Opening for Structural Design Engineer

AP  Engineering is a small structural engineering consulting firm, founded  in 2005, specializing in the building design/construction industry. The  company provides a wide range of structural engineering services for  residential, industrial, commercial, educational and religious projects.  Our office is located in downtown Evanston, convenient to multiple  public transportation options.

AP  Engineering is seeking a Structural Design Engineer to join our firm.   The Design Engineer performs a variety of engineering tasks, and works  with others to design innovative and technically sound solutions in  accordance to project requirements and applicable codes.  The individual  performs calculations, research, structural analysis, and assists in  the production of plans, specifications, reports, etc. The capability to  coordinate with other building design disciplines is important.  The  ideal candidate will have technical knowledge of working/construction  documents and familiarity with building codes.


  • Prepares structural design calculations for wood, concrete, structural steel, and masonry structures
  • Prepares sketches and drawings CAD software
  • Reviews existing drawings and technical specifications as required for design calculations
  • Coordinates project assignments with project managers
  • Assists with field surveys and in the preparation of plans, specifications, supporting documents, and permit information
  • Maintains project documentation, including calculations, project filing, etc.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Strong analytical skills; knowledge of analysis methods
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering with 2+  years of after college experience
  • EIT preferred
  • Skilled in MS Office, AutoCAD, RISA 2D/3D and Excel
  • Knowledge of codes and standards (IBC, ASCE 7, ACI, AISC, NDS, and ACI 530/530.1)

Contact:  email resume/ cover letter to