Associate Project Consultant
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 mechanics and problem solving.
Our EMI team at SGH is always looking for great talent and especially people who enjoy solving difficult problems in a creative way. Engineering Mechanics and Infrastructure (EMI) applies engineering mechanics, materials science, numerical simulation, innovative technologies, and collective expertise to solve our clients toughest problems in an inspiring work environment that nurtures life-long learning and growth. A successful candidate for EMI may work on projects related to buildings, bridges, pipelines, nuclear facilities, tanks, rail vehicles, rotating equipment, precision observatory structures, and other non-building structures and systems.
What You'll Be Doing:
- Perform structural analyses under supervision.
- Design new structures and repairs of existing structures.
- Perform linear and nonlinear finite element analyses, under supervision, using programs such as Abaqus and ANSYS.
- Work on routine problems independently and on project teams.
- Assist in preparation of proposals, letters, reports, calculations, drawings, specifications, budgeting, scheduling, and client communication.
- Review work by technicians, draftsmen, and others assisting the project team.
- Conduct field inspections.
- Conduct engineering calculations, using software such as Matlab and Mathcad.
What You'll Need:
- 0 2 years of professional experience in structural engineering or engineering mechanics
- Education/experience in finite element analysis (FEA), preferred
- Master of Science, Master of Engineering, or Doctorate in Structural Engineering or similar fields with emphasis on structural analysis, structural dynamics, and engineering mechanics.
- Ability to obtain Professional Engineer (PE) or Structural Engineer (SE) registration within five years.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with technical staff and clients
- Have proficient computer program skills, in programing languages such as Python and VBA
- Ability to travel and perform field inspection of structures under supervision.
- Valid drivers license with an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report, if applicable
Why You'll Like Working at SGH:
Our work: Our clients partner with us for more than just technical knowledge. They come to us with their most challenging issues and we leverage our collective expertise to deliver exceptional results.
Our people: We are people of high character and diverse talents who work hard and laugh often. We offer robust wellness and employee assistance programs, paid time off and very flexible work arrangements, and retirement plan options that include generous company contributions.
Our commitment: Committed individuals embrace an obligation to give back to others. We are driven to share our knowledge and energy outside of the office to help improve our chosen professions and local communities.
SGH has over 600 employees and offices in Boston, Chicago, Houston, New York City, San Francisco, Southern California, Waltham, MA 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 email@example.com