Structural Engineer, Entry Level

Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
ID 2022-2478
Full-time, Regular


Are you interested in partnering with industry leaders in water technology and solutions? Creating a future where diverse talent provides a competitive advantage? Being part of a collaborative and dynamic team of professionals that is truly passionate about our work?  If this sounds like you, talk to us about joining our team.

Carollo Engineers is a nationally recognized environmental engineering firm that specializes in the planning, design, and construction of water and wastewater facilities. Our vision is to become the best water consulting firm in the United States, and we are looking for motivated, talented people to help us reach that goal.

We are seeking a entry level Structural Engineer to support Carollo's vision of becoming the best water consulting firm in the United States. As part of our team, you will work on projects related to municipal water and wastewater treatment plants, including but not limited to major treatment plant expansions, regional water quality studies, and critical water reuse projects that will create sustainable and resilient water supplies for the world.


  • Performs structural engineering design under the direction and supervision of experienced structural engineers
  • Performs basic structural engineering design tasks to provide analysis and detailing for preparation of plans and specifications
  • Works with CADD technicians to develop presentation of structural designs
  • Prepares quantity take-offs for use in estimating construction costs for the structural portion of projects
  • Reviews construction submittals for structural items
  • Researches technical topics as directed by project structural engineers
  • Assists in improvement of structural design standards, specifications, and typical details
  • Plans tasks and activities for effective production and monitors time and completeness against plan
  • Reviews work for discrepancies or inconsistencies
  • Tracks details of work to discuss and resolve
  • Develops and improves technical knowledge and skills
  • Maintains professionalism in relationships with other office and team members
  • Plans what needs to be communicated and how to present the information effectively
  • Seeks out company and client technical standards and implements them on projects
  • Constructively builds and maintains relationships with others on the project design team
  • Travel required when requested
  • Makes site visits to observe during construction and operation


  • Bachelor’s degree in Structural Engineering or Civil Engineering with Structural Emphasis from an ABET accredited structural engineering program
  • 0-3 years experience in structural engineering
  • Basic and advanced engineering coursework in:
    • Statics, Dynamics, and Mechanics of Materials
    • Structural analysis for building structures including manual and computer methods
    • Structural design and detailing using reinforced concrete, steel, and masonry
  • Engineer-in-Training Certification
  • Basic knowledge of Structural design codes and standards including:
    • International Building Code (including seismic design and detailing provisions)
    • Design Loads: ASCE 7
    • Concrete: ACI 318
    • Masonry: ACI 530
    • Steel: AISC Steel Construction Manual - 13th Edition; AISC Seismic Design Manual
  • Understanding of geotechnical issues and foundation design
  • Ability to present structural design and detailing in construction documents
  • Ability to read and interpret basic project construction drawings
  • Ability to use structural analysis and design programs using prismatic frame members and finite elements
  • Capable of breaking a task into one or more component parts and sequencing those parts effectively
  • General awareness of need for practicality and constructability of design solutions
  • General awareness of the scope, schedule and budget assigned for engineering tasks
  • Ability to selected design approach through completion of analysis and detailing
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills 
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel

Other Compensation and Benefits

Carollo is committed to providing employees with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care employees and their families need to lead healthy, productive lives. Carollo’s benefits package includes paid time off and holidays, comprehensive health insurance coverage, pre-tax savings account options for healthcare, dependent care and commuter expenses, disability insurance and life insurance options for you and your dependents. We also offer free Caregiver Support, Travel Assistance, counseling services and discount programs. Other compensation that may be available includes: 401(k) company contribution matching, tuition reimbursement, discretionary bonuses, career advancement bonuses, professional registration bonuses, employee referral bonuses, and compensatory time for exempt employees. Flexible work arrangements may also be available.  


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