Senior Project Engineer

Klepper, Hahn and Hyatt is seeking a talented Senior Project Engineer to join our Structural Engineering Department. The ideal candidate will be an experienced licensed engineer with a strong interest in structural engineering of buildings and architectural design, and committed to professional growth and excellence. Growth potential is significant and will be based on the candidate’s abilities and ambitions.

Essential Functions:

  • Analyze and design structural steel, concrete, masonry, cold-formed steel and wood-framed structures in conformance with governing building codes and design standards
  • Conduct structural condition assessments of existing building and parking structures and prepare engineering reports
  • Work collaboratively with other project team members to prepare contract documents
  • Prepare neat and organized engineering calculations
  • Coordinate work with engineers of other disciplines, architectural teams and contractors
  • Perform construction administration phase services (submittal review, respond to RFI’s, conduct site visits, etc.)
  • Uses abstract thinking and creativity to resolve problems that fall outside the standards or codes of practice for professional engineering and have no obvious solution
  • Develop construction cost estimates for structural work indicated on contract documents
  • Review work prepared by less-experienced engineering staff
  • Mentors one or more junior staff engineers, interns or designers
  • Project checking, in accordance with QA/QC procedures.


  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Civil, Structural or Architectural Engineering from an ABET-accredited university located in the United States of America
  • 6+ years of experience in the design of building structures
  • Currently licensed as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) or Structural Engineer (S.E.)
  • Proficiency with current industry software, including RISA, Enercalc, TEDDS, AutoCAD, Revit, and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English)
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Must be highly motivated, proactive, and willing to take on multiple challenges at a time
  • Ability to work independently, as a design team member, or as a team leader
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to tolerate roof tops and other high places, and utilize ladders and lifts in a construction environment.

We offer an excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, a matching 401(k) plan, and a friendly, collaborative work environment.

Interested qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:

Klepper, Hahn and Hyatt

Human Resources

5710 Commons Park Drive

East Syracuse, NY 13057

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