Structural Engineer (PE)

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  • Office Location Salt Lake City, UT
  • Post Date 2022-07-01
  • Team Salt Lake City, UT

Structural Engineer (PE)

About Us

Work with us, not for us. Let’s partner together to create our future built environment!

KPFF is an engineering-focused company organized around the philosophy that great people thrive in an environment that enables freedom and independence while also providing the necessary amount of accountability and support.

Trustandexcellenceare foundational values for our company. Our non-bureaucratic approach depends on passionate, trustworthy people who are dedicated to excellence in everything they do.

We focus on long-termstabilityand prudent growth by building lastingrelationships, maintaining anexcellentreputation, helping improve our profession, helping our clients to succeed, and providing increasing opportunities for the great people that make up KPFF.

We also like to have fun and give back to our community! Social events and community outreach activities are an important part of who we are and help to strengthen our relationships. Be sure to check out our website to learn more about us and the projects we work

Who We’re Looking For

Looking for a firm where you can take your career to the next level? KPFF is a nationally respected engineering firm with diverse projects, coaching opportunities, a tight-knit team, and an engaging company culture. We have designed some of the most iconic structures in Salt Lake City and the Wasatch Front over the last 20 years – now we’re looking for a Project Engineer to join us in this new chapter.

You’ll be a valued member of our team with opportunities to grow your technical skillset and take on increasing project responsibilities. We are looking for someone who is dynamic – there’s nothing wrong with technical savvy, but technical can be trained. We need a strong communicator who is hungry to take advantage of coaching and professional development.

A Day in the Life Might Include…

  • Proactively collaborating with architects, contractors, and other design team members to solve problems and deliver a successful project to the owner
  • Developing a project workplan, budget, and proposal
  • Creating structural drawings and calculation packages
  • Developing a structural model using computer-aided design software (Revit, AutoCAD, RAM, etc.)
  • Strategizing with project teams for sustainable and efficient design
  • Visiting a construction site and writing an observation report
  • Participating in an office training session on effective communication, project management, or another applicable topic


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in structures
  • Master’s degree in Structural Engineering is strongly preferred
  • Approximately four (4) years of previous experience in structural engineering
  • Utah PE license (or ability to get one in 6 months) is strongly preferred
  • Strong communication skills

Our Team

Our Salt Lake City office opened in 2017 to better service owners, architects, and contractors along the Wasatch Front. We are a growing engineering practice that is part of a reputable multidisciplinary firm. Although we are part of a nationwide firm, at KPFF we believe that decisions should be made at the level closest to the issue, unencumbered by bureaucratic policies or practices.

Our work includes a broad portfolio of projects using all types of materials and cutting-edge technologies, including performance-based design, nonlinear analysis, and parametric modeling. From the LDS Conference Center to Trolley Square, KPFF has been honored to play a part in designing some of the most iconic spaces in Salt Lake City. Come help us write the next chapter!

Our Company

KPFF Consulting Engineers provides structural engineering services to architects, government agencies, developers, contractors, and institutional clients. KPFF is a nationwide firm with more than 20 offices and 1,200 employees. Our supportive and fun work environment allows for flexibility and encourages work/life harmony. We offer generous benefits, a competitive salary, and pay for every hour worked.

Benefits include professional development, medical, dental (option), life insurance, short-and long-term disability insurance, family leave, paid holidays, vacation and sick time. We also provide an excellent 401k retirement savings plan with employer contributions. Additionally, KPFF provides a bonus program for its employees based upon the profitability of their Reporting Center and contributions of the employee to its success.

KPFF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.

  • Minimum Experience 4 years Experience
  • Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree
  • Discipline/Specialty Structural Engineering