Job Title: Design Engineer

Job Duties:  Degenkolb Engineers in San Francisco, CA delivers customized structural engineering solutions for clients in the healthcare, higher education, advanced technology, and construction industries. We are seeking Design Engineers to perform engineering duties in connection with the design, construction and maintenance of building structures, and facilities. Individuals will work independently with limited direction from senior technical staff and will apply advanced theoretical knowledge of civil and structural engineering principles and concepts to perform the duties of the position.

Job duties and responsibilities will include the following:

Plan, coordinate, schedule and organize detailed phases of structural engineering projects.

Provide coordination of engineering work with BIM/CAD specialists.

Perform and review structural calculations and analysis for new building design to California building codes.

Perform seismic evaluations of existing buildings and seismic rehabilitation.

Plan, organize and prepare written reports for building evaluations and structural studies.

Participate in client and design team meetings as well as plan review and approval processes.

Perform detailed structural calculations.

Effectively interact with clients and project team members.


Minimum Requirements: 

Master’s degree in Structural or Civil Engineering, or any related Engineering field of study, plus at least two (2) years of experience in the job offered or in any related position(s).

Position also requires a California Professional Civil and/or Structural Engineering License.

Qualified applicants must also have demonstrable experience, skill, proficiency, and knowledge of the following:

1.Demonstrated experience and knowledge in the seismic design, seismic evaluation and retrofit of existing buildings in regions of high seismicity.

2.Demonstrated proficiency or aptitude with one or more of the following computer analysis technologies: PERFORM 3D, ETABS, SAP, RISA, RAM, or SAFE.

3.Demonstrated proficiency or aptitude with one or more of the following data management software programs: Python, Rhino, or Grasshopper.

4.Designing steel, concrete, masonry, and wood structures.

5.Demonstrated ability to perform detailed calculations, to work independently with limited direction from senior technical staff, and to interact effectively with clients and project team members.


No travel required; work for home (WFH) benefit available, on a limited basis.

Additional Information:

·       Job Site:  375 Beale Street, Ste.  500, San Francisco, CA 94105

·       Applicants may apply through the following link:

·       EOE.

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship