Structural Engineer – SWBR Architecture, Engineering & Landscape Architecture, D.P.C.

  • Science & Engineering
  • Fulltime
  • 1 year ago
  • Rochester

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 5-10 years

Job Description


We are currently seeking a full-time Structural Engineer to join our Rochester team. The ideal candidate has experience with wood-frame construction design and application of building codes and reference standards.


Design structure or building on any project.

Coordinate the project with Project Architect and other engineers (e.g. mechanical).

Perform various tasks during construction (e.g. review submittals and field visits).

Oversee the production of job and do the drafting and documentation

Delegate pieces of design and review the work – leading lean effort.

Handle schedule, meetings, deadlines and budget considerations.

Occasionally meet with the client.

Prepare schematic structural system.

Evaluate alternatives.

Prepare design development drawings to support architectural and budget development.

Prepare construction documentation.

Perform construction monitoring for the project.

Design and detail individual components.

Perform “red-line” drafting.

Review and coordinate project documents.

Produce clear, concise, technically correct documents.

Participate in the review of project schedules, construction costs and project status.

Increase understanding of construction processes from the design phase to field observation.

Support the design efforts by assisting in the production of construction details or methods.

Perform field visits to observe progress.

Review shop drawings.


This position has no responsibility for cost, methods, or personnel. May be asked to provide input about the performance of others in the group.


Type of Technology, Equipment, Tool

Software Skill Level

Microsoft Excel


Structural Software to include RAM and Enercalc


Drafting Software to include Auto CAD, Architectural Desktop and Revit



This position involves sitting, walking and standing. While on a site visit, physical activity for this position may include climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling.


This position works primarily in an office setting with moderate to light noise.


Education Requirements

Must hold a 4 or 5-year undergraduate degree or Master’s degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology. The structural engineer must be licensed to practice engineering in the State of New York or possess the ability to transfer their license to New York State.

Experience Requirements

At least 5 years of previous experience is required.

Skills and Competencies Requirements

Must have a valid driver’s license

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Customer focus.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent organization skills.

Drafting skills.

Ability to predict time or completion for simple tasks.

Ability to organize information to support the production of documents (e.g. coordinate inter-related drawings, to organize and index a complex set of drawings).

Ability to understand and manipulate inter-related information (e.g. recognizing that changing one drawing may change others).

Ability to work with others.

Ability to communicate clearly with team members.

Ability to organized basis information to support the production of documents, such as coordinating inter-related drawings, organizing and indexing complex sets of drawings.

The actual employment offer will be at the company’s sole discretion and determined by relevant business considerations, including the final candidate’s qualifications, years of experience, and skillset.

SWBR is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans and Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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