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Structural Engineer (5+ Years)

Company: Coffman Engineers
Location: Seattle
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description

At Coffman Engineers, we serve as both prime consultant and sub consultant on projects large and small, including commercial, retail, institutional, government, industrial, and project/construction management. Incorporated in 1979, we have employees in more than 20 locations serving clients across the United States and overseas.

To meet client objectives and to integrate our many disciplines, we can create teams comprised of civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, fire protection, and corrosion control, as well as project/construction managers and professionals in a variety of specialty services. This ability has made us a leader in the engineering and construction communities, and has strengthened our reputation as being progressive, innovative, and a great place to work.

Job Description

The right team is more than an advantage, it's a game changer! Come work with a team of engineering professionals dedicated to excellence at Coffman Engineers' Seattle office.

Coffman Engineers is seeking a Structural Engineer with a minimum of five years of experience to assist in the design of commercial, institutional, and industrial structures for our Seattle office. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, have a desire to work and grow with a multi-discipline engineering team, and be willing to have fun.


  • A four-year degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or a related field
    • Master's Degree in Structural Engineering (preferred)
    • Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE)
    • 5+ years of experience in the structural design of buildings or similar structures
    • Experience with computer software programs and analysis systems (such as Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, RISA, ETABS, etc.)
    • Design experience with various materials - steel and concrete; masonry, wood and light gauge (preferred)
    • Knowledge and experience with the International Building Code (IBC) and US design standards
    • Excellent leadership, supervisory, and writing and verbal communication skills
    • Experience and ability to maintain working relationships with clients
    • Experience as a project manager (preferred)
    • Experience working as part of a multi-discipline team (preferred) Expected annual salary of $80,000 - $95,000.

      This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

      Additional Information

      COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

      At this time, Coffman Engineers is subject to various state and client COVID-19 vaccination mandates in order to work on certain projects. In addition, there are two federal mandates pending which are under review by the United States legal system. If either mandate is implemented, it would impact Coffman employees.

      Therefore, we will ask you about your COVID-19 vaccination status upon hire. If you choose not to be vaccinated for COVID-19, or request and are denied a medical or religious exemption, or we are unable to accommodate you even with an approved exemption, or you do not wish to inform us of your COVID-19 vaccination status, our ability to continue your employment may be impacted.

      Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time of transition in our country. If you have any questions about these mandates or any other questions generated by this message, please contact the HR Representative with whom you have been working.

      Why You Want To Work Here

      You could choose to work anywhere, so why work at Coffman Engineers? Because we are different - our culture sets us apart. Simply stated, we are a group of creative, high-performing people who like working together and believe that what we do makes a difference. Employees say that it feels like working with a group of friends in a small office while enjoying the benefits and perks of working for a large firm. Our culture isn't the only thing that makes us different, but it drives everything we do.

      Coffman truly focuses on its employees. We support and encourage individually tailored professional and technical advancement as well as personal growth. We offer an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package (including eligibility for annual discretionary bonuses), a desirable location, and a professional office environment with the opportunity to work with a collaborative team.

      Coffman offers a flexible PTO program), a fun office environment, and free daily breakfast (waffles!). Coffman' Seattle office is located in a newly renovated office space close to convenient transportation options, the historic Pike Place Market, and all that downtown and the waterfront has to offer. We welcome the dedicated and the driven. Join us.

      Don't take our word for it. Check out what others are saying:

      Coffman At A Glance:
      • 44 years in business
      • 650+ employees serving clients throughout the U.S. and overseas from more than 20 locations
      • Multi-discipline engineering services plus corrosion control, commissioning and project/construction management
      • #27 Top 80 Engineering Firms, Building Design+Construction, 2019
      • #29 Zweig Group Hot Firm List, Zweig Group, 2021
      • #157 Top 500 Design Firms, Engineering News-Record, 2022

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        This position is direct with Coffman Engineers; we are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled individuals.

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