R+C is actively seeking a Senior Project Engineer with 7-10 years of experience who will join our Building Systems Group (BSG) to manage a wide range of tenant improvement projects. Our clients include high-profile tech companies, labs, hospitals, and universities, and our diverse portfolio includes challenging and engaging projects from building remodels to complex structural alterations.


  • Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering with 7 to 10 years of professional engineering experience
  • Licensed California Civil Engineer (PE) is required, registration as a Structural Engineer (SE) is highly desired
  • Must have technical knowledge and experience to perform complex Tenant Improvement projects, able to manage and interact effectively with clients and project teams, able to lead and mentor junior structural designers
  • Design of supports and attachment for architectural features and components
  • Seismic anchorage and bracing of equipment and MEP distribution systems
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with RAM, RISA, ETABS, SAP2000, Revit structure
  • Prior project experience with OSHPD and DSA is desirable


About R+C
At R+C, we are a passionate group of individuals who are excited to tackle project challenges head-on. Our driving motivation is to develop innovative, tailored solutions that stand the test of time and keep people safe. Since 1960, we have worked on many of California’s iconic structures like the Ferry Building, de Young Museum and Monterey Bay Aquarium, and we are active participants in code and guideline development.


We recognize that feeling good is integral to being able to do your best work. We are committed to supporting our employees and offer a competitive salary and benefits package including:

  • Multiple medical plan options including PPO and HSA
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Pre-tax flex spending and transit plans
  • Paid personal time off
  • Retirement plans including 401(k) plan
  • Continuing education allowance
  • Onsite and offsite company social events

Rutherford + Chekene provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, political belief or activity, or status as a veteran.


How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter and resume to for immediate consideration. Include your name and "Senior Project Engineer - Tenant Improvements" in the subject line.