Structural Engineer

April 26, 2021
Boston - Franklin, MA
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HFA has an opening for a Structural Engineer. We seek an individual with 5-7 years of relevant technical design experience in wood, steel, masonry and concrete structure design for retail and commercial buildings.

Ideal candidates will have several years of demonstrated experience in REVIT Structural Software. Your ability to: “plug-in and play” with REVIT; draw efficiently; and understand the process of creating construction documents within our team for immediate impact is essential. “Plug-in and play” ability with RAM Steel and Enercalc a plus. Working knowledge of AutoCad is a plus.

We require a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering with a focus in structural engineering from an ABET accredited school and on the cusp of being licensed or currently licensed to be considered for this position. Master’s degree in structural is preferred.

You'll work under the supervision of a licensed and experienced structural engineer applying technical solutions to architectural challenges. This will require the development of designs and detail drawings in REVIT to comply with building and material codes and specifications; provide critical coordination of related disciplines (MEP, Fire Protection and Architecture) within established schedules and budgets; review of construction shop drawings and respond to construction RFI’s

You’ll be utilizing your talents for problem solving, finding & understanding problems and finding solutions. If you like to develop solutions on the fly and creative problem-solve for various building types (we do this every day) this job is for you. You'll be asked to attend client and prospective client meetings on occasions to share that expertise and be a solution provider.

Finally, you’ll perform such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary, such as as-builts development, building structure assessments and site visits during design and construction.

What Is Cool About This Job

This position provides an opportunity for a highly skilled and detail-oriented professional to join an established architectural and engineering design firm with a proven track record of success, 30 years to be exact and an established reputation within our industry.

This is an important role where our structural engineers and architects design solutions using Revit and work on various project types from corporate roll-out design challenges on a national scale; to individual or unique buildings both nationally and locally. You will utilize your Revit and engineering knowledge for the creation of high-quality documents our brand is known for which leads us to repeat clients.


Your Expertise and Passion

  • A Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with a structural focus or a Bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering and 5-7 years design experience is required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Passion for structural building design.
  • Advanced Revit training or experience.  
  • Knowledge and experience of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of technical plans, drawings, and models.
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering and building construction.
  • Meet quality standards and deadlines.
  • Candidates must be authorized to work long-term in the United States.