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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
- BS in Civil or Architectural/Structural Engineering; MS and EIT a plus. Transcripts and references will be requested.
- Self-motivated, eager to learn, good communicator, and resourceful.
- Able to work independently or in a group setting. Willingness to be mentored by others.
- Proven excellence in University coursework related to structural analysis and behavior of building structures; Building code application and performance based design a plus.
- Proven excellence in University coursework related to concrete and steel design; PT concrete, wood and masonry a plus.
- Either prior experience with or ability to learn analysis and design software and apply to project specific needs under guidance of senior engineer(s).
- General programing or knowledge in Grasshopper/Rhino is a plus.
- Special consideration to those who have interned in a Structural Engineering office and have experience with analysis and design of buildings using the California Building Code and ASCE 7.
- Competitive wage paid hourly including overtime when required
- Bonus plan eligibility
- 401(k) plan eligibility
- Paid vacation and personal time allowance
- Medical, vision, dental, and life insurance
- Pharmaceutical reimbursement
- Professional affiliation reimbursement
- Professional licensure reimbursement
- Continuing education stipend
- Metro transportation reimbursement
$72,000 to $84,000/year
- Currently enrolled in a BS or MS program with a major in Civil or Architectural/Structural Engineering; transcripts and references will be requested.
- Self-motivated, eager to learn, a good communicator, and resourceful.
- Capable of working independently or in a group setting, with a willingness to be mentored by others.
- Demonstrated excellence in university coursework related to structural analysis and behavior of building structures; familiarity with building code application is a plus.
- Proven excellence in university coursework related to concrete and steel design; experience with PT concrete, wood, and masonry is advantageous.
- Hybrid position requiring a minimum of 3 days in the office; employees may use the parking structure attached to our building at no additional cost.
$29/hr to $31/hr