The Honolulu office of WJE is seeking an Experienced Structural Engineer with a depth of project and client management. The ideal candidate is a well-rounded professional with industry-recognized expertise in one or more of WJE’s practice areas, who is capable of tackling complex structural engineering assignments in a collaborative fashion. The candidate will also be expected to mentor staff and make contributions to the internal operations and initiatives of the company.
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates (WJE) is a global firm of engineers, architects, and materials scientists committed to helping solve, repair, and avoid problems in the built world. Since 1956, our applied experience from more than 125,000 projects and our state-of-the-art laboratory and testing facilities have made WJE a leader in providing innovative yet practical solutions to the clients we serve.
Our vision starts with people who want to be the standard setters and who realize there are always new standards to set. As such, WJE looks to recruit staff with certain non-negotiable qualities, C2E2; Character, Commitment, Expertise, and Enthusiasm.
As an experienced Engineer, your role scope will include:
Degreed in a related field with 8-10 years or more of relevant experience and expertise in one or more of WJE’s primary practices
Registration as a structural engineer in Hawaii
Client management, team leadership, and business development
Evaluation, investigation, and repair design for building envelope and structural systems
Familiarity with reinforced concrete, steel, wood, masonry, and other structural systems is required
Experience managing a range of projects from small to large
Active in professional organizations
Ability to work in the field
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position requires visual acuity and listening ability. Individuals must have the dexterity to be able to operate office and field equipment such as computer, printer, fax, copier, telephone, voice mail system, and other office and field equipment. Requirements may also include:
Ability to attend meetings at various office, field and construction sites
Ability to perform inspections of buildings and other structures, both visually and with instruments
Ability to lift and carry materials and equipment up to 50 lbs.
Ability to perform work in the temperature extremes presented by work in the outdoors
Ability to read construction drawings, diagrams, printed materials and computer screens
Ability to record data clearly and write passages for reports, letters, etc.
Ability to travel
Ability to safely work at heights
Ability to safely use and/or operate ladders, scaffolds, lifts and other access equipment
Ability to understand and appreciate safety training specific to numerous workplace and construction hazards
Ability to safely work in a variety of occupationally hazardous locations
Medically fit to utilize respiratory protection devices and other forms of Personal Protective Equipment
Ability to drive and safely operate a motor vehicle
WJE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite all qualified applicants to apply including individuals with disabilities, minorities, women, and protected veterans. (VEVRAA federal contractor)
WJE will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Fair Chance Ordinances.
Additional Salary Information: Bonus plan, 401k with immediate vesting; company match, path to ownership
About Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
Founded more than sixty years ago, we are an employee-owned interdisciplinary firm with twenty-seven offices worldwide. Supported by unparalleled laboratory and field testing capabilities, our team of engineers, architects, and materials scientists brings an enthusiasm for problem solving and a hands-on technical approach to every construction challenge. We have extensive experience with virtually every construction material, structural system, and architectural component. Visit our website to learn more about the vast range of services we provide to clients worldwide.