Consulting Engineer
Posted on 8/28/2023
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

501-1,000 employees

National engineering firm
Newport Beach, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 3+ years of professional experience in structural engineering or engineering mechanics
  • Master of Science, Master of Engineering, or Ph.D. in Structural Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, or similar field
  • Education must have an emphasis on structural analysis, structural dynamics, and/or engineering mechanics
  • Strong background in structural analysis, structural dynamics, structural design, and engineering mechanics is required
  • Knowledge and understanding of probabilistic concepts such as risk and reliability, uncertainty quantification, random vibrations, and/or stochastic processes
  • Familiarity with commercial finite element analysis computer programs such as ANSYS, ABAQUS, LS-DYNA, and/or SAP2000
  • Ability to obtain Professional Engineer (PE) or Structural Engineer (SE) registration within five years
  • Strong written and verbal English language communication skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with technical staff and clients
  • Proficiency with use of computer programming and scripting tools for engineering computations, such as Mathcad, MATLAB, Python, and/or VBA
  • Ability to travel and perform field inspection of structures under supervision
  • May be required to work on projects that are subject to passing a security clearance check
  • Valid driver's license with an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report, if applicable
  • Work on routine problems independently and on project teams
  • Perform field walkdown assessments of power generation, national defense, industrial, and petrochemical facilities
  • Develop finite element models of structures using commercially available software and perform linear and nonlinear structural analyses using these models
  • Perform seismic soil-structure interaction analyses of building structures
  • Prepare calculations and reports documenting engineering analyses
  • Review work by analysts, technicians, draftsmen, and others assisting the project team
  • Assist in preparation of proposals, letters, reports, calculations, budgeting, scheduling, and client communication