submittal to permitting agencies.
Actively participate in structural QA/QC
Performs feasibility studies/layout work and analysis of structures
Provides input to make decisions on selection of cost efficient structural systems.
Maintain client relationships to ensure satisfaction and effectively communicate with all disciplines, agencies, and authorities involved in projects.
Provide oversight and resolution of issues during construction phase work.
Interacts with clients and/or coordinates detailed phases of engineering work on projects.
Education, Experience & Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with a structural emphasis
Minimum of 5 + years in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering.
Licensed engineer with the ability to get Oregon or Washington license within a year.
Structural Engineering License preferred or ability to get in near future
Familiarity with applicable building codes and standards
Knowledge of structural design software is required, understanding of plan production in AutoCAD and Revit desirable.
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to clearly describe observations and convey information with sketches and technical writing.
HHPR is an organization dedicated to providing its employees with a dynamic work environment, the opportunity to work on an array of projects and a chance to make a difference. We are a company that values and respects the creativity and input of our employees. HHPR offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits; These include 401(K) retirement plan; health, vision and dental premiums 100% paid for the entire family by company, long-term disability and life insurance; vacation and sick benefits; and more. In addition, there is an opportunity for company stock ownership.
HHPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities or any other characteristic protected by law. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation in the process of apply or interviewing due to a disability, please let us know.
About Harper Houf Peterson Righellis, Inc
HHPR is a nationally recognized firm of civil and structural engineers, planners, landscape architects, surveyors, and natural resource scientists who provide comprehensive, integrated services for multimodal transportation facilities, utilities, water resources, parks, residential, commercial, and institutional site development. HHPR’s services span the full range necessary to successfully bring projects to fruition. Founded in 1990, HHPR currently has a staff of over 100 professionals, with offices in Portland, Salem, and Bend, Oregon; and Vancouver, Washington.