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Hiring Structural Engineer

Feb 18th, 2017


Gebau, an established, successful organization of Structural Engineering Consultants operating from our offices in Boulder, Colorado, currently celebrating our 35thyear in business.  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 includestructural 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!