Staff Engineer

PARADIGM Structural Engineers, Staff Engineers experience a high level of involvement with Principal and Senior Associates as a small firm. Our relative size allows us to maintain a level of developing generations of future engineers to become leaders within the engineering community. 

Responsibilities include structural analysis, computer modeling, calculations, structural design and preparation of construction documents. Staff engineers will collaborate as part of a design team under the supervision of a project engineer or principal. 



  • BS in Civil/Structural Engineering

  • MS and EIT preferred

  • Individuals should have 2+ years of increasing engineering experience in seismic analysis and design, as well as experience in preparing plans and detail drawings.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must.

  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and software such as MS Word & Excel, Enercalc, and ETABS or SAP is helpful.


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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