Visalia, CA, United States

Structural Engineer

 Job Description:


4Creeks is seeking a Structural Engineer to work under the direction of a Department Manager on our Structural team. This position requires collaboration with architects, other engineers, contractors, and technicians while developing the project documents required for client needs and in compliance with

jurisdictional building codes. Responsibilities for this position would include:

Work as a project manager for department projects or discipline lead for multidiscipline projects

Analyze project goals and develop plans for building system design

Prepare structural calculations for vertical and lateral load designs

Develop structural plan sets for client submittal

Coordinate with drafting staff and review plans for completeness, and accuracy

Provide mentorship or review of junior engineers as required

Perform field visits and prepare technical reports for various structural assessments

Review shop drawings and provide feedback to colleagues

Have a working knowledge of various material designs such a timber, structural steel, reinforced concrete, masonry, etc.

Oversee project management, like tracking budgets and maintaining a database of projects and their progress

Manage time efficiently to meet project budgets and deadlines

Work closely with other company departments

This position will be primarily office work with occasional site visits as necessary. Field work will be at project sites and are typically within a 50-mile radius of Visalia, but may occasionally require out-of-town travel or extended stays.

Minimum Qualifications

1. The position requires a B.S. in Civil Engineering (Structural Emphasis), Structural Engineering or Architectural Engineering.

2. Minimum of 5-10 years of experience.

3. Candidate must be a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of California or in another state with the ability to become licensed in California within 6 months of hire.

4. The ideal candidate will have working knowledge in the preparation of plans, knowledge of engineering design for various types of projects, excellent time management skills and exceptional written and oral communication skills.

5. Experience using AutoCAD (version 2019 or higher) is required.

6. Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel is required.

7. Experience with structural modeling and analysis software (such as RISA and Enercalc).


The hourly rate will be determined by candidates skill and experience level and highly competitive with industry standards. Benefits package includes full employee health coverage (50% coverage for dependents), company 401(k) contribution, performance bonuses, and participation in 100% Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The expected pay range for this position is $36 - $48/hr.

About 4Creeks

We are a group of visionaries, mentors, and citizens, driven by a deeply instilled belief that together we can help solve some of the challenges we face. Were determined to play our part in inspiring a new future and rebuilding what's broken, from Bakersfield to Sacramento. We call Central California home and were committed to using all the tools and resources at our disposal to make this region known for greatness.

You'll quickly find out that 4Creeks is built on a fun, challenging and collaborative work-environment.

Everyone at 4Creeks and the family of companies has an ownership mentality and takes pride in their work.

Being 100% employee-owned, we take a team-based approach and believe that no one person is more valuable than the other. We enjoy working together and pooling our resources to provide the best solution we can create together. As you walk through our doors we think you'll see and feel the 4Creeks difference.

How to Apply

For immediate consideration; please apply on our website with your resume and cover letter detailing your background, skills, and experience. Our Human Resource Administrator will contact you promptly for initial interview coordination. If there are any questions, please contact us at

The Other Stuff

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, apply range of motion within hands and fingers, including sensitivity to touch, and use a computer. The employee frequently is required to talk, hear, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

This position may require occasional field work which requires the ability to work outdoors in a wide variety of weather and terrain conditions.

This position also requires an active smartphone device and service plan, which will be compensated for appropriately.

Must have a valid CA Drivers License and a vehicle that can drive up to 100 miles. Business use of personal vehicles will be compensated for appropriately. Employees must follow all company policies related to vehicles, including safety, insurance, and other applicable policies.