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Senior Structural Engineer

  • Painesville, Ohio
  • Position ID: 2956
  • Minimum Experience: 10 years
  • Education: BSCE
  • Registration: Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Required Skills: Civil Engineering ; Microsoft Office ; RAM ; STAAD ; Structural Design ; Structural Engineering
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.


At Burgess & Niple, our employees are driven by a passion for advancing the built environment with exceptional concern for quality of life, safety and sustainability. We deliver creative solutions that exceed our clients’ goals and foster an environment that creates unlimited opportunities for employees.

Guided by our core values, we are a privately held firm with offices in twelve states and the District of Columbia and projects around the world. Through our Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI) and tech-savvy employees, we seamlessly collaborate regardless of location. Apply today and discover the limitless possibilities for your career at B&N.

Burgess & Niple is looking for an experienced Senior Structural Engineer to join our fast-paced, dynamic team in Painesville, OH leading vertical structural design of buildings and water/wastewater treatment facilities from preliminary design through construction.

What you can expect as the major duties and responsibilities:

  • Lead vertical structural design project teams working with architects, engineers and scientists throughout the firm.
  • Prepare design calculations, drawings, specifications, design analysis and construction cost estimates.
  • Perform construction related services including shop drawing reviews, response to requests for information, perform periodic site visits to observe construction, and perform structural inspections, as needed.
  • Manage structural portion of project budgets.
  • Direct CAD technicians and designers in the production of CAD drawings and BIM models.
  • Coordinate with, train/coach and guide junior design staff in developing and delivering structural design projects.

You may be a good fit if you have these skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program
  • PE registration in Ohio required, SE registration is a plus
  • 10 or more years of related structural and component (masonry, concrete, steel and timber) design experience of building and treatment plant facilities
  • Experience with Microsoft Office in addition to in-depth knowledge of RAMSteel and STAAD design software required; Knowledge of MathCAD, enercalc or other structural design software is a plus
  • Knowledge of U.S. Department of Defense Unified Facilities Criteria documents, progressive collapse, AT/FP and blast design is desired
  • Strong interpersonal communication and thorough design documentation and detailing skills
  • Self-motivated and adaptable, including the capability to learn virtual collaboration tools.
  • Ability to work remotely based on business operations and the needs of the firm.

What we offer:

Burgess & Niple offers an excellent benefits package that includes your choice of medical plan, dental/vision coverage, immediate accrued paid time off, 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule, flexible spending or health savings account options, basic life insurance/short term & long term disability coverage at no cost to the employee, option to purchase supplemental life insurance, bonus program, flexible hours, hybrid work schedule options, tuition assistance, casual dress, opportunities for professional development and much more.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.