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Regional Structural Engineering Director, Northern California

Company: LPA, Inc.
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

LPA is seeking a passionate and ambitious Structural Engineering Director to lead a team of talented engineers and designers in our Sacramento and San Jose Studios. You will work closely with other regional and firmwide leaders to build on LPA's nearly 60 years of unprecedented accomplishments in the business of design. You will play an integral part in building your community through innovative and challenging building design projects throughout California and across the nation.We walk the talk at LPA and our commitment to changing lives by design is more than a slogan. LPA is one of the nation's leading sustainable design firms and the only large firm to meet the AIA's 2030 Challenge benchmarks over the last two years. Engineers are a vital part of this history of achievement at LPA and our structural engineers are leading the way in tackling the SE 2050 Embodied Carbon Challenge. LPA's structural engineers have been repeatedly recognized by our peers in the structural engineering community for our innovative and technically challenging designs, including receiving SEAOC's Excellence in Structural Engineering and People's Choice Award in 2021 along with multiple national engineering awards from NCSEA and AISC.Join a firm where your voice is heard and your work is highly valued. LPA offers a collaborative environment and the opportunity to work with a team of creative, intelligent experts in all aspects of the integrated design process. You will be the structural engineering leader in the firm's Northern California Region responsible for the initiation and execution of engineering projects for the firm. This is a highly visible role requiring the ability to communicate with project teams, project staff and with our valued clients. What you will do:

  • Lead, grow, and manage a talented team of structural engineers and designers in LPA's San Jose and Sacramento Studios including participation in staff development, hiring and compensation decisions.
  • Have a strong voice in the leadership of the structural engineering discipline firmwide.
  • Contribute to the leadership and strategic growth of LPA's Sacramento and San Jose Studios.
  • Work with Studio and Practice Directors to develop strong and lasting relationships with owners, developers, and public and private clients.
  • Monitor and coordinate the work of multiple structural engineering project teams.
  • Oversee Quality Control/Quality Assurance within the structural engineering discipline.
  • Work closely with internal and external team members to establish and monitor schedules and budgets.What we will do:
    • Provide a highly competitive salary and the ability to share in the firm's profit in the form of regular meaningful bonuses.
    • Provide generous benefits including health and dental insurance, retirement and financial, wellness and other work/life enhancing programs.
    • Provide a state-of-the-art collaborative work environment and all the tools and resources needed to be successful in the role of Structural Engineering Director.
    • Provide career growth opportunities including a pathway to firm ownership, access to professional development grants and our comprehensive professional development program.
    • Access to expert management and leadership training and coaching.Structural Engineering Director Requirements:
      • Bachelor's or Master's degree in structural or architectural engineering.
      • An active California Structural Engineer's (SE) license.
      • 15 or more years of technical experience with 5 or more years in a leadership role.
      • Extensive hands-on experience in working with the California Division of the State Architect (DSA) is required. Experience with the California Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) is encouraged.
      • Experience using ETABS, SAP, SAFE, RAM and RISA, and other common structural design and analysis tools.
      • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
      • Proven ability to thrive in highly collaborative environments.LPA is an integrated design firm with offices in California and Texas. We specialize in creating innovative, sustainable environments that work better, do more with less and improve people's lives. We provide a vibrant and rewarding work environment-one that values and fosters creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, community engagement and ongoing career development and growth. LPA is also committed to diversity, wellness and work-life balance. LPA offers competitive salaries and generous benefits, including health and dental insurance, retirement and financial, wellness and other work/life plans.The salary range for this position is $150K - $180K and is eligible for annual bonus. If you are hired at LPA, your base salary is based on factors such as geographic location, skills, education, experience and/or project complexity. We believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members as part of any final offer.

Keywords: LPA, Inc., Sacramento , Regional Structural Engineering Director, Northern California, Executive , Sacramento, California

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