Structural Engineer

GEI Consultants   •  

Portland, ME

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 63 days ago

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GEI Consultants, Inc. is a leading consulting engineering and environmental firm ranked #92 in the ENR top 500 (2018). We serve hundreds of government, energy, industry and institutional clients, and have completed 50,000 project engagements throughout the United States, Canada, and more than 20 other countries.

GEI, a privately held employee owned company, was founded nearly 50 years ago by five engineering pioneers. GEI now consists of over 800 employees in multiple offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our technical experts are involved in dozens of specialty services emanating from our core solutions in water, energy, buildings, infrastructure and industrial. Our technical experts are some of the most innovative and leading subject matter experts in their respective fields. We continue to grow and expand in our solutions, expertise and geography to ensure we can continue providing valuable solutions to our clients.

Our culture is one where we encourage employees to respectfully and thoughtfully challenge current practices for continual improvement. We believe this constructive engagement helps us evolve in an ever-changing business environment and will strengthen our organization in the future. Our practices reflect our commitment to a collaborative teaming approach, encouraging diverse perspectives which lead to innovation and value added solutions that fuel our success. Our committed employees work hard for our clients and in support of one another. In return we invest in a culture with engaging learning and career development opportunities, a competitive total rewards package, recognition, and the opportunity for some fun along the way.

Job Description:

GEI's Northeast U.S. coastal waterfront practice is growing and we are seeking a Structural Engineer to join our Portland Maine office. Candidate would also provide support to GEI’s Waterfront Division in the Franklin Massachusetts office. This individual will assist with design, permitting, field investigation, inspection, and construction observation of waterfront projects such as piers, docks, marinas, wharves, bulkheads, retaining walls, dredging, boat ramps and slope stabilization. Strong design experience with timber, steel and concrete is desired as well as a working knowledge of geotechnical engineering to assist in the design of soil/structure interaction elements. The selected candidate will work with senior leadership in GEI’s Portland Maine office and elsewhere.

Role Description:

  • Manage small to medium projects within technical specialty
  • Collaborate with senior project managers and technical staff on large waterfront infrastructure projects
  • Evaluate and analyze collected data and prepare technical reports, letters and memoranda
  • Prepare design calculations, permit documents, and reports
  • Develop construction drawings, technical specifications, cost estimates and bid documents
  • Assist with the development of project plans, schedules and budgets
  • Assist with the preparation of proposals to provide professional services and support other GEI offices with proposals and the delivery of professional services
  • Travel to project sites and other offices as required, including overnight travel

Minimum Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in Structural or Civil Engineering with an M.S. degreepreferred
  • 5-10 years of professional experience in marine, bridge, or heavy infrastructure projects
  • Licensed as Professional Engineer in Maine or ability to obtain reciprocity in Maine within one year of hire date
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work well alone and in a team atmosphere
  • Willing to travel on temporary assignments as necessary, including field assignments
  • Valid driver’s license


  • Market-Competitive Compensation
  • Comprehensive Benefits Program, including Medical, Dental, Vision and More
  • Continuing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Development and Opportunities for Advancement
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • GEI-Funded Profit Sharing and 401(k)
  • And More…