Cold-Formed Steel Design/Testing Engineer

March 30, 2020


Design and test of Cold Formed Steel framing hardware.  Provide calculation hardware design, tabulated load capacity, and design report. Assist with design and creating CFS framing shop drawing and calculation package for permit/deferred submittal.


Phase 1

  • Draw and Design of CFS framing hardware.
  • Provide stamp calculation on design work and establish testing protocol and document test data.
  • Create tested report of designed/tested hardware.

Phase 2

  • Creating and stamped CFS framing shop drawing and calculation package for deferred submittal.
  • Assist with value engineer detailing.
  • Assist with pre-bid value engineer input and preliminary framing size estimate.

Other duties as assigned.


  • Licensed Professional Engineer (CA) [Civil] required.
  • S. degree in Civil/Structural Engineering required.
  • 5 years of structural design experience including wood, steel, cold formed steel, and concrete structures (Cold Formed Steel Framing is a plus).
  • 3 years of AutoCAD and various design software are required.


  • Self-management: Set priorities, goals and timelines to achieve maximum productivity. Manage multiple projects and competing priorities. Display a high level of time management, initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner.
  • Verbal and written communicating: Effectively communicate and connect with various audience and co-workers. Listen with full attention to what others are saying, making sure to understand the needs being expressed, asking questions as appropriate without interrupting at an inappropriate time.
  • Presentation Skills: ability to effectively present information to top management, project managers, and other groups.
  • Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills: Build and maintain a collaborative approach in dealing with other co-workers. Demonstrate a genuine commitment to reach mutually beneficial solutions.
  • Accountability and dependability: Be punctual on a daily basis. Follow instructions, policies, and procedures. Fulfill commitments made to peers, co-workers, and managers. Hold self and others accountable for measurable, high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results.
  • Reasoning: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in written, mathematical or diagram form; and deal with various items of abstract and/or concrete value.
  • Attention to detail: Monitor and review work for accuracy and completeness. Complete work according to procedures and standards. Maintain an organized workspace. Understand verbal instructions.
  • Computer skills: Ability to utilize MSOffice (Words, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook, and Internet Explorer to effectively complete work.
  • Reading and writing: Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals as well as legal documents.
  • Problem-solving: effectively and efficiently handle complex problems.
  • Positive thinker and motivator: manage challenging and constantly changing aspects of work in the positive manner.


  • Warehouse / Office work environment with exposure to different noises, dust, temperature and the like.
  • Local travel may be required.



Reports to Managing Engineer


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