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Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. Experienced Engineer - Building Technology in San Francisco, California

Experienced Engineer - Building Technology

San Francisco, CA

Job Description


The Senior Engineer will have technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, coordinating and executing assignments in our Building Technology Group. Reporting to a Principal-in-Charge, he/she will manage challenging single major projects, or multiple projects requiring supervision of several staff and client relationships. The Senior Engineer must maintain professional relationships and involvement (associations, committees, etc.) in their field of technical expertise.


  • Plans, organizes, and supervises the work of a staff of engineers, architects and technicians.

  • Directs projects with responsibility for delivery, budgets, quality, and client relationships.

  • Provides on-the-job training and mentoring to staff.

  • Assists with recruiting.

  • Participates in Strategic Planning.

  • Participates in business development/generation and marketing.

  • Investigation and remediation of building envelope malfunctions.

  • Design and construction assistance to contractors and design consultation to architects.

  • Component sampling of all envelope components including wall claddings, windows, roofs, skylights, flooring, plaza waterproofing and below grade elements.

  • Field investigation and water leakage testing of roofing and waterproofing systems, windows, curtain walls, and other building components.

  • Design of remedial repairs to existing building systems, including walls, roofs, window and curtain wall systems, and plaza waterproofing systems.

Job Requirements

  • BS in relevant field of Engineering or Architecture; MS preferred.

  • PE or RA required with a minimum of 7 years’ experience.

  • Qualification and technical expertise in Building Envelope Design and Construction.

  • Professional accomplishments, including publications, speaking experience, and professional society activities.

  • Excellent and diverse technical and professional capabilities and commitment to growth.

  • Ability to travel to remote job sites not accessible by public transportation, and if applicable, an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report.

SGH has over 600 employees and offices in Boston, Chicago, Houston, New York City, San Francisco, Southern California, and Washington DC.

SGH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we value diversity in our workforce. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all job applicants and employees. SGH considers all qualified applicants, and we encourage individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to apply.

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