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Job Opportunities2018-04-23T22:59:22+00:00

Join the Optimum Seismic Team

Since 1984, the team at Optimum Seismic, Inc. has been making California cities safer, performing full-service seismic retrofit engineering and construction services on multifamily residential, commercial and industrial buildings.

​Equal Opportunity Employer

Optimum Seismic is Looking For:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Produce calculations, structural design and detailing of different types of structures including wood, steel, and reinforced concrete structures
  • Perform site evaluations and inspections
  • Work closely with construction team to provide construction administration support
  • Coordinate project design efforts with drafters and other in-house and outsourced engineers
  • Coordinate and complete plan-check and permit processes with City, Building Departments
  • Maintain and improve design quality assurance processes
  • Good understanding of building behavior and strong knowledge of seismic design are required.
  • Log in and update accurate project information in company’s operational software as trained and give accurate updates on assigned projects as needed
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

Skills:

  • Effective organizational skills
  • Effective written and verbal English language communication skills
  • Professionalism
  • Computer savvy
  • Ability to multitask, yet still maintain high-level efficiency
  • Team player
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

Education and Experience:

  • A degree from a credited school in USA in civil or structural engineering
  • At least 3 years of experience with design-build projects and construction field experience is required
  • Seismic design experience in California
  • Strong familiarity with wood, steel and RC building
  • P.E. license is a plus
  • Experience working with Autocad, Revit, Enercalc, Risa, Sap, Safe, Etab

Compensation:

  • Competitive compensation package will be offered for the right candidate.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $65,000.00 to $85,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • civil/structural engineering: 3 years (Required)
  • design-build project: 3 years (Required)

License or Certification:

  • Professional Engineer (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Travel:

  • 50% (Required)

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Who We Are
Since 1984, the team at Optimum Seismic, Inc. has been making California cities safer, performing full-service seismic retrofit engineering and construction services on multifamily residential, commercial and industrial buildings throughout the state. Our business model is built on value engineering: a systematic method of achieving the optimum ratio of functionality, safety and cost-effectiveness.

The Role:
This role is a key management position, vital for quality control and continued growth of the company. The director of engineering will work directly with the executive management of the company, will act as engineer of record as needed and manage all project engineering activities for the company.

Key responsibilities:
• Value engineering
• Strategic design
• Training and leading staff engineers and drafters
• Coordination with construction teams
• Quality assurance
• Relationship management with permitting agencies
• Improve and maintain engineering standard

Competencies:
• 7-10 years of Seismic structural engineering experience
• Performance Management
• Financial Management
• Technical Capacity
• Business Mindset
• Verbal and written communication proficiency
• Ethical Conduct
• Leadership and supervisory skills
• Problem Solving/Analysis
• Strategic Thinking
• CAD software
• Engineering software
• Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc)
• Ability to keep confidential information
• Proven ability to manage and motivate the engineering team to achieve excellent engineering designs meeting aggressive schedules.
• Strong communication and documentation skills are required

Work Environment:
This position will be based in office in Vernon CA for 80 % of the time. Remaining 20% will be spent at building inspections and at construction sites during active construction. This position also requires very strong work ethic with determination and focus to achieve challenging goals, and willingness to work a flexible schedule.

Compensation:
• Generous compensation package will be offered for the right candidate.

  • Construction Workers with at least 1 year experience
  • Superintendents with at least 3 years experience
  • Looking for candidates to fill these positions: Carpentry, Concrete, Rebar, Stucco, Steel Fabrication, Welding, Drafters, & More

We are willing to train those who demonstrate aptitude for seismic retrofitting

  • Basic math and measurement skills

  • Familiarity reading blue prints, a plus

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Maintain an attitude of safety awareness

Supervises, motivates, and coordinates the activities of customer service representatives.
General Accountability:​

  • Supervises the work of customer service representatives to ensure adherence to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures

  • Monitors customer service phone calls and emails for quality assurance purposes.
  • Designs, implements, or evaluates staff training and development programs, customer service initiatives, or performance measurement criteria.

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Interested? Contact us  at 323.678.4686 for information or visit the Optimum Seismic office at 5508 S. Santa Fe Ave. Vernon, CA 90058 Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. to submit an application.

Since 1984, the team at Optimum Seismic, Inc. has been making California cities safer, performing full-service seismic retrofit engineering and construction services on multifamily residential, commercial and industrial buildings.

Equal Opportunity Employer