Protective Design Engineer (Entry Level - 2 yrs)

KPFF Consulting Engineers - San Francisco, CA3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $130,000 a year
KPFF is about freedom to work on what inspires you. Our engineers work on a vast spectrum of projects that are located around the globe, providing them a challenging work environment with support to focus on specific areas of expertise. We have all the benefits of a large, stable firm but none of the red tape that comes with it. Providing first-class service to our clients is what we're about. KPFF is experiencing solid growth and continues to innovate and adapt to better serve our clients. We are a group of dedicated, friendly, collaborative, hard-working engineers and are looking for exceptional engineers to join us.

Position Summary:
As a Structural Project Engineer specializing in protective design, you will work individually and collaboratively in the design and analysis of federal and local government, infrastructure, and private 'high-risk' projects with an emphasis on blast engineering and physical security design. You will work closely with talented engineers, BIM/CAD technicians, architects, project managers, contractors, security consultants, and client teams.

The preferred candidate will have experience in dynamics, blast engineering, protective design consulting, and high-fidelity modeling, in addition to the following qualifications and skills:

Master of Science Degree with emphasis in structural engineering
Up to 2 years of experience in structural/blast engineering
Advanced structural modeling
MATLAB proficient
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Creative, proactive, and detail-oriented
Must be able to obtain a U.S. government security clearance.
KPFF is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.