Careers

Senior Project Manager/Engineer Position

About Murphy Burr Curry, Inc. (MBC)

Murphy Burr Curry, Inc., located in downtown San Francisco, is the go-to firm for a full range of consulting structural engineering services. Our experienced team works closely with architects, developers, and contractors to create imaginative and cost-effective engineering solutions for even the most complex structural design problems. MBC specializes in historic renovation, seismic retrofit, and new building design and is recognized as a leader in the evaluation of buildings damaged due to natural disasters (such as major earthquakes, fires, and storms) as well as for providing seismic upgrades to existing structures.

At MBC, we invest in our team members and are dedicated to creating an inclusive, collaborative, and supportive environment that provides ample opportunities for career growth and development. We offer a generous compensation and benefits package and a flexible working schedule (including 1-2 remote days each week) that prioritizes employee work/life balance. Our goal is to help team members build a career based on projects that they are proud of, and we seek team members that value quality of work, service, growth, and knowledge.

About the Senior Project Engineer/Manager Position

This is your opportunity to take on a leadership position within our team of creative and talented engineers. As a Senior Project Engineer/Manager, you’ll lead a variety of unique and challenging design projects, thought-partnering with industry leaders while also helping to build strong business relationships for the firm and serve as a mentor for junior staff.

We’re looking for an experienced, licensed engineer with a demonstrated ability to “think outside of the box” when it comes to solving design problems and who possesses an in-depth knowledge and application of the building code. To be successful in this position, you must understand that getting the job done means overseeing the delivery of high quality work while being mindful of clients' time and budget constraints.

If you’re looking for an opportunity to lead complex projects in an inclusive, laid-back environment that is dedicated to employee growth and development, we’d like to meet you!

Job responsibilities, requirements, and benefits for this full-time position are detailed below.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform advanced lateral and gravity analysis and design of structures utilizing wood, steel, masonry, and concrete systems
  • Engage in and/or lead business development opportunities alongside MBC’s Principals
  • Manage preparation of project working drawings between Junior Engineers, CAD staff, and others
  • Develop proposals and oversee projects between clients, consultants, and contractors
  • Use expertise to review and interpret technical documents from other consultants (geotechnical engineering reports, civil engineering plans, etc.)
  • Review shop drawings for compliance with construction contract documents
  • Conduct site visits and structural observations for work in progress
  • Issue field instructions, change orders, respond to RFI’s, and other construction administrative documentation
  • Prepare engineering reports based on visual inspections of the buildings and review of the available building drawings

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated individual with a minimum of 10 years’ proven experience in analysis and design of structures for schools, offices, retail stores, warehouses, multi-family housing, large residences, etc.
  • California CE license required and SE license strongly preferred
  • BSCE (or related, specialized degree) required and master’s level degree preferred
  • Extensive project experience and background that is well-versed in seismic design and structural design utilizing steel, concrete, wood, light gage steel, and masonry
  • Demonstrated leadership and management experience, including project coordination and involvement with business development
  • Excellent communication, time management, and technical writing skills
  • Proficiency in structural modeling and design programs (RISA, ETABS, SAFE, SAP, ADAPT)
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit
  • Ability to build and maintain stakeholder relationships for the firm
  • A strong team player that can work well with a variety of personalities to achieve mutual goals and serve as a mentor for other team members

MBC Benefits:

  • Four weeks paid vacation plus generous holiday allowance
  • Hybrid work model that includes two remote days a week
  • 401(K) with matching company contribution
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Commuter benefits
  • On-going career growth opportunities
  • Flexible, inclusive, and supportive work environment

How to Apply:

Please submit a brief cover letter and updated resume to recruit@mbcse.com and include the position title in the email subject line. We look forward to hearing from you!

Murphy Burr Curry, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decision on the basis of merit, qualifications, and abilities. We recruit, hire, train, and promote without regard to race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity (including transgender identification), gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status of any person, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Consistent with its obligations under the law, MBC will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.