Project Engineer

Responsibilities include structural analysis and design, preparation of design documents including calculations, drawings and reports, and supervision of staff engineers within a design team. Project engineers will generally collaborate with a design team with a staff engineer and senior project engineer or principal. Project engineers are also responsible for maintaining client relationships, performing quality assurance functions, developing training programs for the firm, and assuring their projects are completed on-time and within budget. 



  • BS in civil/structural engineering, from an accredited University, with a curriculum including seismic analysis and design

  • MS and PE preferred

  • Minimum of 4+ years of design office experience in seismic analysis and design using various construction materials (wood, steel, concrete, light gage steel, masonry) and the ability to independently develop construction drawings.

  • Experience with DSA and OSHPD preferred.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to prepare comprehensive reports a must.

  • Familiarity with AutoCad and software such as MS Word & Excel, Risa, Ram, Enercalc, and ETABS or SAP required

  • Experience in non-linear analysis strongly recommended

  • Two or more years of management experience preferred


PARADIGM employees receive competitive health, dental and vision coverage as well as profit sharing.  Two weeks (10 days) paid vacation per year, which will be prorated relative to your start date. Sick leave will be accrued at the rate set by The City of San Francisco.  You will have the opportunity to purchase “commuter checks” which allow you to purchase all your commute needs (BART, AC Transit, etc.) with pre-tax dollars, thereby saving you money by reducing your taxable income.  We invest in our employees and are willing to support you in assisting with future/ additional education. PARADIGM offers competitive salaries; the hourly wage shall be commensurate with skill and experience.

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