27 days old

Structural Engineer - Transit Facilities/Buildings

Pasadena, CA 91101
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Structural Engineer - Transit Facilities / Buildings - US West Coast

Opportunity :

Parsons has supported all elements of mass transit, including mainline railways, commuter rail and light rail transit. Our design teams have worked on every major transit system in North America and many of the most renowned systems overseas and we are now hiring an experienced Structural Engineer to our team on the West Coast. We offer the flexibility to work from home, in an area near one of our many Parsons offices, but must be able to travel to a Parsons office location for collaboration with our teams and travel to project sites. In Southern California, we are engaged in some of the most exciting infrastructure projects in the country which are changing the urban context and are transforming the region into a more pedestrian and bike-friendly environment supported by public transit.

In this role, you will plan and design Facilities and Buildings used in Rail/Transit as well as various structures, like pedestrian bridges, walkways, overpasses, underground structures, and other related structures associated with Mass transit. You will be expected to analyze proposed projects to ensure structural reliability, resource efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Deliverables include the development of specifications, engineering computations, material quantity take-offs, estimates, surveys and designs from planning stages through proposal through construction.


  • Independently develops engineering products that meet customer quality requirements. This includes defining the problem, establishing the work scope, preparing the budget and schedule, planning the work, providing technical direction, and reporting the work status.
  • Typical products may include detailed calculations, drawings, procurement documents, design and installation packages, proposal evaluations, technical reports, and detailed analyses.
  • For a more Senior level engineer, may supervise one or more subordinates and provide input regarding performance.
  • May be assigned to a project or organizational team, or as a lead engineer for a specific discipline on a small to intermediate-sized project.
  • Provides input and technical guidance to BIM Designer/Drafters, Designers, and junior Engineers working on the same project.

Qualifications :

Bachelor's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (or related field)

5+ years of related work experience is required, Master's degree preferred
Professional Engineer (PE) License is required or the ability to obtain PE license within one year
Proficiency in utilizing BIM/Revit and software packages typically associated with engineering is required

Proficiency with office software such as; MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Bluebeam is required

Proficiency in the analysis, design and detailing of concrete and steel buildings for gravity and lateral loads is required

Working knowledge of concrete masonry unit and light gauge metal construction is preferred



Posted: 2020-08-24 Expires: 2020-10-08

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Structural Engineer - Transit Facilities/Buildings

Parsons Corporation
Pasadena, CA 91101

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