At JK Architecture Engineering we believe that lifestyle and great design go hand in hand. We have offices in Auburn, CA (Endurance Capital of the World), Tahoe City, CA (Lake Tahoe…need we say more!), and Reno, NV (the biggest little city in the world). You will be joining a 30-year successful award-winning engineering and architectural design team in the Tahoe City office. We are community oriented and family focused. If you are looking to join a great firm, work with a staff that is energetic and motivated, and seek excellent benefits, JKAE is the place for you. If you meet the position requirements listed below, we would be excited to review your qualifications. This is not just a job, but a life style.
An immediate full-time position is open for a Senior Structural Engineer. This position currently resides in our Tahoe City office but could be based in our Auburn or Reno offices for the right individual. Candidates must be experienced in residential, commercial, and resort/hospitality structural engineering and design. A significant portion of our work is wood/timber framed construction throughout the Tahoe/Truckee area, which requires design for significant snow loads and high wind and seismic requirements. We are also seeing an increase in commercial projects as we grow outside the Tahoe Basin with projects throughout Northern California and Nevada. The structural department services projects initiated within JKAE, as well as structural-led projects from our broad client base, which includes private developers, outside architects, public agencies, contractors, and homeowners.
Provide structural engineering expertise on varying levels of projects.
Handle multiple projects simultaneously with minimal oversight, beginning with conceptual predesign and stewarding the project through construction.
Complete structural drawings and calculation packages for wide array of projects.
Coordination with clients, governing agencies, and contractors.
Conduct site visits and prepare field report documenting construction progress, conformance with approved structural drawings, and identifying any required remediation.
Work with local, state, and quasi-federal agency(s) to ensure project timelines are met.
Manage structural engineering team members including scheduling, mentorship, and provide QA/QC reviews of work
Monitor project budgets through project and review monthly client invoices
Bachelor's degree in engineering required, Master’s degree in engineering a plus
10+ years structural design experience
Professional Engineering (PE) licensure in California and/or Nevada required, Structural Engineering (SE) licensure a plus
Strong background in wood framed construction
Significant experience with medium and large construction projects utilizing steel, concrete and masonry construction
Ability to communicate effectively with clients, agencies and contractors as required.
Instructions for Submittal
Please submit in PDF format only the following:
One-page cover letter briefly describing your relevant experience and interests
Additional Salary Information: Full benefits, 401K
About JK Architecture Engineering
We believe that there is a creative solution for every problem, one that responds to the client, the site, and the design in harmony.
We believe that design matters. That the lines we put on paper have the potential to leave lasting and positive marks on the earth.
We believe that relationships, more than anything, create successful projects.
Imagine, Design, Create is our process and is rooted in our personal and hands on approach to architecture. Good design has always been and remains a human desire and endeavor. It begins with a flash of creativity, is refined through a disciplined, interactive process that provides a journey to innovation and progress. We seek to understand what good design can do and how it can enrich the human experience.