Sr. Structural Engineer/Project Manager - San Diego
at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 5/5/2019

Job Description

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Project Manager/Structural Engineering Consultant in San Diego, CA.  This is a full-time, direct hire assignment offering a competitive compensation and benefits package.  

Who We Are
RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Business Enterprise specializing in the recruitment of professionals throughout the United States.  With two corporate offices, over 20 years of experience, and a presence in 30+ states, we are well-positioned to service employers, employees, and candidates across every discipline.  Our emphasis is on excellent work ethic, accountability, transparency, effective communication and safety.


Our Client is looking for a highly motivated professional consultant to serve in a duel role as a Project Manager and Structural Engineering Consultant for our Critical Structures & Facilities business unit in our San Diego, California office.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Project Manager/Structural Engineering Consultant will manage small and medium-sized projects and perform structural engineering consulting services on advanced structural analysis-type projects.  This engineer will be licensed as a professional engineer and be able to function independently on projects and provide supervision and direction to project team members. Common tasks for this position include:

  • Management of project budget, cost, and schedule
  • Developing positive client relationships and new business with existing clients
  • Review and understanding of standard engineering consultant contract’s terms and conditions
  • Supervision of a project team
  • Establishing and providing clear and open lines of communication within a project team
  • Performing structural engineering analysis and design
  • Preparing technical reports and calculations documents
  • Managing safety, quality control, and providing associated documentation on projects

Experience should include performing engineering and managing projects that require advanced structural analysis such as dynamic seismic analysis, non-linear finite element modeling, advanced mechanics of material behavior, forensic evaluations, and custom equipment and piping analysis.  Experience in blast, shock, and impact analysis is a plus.

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • BS in Civil/Structural Engineering from an accredited university
  • Professional Engineer (PE) with a license active in at least one State
  • Proficient using advanced finite element analysis software platforms
  • 10 years of professional engineering experience with 5 of those including project management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel (up to 20% of time)

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • MS/PhD in structural engineering
  • Structural industry leader through technical publications and/or participation in industry code and guideline committees
  • Project management professional training
  • Business development background and experience
  • Expertise in ANSYS, ABAQUS, and LS-DYNA

Why Consider Our Client? 

  • Employee-owned company – Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Robust compensation and benefits programs
  • Incomparable industry reputation
  • Team-oriented, inclusive work environment

Opportunities with RCS change daily.  For a complete listing of our current openings, please visit our website at

RCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. RCS provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, veteran or marital status.

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RCS Corporation specializes in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States. RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our recruiting specialties consist of Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

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Why RCS?

Since 1994, RCS has expanded its reach into 40+ states and is well-positioned to service employers, employees and candidates across a variety of disciplines in the Energy / Engineering / Utility Industry. We are a team of passionate people who strive to exceed expectations. Our emphasis is on excellent work ethic, accountability, transparency, effective communication and safety.

At RCS, our clients, employees and candidates are our most valuable assets. This, coupled with our ability to listen and immediately respond to their needs, has been the basis for our long-term success.

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