Structural Project Engineer

Finch & Associates is a comprehensive engineering and consulting firm based in Raleigh, NC. Our firm brings decades of expertise to projects both large and small. We take pride in our rich heritage and long-standing reputation for providing exceptional engineering, design, and surveying services to a diverse clientele, dating back to the 1950s. Our team brings proven strategies, diverse perspectives, and creative problem-solving skills to every project in which we are involved. We offer a wide range of services including structural, geo-structural, and civil engineering; surveying and mapping; and site planning and landscape architecture.

We believe.
Less is more. As a small yet diversified firm, Finch & Associates can support projects with the comprehensive scope of services typically found at a large engineering firm.  This means less red tape, fewer meetings and an agile team who’s always at the ready. This provides our staff with exposure to a variety of technical experiences, the ability to gain knowledge in disciplines outside of their primary focus, and opportunities for career growth.

We are currently seeking a Project Structural Engineer to join our structural design team who possesses strong design abilities and embraces creative, outside of the box thinking, ready tackle unique design challenges. This individual will be responsible for designing and assisting with management of structural engineering projects, working collaboratively with other Finch & Associates team members.  This position has high growth potential with the opportunity to gain additional responsibilities within our growing firm.

Functions and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Engineering design and analysis for structural projects ranging from new construction, rehab, or adaptive reuse building projects to specialized earth-retaining or below grade structures.
  • Assist with preparation of project construction documents including construction drawings, specifications, and when necessary, calculation submittals.
  • Coordination with other project disciplines such as Architects, Civil Engineers, MEP Engineers, Contractors, and Owners, as well as other Finch & Associates team members.
  • Review project shop drawings and respond to contractor RFIs or questions during project construction.
  • Complete site visits to gather field information if required to complete project design, and to periodically observe construction and ensure the project is executed in accordance with the design intent.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to engage with clients to maintain open lines of communication and ensure client satisfaction.

Qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with a Structural focus is required.
  • EIT or EI certification is required. PE license or eligibility to obtain a PE license within 1 year is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of structural engineering design experience specifically in building structures is preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and some form of structural analysis software is required, as well as basic AutoCAD (or similar) skills. Specific experience with Revit, RAM Structural System, IES Structural Software, CivilTech Shoring Suite, LPile, and others is a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, along with a willingness to collaborate and interact with team members and clients is critical.

Finch & Associates offers competitive compensation and benefits (Health, Rx, Dental, Vision, Short- & Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401K w/ Employer Match, Paid Holidays & Paid Time Off), as well as flexible work schedules.  Finch & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration based solely on their skills and qualifications related to this position.

To apply, contact us at and submit your resume.