Junior Level Engineer

Glotman Simpson US Inc. - Los Angeles, CA

30+ days ago

Glotman Simpson US Inc. is one of North America’s leading engineering firms, providing innovative solutions and unparalleled client service since 1964. For over 50 years, we’ve been providing quality, cost conscious structural engineering consulting services for more than 5,000 projects in the areas of high-rise residential, seismic upgrade, commercial, industrial and institutional buildings. Some of our featured projects in the California area include: 888 Olive Street (Los Angeles), Bosa Pacific Tower (San Diego), Apex Tower (Los Angeles), 1212 Flower (Los Angeles), Lofts at 707 (San Diego) and Mission Bay Block 10 (San Francisco). We are currently engaged on numerous high profile projects with most projects following a Performance Based Design format.

Our growing team is currently looking for a passionate Junior Level Engineer to join us in our recently established Los Angeles, CA office.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual seeking to advance their career by leveraging a superior work ethic and solid technical background. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, highly accountable, pride themselves on their attention to detail and ability to deliver quality work within specified time constraints.

If you’re looking to expand your knowledge in a challenging technical environment, we’d like to hear from you! Our team is dually motivated in your career development and to help you achieve your future goals. We encourage ongoing personal and professional development and provide our team with the tools they need to succeed and progress on their career path.

If you’re our newest Junior Level Engineer, you possess the following knowledge, qualifications and abilities:

  • 2-4 years of structural design experience;
  • Master’s degree with specialization in structural engineering;
  • Structural design experience in post-tensioned concrete, reinforced concrete, wood, masonry and steel;
  • Strong technical understanding of seismic design principles and structural dynamics;
  • A working knowledge of the California Building Code and relevant design standards (i.e. AISC, ACI, NDS);
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to manage projects and deadlines;
  • E. license required; and,
  • Ability to accurately read and interpret drawing plans.

And, you’re also described as being:

  • A difference-maker;
  • A positive team-player who is always seeking solutions to challenges;
  • Someone who communicates clearly and concisely;
  • A multi-tasker who thrives in a fast-paced environment;
  • Someone who radiates enthusiasm, energy and passion;
  • Someone who is organized, efficient and confident; and,
  • A critical thinker who manages ambiguity well and is able to identify the important questions.

If this sounds like you, here’s what you can expect to be doing as a Junior Level Engineer:

  • Creating plans, design, computer analysis, checking drawing reviews and calculations using engineering formulas and skills for design in accordance with established codes, standards, drawings, or other specifications;
  • Analyzing applicable reports, drawings, blueprints, tests, and related documentation to plan and design projects;
  • Using computer-assisted engineering and design software to prepare engineering and design documents and calculations;
  • Providing leadership and management of younger engineers;
  • Participating in design coordination meetings with project consultants and clients;
  • Conducting field reviews and structural observations; and,
  • Reviewing shop drawings, contractor requests and RFI’s.

If you can see yourself as part of our dynamic team, please send your resume + cover letter in PDF format. We appreciate all interest in our firm and will be in touch with you to request an interview if selected, no phone calls please.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Master's (Required)