Career Opportunities

Since its establishment, John A. Martin & Associates (JAMA) has consistently prioritized the growth of its staff and the nurturing of potential talent. We provide a professional and supportive work environment, placing a strong emphasis on real-world experience and a collective pursuit of professional excellence. Our distinctive family-like culture fosters open dialogue, embraces diversity, and promotes a sense of enjoyment in the workplace.  If you wish to submit your information, please forward a cover letter specifying the position and office you are applying for, along with your resume, to

Currently, our Los Angeles and Oakland offices are actively seeking additions to our team in the roles of Structural Designers and for summer internships. Both positions emphasize the following:

  • Introduction to all phases of a building’s construction from the engineers perspective from schematic design to design development to construction documents and administration
  • Structural design across a wide variety of materials (timber, masonry, steel, and concrete)
  • Application of structural theory to real-world design
  • Use and interpretation of governing building codes such as CBC, ACI, AISC, NDS, ASCE7 and ASCE41
  • Practical use of cutting-edge software packages such as RAM, Perform 3D, SAP2000, ETABS, SAFE, RISA, Enercalc, and Mathcad, among others
  • Greater understanding of structural concepts such as load paths and load transfers
  • Exposure to real-world projects and construction practices through on-site visits
  • Understanding of project management processes such as RFIs and submittal packages for current projects