Structural Project Manager/Assistant Project Manager

VCA Structural - Orange, CA

30+ days ago

Looking to make a difference? Join our talented team. We're growing and we're currently hiring an Assistant Project Manager for our Southern California office.

Position Overview:

This is an opportunity for a talented structural engineer who enjoys working with all stakeholders of a project. Based on current client needs, we've determined this role will spend approximately 80% on project management issues and about 20% on structural design. You'll attend meetings and work with architects, owners, superintendents & others, write responses to RFIs, review shop drawings, developing key relationships and collaborate with various field crews.

Projects include wood and concrete construction with an emphasis in Mixed-Use, Podium and/or Wrap for multi-story structures, and garages. Visit our website to learn more A few projects include:

* Shea Hitachi Apartments, Shea Properties Stories: 5 Units: 648
* Centerpointe, Irvine Company Floors: 4/ 2 sub, Units: 767
* The Park at Spectrum II, Irvine Apartment Communities, F loors: 4/2 sub Units: 710
* Wilshire & La Brea, BRE Properties, Floors: 5/4 sub Units: 460
* Desmond Towers, Associated Estates, Floors: 5/5 sub Units: 460
* Farmers Market, Fairfield Development, Floors: 3/2 sub Units: 232
* Fashion Walk, AvalonBay Communities, F loors 5/3 sub Units: 161
* Archstone Gateway, Archstone, Stories: 4 Units: 864

Position reports to a Principal of the firm and frequently works independently.

Additional Skills and Attributes:

Possess a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills to work with architects, owners, and various field crews. Be a strategic thinker who knows how to anticipate and resolve problems. Bring a savvy persona as an engineer seen by all stakeholders as a knowledgeable and personable individual. One who excels at meeting clients’ needs and cares about getting the job done right.

Who we are – Company overview:

VCA Structural and our talented design engineers are passionate about structural engineering. In addition, they proudly serve their clients during the construction phases as trusted advisors for architects, owners, developers and contractors. VCA offers excellent salary and benefits including: 100% health, dental, vision, 401(k) 3% safe-harbor plan, vacation, holidays, and sick days, and paid training. Please visit for more information.

Preferred Background:

Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering, PE or SE; Minimum of 3 years of experience in design of wood structures, project management, and open to construction administration or field experience.

If you, or someone you think highly of, may be interested, please contact Ryan Grigsby @ (714) 363-4700 ext. 127

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $90,000.00 to $95,000.00 /year


  • Management: 5 years (Required)
  • Structural Engineering: 5 years (Required)
  • Wood Structures: 3 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Orange, CA (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)