Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Incorporated

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Entry-Level, Structural Engineering

at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Incorporated

Posted: 9/26/2019
Job Reference #: 508
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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. SGH has over 600 employees and offices in Boston, Chicago, Houston, New York City, San Francisco, Southern California, Waltham, MA and Washington DC.

 

Our Structural Engineering division is currently looking to hire December 2019 and spring 2020 graduates with a Master’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering in all of our office locations. 

The Structures Division provides structural engineering services with emphasis on new design, repair and rehabilitation of constructed works, and investigation and performance evaluation of structures. As an entry-level hire, you will assist with new design, evaluation, investigation, and design of repairs for existing buildings. Essential duties include performing a wide range of structural engineering analysis and design tasks in steel, concrete, masonry and wood structures, assisting senior staff in on-site investigations to document existing conditions and determine root of problems; aiding senior staff during the construction administration phase of projects, and managing the preparation of drawings and specifications. A strong technical education, professional demeanor, and desire to learn is essential to this position.

  • MS in Civil or Structural Engineering.
  • Excellent written, oral and verbal communication skills required.
  • FE/EIT certification, preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical and judgment capabilities required.
  • Ability to effectively work independently and in a team environment required.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with computer analysis software preferred (e.g., ETABS, SAP, RISA, RAM, SAFE, etc.)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report.

 

Core Attributes

  • Enthusiasm and passion - consistently maintains high levels of activity and productivity
  • Communication - conveys information to internal and external clients clearly with excellent writing or oral skills.
  • Problem-solving – capability to solve minor or complex problems using data, logic, judgement and problem-solving tools.
  • Accountability and responsibility - self-starter with willingness to interact as a team player and take independent initiative to ensure tasks are competed.
  • Teamwork - work with others toward a shared goal, participating actively, sharing responsibility and rewards and contributing to the capability of the team.
  • Teachable – passionate and willingness for continued learning of new ideas and concepts.

 

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. 

SGH considers all qualified applicants, and we encourage individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to apply.