Terracon Senior Engineer in Wheat Ridge, Colorado


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Job Description:

Our Denver Facilities Office is currently looking to add a Senior Engineer with structural engineering and construction materials engineering and diagnostics experience/interest to the team. Our facilities service line will diagnose and develop repair/restoration solutions for the built environment. This includes all major components and systems of buildings and other infrastructure. Projects range from cursory property/facility condition assessments to detailed evaluations of structural systems including foundations, walls, roofs, plazas, parking garages, and the variety of building components impacted by movement, water intrusion, material failures, poor construction and end of service life issues. Work will include remedial design to restore systems and building performance as well as construction phase administration. Techniques include, visual examination, non-destructive testing, instrumentation and load testing, laboratory testing, and destructive examinations.

Essential Role and Responsibilities:

  • Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines. Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment; demonstrating safety practices. Promote pre-task planning for all projects.

  • Promote continuous quality monitoring and improvement on projects. Monitor quality standards and practices.

  • Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risk and how to protect the Company. Be familiar with company risk policies.

  • Senior level engineering professional providing technical direction required for production and completion of both routine and unique or complex projects.

  • Responsible for conceptualizing the initial design and/or investigative approach for a major phase of a large project or have overall responsibility for the engineering work on a project of moderate scope.

  • Plan, schedule, conduct, and/or coordinates engineering work involving conventional engineering practices but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements.

  • Provide review of projects requiring complex and innovative investigation techniques and supervise the analysis and formulation of recommendations in written reports to clients; provides technical review of reports.

  • Lead technical training and make informed decisions based upon state of the art technology issues.

  • Provide leadership of marketing, sales and business development.

  • Supervise less experienced engineers or technical support personnel on projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.

  • Minimum 8-11 years’ experience.

  • Master’s degree in Engineering preferred.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration.

  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.




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Posting Title:

Senior Structural Engineer

Employment Type:

Regular, Full Time

City, State (Office Location):

Wheat Ridge, CO

About Terracon:

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 3,500 employees in 130 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

EEO Statement:

Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

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