Structural Engineer (3-6 Years’ Experience)

South Plainfield, New Jersey


The successful Structural Engineer candidate will perform structural engineering assessment and develop investigation reports, prepare construction drawings and structural detailing, structural calculations, and technical specifications working under the supervision of the Structural Principal Engineer and Project Manager. The Structural Engineer’s duties include developing structural designs from concept, schematic, to final design, and assisting throughout the construction phase. Structural designs include buildings, bridges, ancillary structures, and site structural elements. Additionally, the Structural Engineer will perform periodic or continuous special inspections during construction, as well as structural investigations or assessments of existing structures. This position will work within a project team working with our Structural CAD Operators and Structural Engineers and may oversee and train entry level engineering staff. This position requires work primarily out of South Plainfield, NJ office (Headquarters).


  • Perform structural assessments and investigations
  • Develop structural engineering design reports
  • Prepare design development drawings and final construction documents
  • Prepare structural analysis models and perform structural designs
  • Assist with proposal preparation
  • Oversee and train entry level engineering staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements:

  • Continually required to stand, walk, and sit
  • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Continually required to talk or hear
  • Continually required to utilize visual acuity to operate office equipment
  • Occasionally required to bend, stoop, and kneel
  • Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions
  • Occasionally required to lift and carry items less than 25 pounds


  • B.S. in Civil Engineering
  • Requires minimum of 3 years of professional structural engineering design experience in analysis of underground and above ground site structural systems including drainage structures, pump stations, equipment dunnage structures, low-rise buildings, shallow and deep foundations and permanent earth retaining structures, temporary structural systems, rehabilitation and renovation projects, construction and value engineering support.
  • Field experience with conducting structural special inspections and performing structural evaluations/investigations of historic buildings, waterfront structures, office/warehouse buildings, and commercial facilities.
  • Must have design experience with steel, concrete, masonry, and wood design.
  • Must have a working knowledge of all federal design codes and ordinances governing the design of structures including but not limited to the NYC Building Code, International Building Code, etc.
  • Must have design experience in AutoCAD and/or Revit.
  • Must have knowledge in using RISA 2D/3D software or similar structural engineering analysis software.
  • Must have strong technical writing skills.
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organizing and prioritizing with attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple projects and assignments with competing deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications as well as strong design skills.
  • Driver’s license and reliable means of transportation
  • Undergo a background check (required)


  • M.S. in Civil Engineering
  • Professional Engineer license in the State of New Jersey and/or State of New York
  • Experience mentoring staff.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

About the Company:

MFS is an independent and innovative consulting engineering, surveying, and construction management firm headquartered in South Plainfield, New Jersey. We share a total commitment to excellence both internally and externally. Externally, we offer clients expertise in site/civil, structural, geotechnical and foundation, survey, geotechnical drilling, and construction management services. Internally, to those eligible, we offer excellent benefit packages that include: Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holidays, 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Training, and Tuition Reimbursement. MFS is an EEO/AAP Employer.

Notice to Third Party Agencies:

Please note that MFS, which is comprised of MFS Consulting Engineers and Surveyor, DPC, MFS Construction, LLC, MFS Consulting, LLC and MFS Consulting Engineers, CORP, does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or staffing firms. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to the HR Department or any job sourcing ad of MFS, in the form of an e-mail, fax, or mail will be deemed to be the property of MFS. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a candidate without a previously signed agreement and approved engagement request from MFS' HR Department, MFS reserves the unrestricted right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without incurring any liability (financial or otherwise) to the recruiter, agency, and/or staffing firm.