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Structural/Civil Engineer- N. CA

Company: Simpson Strong-Tie
Location: Stockton
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:


We recognize and reward employees with a carefully designed and comprehensive rewards package, including competitive compensation, quarterly bonuses or commission and first-rate benefits. May exclude some positions, such as seasonal jobs.
Quarterly Bonuses/Commission:You will be eligible for either a bonus or commission, paid on a quarterly basis. We believe all employees affect customers, sales and revenue - directly or indirectly - and should be rewarded by sharing the company profits.
Benefits: We provide a wide range of benefits for eligible full-time employees including: medical, dental, vision, retirement contributions, employee stock purchase and bonus plans, pay for holidays, vacation, sick days, funerals and jury duty, years of service awards, employee discounts, employee referral bonuses, charitable contribution matching, education reimbursement and more.


These are some of the ways were maintaining a safe work environment at Simpson Strong-Tie.
Sanitizing: Increased cleaning and disinfecting of facilities
Hand Sanitizer and Wipes: Providing hand sanitizer and wipes throughout our facilities
Face Coverings: Providing face coverings for employees
Limited Guests and Vendors: Limiting guests and vendors to those who are essential only
Extended Sick Pay: Encouraging employees to stay home when sick
Travel: Banning the use of public transportation for business purposes, when possible


At Simpson Strong-Tie, theres a common thread connecting the people who work here: the drive to make things better and figure out how to get it done. We call it the Maker mindset. For over 60 years, our employees have fostered a collaborative workplace where people are engaged in creative thinking from the first day on the job onward. No matter what role youre in - from production, to sales, to engineering - youll contribute to the growth and success of the company by having a Maker mindset.

When you think of the best a family has to offer - support, collaboration and respect - thats what we value. When theres a win, well cheer you on. When theres a snag, coworkers step in to help you out. Working on solutions together is just the way we do things here, and that creates an atmosphere that often feels like home.

Youll work alongside talented, passionate, dedicated, humble and genuinely kind people who are all contributing to our shared mission: to provide solutions that help people design and build safer, stronger structures. Its this mission and our strong people-focused values that have made Simpson Strong-Tie a unique place to work - a place where you can connect, create and build your career. We invite you tolearn moreabout our culture and why our employees are our most loyal customers.


You want to be an important member of a strong team of other makers who take pride in their work and support each other. As a Structural Engineer (Branch Engineer), you will serve as a technical expert to sales representatives and external customers, such as specifiers, building officials, and contractors in the Northwestern U.S. territory. Youll provide technical information regarding product capabilities, proper application and installation of products and potential solutions to various structural engineering applications for wood, steel and concrete structures.

And thats just the beginning. If career growth is important to you, we not only know how to help you with that, its what we love to do:


Provide technical support for all Simpson Strong-Tie products to customers (e.g. specifiers, building officials, contractors, etc.) and sales representatives. Use your experience, product knowledge and training to develop solutions for a wide variety of structural engineering applications. Work closely with other employees to identify new products and testing opportunities. Participate in the technical development of new and innovative products and product improvements for the construction industry from concept to sale, including idea generation, prototyping, testing, and calculations. Assist in product approval review and submittals. Review content for new literature publications such as catalogs, technical bulletins, fliers & engineering letters that will promote the benefits of our products and explain technical content. Complete projects assigned by the Branch Engineering Manager, Branch Manager, and Vice President of Engineering. (60%)

Create presentation content, technical literature, and conduct technical presentations for onsite and offsite customer workshops and webinars. Conduct product knowledge training sessions virtually and in front of customers (engineers, architects, contractors, building officials, and others). Develop product test programs to introduce new products, support sales, and provide services to improve and maintain existing products. Plan, prepare and assist in the setup of workshops to ensure a successful demonstration. Train Inside and Outside Sales on new products and technical literature. (30%)

Travel with sales professionals to meet and develop business relationships with customers, assist with technical support, give presentations, conduct job site calls, research/report new products/applications, and observe product installations. Represent the company at various professional associations and technical committee meetings. (10%)


If you can do everything listed above, youve got what it takes. Perhaps some of the following would be helpful too:
Licensed Professional Engineer (CA) required.
B.S. degree in Civil/Structural Engineering required.
Licensed Structural Engineer (CA) preferred.
M.S. degree in Civil/Structural Engineering preferred.
5 years of structural design experience including wood, steel and concrete structures.
3 years of computer experience (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, ACAD, various design software).
Concrete and steel construction methods and products: Practical working knowledge of common concrete and steel construction methods. Familiarity with Simpson products is a plus.
Customer focus: Quickly and effectively solve customer problems and maintain productive internal and external customer relationships. Readily readjust priorities to respond to pressing and changing customer needs. Recognize potentially adverse customer reactions and develop better alternatives.
Self-management: Set priorities, goals and timelines to achieve maximum productivity. Manage multiple projects and competing priorities. Display a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner.
Speaking and communicating: Communicate verbally in an appropriate way for the audience he/she is speaking to. Communicate effectively with co-workers. Listen with full attention to what others are saying, making sure to understand the needs being expressed, asking questions as appropriate without interrupting at an inappropriate time. Ability to effectively present information to top management, customers, and other groups.
Teamwork: Maintain a collaborative approach in dealing with other Simpson Strong-Tie employees. Demonstrate a genuine commitment to reach mutually beneficial solutions.
Accountability and dependability: Arrive to work on time and follow instructions, policies, and procedures. Fulfill commitments made to customers, peers, co-workers, and managers. Hold self and others accountable for measureable, high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results.
Reading and writing: Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond effectively to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
Reasoning: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in written, mathematical or diagram form and deal with various items of abstract and/or concrete value.
Attention to detail: Monitor and review work for accuracy and completeness. Complete work according to procedures and standards. Maintain an organized workspace. Understand verbal instructions.
Microsoft Office and computer skills: Ability to utilize Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet Explorer to effectively complete work.
Driving record: Possess and maintain a driving record which complies with company policy.
Travel: 10% Travel away from home with occasional overnight stays.


This job requires 10% domestic travel.


This full-time, exempt position is located at 5151 S. Airport Way in Stockton, California.


Relocation may beavailable for this position.

In keeping with the Companys commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer. This means that to the fullest extent required by local law, employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender (which state law may define to include gender identit

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