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Structural Engineer

Sitts & Hill Engineers, Inc., a civil, structural, and land surveying firm in Tacoma, WA for over 60 years is seeking a Structural Engineer with 3 - 10 years’ experience in industrial, commercial, and infrastructure design. We are looking for a self-motivated individual with a strong work ethic and a desire to work on a wide variety of interesting and complex projects.

Desired Qualifications:

• B.S. degree in Civil/Structural Engineering, or related field, preferably from an ABET accredited college
• Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.), preferably in Washington State
• 3 - 10 years of progressive experience preparing engineering plans, specifications, technical reports, permit applications and cost estimates.
• Demonstrable proficiency with AutoCAD 2008+
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project, and structural modelling programs
• Familiarity with local codes, manuals, and permit requirements
• Ability to prioritize and manage budgets and deadlines in a fast-paced setting
• Self-motivated, detail oriented, well organized, with strong technical writing and communication skills
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team
• Business development, client relations, and project management experience is a plus

Typical duties could include:

• Preparation of engineering plans, structural calculations, and details
• Preparation of technical correspondence, cost estimates, reports, and specifications
• Design of commercial and industrial structures in compliance with State and local municipality regulations
• Define, organize, coordinate, and complete projects from start to finish with limited oversight
• Develop strong relationships with City/County regulatory authorities
• Responsible for project organization and QA/QC of work product
• Limited travel to occasionally support project tasks


• Full time position, with time and a half over 40 hours/week


• Commensurate with qualifications and experience
• Excellent health insurance package
• 401K retirement plan with employer matching
• Generous profit sharing (employee bonus)
• Paid sick leave, vacation, and holidays

If you’re interested in bringing your talents to a very well established firm with great culture, professional independence, and low employee turnover, please send your resume to and cover letter to info@sittshill.com.