Back to Careers

Structural/Seismic Engineer – West Coast

LOCATION: Southern California/Seattle, Washington
SUMMARY: Blackstone Consulting LLC is a leading provider of environmental & engineering, energy, construction, and seismic due diligence for equity investors, lending institutions, legal counsel, and fiduciaries involved in commercial real estate investment & management. In addition, Blackstone provides asset management consulting, insurance claims support, divestiture consulting, and site development & project monitoring services for owners and facility managers.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The qualified candidate will have requisite structural engineering design, evaluation, risk assessment, and/or forensic experience, and be a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) or Structural Engineer (SE). This position provides the opportunity for management of multiple concurrent projects with a minimum of oversight. This individual would be joining and working with our experienced group of engineers, all prepared to provide the necessary training and mentoring to create a successful career opportunity for any interested candidate.
POSITION SUMMARY:
  • Prepare ASTM E2026-16a compliant Seismic Risk Assessments for existing buildings
  • Communicate the findings and opinions of Seismic Risk Assessments to clients
  • Discuss and develop solutions for recognized seismic vulnerabilities
  • Work with a team to prepare structural engineering design solutions for seismic retrofit, structural rehabilitation and tenant improvement projects, mostly in the western US
  • Perform due diligence structural condition assessments of existing properties throughout the lower 48 states
  • Work from a remote-home setting with organizational support
Our business provides the opportunity to travel with the ability to experience a variety of regions in the United States, while assessing buildings of varied age and construction type. Travel is mostly a mix of local day trips with regional overnight air travel. All airline/hotel reward benefits are recouped by the employee.
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in appropriate engineering discipline (e.g. Civil, Structural, Architectural Engineering)
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE); or Structural Engineer (SE)
  • Minimum of 5 years of structural engineering experience
  • Familiarity with seismic design building code provisions, both national and regional building codes, particularly in California, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, and Washington
  • Prior Seismic Risk Assessment experienced is very desirable, but not required.
  • Prior design experience is desired, particularly with wood frame and concrete structures
  • Independently problem solve and work autonomously with a sense of urgency
  • Conduct yourself with business integrity
  • Embrace humility and teamwork
  • Exceptional writing, grammatical and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced computer literacy
  • Ability to meet deadlines without exception
COMPENSATION:
  • Salary plus company bonus plan
  • Comprehensive health, dental, vision, life & disability insurance plans
  • Retirement plan with company contribution
  • Flexible work environment; family oriented
  • Communication and specific home office costs reimbursed
  • Applicable continuing education/licensing renewal costs will be reimbursed
If you meet the above education and experience requirements, please forward your resume with “Structural/Seismic Engineer” in the subject line to: Blackstone’s Director of Structural Engineering, Joshua Marrow at jmarrow@blackstoneconsulting.com and please cc: seismic@blackstoneconsulting.com.
Blackstone is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Blackstone does not currently have a Visa Sponsorship Program.