Jacobs Structural Engineer (Buildings Design) in Denver, Colorado

Structural Engineer (Buildings Design)


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

At Jacobs, our structural engineers are responsible for the structural design of new structures as well

as structural renovations and additions. Our engineers design unique and challenging projects,

and perform investigations to make expert recommendations to clients for various purposes.

  • Perform structural analysis and calculations using various building materials: concrete, steel, masonry and timber.

  • Generate structural drawings, specifications, reports, and other project deliverables while working

  • with the structural engineering team and other disciplines within the project team. Think independently to

  • draw engineering conclusions and make technical decisions and complete assigned work.

  • Perform assignments requiring application of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and building codes.

  • Attend meetings with clients and promote positive client contact with current or prospective clients.

  • Participate as a team member, contributing ideas and possible solutions, and leading on issues where appropriate.


  • BS degree in Civil or Structural Engineering required.

  • Working knowledge of Building codes including IBC, AISC, ASCE and ACI.

  • Working knowledge of structural engineering software such as ETABS, SAP, RAM, RISA and Enercalc

  • Experience with Revit and AutoCAD required,

  • Minimum 6 to 12 years of experience in the structural analysis and design of building structures

  • Professional Engineering (PE) registration required.

  • MS degree in Structural Engineering is preferred.

  • Structural Engineering (SE) license is a plus.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Colorado-Denver

Req ID: BIA0001C9