Rutherford + Chekene is actively seeking a structural designer to perform seismic bracing of MEP distribution systems and seismic anchorage of medical and MEP equipment for new construction and renovation/tenant improvement (TI) projects. Additional TI opportunities include metal stud framing design, design and coordination of architectural components and attachments, and minor retrofits.


  • Strong background in seismic design of nonstructural components per ASCE Chapter 13 and OSHPD CBC Chapter A
  • A master's degree (preferred) or 5-year Architectural Engineering degree plus 1-3 years of related experience
  • Self-motivation and enthusiasm
  • Familiarity with OPMs and OSPs for OSHPD projects
  • Skill using 3D modeling programs, such as Revit , AutoCAD 3D, and Navisworks; and additional computer programs, such as Mathcad and RISA
  • Familiarity with Simpson CFS Designer or LG Beamer software
  • Experience in construction administration
  • Strong communication skills – verbal and written

How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to for immediate consideration.

Rutherford + Chekene offers a competitive salary and benefits package: medical, dental and vision insurance, paid personal time off, 401(k) plan, and continuing education allowance. We believe in work-life balance. R+C is an equal opportunity employer.