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Structural- Geotechnical Engineer (Entry Level)

PND Engineers
Seattle, WA
  • Posted: 8 hours ago
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Job Description
Salary: $70,000-$95,000 DOE

Are you a motivated newly graduated engineer or upcoming grad looking for an exciting full-time career opportunity? PND’s Seattle office is seeking an engineer-in-training with a positive attitude to untangle problems not necessarily encountered in a textbook. In this role, you will be mentored by licensed professional engineers working on a variety of interesting projects located regionally and throughout the country. The position offers growth opportunity developing design projects from concept through construction working on calculations, drawings, specifications, estimates and reports for various building, coastal/marine, transportation, and construction engineering projects.

Essential Duties:

  1. Determine structural loads and perform structural calculations while analyzing and designing existing and new marine structures, bridges, retaining walls, and other heavy civil structures.
  2. Assist in the development of construction drawings in AutoCAD and 3D modeling.
  3. Perform condition assessments of existing structures and develop technical engineering reports describing the methods of investigation, observations, and recommendations.
  4. Work with other engineers, technicians, and scientists in the office and in the field to perform work in other related disciplines such as geotechnical engineering, site-civil design, surveying, environmental engineering, hydrology, and permitting.
  5. Perform construction inspections including pile driving analysis and verification of as-built details.


  1. B.S. degree in Civil Engineering with structural and/or geotechnical emphasis from an ABET-accredited engineering school.  Master’s degree preferred.
  2. Successful completion of F.E. exam or ability to pass F.E. within six months of hire.
  3. 0-4 years of experience. Some previous work experience in construction and/or engineering is helpful.
  4. Familiarity with structural analysis software – REVIT, RISA, SAP, ETABS, etc., as well as AutoCAD and 3D modeling software.
  5. Proven team player also capable of working independently.
  6. Completed college coursework should include statics, dynamics, mechanics of materials, determinate and indeterminate structural analysis, soils analysis, foundation design, steel design, concrete design, timber design and technical writing.
  7. Practical knowledge of structural loads, load paths, relevant design codes/standards, specifications, contract documents and constructability.
  8. Some travel is expected (< 20%).
  9. Valid U.S. driver's license and good driving record.

PND’s new location is in the urban village community of Eastlake in close proximity to freeway access and within walking distance of restaurants, the University District and Lake Union.  We offer dedicated, free parking, bike lockers, and Metro’s Route #70 stops one block away. With plenty of natural light and areas for open collaboration our offices provide a comfortable and balanced work environment. 

PND Engineers


Seattle, WA
98102 USA



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