Structural Engineer

San Francisco, United States of America

Job location: Irvine, San Francisco, or Long Beach, CA

Work week: Salaried – Monday through Friday. Hybrid opportunity – must be able to come into the office time to time.

Travel: Local travel to Los Angeles area and San Francisco. Could be a marina in construction, a site visit to understand what the site looks like for example. Travel varies from project-to-project. Travel is expected but not constantly traveling all the time.

Compensation: Depending on experience, please do not allow your salary needs to prevent you from applying. + annual bonus

Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental, Fitness Reimbursement, PTO401k with match, College Savings Plan, Company Paid Life & AD&D, Short-Long Term Disability, FSA, Commuter Reimbursement 

Education / Certifications: Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited program in Civil Engineering, Coastal Engineering, Ocean Engineering and/or Structural Engineering

Required Experience: 3+ years in waterfront or shoreline or site civil or coastal engineering.

Preferred Experience: Master’s degree, Professional Engineer (P.E.), Project Management experience, CAD experience, geotechnical experience, previous field experience, dredging experience,

Who Are We? 

We are a waterfront environmental science and engineering consulting firm that is focused on improving the environment and our communities by solving challenging problems. We employ more than 350 people in offices around the United States. Our vision is for a growing company that is our clients’ first choice for solving their most challenging problems and our employees’ first choice as a company where they want to work. We believe engaged staff lead to great client service and to a financially strong company—in that order. Our work environment fosters personal and professional growth for employees by providing autonomy, a clear vision, and the ability to master their skill set.


This position will support offices throughout the United States on projects throughout North America. The ideal candidate for this position will be located within commuting proximity to our Long Beach office; however, candidates in the Irvine and San Francisco, CA, areas are also encouraged to apply.



What’s the Opportunity?

A staff engineer with 3+ of experience with emphasis on supporting the design of civil infrastructure along the waterfront and in the marine environment. The staff engineer will work directly with senior engineers to contribute to the design of floating docks, launch ramps, piers, bulkheads, and related civil/structural features.

This is an opportunity to be part of a growing team, learn from senior waterfront civil/structural engineers, and develop into lead project engineer and project manager roles.


Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Assist with preparation drawings, technical specifications, civil/structural calculations, and construction cost estimates for waterfront design projects.
  • Assist with preparations and/or direction of site plans, general arrangement plans, project design details, for various civil/structural components.
  • Coordinate with geotechnical, coastal, and dredging engineers and permit planners.
  • Ability to travel for field projects and meetings in California up to 20% of the time, depending on project needs, including:


    • Site visits to project locations and assess conditions of existing facilities and infrastructure and gather pre-design information.
    • Participate in construction support or management activities including review of contractor submittals and oversight of construction activities and environmental compliance.
    • Attend client, agency, and other project meetings and prepare meeting minutes.
    • Meet and coordinate with municipal building departments.
  • Ability to plan, schedule work, and complete work assignments within established budget, schedule, and quality requirements, working under the supervision of experienced staff.


Structural Engineer

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