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Civil-Structural Engineer

Civil-Structural Engineer

PND Engineers

Civil-Structural Engineer

Location: Seattle, WA

Mid-Level Experience Full-Time Employment

PND Engineers is seeking a talented and self-motivated civil / structural engineer to join the team in our Seattle office. This role will be required an individual with a sharp technical mind, good communication skills, a strong work ethic, creative thinking, and a positive attitude to untangle problems not necessarily encountered in a textbook. You will work with multi-disciplinary engineers and designers on a variety of interesting projects located regionally and throughout the country. The position offers the opportunity for growing responsibility developing design projects from concept through construction working on calculations, drawings, specifications, estimates and reports for various building, coastal/marine, transportation, and construction engineering projects.

Essential Duties:

  • Determine structural loads and perform structural calculations while analyzing and designing existing and new buildings, marine structures, bridges, retaining walls, and other heavy civil structures. Design of structures and connections in the retrofit or remodel existing structures.
  • Assist in the development of construction drawings in AutoCAD and 3D modeling.
  • Perform condition assessments of existing structures and develop technical engineering reports describing the methods of investigation, observations, and recommendations.
  • Work with other engineers, technicians, and scientists in the office and in the field to perform work in other related disciplines such as geotechnical engineering, site-civil design, surveying, environmental engineering, hydrology, and permitting.
  • Perform construction inspections including pile driving analysis and verification of as-built details.


  • B.S. degree (M.S. preferred) in Civil Engineering with Structural emphasis from an ABET-accredited engineering school.
  • Successful completion of F.E. exam.
  • 3-5 years of experience. Previous construction and/or engineering experience and knowledge desired.
  • Structural analysis software – REVIT, RISA, SAP, ETABS, etc., as well as AutoCAD and 3D modeling experience.
  • Proven team player with ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and strong ability to think and perform work independently.
  • Willingness and ability to perform any and all tasks including design, site assessments, inspections, marketing, and administrative duties.
  • Completed college coursework should include statics, dynamics, mechanics of materials, determinate and indeterminate structural analysis, soils analysis, foundation design, steel design, concrete design, timber design and technical writing.
  • Practical knowledge of structural loads, load paths, relevant design codes/standards, specifications, contract documents and construct-ability.
  • Strong communication skills - technical writing and oral communication skills in English necessary to communicate with clients, coworkers, and contractors.
  • Strong desire and self-motivated to continue learning in areas of structural design, advances in knowledge of material behavior, design of materials, and construction methods.
  • Some travel is expected.
  • Valid U.S. driver's license and good driving record.
  • Legal authorization to work for any employer in the U.S. without need for sponsorship

PND is a growing firm providing full-service engineering consulting throughout the United States and the world. While our ties to our founding roots in Alaska in 1979 remain strong, we’ve grown to six offices including Seattle, Portland, Houston, Anchorage, Juneau, and Palmer. PND is an innovative, award winning engineering firm and employs approximately 100 full-time employees, half of whom are registered professional engineers and/or land surveyors. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package, including bonus and profit sharing potential. Our Seattle office is conveniently located close to freeway access and mass transit.

PND is an EOE/AA Employer--Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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