American Structurepoint

Project Engineer - Structural

Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis
Job ID
Structural Group
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time


When you join American Structurepoint, you gain more than a career. You become part of a family of talented, passionate, good-hearted people who take pride in going the extra mile for our clients. At American Structurepoint, we are known for making the impossible happen for clients across the world who want help building and bettering their communities. We live by our values- excellence, respect, integrity innovation, and social responsibility. We encourage our experts to try new things and explore new ideas that turn our client's dreams into reality, even if those ideas are unconventional. We invest in our people by offering excellent benefits and training, development, and mentorship opportunities that lead to a rewarding career path. If you are ready for more than a career, we invite you to explore opportunities to join our team and help us improve the quality of life for the communities we serve.


Group: Structural

Position: Project Engineer

Location: Indianapolis, IN


We are seeking a talented structural engineer with 3 to 5 years of progressive experience in building design. We offer the opportunity to work in a team-oriented, multi-discipline environment to produce exciting, diverse projects using state-of-the-art software.   Experience designing building structures per the International Building Code is required.  Ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing is essential.  Experience using RAM Structural System, RISA, SAP2000, ETABS, and Revit Structure is highly desired.  Design experience with post-tensioned concrete structures is a plus.

The successful candidate will work with Project Managers and with other engineers designing structures and producing drawings and specifications.


  • Directing the work of, and mentoring Staff Engineers
  • Understanding gravity and lateral load resisting systems and defining complete load paths
  • Accurately defining applicable loads and load combinations applied to structures
  • Designing complete gravity load framing systems and foundations
  • Designing lateral load resisting systems (braced frames, moment frames, shear walls and diaphragms)
  • Developing job-specific details for unique conditions (i.e. “detailing”)
  • Breaking down complex design and analysis tasks into “first principals” of engineering
  • Writing technical specifications
  • Attending project meetings to coordinate structural requirements with clients and other disciplines (independently as appropriate)
  • Coordinating structural design requirements with other project disciplines (Architecture, Civil Engineering, Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing, etc.)
  • Performing field observation site visits to observe and document status of structural projects and conformance to the design intent
  • Coordinating with and responding to RFIs from contractors during construction
  • Delegated Project Manager tasks (under the supervision of Project Manager/Structural Project Directors as appropriate)
  • Possessing a thorough understanding of Structural Group Standards (General Notes, Specs, and Typical Details)


  • Bachelor’s Degree or above in Civil Engineering (structural emphasis preferred)
  • Passed either the NCEES Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) exam or the NCEES Structural Engineering (SE) exam (SE preferred)
  • Possess engineering licensure in at least one state
  • Minimum of 4 years of relative experience (Advanced degree can be considered as relative experience)


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