Structural Engineer – Entry-Level

Coughlin Porter Lundeen

Status / Full-Time
Location / Seattle (Downtown)


Coughlin Porter Lundeen has been in business for over 25 years and continues successful partnerships throughout the Puget Sound. We pride ourselves on providing a level of service and quality that is unmatched in the region. We work in many market sectors on both public and private building projects. Our clients include Microsoft,, Vulcan, Boeing, Children’s Hospital, Virginia Mason, Starbucks, Washington State University, and the University of Washington. Additionally, we are well known for our seismic retrofit work on notable historic and designated Landmark buildings in the region.


Coughlin Porter Lundeen is seeking an entry-level structural engineer. The position offers an excellent opportunity to work on diverse project types using a variety of building materials. This position requires sound technical skills and the ability to learn quickly. The right candidate will work side-by-side with project engineers throughout all phases of design and construction, with ample opportunity to learn and advance.  Responsibilities include assisting with construction documents, technical calculations and construction administration. Candidate must be proactive, exhibit excellent communication skills, and work well in a team environment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BSCE or MSCE degree (MSCE Preferred)
  • EIT Certificate

Benefits and Compensation

This is a full-time, hourly position; compensation will be determined by the candidate’s qualifications. Position benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. Our firm also offers a transit subsidy (Orca pass), as well as paid holidays and paid time off. We offer a generous retirement savings plan which includes company matching and profit sharing contributions, and all employees are eligible for merit bonuses.

We are committed to rewarding the hard work and initiative shown by our team members. As our business is founded on excellence in client service, creating careers for our employees – rather than just jobs – is key to maintaining the loyalty of our clients.

Additional information regarding our workplace and benefits can be found here.

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