Structural Engineering Job Opportunities

RHC Engineering is located in downtown Seattle with a focus on transportation infrastructures. In this position you will be a detail oriented and organized structural engineer with a great potential to grow your career rapidly in a flexible work environment. We expect a self-motivated team player with previous design experience on bridges, walls and other structural elements made of steel and concrete. The candidate would be able to work independently with minimum supervisions on a variety of tasks, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Design of bridges, walls, and other structures, or structural study;
  • Bridge and other structures load rating, rehabilitation, or retrofit design;
  • Structural modeling and analysis including linear, nonlinear, or seismic analysis;
  • PS&E preparation for bridges, walls, or other structural projects;
  • Engineering analysis report preparations;
  • Construction shop drawing and constructability review;
  • Construction cost estimation and writing of project specifications;


  • PE license is desired;
  • BS in Civil Engineering, MS in Structural Engineering preferred;
  • Three or more years of experience in bridge design, load rating, retaining wall design, seismic analysis;
  • Experience using AASHTO bridge design codes and WSDOT BDM;
  • Proficient with structural engineering software such as SAP2000;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and AutoCAD software;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

RHC Engineering has a competitive benefit package.

Job Type: Full-time

Century Link Field – Internship Opportunity

We have a great opportunity for a CM, Engineering, or Architecture major to learn about the process of renovating an existing NFL Stadium at CenturyLink Field. Credits are available through the Seahawks organization for this internship.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Assist Director of Project Development and Project Manager with various tasks including working with architects and design consultants to create an As-Built document of CenturyLink Field, Home of the Seattle Seahawks. This position will have elementary drafting assignments and including updating construction documents from contractors and other design consultants to closely represent the current condition of the NFL Stadium and Event Center.  Works under close supervision but must also be self motivated; this position receives specific and detailed instruction as to required tasks and results expected.
Project objectives are to update CAD drawings with existing conditions to include electrical, mechanical, plumbing, fire sprinkler & alarm, civil and architectural drawing sets. Other duties may include scanning redline drawings, create electronic file cabinets, update Operation & Maintenance Manuals. There may be an opportunity to start creating a 3D Model of the stadium and event center.

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Entry Level Positions with Missile Defense Agency

The Missile Defense Agency just placed an announcement on USA for General Engineers with degrees completed before June 30, 2018!

This dynamic three-year formal training program includes rotational assignments which will enable you to work on various aspects of the programs related to the missile defense system; attend classroom and web-based training; participate in formal mentoring; and be a part of cohort experiences with other developmental program participants. There will be annual promotion opportunities based upon meeting time-in-grade requirements, successful performance, successful completion of required training, and supervisory approval. This is your opportunity to begin a successful civilian career with the Missile Defense Agency.

There are multiple entry level professional engineering positions in the three year Career Development Program.

Visit the direct link on USA Jobs here.

2018 Brown and Caldwell Scholarships

Brown and Caldwell awards college scholarships worth $5,000 each to promising full-time students pursuing careers in the environmental profession through a variety of award programs, including the Dr. Wesley Eckenfelder, Jr. Scholarship, the Minority Scholarship Program, the Women in Leadership Scholarship and the GLBTQ Scholarship.

Students enrolled in their junior or senior year or graduate program at an accredited college or university are welcome to apply. Eligible declared majors include civil, chemical or environmental engineering or one of the related environmental sciences (e.g. biology, geology, hydrogeology, ecology). For full eligibility guidelines, please refer to the individual scholarship pages.

The deadline for applications is April 15th. To learn more, go check out the Scholarship FAQs.

CFMA Scholarship

The Puget Sound Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is offering a scholarship to students in construction management Bachelor’s Degree programs in the state of Washington.

Application deadline: 3/31/18

Scholarship Overview:

Puget Sound Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is a local non-profit organization dedicated to being the communications leader and premier source of education and information for aspects of financial management unique to the construction industry. Our local chapter consists of more than 130 individual members representing approximately 100 different companies in the Puget Sound region including: construction companies, lawyers, banks, insurance and surety bonding companies, accounting software, suppliers to the construction industry and CPA’s. Continue reading

SCTL Data Collection Job Announcement – Spring 2018

Data Collecting Job from April 2 to April 13

The Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics (SCTL) Center in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the UW is hiring students for part-time work spring quarter 2018.

$19/hour with a flexible schedule and up to 19.5 hours a week.

This position will require working in a team to study “last mile” delivery system in downtown Seattle. We will be monitoring carrier’s delivery activities including parking, building access, physical delivery, inventory sign-off and even payment. Job requirements include:

  • Travel to downtown Seattle
  • Ability to work outside
  • Be comfortable and friendly to approach carriers for asking a few questions
  • Recording dataon a smartphone and a GPS device
  • Ability to collect, review, and edit datausing Excel
  • Attention to detail a must
  • Strong communication skills are required to communicate in writing
  • Available from April 2 to April 13
  • Working shifts consist of (schedule can be flexible based on your time availability):
    • Morning shift: 9 am to 12 pm
    • Afternoon shift: 12 pm to 4 pm

To apply (send a short resume and your time availability between April 2 and April 13) or to request more information send an email with SCTL Data Collecting Job in the subject line to Haena Kim ( Please send your documents by Friday, March 9, 2018.

2018 Water Storage Basics Workshop in Everett

Water Storage Basics Workshop

  • When: Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
  • Where: Legion Hall in American Legion Park, Everett (147 Alverson Blvd Everett, WA 98201)

This program is designed to provide a basic understanding of the elements of planning, design, inspection and maintenance of potable water storage.  Topics will include:

  • Water Storage Basics
  • Soils & Seismic Design Considerations
  • Structural Design Considerations
  • Piping Connections
  • Inspection of Water Storage Facilities
  • Sanitary Surveys
  • Corrosion Control
  • Pressure Tanks for Water Storage
  • Small Water System and Chemical Storage Tanks
  • Large Reservoirs
  • Reservoir Water Quality

Cost is $80 for AWWA, WEF, or PNCWA members and $105 for non-members.  $20 surcharge after Monday March 26th.

Lunch and refreshments are included. Registration is limited to 30 people and will close on Friday March 30th..

Click here to register or for more information.

Small system and student scholarships are available.  For details please see the web page in the link shown above.

Job Opportunities at the Applied Physics Laboratory

The UW’s Applied Physics Laboratory has posted two job opportunities which might be of interest to CoE’s graduates. Both are newly created positions which support a cutting-edge cabled ocean observatory off the Washington and Oregon coasts. The Applied Physics Laboratory did a substantial portion of the design, engineering, fabrication, and deployment of this system of scientific instruments over the last few years, and continues to be deeply involved in the ongoing operations and maintenance of the observatory today.

Senior Ocean Science Computer Specialist

This position will be responsible for many operational aspects of the systems used to control and monitor the subsea and shore based observatory infrastructure.

Ocean Science Software Engineer

This position will enhance a diverse set of operation and control systems for the observatory, as well as create new interfaces to its scientific instrumentation.

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Greenroads Foundation Internship

Greenroads Foundation ( seeks an Engineering Technician for a full-time internship of up to 12 weeks in the summer (and, possibly, spring). As Engineering Technician, you will be assigned to complete specific internal research and engineering analysis activities that support the mission and vision of the organization and will help tell the story of our global impact.

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Pacific Science Center Summer Opportunities

Pacific Science Center is hiring for camp staff at multiple locations around the greater Seattle area

Spend your summer engaging children in the wonders of science! Pacific Science Center’s Camps for Curious Minds is looking for staff to help kids explore, experiment, and discover. Our camps feature challenging classroom science projects, hands-on science exploration, and traditional camp games and songs. If you have a passion for science, education, and experience working with children grades PreK-8, this is the perfect way to spend your summer! Our camps bring together the fun of camp with the excitement of science exploration. Your role? Help us inspire our campers and make this their best summer ever!

We are accepting applications for the following positions at all locations:

  • Camps Operations Lead
  • Camps Lead Teacher
  • Camps Assistant Teacher
  • Camps Aide

This summer we are running camps at the following locations:  

  • Pacific Science Center in Seattle
  • Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center in Bellevue
  • Thomas School in Medina
  • Kirkland Seventh-day Adventist School in Kirkland
  • The Overlake School in Redmond
  • University of Washington Bothell Campus
  • Explorer West Middle School in West Seattle
  • Stroum Jewish Community Center in Mercer Island
  • Brighton School in Mountlake Terrace

Position Start: June 2018 through August 2018

Job Status: Full Time (40 hours per week), Temporary

Compensation: Aide-$14/hr, Assistant Teacher-$14.50/hr, Lead Teacher-$15.50/hr, Operations Lead-$16.50/hr

To Apply and Learn More:  To view full job descriptions and to apply, complete our online application at: All those considered for position are subject to a reference and background check.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. Group interviews will begin in February and continue until our team is full. If you are interested, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.