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Junior Engineer

If interested in one of the following positions, please send a cover letter and resume to ost.engineering@gmail.com .

Ost Engineering, Inc is seeking a Junior Structural Engineer with 2 years of experience in a fast pace engineering office (Although we are seeking someone with 2 years’ experience, candidates who are recent graduates with strong internship experience are encouraged to apply). Some of the projects we work on include residential additions/remodels, new residential buildings, commercial additions/remodels, new commercial buildings, pedestrian and vehicular bridges, and retaining walls. Candidate will be expected to work independently with periodic supervision and training.

The Junior Engineer will be responsible for but not limited to:
-Performing independent structural design calculations and analysis in a concise and relevant manner
-Performing a wide range of structural engineering analysis and design tasks in wood structures, steel, concrete, and masonry
-Completing and reviewing construction shop drawings and specifications
-Performing field inspections
-Evaluating building and site conditions and preparing technical reports of investigations
-Investigating structural alternatives

Work on projects that may include:
-Seismic/wind analyses and evaluations
-Design of residential and commercial buildings
-Design of vehicular and pedestrian bridges
-Design and analysis of retaining walls
-Seismic upgrades

Candidate will be working with the Senior Engineer to meet project budgets and deadlines in an effort to satisfy the owner’s goals and expectations. Candidate should be motivated and a self-starter with the ability to work independently. Candidate should have excellent time management skills and be able to prioritize tasks effectively. Execute additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
-BS in Civil (with structural emphasis) or Architectural Engineering
-E.I.T. required
-Previous work experience
-Must have a legal working permit. (We do not provide sponsorship, no OPTs)
-Strong communication skills required
-Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
-Ability to work well with others

Preferred Qualifications
-Familiarity with engineering software (Sizer, RetainPro, Risa, Forte, TJ-Beam, Excel Calculations, etc)
-Experience using AutoCAD
-Familiarity with current building codes. (CBC, CRC, NDS, ASCE, ACI, etc.)
-Proficient at Microsoft Word and Excel
-Experience using Google Sketchup and Photoshop
-Some experience with html website editing

Ost Engineering Inc

747 Mendocino Avenue, Suite 200
Santa Rosa, California 95401

Phone: (707) 579-1509
Fax: (707) 579-1988
Email: robert@ostsite.com

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