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Walker Structural Engineering is a full-service structural consulting firm known for its exceptional work and outstanding service for clients including the award-winning Deschutes Brewery. Many of our projects come from returning clients and we are fortunate that our good name is our primary means of marketing. Our philosophy is to communicate clearly; use creativity to explore unique solutions that support the design intent; and, rely on our diverse experience and passion for what we to do to deliver our projects with unparalleled customer service. We are devoted to our field, and pride ourselves on staying abreast of technological advancements for cutting edge solutions. Located in beautiful Bend, Oregon, our firm has a work hard play hard culture that encourages an active lifestyle. Additionally, we understand the challenges of balancing a demanding career with a healthy family life, and reward our team with time and perks to encourage wellness.

Current Openings

Structural Engineer

The Position:

  • Prospective candidate will perform functions consistent with a professional engineer responsible for all aspects of structural design for a variety of project types.

Responsibilities:

  • Review of Specifications
  • Structural Calculations
  • Overall Drawing Production
  • Shop Drawing Review
  • Coordination with Contractors & Design Teams
  • Site Visits & Inspections
  • Overseeing a Project from Conception to Completion

Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • E.I.T Certification Required
  • 1-3 Years of Structural Engineering Experience
  • Technical Knowledge of: International Building Code, Relevant Design Standards & Construction Means and Methods
  • Effectively Understand & Manage: Project Scope, Project Schedule & Design Budget

One Year From Today:

  • You have impressed your colleagues as well as our clients with your resourcefulness to manage projects with precision and efficiency.
  • Your knowledge of code, combined with your savvy for adapting the code to the needs of the project, has made you a key player on projects.
  • Your friendly personality has made you an effective manager who is well liked by your co-workers and clients.
  • You frequently supervise shop drawing reviews, answer questions from the contractor and design teams, and make structural observations to keep the project within scope, on schedule and within budget.
  • You are respected for your intrinsic knowledge of how things are built, and deliver documents that are complete, comprehensive and coordinated with all other construction disciplines.
  • You have earned bonuses, and appreciate the perks we provide, like health insurance and a company-provided trainer to work out with a few times a week.
  • You enjoy living in Bend and having an active lifestyle, and have adapted easily to the laid back lifestyle.

Structural Drafter

The Position:

  • Prospective candidate will perform functions of creating structural drawings from conception to final design. They will be required to work on a variety of commercial, education and residential projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with Project Engineers
  • Develop Structural Drawings
  • Integrate Design Changes Into Model & Plans
  • Notify Principal In Charge of Design Conflicts
  • Coordination with Architects & Design Team
  • Actively Involved in Project Coordination
  • Organize Project Files
  • Meet or Exceed Project Deadlines

Skills:

  • Minimum 2 Years Experience as Either Structural or Architectural Drafter
  • Proficient with AutoCAD 2018 & Revit
  • Detail Orientated
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Positive Attitude
  • Ability to Work as a Team & Independently
  • Capable of Handling Multiple Projects at Once

One Year From Today:

  • You have impressed your colleagues as well as our clients with your resourcefulness to manage tasks with precision and efficiency.
  • Your modeling knowledge and expertise has made you a key player on Walker Structural’s projects.
  • Your friendly personality has made you a valued team member who is well liked by your co-workers and clients.
  • You are respected for your intrinsic knowledge of current and future AutoCAD and Revit products.
  • You have earned bonuses, and appreciate the perks we provide, like health insurance and a company-provided trainer to work out with a few times a week.
  • You enjoy living in Bend and having an active lifestyle, and have adapted easily to the laid back lifestyle.

What Our Employees Are Saying

  • My time at Walker Structural Engineering has enabled me to gain experience, constantly improve skills, create professional relationships, and develop valuable judgement, by working with many different clients and design professionals on a variety of projects. The Principals at WSE are transparent with project expectations and are approachable when seeking their guidance and expertise. WSE promotes an active lifestyle by offering employer sponsored work-out sessions and providing sit/stand adjustable desks, which helps contribute to hard work, efficiency, and teamwork in the office environment.

    Mark Sather, P.E.
  • Working with the Walker team is like being a part of an extended family. They have welcomed me in and given me responsibility and respect, despite being from California.

    Grant Currey
  • The Principals here worked hard to make the hiring and moving transition as easy as possible, while continuously keeping my best interests in mind. From allowing a flexible start date to provide time to sell my prior home and find new living arrangements, to helping my wife search for a new job; Walker was there to assist along the way. The entire office made me feel like part of the team from the moment I stepped foot inside the door, and we never looked back. The commitment to the “work hard, play hard” mentality is exuded by everyone and remains unmatched to anywhere else I have ever seen, allowing me to enjoy what Bend has to offer with my co-workers and family.

    Shawn Evilsizor, P.E.