Structural Design Engineer (7+years)

Seattle, WA
Full Time

The Company

Fast + Epp is an internationally recognized structural engineering firm with a team that prioritizes creativity and simplicity. We work with all materials but are well known for our mass timber and timber-hybrid projects. We love working on architecturally expressive structures, on every scale from single-family homes to large institutional buildings. We enjoy work with a high premium on structural expression. We strive to improve people’s lives through practical, holistic structural design.



The Senior Design Engineer will be responsible for increasing our presence in the Seattle design community, and providing high level conceptual design at the start of projects.  The role will also have an outward facing component with substantial interactions with new and existing clients.  Senior Design Engineers will exhibit the passion and attention to design quality that represents our design values of innovation and creativity.


Required Knowledge and Skills

  • 7-10 years' in consulting engineering 
  • Civil Engineering Degree required, Masters in Engineering would be considered an asset
  • Capacity for multitasking for multiple/large-scale projects, with the ability to set team priorities
  • Strong Business Development, interpersonal, leadership and communication skills
  • Manage local client relationships
  • Ability to manage time well, understanding project workflow
  • Understanding of project process and order, including procurement types
  • Understanding of general construction techniques and materials
  • Ability to communicate well with external project teams
  • Understanding of historical and current design strategies and architectural styles
  • Develops an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the firm's project portfolio and services offered

Primary Duties

  • Ensure creativity and innovation in project design and detailing
  • Determine structural systems and overall structural behavior
  • Correspond with Project Architect and other design team members
  • Work to further build relationships with new and existing clients, with the potential to grow into a role helping to find new clients.


Why Work For Us?

  • A commitment to your professional development, with offered tuition assistance
  • Unlimited PTO and very generous paid leave options.
  • Very competitive extended health plan, dental coverage, and 401k matching
  • Annual company bonus
  • Office closure between Christmas and New Years Day.
  • A positive working atmosphere
  • Social events and activities - we like to have fun too!




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