Shirk & O’Donovan is a great place to advance your career as a structural engineer as we offer unparalleled training and growth opportunities. We offer our employees a challenging and rewarding work experience which enables each individual the opportunity to grow their professional career in a fun, relaxed work environment. To obtain the highest level of professional development, we invest in our staff through training, mentoring, continuing education and collaborative work efforts. Because we work in eight diverse construction markets, we offer countless opportunities to fully develop our professional careers.
At Shirk & O’Donovan, we also understand the importance of achieving a healthy work-life balance and the need to unplug and relax, exercise regularly, and spend time with friends and family. We promote a family-oriented team approach with a variety of social activities planned to include weekly staff lunches, our annual corn hole tournament, family night with the Clippers, happy hours, our March Madness family party as well as our annual holiday parties. To help promote health and wellness, Shirk & O’Donovan provides employees with an annual gym membership, lunchtime hikes and healthy snacks on Wellness Wednesdays.
Collaborate with architects to create efficient and economical designs consistent with the aesthetic design intent.
Produce structural design calculations for building structural components including foundations. Typical components include steel, masonry, concrete and wood materials.
Analyze building structures with 3D computer software.
Create and modify design drawings using AutoCAD and Revit.
Work collaboratively with the internal design team in preparing designs, drawings, and specifications.
Assist in basic interpretation and verify compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards and practices.
Work with other engineering disciplines and professionals in the coordination of the project under the direction of the project manager.
Assist the team in providing support services during construction that can include submittal reviews, responses to requests for information and contract document clarifications.
Perform site visits for construction observation.
BS in engineering, MS preferred.
A minimum of 3 years of experience in structural analysis and design.
Licensure/Certification: PE certification preferred; PE certification required to be successfully obtained within 12 months of employment.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Experience in the design of structures and the production of construction documents.
Knowledge of building systems and detailing.
Efficient work ethic to complete tasks on time and within budgets.
Proficient in structural design/analysis software.
Must be flexible and adapt easily to changing priorities, work independently and/or in a team environment, strong attention to detail.
Medical, dental and vision insurance
HSA - health savings account
401(k) with company match, 100% vested immediately
Life insurance and long-term disability
Paid time off
Continuing education and licensure financial assistance
Qualified candidates should submit your resume and cover letter for consideration to Jennifer Suozzi, Director of Administration at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Shirk & O'Donovan Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Shirk & O’Donovan Consulting Engineers was founded in 1991 with a vision of unparalleled service as a provider of structural engineering design services from conceptual design through construction administration. We have a diverse portfolio of successful building designs including small intricate designs to very large complex structural designs of buildings over 2,000,000 SF in size. In short, we are creative problem solvers and thrive on solving complex architectural challenges, small or large.
We enjoy being a part of projects that make a difference in the quality of people’s lives: places to live, to work, to gather, to learn, to shop, and places for people to heal. As structural engineers, we have a unique opportunity to contribute to sustainable designs that work for current and future generations, whether through adaptive reuse of existing buildings or through careful material selection and detailing.
Our Core Values form the bedrock on which our practice and our designs are founded. Values of Client Service, Integrity, Collaboration, Excellence and Inspiration.