Job title: Sr. Structural Engineer Project Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Long Beach, CA
  • Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • seismic
  • Structural Engineer
  • SRAs
  • structural design
Salary type: Annual
Job published: 04/10/2019
Job ID: 32045

Job Description


Senior Project Manager – Geological - Building Assessment

Seeking a Project Manager, your primary responsibilities will include performing  Risk Assessments of existing commercial properties. The Project Manager position is a unique opportunity that will expose you to all building types and all building systems.  You will have the opportunity to assess and report on the property condition of various commercial projects such as multifamily residential, office, hospitality, retail, industrial, educational, religious, educational, recreational, medical, and assisted living property types, as well as manufactured housing and marinas.  The project manager should be familiar with the performance of building and site systems.  A candidate for this position should have a background in architecture, engineering, building forensics, or construction management.  A college degree in one of these disciplines as well as industry experience is required.  Seismic Risk Assessment work requires technical writing proficiency, photography skills, and understanding of cost estimating for general budget purposes. 

Responsibilities for the project manager position will include the following:

  • Make forensic assessment of major building systems and distressed conditions;
  • Take photos of site and building system conditions;
  • Conduct basic interviews and research covering property maintenance history;
  • Make recommendations for seismic retrofit and probable costs for building systems using our cost and recommendation libraries;
  • Write clear and concise condition and status reports using our in-house report templates;
  • Conduct public records research regarding building, zoning, and fire code violations;
  • Conduct periodic site visits to: monitor construction, review contractors’ requisitions for payment, and recommend the release of construction funds;
  • Observe general compliance of as-built conditions with the contract drawings and specifications;
  • Review construction schedules, trade payment breakdowns, job cost reports, and payment requisitions;
  • Manage multiple projects;
  • Be physically fit, capable of managing stairs as well as two- or three-story ladders;
  • Work as a team member, utilizing the experience and knowledge of senior authors who will review and critique your reports before delivery to our clients;
  • Deliver outstanding client service with timely responses and proactive solutions.


We are seeking a professional, dedicated, enthusiastic individual with the following experience, skills and attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering or construction management required;
  • Certification as a Professional Civil or Structural Engineer in California (other states may be acceptable);
  • Previous construction administration, construction management, architecture, engineering or similar experience;
  • 10 years of previous structural design experience;
  • 5 years of experience designing seismic retrofits of buildings;
  • 3 years of experience performing SRAs;
  • Knowledge and experience in assessing various property types preferred;
  • Knowledge of the entitlement/permitting process and construction delivery methods and agreements;
  • Familiarity with construction best practices, general building codes, and various building types;
  • Passion for being detail oriented and organized;
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook;
  • Advanced writing and communication skills;
  • Personable and able to communicate with people at all levels;
  • Willingness to travel if necessary;
  • Self-starter, resourceful, and the ability to work productively and independently on multiple projects at a time under strict deadlines with guidance from senior staff;
  • Ability to occasionally climb ladders to access two and three story, low-slope roofs;
  • Physical fitness to work outside and navigate stairs, sites, and building interiors;
  • Experience with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, or HUD guidelines and Property Needs Assessments a plus.


Bachelors or better in Engineering or related field.