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Senior Consulting Engineer

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Washington, DC 20001
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Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Do you want to work for one of the top engineering firms in the country?

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (SGH) is a national engineering firm that designs, investigates, and rehabilitates structures, building enclosures, and materials. Our award-winning work encompasses building, energy, civil/infrastructure, and science/defense projects in the United States, Canada, and more than thirty additional countries.

We want someone passionate about engineering and problem solving.

The Senior Consulting Engineer will act as project manager for small to medium-sized projects. The work will include new design and the evaluation, investigation, and design of repairs for existing buildings. He/she will manage challenging single major projects, or multiple projects requiring supervision of several staff and client relationships. The Senior Staff I must maintain professional relationships and involvement (associations, committees, etc.) in their field of technical expertise. Essential duties include climbing ladders and scaffolds, the ability to work at great heights, and the ability to travel, by car, train / subway and air, to multiple job sites.

What Youll Be Doing:

  • Assisting senior staff in design, site investigations, and documentation of existing conditions.
  • Investigation and remediation of building envelope malfunctions.
  • Design and construction assistance to contractors and design consultation to architects.
  • Component sampling of all envelope components including wall claddings, windows, roofs, skylights, flooring, plaza waterproofing and below grade elements.
  • Field investigation and water leakage testing of roofing and waterproofing systems, windows, curtain walls, and other building components.
  • Design of remedial repairs to existing building systems, including walls, roofs, window and curtain wall systems, and plaza waterproofing systems.
  • Provides on-the-job training and mentoring to staff.
  • Peer reviews of plans and specifications.
  • Litigation support for projects involving all the issues discussed above.
  • Assist with during the construction administration phase of projects.

What Youll Need:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Architectural Engineering plus 8 - 10 years of experience with an architectural/engineering or construction management firm, or Masters Degree plus 7 - 10 years of experience.
  • Professional registration or ability to obtain registration within one year (EIT ready to license will also be accepted).
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong computer graphic skills.
  • Experience in any of the following areas is a plus: curtain wall design, historic preservation, industrial rope access/rock climbing, and public speaking.
  • Ability to travel to remote job sites not accessible by public transportation, and if applicable, an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report.

Why You'll Like Working at SGH:

  • Our work: Our clients trust us with their most challenging projects and we leverage our collective expertise to deliver exceptional results. At SGH, you will develop innovative solutions for the built environment by working with industry thought leaders and accessing the latest in testing, research, and technology.
  • Our people: We are people of high character and diverse talents who are committed to lifelong learning and professional growth. As part of our team, you will join peers who love solving difficult problems and strive to be outstanding in everything they do.
  • Our commitment: We live with integrity and embrace an obligation to give back. Here, you can help advance our profession by contributing to industry organizations, committees, standards, and procedures. Within our communities, we strive to improve neighborhoods and mentor our future leaders.
  • Our contribution: At SGH, you have access to a comprehensive and rich compensation and benefits package with company-paid and voluntary programs to help build healthy lifestyles, strong relationships, and future prosperity.

SGH has 600 employees and offices in Boston; Chicago; Houston; New York City; San Francisco; Southern California; and Washington, DC.

SGH is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value diversity in our workforce. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all job applicants and employees. We consider all qualified applicants and encourage individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to apply. If the application system is not accessible to you, or you need a reasonable accommodation to apply due to a disability, please email jobs@sgh.com.

Posted: 2020-09-02 Expires: 2020-10-03

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