Structural Project Engineer

San Jose, CA
Engineering – Structural Engineering /
LPA is seeking a passionate Structural Project Engineer to join our integrated team of architects, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects and master planners. As a member of our structural engineering team, you will work on a broad range of projects from office, education and recreation buildings to complex laboratories, health care facilities, and performing arts centers. Our award-winning projects aim to have a positive and enduring environmental, economic and social impact.
You will join a high-performing, fast paced, multi-disciplinary design team, and you will impact projects at each stage of design and across LPA’s nine market sectors.  We offer numerous education and mentoring opportunities including site tours, software training, tech talks, study groups for licensure exams and monthly LPA-U courses centered around innovative and sustainable design practices.  Join a firm where engineers voices are heard, creative design ideas are encouraged, and your work is highly regarded.

Structural Engineering at LPA

Structural Project Engineer Responsibilities:

    • The Project Engineer will work in unison with Project Architects, Project Designers and Project Managers to lead the project design process
    • Prepare documentation for schematic design, design development and construction documents
    • Quality control research for product and construction methods related to projects
    • Lead the construction administration process
    • Mentor-ship form Managing Directors and Design Directors

Structural Project Engineer Requirements:

    • Proficiency in RAM, RISA and ETABs required. Good knowledge of Revit encouraged
    • Strong technical, code and detailing skills for quality documentation
    • Enthusiastic commitment to the multidisciplinary design process and team environment
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills and an enthusiasm for using those skills on projects
    • Ability to lead structural design projects with mentor-ship from Project Manager along with the ability to guide and mentor less experienced team members. 

Structural Project Engineer Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Structural or Architectural Engineering required, Master’s Degree encouraged
    • 5-12 years of experience in all phases of building design
    • Professional Engineer (PE) license required, Structural Engineering (SE) license encouraged
LPA is an integrated design firm with offices in California and Texas. We specialize in creating innovative, sustainable environments that work better, do more with less and improve people’s lives. We provide a vibrant and rewarding work environment—one that values and fosters creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, community engagement and ongoing career development and growth. LPA is also committed to diversity, wellness and work-life balance. LPA offers competitive salaries and generous benefits, including health and dental insurance, retirement and financial, wellness and other work/life plans.
The salary range for this position is $88,000 - $143,000 and is eligible for an annual bonus. If you are hired at LPA, your base salary is based on factors such as geographic location, skills, education, experience and/or project complexity. We believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members as part of any final offer.
Please note that LPA does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed contract, LPA will not agree to pay any recruiter fee. In the situation an agency or recruiter submits a candidate or resume without a previously signed agreement and/or without LPA’s request, LPA explicitly reserves the right to hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of LPA.