Renewables Structural Project Engineer

Job Locations US-CO-Westminster
ID 2023-4969
Structural Engineering
Position Type


Structural Project Engineer

Westwood Professional Services, Inc.


Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Structural Project Engineer to join our renewable energy team. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for structural design of foundations and ancillary structures for utility scale wind, solar, transmission line, and substation projects.
  • Prepares or directs the structural design reports, specifications, and plans.
  • Review and approves project submittals, RFIs and supports field activities during construction.
  • Provide professional and technical support to multiple Westwood projects.
  • Day-to-day support and input to internal and external Project Managers.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil/structural engineering from an ABET accredited college.
  • EIT/FE or PE required, S.E. registration a plus.
  • Minimum 2 years of structural engineering work experience required.
  • Familiar with applicable codes and standards (IBC, ASCE 7, AISC 360, ACI 318).
  • Knowledge of shallow and deep foundations, including spread footings, slab-on-grade, piles and concrete caissons. Knowledge of connection and anchorage design such as cast-in-place, post installed, welds and high-strength bolts.
  • Familiar with steel member design, including wide flange, channel, pipe, plate, and angle sections.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.) a must.
  • Proficient with structural engineering software, such as Mathcad, STAAD, RISA, Enercalc, and LPile a plus.
  • Knowledge of bridge design and evaluation is a plus.
  • Background in geotechnical engineering, solar and wind energy, transmission and distribution, and substations a plus.
  • AutoCAD drafting experience is a plus.
  • Effective verbal communication and technical writing skills.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and check the quality of own and others’ work.
  • Ability to use sound engineering judgment.
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively, which includes planning, organizing and prioritizing with attention to details.
  • Minimal travel possible.



Salary range for this role is $75,000-95,000 annually. 

Compensation Range Minimum

USD $75,000.00/Yr.

Compensation Range Maximum

USD $95,000.00/Yr.

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

Westwood Professional Services Inc. (Westwood) was established in 1972 and has since become a leader in many markets it serves. Westwood is a full-service, multi-discipline professional engineering firm that serves wind, solar, power delivery, residential and commercial development, and public infrastructure clients and their projects from multiple offices across the U.S.


In 2023, Zweig Group ranked Westwood nationally at #12 and #30, respectively on its Hot Firms and Best Firms to Work for lists. Zweig also awarded Westwood two national 2nd place awards for Marketing Excellence. Westwood was recently recognized as #79 in the ENR Top 500 Firms in 2023. The firm consistently ranks on industry's top 25 lists and receives recognition for its involvement on award-winning projects nationwide.


Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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