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Junior Civil Engineer`

Fundamental Engineering, PLLC Austin, TX

  • Salary $35 to $50 Hourly
  • Employment Type Contractor

This position is for a junior engineer with experience in land development, construction and structural design skills. The firm is a startup focusing on small to medium sized projects for homeowners, small to midsized construction firms addressing inspection and design needs for wood and steel buildings, concrete design, foundation inspection and beam design for homeowners. Initially this is a contract position transitioning into a permanent position for the right person.


- American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) concrete and roadway design

- American Concrete Institute (ACI) design standards

- American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) design standards

- American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) design standards

- International Building Code (IBC) design standards

- International Residential Code (IRC) design standards

- Understanding of Finite Element Methods (FEM) and able to use various FEM products in design


- Background in construction to understand how to determine load bearing walls

- Design of wood and steel beams

- Design of concrete foundations and structures

o One way slab design

o Two way slab design

o Concrete beam design

o Slab on ground design

o Pier design

- Wood framing plan design

- Background in inspection of foundations

- Site plan, grading and drainage plan design


- Able to handle a high workload

- Detail oriented

- Interacts well with clients

- Able to drive to projects

- Capable of climbing, carrying 25 lbs. and walking to inspect sites

- Comfortable with enclosed spaces such as crawl spaces and attics in houses

This firm is just starting to hire employees and has a very high growth potential. As a contract engineer you will get the chance to work in a diverse set of areas and disciplines and will grow your experience base quickly. If you are a hard worker and want to grow with a good firm this is the chance for you.

Fundamental Engineering, PLLC

Why Work Here?

This is a new firm with high growth potential serving a niche area that is vastly under served. The sky is the limit.

Posted: over a month ago