MHP Structural Engineers is a growing 40+ person firm located in Long Beach & San Diego, CA. We offer challenging and exciting projects in a relaxed and professional environment. Our work includes a great variety of project types in the education, hospital, and commercial sectors. MHP is large enough to tackle projects of any size, yet small enough to provide personalized service. We have core beliefs in strong communication, fostering employee growth, and serving the community. We are passionate about Making Buildings Safe.
MHP is currently looking for potential candidates for a Project Engineering position within our Due Diligence Group in our Long Beach office. MHP has provided services in the due diligence arena for approximately 25 years. To date, MHP has produced upwards or 10,000 seismic assessment reports for PCA firms, lenders, property owners developers and investors. While many due diligence firms are removed from structural design, MHP is a design leader with projects across the Western United States.
Potential candidate shall have 5 years minimum experience with a California PE or an SE. Must have solid understanding of all lateral system types and good written/verbal communication skills. Expect some travel outside of Southern California to evaluate seismic risk of existing buildings in major west coast cities. Previous experience at firms specializing in Structural Due-Diligence is preferred.
MHP has created a specialty niche within their Long Beach office for anchorage of non-structural components. These projects typically have shorter timelines than traditional design projects; however the demands on the project engineer for problem solving, code knowledge, and engineering judgement can be very challenging and in the end with a successful project, rewarding. Types of equipment that require anchorage may include overhead or floor mounted hospital equipment, central plant equipment, glass handrails, HVAC units, MEP conveyance systems, refrigeration systems or ceiling systems. Jurisdictions would include OSHPD, Division of the State Architect, City of Los Angeles and other City jurisdictions.
Potential candidate shall have 5 years minimum experience with a California PE. Must have solid understanding of statics and “three dimensional approach”. Knowledge of ASCE 7-16 and California Building Code a must. Experience working with DSA and OSHPD on equipment anchorage projects is a plus. Prefer that candidate has past equipment anchorage experience with a California Structural Engineering firm. A passion for working on these types of projects and client interaction for this type of work is also must.
MHP Structural Engineers opened their San Diego office in October of 2018. This office has grown from a staff of one (Associate Matt Wexler, SE) to a current staff of four including two project engineers and one design engineer. MHPs San Diego office works mainly within on our Design and Renovation projects including new design, seismic retrofit, infrastructure and tenant improvement projects. Types of projects include buildings within the healthcare arena, senior living, K-12 schools, Community Colleges, Higher Education and Retail projects. Jurisdictions would include OSHPD, Division of the state Architect, City of San Diego and other City jurisdictions.
Potential candidate shall have 8 years minimum experience with a California PE or SE. Past experience with managing employees and clients within a California Structural Engineering firm is a must. Project Manager will act as a mentor to up and coming engineers within the San Diego office and will interact with other MHP project managers in order to successfully manage projects and clients and at the same time assist with the marketing efforts of the San Diego office. Project manager would also conduct quality control reviews of work performed within the office and work with clients, jurisdictions and contractors to manage a project from the schematic design phase to completion of construction. ETABS, SAP2000, RAM Steel and ASCE41 experience are all a plus.