Richard L. Bowen + Associates Inc. > Careers > Mechanical Engineer Position

Structural Engineer

Bowen is a legacy Cleveland architecture, engineering, and construction firm – now 100% employee owned – that believes our employees’ dedication, our exemplary service, and the relationships we build are the keys to successful, innovative projects.  We are looking to expand our multi-disciplinary team with professionals dedicated to improving peoples’ lives through the built environment and who want to do something extraordinary every day.

Founded in 1959 and with licenses across the U.S., Bowen serves a variety of local and national markets including retail, entertainment, education, governmental, public safety, transit, multi-family housing, office, and more.

Bowen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion. At Bowen we value and encourage Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. It is part of our goal to provide each employee with the same opportunity for growth and professional development

Our Mission – Innovative design for tomorrow’s environment
Our Vision – To become the FIRST choice in design and building technology.
Our Core Values – Ownership / Integrity / Innovation

Bowen has been recognized as an Early Professional Friendly Plus+ Firm for 2022. This distinction from AIA Ohio indicates that Bowen offers exceptional support and opportunities for our early professionals

The Opportunity

We are looking for a creative, passionate and energetic individual to support our governmental design, commercial clients, and program work as Structrual Engineer. This individual will prepare project deliverables ensuring compliance with all company, client and industry standards for commercial and retail building construction projects.

The ideal candidate will possess Engineer-In-Training certification and have a minimum of 5 years of related work experience. Professional Engineering license is preferred, or ability to obtain license within a year of hire. Software skills required include proficiency with AutoCAD and/or Revit. This position requires someone who is detail oriented, organized and has great communication skills.

Specific job responsibilities are as follows:

  1. Prepares and completes Structural Engineering designs that are responsive to project needs with minimal guidance from senior staff.
  2. Coordinates preparation of foundation and roof framing plans and specifications with architects
  3. Review and approval of shop drawings.
  4. Provides guidance to junior staff and co-op students.
Preferred qualifications include:

  • Professional Engineering License, or the ability to obtain License within a year of hire.
  • 5-10 years of professional experience.
  • Proficiency with REVIT and/or AutoCAD.
  • Experiences with structural design software such as RISA 3D, SAP2000, Enercalc, and Tedds.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members, clients, and reviewing authorities
  • Experience in all phases of design and construction administration

Bowen offers competitive salaries (commensurate with skill level and experience) in a supportive and cooperative environment. Our ESOP program grants shares of ownership to all vested employees with no individual contribution or expense.

Other benefits include:

  • Life, health, and disability insurance
  • 401K
  • Wellness initiatives
  • Support for licensure testing
  • Social activities and events
  • Scholarship programs