Staff Engineer

Our firm’s relatively small size allows staff engineers to experience an unprecedented level of involvement with our Principal and Senior Associates. Just as our senior engineers are thought leaders in the industry, our developing engineers are becoming leaders for the engineering community of tomorrow.

PLEASE NOTE: Regretfully, due to the high volume of resumes we receive, it is not possible to respond to individual inquiries about the status of a resume or search. You will be contacted directly by a recruiting consultant or the hiring manager if we need further information, or if you are selected for an interview. Thank you for considering PSE as a potential employer.

General Areas of Responsibility

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


• BS in civil/structural engineering.
• MS and EIT preferred.
• Individual 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, Risa, Ram, Enercalc, and ETABS or SAP is helpful.

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume to
Kurt R. Lindorfer
Paradigm Structural Engineers, Inc.
No phone calls, please.

Job Features

PSE offers each of our engineers the possibility to develop and improve their own bigger picture. Our benefits include:

• Ample opportunities for professional education
• Competitive health coverage, including dental and vision
• 401K with matching options
• Access to the latest building modeling technologies
• Being a part of a supportive and forward thinking learning environment in the heart of the vibrant San Francisco financial district


Staff Engineer Display excellence in engineering today, and become a leader for the engineering community of tomorrow.

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