Structural Engineer
Posted on 9/12/2023
Remote in USA • Santa Clara, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Architecture & Civil Engineering
IT & Security
  • Passionate about clean energy
  • Passionate about making advanced fission a reality
  • Willing and able to learn quickly
  • Eager to work on a dynamic team, receive constructive feedback, and grow with us
  • Willing to think differently and do things in new ways
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, highly iterative startup environment
  • Excited to think creatively, critically, and reflectively about the problems they are solving, while not leaning only on what has been done before
  • Willing to propose novel and creative solutions to technical problems
  • An excellent writer who can write in modern active voice, so make your cover letter compelling and write it well!
  • Able to communicate technical content and results verbally
  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in civil, structural, or mechanical engineering
  • Experience in structural design, analysis, and development of earthworks projects in different soil types
  • Experience with building construction methods, building systems, and cost implications
  • Experience with finite element analysis software for static and dynamic analysis (e.g., ANSYS, STRUDL, STAAD, SAP2000, MathCad, or SAFE)
  • Familiarity with seismic isolation and construction in permafrost preferred
  • Design structural foundations and perform analyses of the interface between the foundation and the structure considering live loads, dead loads, and environmental loads such as wind, thermal, and seismic
  • Design berms, slope retention, engineering backfill and other earthwork projects that allow for land use efficiency, energy efficiency, and cost minimization
  • Familiar with industry codes and standards such as IBC, ASCE, AISC, ACI, AWS, ASME, etc
  • Develop site investigations and site preparations strategies that meet building code requirements and result in cost minimization
  • Support EPC and A&E relationships, collaborate with our operations team and site contractors on site investigations and site preparations
  • Collaborate with our operations team and engineering, procurement, and construction contractor on site preparations
  • Document work using modern tools and techniques and write well-written, thoughtful, technical reports