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July 2017

Atkins Engineers has a position available for an engineering graduate for structural inspection projects located throughout South Florida. License is not required but considered a plus. Experience in construction of high and low rise residential and commercial projects is preferred. Proficient in Excel, Word, Power Point and writing capabilities are necessary. The company provides architectural, engineering, inspection and litigation consulting services. We offer competitive salary, health, life, disability insurance and 401(k) plan.

 E-mail resume to: Mail@ae-fl.com. Equal Opportunity Employer

O’Connell & Associates Consulting Engineers, LLC is a mid-sized, multi-disciplined firm specializing in residential, commercial and municipal work with civil, structural and mechanical engineers on staff.  Our experience in a wide variety of processes, techniques and materials combined with our understanding of local, state and federal regulatory requirements enables us to develop cost-efficient designs tailored to meet your project goals in a timely manner.  We have an immediate opportunity for an Engineering Intern or Professional Structural Engineer with 3 to 10 years of structural design experience to join our Santa Rosa Beach, Florida office.

Knowledge / Experience / Requirements:

2 to 10 years’ experience using AutoCAD with emphasis in residential and/or commercial structural design.
Proficiency in AutoCAD and other design software.
Experience in drafting for structural engineers, architects or on similar types of projects.
Experience working with engineers to and the ability to understand all parts of engineering contract documents.

Personal Attributes:

Strong written and oral communication skills.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Proven analytical and problem-solving skills with keen attention to detail.
Ability to work independently with little supervision as well as work effectively as a team member.

Work Conditions:

Full-time position
Mostly office environment, some field work
Must be able to work early or late to attend client meetings as needed

Duties/Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Interact and communicate with the project team, clients and agencies
Perform site visits as needed
Attend meetings
Plan and coordinate timely completion of all projects
Complete project activities within budget


Competitive salary
Holiday & Vacation
Medical Insurance
401(k) with employer match
We are an equal opportunity and drug-free work place

Job Type: Full or Part-time

Please call (850) 403-4555 or email us at engineer@oconnellengineers.com to learn more about the position or submit a resume.

JUNE 2017

Alachua County Board of County Commissioners

Civil Engineer II

$58,397.66 - $93,550.08 Annually

Closing Date: 07/14/17

Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, public works engineering, environmental engineering, mechanical engineering or a closely  related engineering field  and  three years related professional engineering experience.  Must possess a valid Florida Driver License.  Engineer Intern (EI) Certification required at the time of employment.  Applicants within six months of meeting the minimum education/experience may  be considered for trainee status.

Please apply on-line at http://www.alachuacounty.us/employment. Please direct inquiries regarding this position to (352) 374-5219.

Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated in the application process.
Preference in initial appointment will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of disabled veterans.

TDD users, please call 711 (Florida Relay Service)


Pursuant to Florida’s open records law, applications and resumes are subject to public disclosure.

Alachua County Board of County Commissioners

Engineering Technician

$36,297.87 - $56,261.50 Annually

Closing Date: 06/30/17

Graduation from high school or equivalent and two years civil engineering, road design, computer operations, drafting, survey, or road construction inspection experience; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience.

Please apply on-line at http://www.alachuacounty.us/employment. Please direct inquiries regarding this position to (352) 374-5219.

Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated in the application process.
Preference in initial appointment will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of disabled veterans.

TDD users, please call 711 (Florida Relay Service)


Pursuant to Florida’s open records law, applications and resumes are subject to public disclosure.

May 2017

Job Title:  Structural Engineer

Job Type: Full-time

Job Description:

Are you a highly motivated, self-starter who loves to work hard, learn a wide variety of skills, and go home each day with a sense of accomplishment, all surrounded by like-minded peers? Bliss & Nyitray, Inc. is an award-winning and innovative structural engineering firm seeking a Structural Engineer in our Tallahassee office.  

Desired Skills and Experience:

The candidate should be proficient at most or all of the following duties:

·   2 years of structural engineering and inspection experience.

·   Knowledge of design of cast-in-place concrete, prestressed concrete, post-tensioned concrete, structural steel,            reinforced masonry.

·   Experience with RAM, ETABS and other structural engineering software preferred.

·   Working knowledge of REVIT Structure preferred.

   The candidate should possess some or most of the following traits:

·   BS in Structural Engineering; MS preferred.

·   Engineer Intern or Professional Engineer.

·   Excellent organizational and communication skills.

·   Enthusiastic, self-motivated, pro-active and team-oriented.

About this company

Bliss & Nyitray, Inc. (BNI) is headquartered in Miami, Florida.  Founded in 1955, we have provided a full range of high-quality, creative Structural Engineering, Value Engineering and Inspection Services of recognized high quality to a variety of private and governmental clients throughout the Eastern United States and the Caribbean. Our knowledge of materials, foundations and framing systems and our focus on the needs of the project has given our firm a reputation for highly creative designs that reduce cost and simplify construction. BNI plays an active role during the construction process to help ensure that a quality project is built. The firm takes pride in the high quality of work, spirit of cooperation and professionalism that prevails among its staff. Our open office environment gives us the ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with one another. We treat all employees fairly and with respect for their individual capabilities.  We are not complacent about the future; we continually upgrade staff skills, utilize the latest in technological advances and remain current on building codes by actively participating in their formation

To demonstrate our commitment, BNI:

·   Employs and promotes on the basis of merit.

·   Provides in-house training.

·   Offers opportunities for advancement and professional development.

·   Promotes from within whenever possible.

·   Endeavors to establish and maintain good communications among the staff.

BNI provides a comprehensive benefit program, including:

·   Competitive salary.

·   Annual bonuses plus consideration for quarterly bonuses based on performance, hours worked and firm profitability.

·   Paid Time Off plus Holidays

·   70% paid premiums for Medical, Dental, Life and Short Term Disability Insurance.

·   Profit Sharing Plan, including 401K Plan, when profits permit.

APRIL 2017


Forensic & Structural Engineer

Job Description:

Geohazards Inc. is a small but expanding, privately-owned company based in Gainesville, Florida. Our firm was founded in 1985 as a geological services company, but in the last several years we have expanded our services to include structural and forensic engineering services, mostly conducting investigations of existing buildings and structures. We have had success providing structural and forensic engineering services to our clients, and we are now in a position to add to our current staff of Professional Engineers.

This is a full-time, salaried position, focusing on projects throughout the state of Florida. Thus, the person would be expected to work out of their home/office, conducting forensic and structural engineering investigations of buildings and other structures for a wide variety of problems.

The primary focus of the job involves determining the cause, origin, and duration of reported damages. This involves daily trips to job sites throughout the state (typically, single-family residences). Some overnight trips may be required. Once the site investigation is completed, a draft report (using our templates) is then written from your remote location and sent to our headquarters for a thorough peer review.

You must be highly independent, self-motivated, and organized, due to the non-traditional aspect of this remote position. The potential candidate must have several years of experience in this field and understand the basic functions of this type of engineering work, as well as be able to work with little to no supervision the majority of the time (however, help is always a phone call or email away).

Types of damage routinely investigated include: structural damage, roof damage, moisture intrusion, interior water damage (plumbing and other causes), settlement and other foundation problems, construction defects, general building material failures, and all types of storm-related damage.

Our primary clients are insurance companies. However, property owners and attorneys also utilize our services.  Prior experience with these types of clients, including litigation and deposition work, is highly desirable.

Job Requirements:

  • ·         Bachelor’s of Science in Civil or Structural Engineering is required.
  • ·         Florida P.E. license preferred, but a highly qualified E.I. who has experience and will take the exam soon may be considered.
  • ·         Five or more years of combined structural and forensic engineering experience. We prefer a candidate with traditional structural engineering design experience who is at ease reading a set of plans, understands how buildings are constructed, and is very familiar with architectural components of a building, not just the structure (e.g., roof coverings, wall cladding, flooring, flashing and waterproofing, windows and doors, etc.). 
  • ·         Must have roof inspection experience on all types of roof systems, especially single-family homes (shingles, tile). Also must have attic investigation experience. Must be willing and comfortable performing these types of investigations on two-story structures using a ladder, often under inhospitable conditions (i.e. Florida summers)
  • ·         Generally, you should have experience in all common types of forensic engineering investigations, especially water damage.  Being able to pinpoint the cause and origin of water damage and establish duration is extremely important to our clients.
  • ·         Ability to communicate with our clients in a technical and professional manner by telephone, email, and in person, and summarize your findings in your reports.
  • ·         High skill level in technical writing, and the ability to put together a complete report with photographic references in a timely manner.
  • ·         Manage multiple investigations and reports simultaneously and complete the assignments within the provided timelines.
  • ·         You must have a computer (either laptop or desktop), a high speed internet connection, printer, etc. to remotely access our server and exchange documents smoothly.  Basic forensic engineering tools such as a digital camera, foldable ladder, moisture meter, flashlight, tape measure, etc. will be provided.


  • Work remotely from your home office, where you can set your own office hours.
  • Balance of field and office work.
  • Independent work environment, but with the office management and engineering technical support of an established and experienced company.
  • We try to limit as much administrative and other hassles from our engineer’s duties as possible so that you can concentrate on what you excel at - forensic and structural engineering investigations and completing reports.
  • Full range of benefits, including: Paid time off, health insurance, long-term disability insurance, and a credit card for expenses will be provided.
 anyone that is interested can forward their resume to engineering@geohazardsinc.com

Structural Engineers Group, Inc 

Project Structural Engineer

We have an immediate, excellent opportunity for a Professional Structural Engineer with 3 to 10 years of structural building design experience to join our Jacksonville, FL office.  SEG is an established firm with a large variety of projects including medical, commercial, educational, and industrial facilities. We offer a competitive salary and benefits program along with all the benefits of a small, privately held firm.

Minimum Requirements:

·         Bachelor of Science in Civil/Structural Engineering from an ABET accredited College.

·         Professional Engineering license registered in the State of Florida; or registration in another state with Florida registration to be            obtained as soon as possible but no later than within 3 months.

·         3+ years of relevant structural building design experience including steel, concrete, masonry, and wood structures

·         Knowledgeable of the Florida Building Code and the latest versions of the steel, concrete, masonry, and wood design codes.

·         Competency in the production of Contract Documents by clearly detailing design requirements to be easily interpreted by field              personnel.

·         Proficiency in structural design software including Bentley RAM products, Etabs, Enercalc, Structure Point, Tedds, MathCad, MS                Excel, etc. as well as non-computer aided design of structural systems and components.

·         Ability to model structural systems, coordinate with other disciplines, and produce Construction Documents within Autodesk                  Revit.

·         Ability to work well within the existing group of engineers and company personnel.

·         Enthusiasm about their career choice, the engineering profession and the desire to provide an important, valuable service to                   our clients.

·         Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written.

·         Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple projects concurrently

·         The desire to further their professional career by self-study and continuing education courses provided through the firm.

Preferred Qualifications

·         A master's degree in Structural Engineering.

·         Previous experience in construction site observation and threshold inspection services.


Please send your cover letter and resume to HR@SEGonline.com. No phone calls.

For more information, please visit www.SEGonline.com


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