Consulting Engineer
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Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

501-1,000 employees

Engineering firm specializing in structural analysis and consulting
Company Overview
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) is a national engineering firm that stands out due to its commitment to holistic problem-solving, leveraging a diverse range of technical expertise and industry knowledge to deliver comprehensive solutions. The company's culture encourages constant questioning and testing of limits, fostering a deeper understanding of structures and materials, which not only aids in explaining failures but also contributes to the development of current standards and future innovations. With over 600 employees across eight locations in the US, SGH's industry-leading teams demonstrate a consistent drive to redefine possibilities in their field.
Consulting
Industrial & Manufacturing
Government & Public Sector
Education

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

1956

Headquarters

Waltham, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

10%

2 year growth

10%
Locations
Houston, TX, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
Communications
MATLAB
CategoriesNew
Consulting
Requirements
  • Master of Science in Engineering, Master of Engineering, or equivalent
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) or Structural Engineering (S.E.) license required
  • 5+ years of engineering experience
  • Experience with structural analysis, structural dynamics, and/or structural mechanics
  • Experience with design, analysis, evaluation, and/or permitting of onshore and offshore structures
  • Experience with project management of small to mid-size teams
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines amongst competing priorities
  • Proficiency in at least one advanced analysis software package including ABAQUS, ANSYS, LS-DYNA, or USFOS
  • Proficiency in at least one structural analysis software package including SAP2000, SACS STAAD-PRO, or RISA
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with technical staff and clients
  • Ability to travel to remote job sites including offshore
Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the development and assessment of offshore platforms, chemical plants, and LNG terminals
  • Develop design criteria and specifications for various structures, systems, and components
  • Perform blast and fire response analyses
  • Perform structural, seismic, and soil-structure interaction analyses
  • Perform dropped object, ship collision and projectile impact studies
  • Metocean analysis of offshore structures and structural integrity management program support
  • Design new structures and repairs of existing structures
  • Assist with research and development efforts for LNG plants and offshore wind structures
  • Interface with diverse analysts, designers, licensing engineers, regulators, and risk managers
  • Review work by technicians, drafters, and others assisting the project team
  • Conduct field investigations and site walkdowns
  • Prepare proposals, letters, reports, calculations, drawings, and specifications
  • Prepare engineering calculations using software such as MATLAB and Mathcad
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations
  • Develop and utilize programming and scripting languages including Python
  • Maintain direct client contact within the context of assigned work
  • Provide on-the-job training and mentoring to staff
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with safety/risk analysis and probabilistic methods is a plus