SSOE Group

Sr. Structural Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Full Time


SSOE provides unparalleled opportunities for professional growth, offering the advantages typical of a large firm combined with the collaborative and supportive culture commonly associated with smaller organizations. We prioritize an employee-centric atmosphere that fosters a healthy work-life balance, exceptional benefits, and a commitment to continuous learning.


We are currently seeking a highly skilled Senior Structural Engineer to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will be responsible for projects and designs that are cutting-edge structural systems for high-tech or industrial facilities, with a primary focus on steel and strut configurations. As a Senior Structural Engineer at SSOE, you’ll not only excel in technical expertise but also play a crucial role in mentoring, providing technical direction, and leading a team.


  • Lead the design and analysis of structures, including steel frames, reinforced concrete structures, strut, foundations, and platforms used in high-tech or industrial facilities. Develop innovative solutions to optimize structural integrity and performance.
  • Conduct detailed load analysis to determine the forces (dead loads, live loads, seismic loads, etc.) acting on the structure. Consider factors such as occupancy, equipment, and environmental conditions.
  • Manage and optimize the design of steel structures, including trusses, frames, and other load-bearing elements, with a strong emphasis on efficiency, durability, and safety.
  • Evaluate stability and safety of the existing systems using structural engineering principles. Ensure that the structure can withstand applied loads without failure. Analyze existing structures for new loads and provide recommendations for strengthening where required.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards, codes, and regulations while producing comprehensive technical documentation, reports, and drawings.
  • Utilize AutoCAD and Revit software proficiently for modeling, drafting, and detailing structural designs. Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to integrate structural designs seamlessly into larger facility plans.
  • Apply established design techniques and exercises discernment in adapting and modifying design concepts as needed. Uphold quality control by adhering to company and team design and CAD standards.
  • Will work with other Sr. Engineers, Sr. Project Managers, and other stakeholders on specific assigned objectives, complex features, and aid in deriving possible solutions to unusual problems.
  • Coordinates with various engineering disciplines within the organization (architectural, mechanical, process/chemical, electrical, etc.) to collaborate, optimize, and improve work and staff sharing by participating in multi-discipline technical strategy sessions.
  • Assists all levels of Management in articulating technical discipline capability requirements in support of strategic and business objectives.
  • Perform field verifications / site walks to identify, verify, resolve, and incorporate solutions into design packages. May troubleshoot design problems in the field during construction
  • Identifies, champions, mentors, and coaches the development of our less experienced staff and looks for ways to elevate the technical and professional expertise of the team (with an emphasis on employee growth, project success, and overall performance).
  • Provide technical support and expertise to colleagues and clients as required.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of engineering practices and standards.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Civil Engineering with structural emphasis from an ABET accredited college.
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license required. Structural Engineer (SE) licensure is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of structural design codes and standards, including ASCE, AISC, and ACI.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of building codes, including seismic provisions, is required.
  • Experience with engineering software, such as RISA and STAAD.
  • Experience with Revit is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in the mentorship, leadership, and development of staff.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Salary Range: $115,000 - $150,000+/year depending on location, education, experience, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.
  • Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, 401K retirement savings plan (with company matching), opportunities for professional development and training, PTO, & paid holidays.




Why Choose SSOE?

With a history of stability spanning more than 70 years, we’ve continued to succeed in an industry of constant change and disruption. Our clients have consistently reported to us that our people are one of our greatest strengths and differentiators. At SSOE, we work to create a clear path to building your career with us. Throughout your career, you’ll be given the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects and be given training so you can deepen and extend your skills.


We look forward to having you join our team.



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