Gebau :: Consulting Structural Engineers :: Boulder, Colorado
Gebau, Inc.


“I found the people at Gebau, Inc. to be highly professional and focused in their approach to my needs.”

S. Bingham, Colorado

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We're Hiring - Structural Engineers Jan 2nd — Seeking a Senior PE looking to lead, design, and help our team grow and mature. Excellent opportunities for inspiring projects with a capable and ambitious team. We also have open positions for 2-5 year EITs and Junior PEs.
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GEBAU, Inc. Celebrating our 40th year in Business! Dec 15th — Since 1982, we have been Building Legacy by providing high-quality structural engineering services to a variety of architect, developer, homeowner, and contractor clients. As of 2022, we are still going strong!

We've moved! Jul 1st — After 2 decades on University Hill, we have relocated our offices to 168 Centennial Parkway, Suite 180, Louisville, Colorado. Come see us at our fresh, new digs!

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Gebau, Inc. is a well-established, small-sized engineering firm that is continually recognized for its teamwork, creativity and innovation, and community presence. Our studio setting is open and informal.  Our work enviromnent is enjoyable and we  encourage employees to work and schedule the way they work best.  We believe in working hard and being fairly and directly rewarded for our efforts.  We offer close contact and integration with clients and individual design responsibility.  We practice continuous peer review and offer close access to skilled, experienced mentors.

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Active hiring varies with economic conditions, but if you are looking for a challenging, educational, and personally accountable engineering or CAD drafting position with an experienced, dedicated, successful organization, please contact us.


GEBAU is currently seeking a full time Structural Engineer to start immediately.


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We currently seek an intermediate or senior experience level Structural Engineer to join our professional team.

The ideal candidate will have:

·       5 – 15 years experience in the structural engineering field with emphasis on Buildings.

·       Degree in Structural Engineering from an ABET-accredited university

·       Professional Engineering Licensure

·       Passion for Buildings and the building construction process

·       Strong working knowledge of:

o   Structural engineering analysis and design methods

o   Wood, steel, reinforced concrete, and masonry design

o   Conventional wood frame construction standards and assemblies

o   Commercial framing standards

o   AutoCAD and Structural Drafting Graphic Standards


o   Historic building systems

o   RISA3D finite element modeling

o   Structural detailing in various materials

o   Structural steel shop drawings

·       Strong sense of team, work ethic, and ability to work with others

·       Collaborative approach; Ability to check own work, and conduct peer review of others’ work

·       Strong communication skills

·       Strong technical writing skills

·       Strong client interaction skills

·       Experience interpreting architectural, mechanical, civil construction documents

·       Foundation design experience – conventional cast in place, deep foundations, post tensioned mat foundations

·       Strong sense of professional judgment

·       Strong understanding of structural behavior and performance criteria

·       Professional demeanor; receive constructive criticism; provide constructive feedback to others

·       Ability to identify and acknowledge own weaknesses

·       Desire to continually improve and develop one’s self technically and professionally

·       Small business awareness and sensibilities

·       Experience in writing proposals and scopes of work

·       Project Management skills to manage several simultaneous projects at different phases

·       Ability to self-administer work and workflow

·       Creative and integrative approach to his or her work

·       Desire to be in Boulder area long-term

Typical, basic responsibilities include structural analysis and design of wood, steel, concrete, and masonry building structures, and design of conventional and deep foundation systems using traditional and computer methods.   Perform member and connection design, redline plan and detail information and execute AutoCAD and Revit drafting of structural framing and foundation plans and structural details.  Interact directly with clients for design and construction administration phases, and perform field observations and reporting services.

GEBAU, Inc.offers competitive salary and performance-based incentive bonus compensation packages, HSA group health insurance, dental and vision insurance, paid time off, and 401k matching.  We offer close mentoring in the office and in the field, professional development opportunities, and licensing support.  Our open-environment office on University Hill in Boulder offers parking, rich interaction with commercial and student activities, and beautiful Flatiron and University surroundings near downtown Boulder Historic District.

If you are interested in an engineering position with us, please contact us, and attach a C.V./resume and cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for our team.  We look forward to hearing from you!


Structural CAD Draftsperson

Now seeking a highly motivated AutoCAD and REVIT-savvy draftsperson with 2-5 years experience in drafting structural construction documents (commercial and residential) to join our team.

Ideal candidate has an associate’s degree in CAD drafting, exceptional communication skills, is familiar with typical residential and commercial building construction types and assemblies, is a self-starter, and enjoys working closely with others to create the high quality construction documents our clients value. 

Typical responsibilities include transcription of structural redline framing and foundation plans and section details using AutoCAD or REVIT involving drawing setup, predefined block insertion and manipulation, and publication of construction drawing sets.  Project types range from custom residential new construction to commercial tenant finishes and miscellaneous structures including bridges and public art installations

Please contact us, and attach a C.V./resume and cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for our team.

Engineering Intern

With our University Hill location, we have found much success in cultivating engineering students from University of Colorado into our employment program over the years.  Over the past few years, we diverged from this program, but now we are ready to get back on track and find some new, ambititious structurally-trained engineers to integrate into our workforce!  If you feel you may be a good fit for an internship, please send us a letter of interest and your qualifications.