Careers

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.

Why Work for MHP

  • Love Your Work & Team – Benefit from MHP’s diverse client base, exciting work, collaborative environment and staff appreciation events including annual company golf tournaments, bowling nights, summer parties and other events for employees and their families.
  • Grow Your Career – MHP offers 45 years of high staff retention, diverse work and direct interaction with our firm’s principals, which creates a quality learning environment, leading to career advancement and long-term stability.
  • Attain Work/Life Balance – MHP understands that life doesn’t end when you leave the office! We offer competitive salaries, paid time off, comp time and flex time to give our employees the power to enjoy their personal lives.
  • Enjoy Full Benefits – Medical, dental and vision coverage starts on day one of your employment! Health plans include HMO, PPO and HSA options available at no cost or minimal cost to employees. MHP’s benefits package includes 401(k) plan, paid holidays, paid vacation and sick time, low deductible medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans.
  • Love Your Community – Headquartered in Long Beach, CA, benefit from a short commute to work while living in one of Southern California’s most affordable and bike-friendly coastal communities.

We are currently seeking qualified individuals for multiple positions listed below. Apply to join our team!

Job Openings

Engineering Positions

MHP is currently seeking engineering candidates in the following focused areas:

  • Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit
  • Equipment Anchorage
  • Structural Due-Diligence

Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit candidate shall have 3 years minimum experience in this focused area, SAP/ETABS expertise in non-linear (pushover and time history) building analysis with ASCE 41 experience.  Masters or PhD preferred with a PE license.

Equipment Anchorage candidate shall have 2 years minimum experience specializing in non-structural component anchorage of MEP, infrastructure and medical equipment.  Experience working with OSHPD & DSA plan review also a plus.

Due-Diligence candidate shall have 3 years minimum experience with a PE or 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.

CAD/BIM Designer (Entry Level Drafting Position)

Position Requirements

  • Candidate should have 1-2 years of training/education of Architectural or Structural CAD using AutoCAD and/or Revit.
  • Revit experience preferred.
  • Internship or on-the-job experience is a plus, but not required.

Position Duties

  • You will create simple structural plans and details under the direction and supervision of a very experienced CAD/BIM team.
  • Work closely with and receive instructions from a number of different engineers in the office.
  • Create “as-built” plans based on legacy drawings for use on current upgrade or retrofit projects.
  • Scanning of large format drawings

If available, samples of your drafting work may be requested. 

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