Structural Engineer/PE

Added: February 20, 2024

Structural Engineer/PE

DISCIPLINE/MARKET/GROUP : Structural Team – Buildings Engineering

Woolpert, Inc. is a cutting-edge national architecture, engineering and geospatial (AEG) firm delivering value to clients by blending engineering excellence with innovative technology and geospatial applications. Woolpert was recently certified as an Employer of Choice by Great Place to Work®. We believe great companies are built from exceptional people and amazing clients. As we grow, we are seeking a Structural Engineer/PE for our Buildings practice. This position can be Fully Remote within the United States. We would also support full-time in-person and hybrid working arrangements in locations where Woolpert has offices.


Job Summary: This position is primarily responsible for performing complex and/or unique engineering functions specific to the structural discipline.

Essential Functions: Interprets, defines, organizes, executes, and coordinates engineering assignments. Directs a specific technical program and provides technical direction for multiple projects of considerable scope and complexity. Responsible for coordinating the technical execution of large segments of an engineering program with extensive and diversified engineering requirements. Applies or develops advanced theories, concepts, principles, and processes in execution of quality deliverables that meet project/deliverable specifications. Provides technical expertise and leadership in the project definition and planning phases. Communicates new scientific methods, developments, and practices through appropriate firm channels. Develops and documents standard practices and coaches and mentors other team members in skill development areas.

Business Development Role: Provides technical expertise in the preparation of proposals, presentations, and technical narratives. Acts as technical expertise and representative of the firm at various functions, as needed. Presents at conferences to promote the innovative and unique services Woolpert provides to our clients. Conducts training sessions for internal staff, as needed. Participates in firm-wide quality initiatives. May perform a phase manager role in complex projects, as needed. Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Must have a BA/BS and eight (8) years related experience, MA/MS and six (6) years related experience, or 12 years related experience.
  • Must be a Registered Professional Engineer.
  • Must have experience with developing and modifying models, plans, details, and drawings of structural engineering systems and components according to established standards and modeling techniques.
  • Performs structural design and analysis for various structural materials, including steel, concrete, wood and masonry.
  • Must have above average skills designing directly in Revit or directing Revit designers for preparing construction documents.
  • Must have experience in coordination of design documents between disciplines.
  • Must be mentally and physically capable of performing all essential duties required of the position.
  • Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents including scientific and technical journals.
  • Must have expert verbal and written communication skills for both internal and external relationships.
  • Must be able to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries from clients, regulatory agencies, and/or members of the business community,
  • Must be able to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style.
  • Must have above average presentation skills.
  • Must be able to develop computer applications or other analysis techniques appropriate to discipline.
  • Must have expert knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Must be familiar with discipline related software applications.
  • Must be willing to travel to project sites or offices as needed based on assigned projects or as required for team collaboration.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to operate and manipulate standard office equipment.
  • Must be able to occasionally reach and bend.
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Presenting Opportunities and Challenges at Every Turn...

As a firm that recognizes the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of training and coaching programs and are rewarded for their achievements through our excellent benefits package and competitive salaries.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The 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)

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