Structural/Civil Engineer- N. CA
Company: Simpson Strong-Tie
Posted on: November 21, 2022
REWARDS AT SIMPSON STRONG-TIE
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
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
HOW WERE MAINTAINING A SAFE WORK ENVIRONMENT
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
BE A MAKER
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
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
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:
WHAT YOULL BE DOING(% of Time)
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.
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%)
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
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
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
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
Microsoft Office and computer skills: Ability to utilize Outlook,
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet Explorer to effectively
Driving record: Possess and maintain a driving record which
complies with company policy.
Travel: 10% Travel away from home with occasional overnight
This job requires 10% domestic travel.
WORK STATUS & LOCATION
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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