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Structural Engineering Technician

Stockton, CA

Position Summary

The Structural Engineering Technician provides technical assistance to the Structural Engineering department and testing laboratory across all product lines. Communicates technical information about products and features to external customers as well as internal departments.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

% Time Job Responsibilities
70% Provide technical support and information on all Simpson products, software and services to internal and external customers including specifiers, building officials and contractors. Act as a liaison between customers, engineering, sales and production.
20% Assist Simpson Engineers with test reports, technical letters, custom hanger designs, Strong-Wall® and Strong Frame® technical support and various special projects.
10% Provide cost analysis and value engineering on various special projects.

Education & Certification Requirements

Required or Preferred Degree or Certification
Required High School Diploma or GED
Preferred Associate or Bachelor degree
Preferred Certificate in drafting

Minimum Experience

Years Type of Experience
2 years Related Experience and/or Training
2 years Experience with AutoCAD and Microsoft Applications including; Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

Skill Knowledge or Ability Explanation
Drafting Interpret and understand mechanical drawings and drafting standards, create and revise drawings using AutoCad and/or Inventor
Communication Ability to read, interpret, and write documents such as technical emails, operating instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with customers and employees across all departments in the organization.
Learning Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, trigonometry, and geometry. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret charts and graphs.
Mathematics Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, trigonometry, and geometry. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret charts and graphs.
Computer Skills Must be proficient in computer data input using Microsoft Windows, Word and Excel, Access and Smartsheet or similar programs with the ability to learn new programs as needed
Reasoning Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

This full-time, non-exempt position is located in Stockton, CA.

Relocation will not be considered for this position.

to apply for this position, please submit your resume and a work sample to stocktoncareers@strongtie.com.

Job posted: 8/1/2017

Please Note: All job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test.

In keeping with the Company's commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer.