Structural Engineer

Job Description

The position’s primary role will include structural analysis and design for facilities supporting new construction and rehabilitations/renovations in collaboration with architects, civil, mechanical, electrical, and fire protection engineers. Duties will include interpretation of building codes and standards, preparation of structural plans and details, and related construction observations for these structural projects. This is a great career opportunity for a dynamic, energetic individual looking to grow in their profession.

Position Duties/Responsibilities

  • Analysis of structures using computer analysis programs.
  • Structural design calculations and related project documentation.
  • Structural detailing and editing for the preparation of construction drawings.
  • Lead structural projects as a Structural Project Engineer.
  • Perform quality control reviews of other engineer’s designs and project structural drawings.
  • Interpretation of drawings from architects or other engineering disciplines.
  • Preparation of project communications.
  • Participation in design progress meetings.
  • Preparation of structural technical sections of specifications.
  • Assist with preparation of structural project proposals.
  • Review of structural shop drawings and other structural submittals.
  • On-site observations of structural construction.



  • B.S. in Civil Engineering with structural coursework emphasis.
  • Professional Engineering registration.
  • Minimum 5 to 8 years’ experience in structural engineering
  • Solid knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Teams and Mathcad.
  • RISA, STAAD, SAP, Enercalc or similar Structural Analysis Software experience.
  • Experience with preparing plans, specifications, and design calculations.
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and able to take on new tasks.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Detail oriented & well organized with demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills.
  • Desire to learn and advance in technical skills and understanding.

Additional Preferred Experience/Skills

  • Master of Science in Civil engineering with structural emphasis.
  • AutoCAD and Revit experience.
  • Project Management experience and/or Project Management Professional Certification.
  • Experience with review of structural construction.
  • Interest in continued professional development.
  • SE registration a plus.

Additional Information

Work Schedule:  This is a regular full-time position with benefits.  The employee will work 40 hours/week (Monday–Friday) from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Compensation and Benefits: Typical annual salary range for this position is $85,000 to $120,000. Salary will depend on several factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, and experience. We offer a comprehensive fringe-benefits package that consists of medical, vision, dental, holidays, paid leave, 401(k) Plan, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), continuing education, and professional society memberships. RESPEC is a 100% employee-owned company and employees are eligible for participation in the ESOP after a qualifying period.

Office Location:  Denver, Colorado

Interviews: Interviews will be by appointment only. 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Company Info

RESPEC an employee-owned professional consulting and services company, specializes in applying engineering principles and innovative technologies to solve our clients’ most challenging problems.

 RESPEC is seeking an experienced Structural Engineer to join our engineering team! This position will help support the growing Infrastructure business unit on the RESPEC Colorado Team. The structural engineers at RESPEC collaborate across multiple offices. We design a wide range of innovative projects utilizing state-of-the-art technologies. Projects include drainage and recreational structures, concrete water storage tanks, water and wastewater supply and treatment facilities, recreational, commercial and industrial buildings, and investigations of distressed structures.  



Structural Engineer

Denver, CO Full-time Discipline: Civil Engineering
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