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Elevate Your Career

Join a team where your expertise is valued. As a Klingner Structural Engineer, you’ll play a pivotal role in designing projects that redefine what’s possible. Our experts are passionate about leaving a lasting impact on the safety and stability of communities and industries, using the latest software to pinpoint the best solutions. If you’re ready to make your mark, we want to hear from you.


  • Lead the structural design of a wide range of gravity and lateral structural building systems utilizing concrete, masonry, steel, and wood / timber.
  • Develop system layouts and calculations to support design activities.
  • Evaluate multiple solutions to ensure compliance with design and regulatory standards, client expectations, and project requirements.
  • Identify potential structural risks and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Estimate project hours, plan, schedule, and coordinate all technical work to successfully complete multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Collaborate with architects, engineers, contractors, and clients as part of Klingner’s design processes.
  • Conduct structural assessments and evaluations of structures to determine their safety, durability, and compliance with applicable codes.
  • Prepare narratives and detailed engineering reports outlining existing conditions, recommendations, and opinions of probable cost, as necessary.
  • Write clear project scopes for proposals.
  • Conduct meetings and project presentations to provide progress updates, address concerns, and gather client feedback.
  • Monitor applicable codes, standards, and regulations and apply them to all design and inspection work.
  • Track project scope, schedule, and budget to minimize project write-offs.
  • Leverage various software and tools to perform structural analysis, modeling, and simulations.
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Foundation work at a building under construction


  • A minimum of 5 years working experience in industrial and / or commercial work.
  • A Bachelor of Science in Civil, Architectural, or Agricultural Engineering, specializing in structures.
  • Must hold a Professional Engineer license in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, or Kentucky.
  • A Structural Engineer licensure is a plus. Otherwise, future intentions of taking the Structural Engineer Exam is preferred.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Revit is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and other Microsoft Office software is a must.
  • A solid understanding of structural engineering standards and an extensive working experience with a variety of State, Federal, and private design projects.
  • Experience preparing construction plans, specifications, and cost estimates is required.
  • Excellent time management skills, organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple complex projects and tasks concurrently, and a commitment to meeting deadlines and keeping projects within budget is required.
  • Ability to conduct all projects by quality standards and Klingner procedures, with a strong focus of on accuracy and quality of work.
  • Experience writing thorough reports and studies, scopes of work, and proposals.
  • A strong technical background with skillsets in problem-solving, creativity, and attention to detail.
  • Goal-oriented with a drive to create high-quality designs, a strong sense of commitment, the willingness to learn, and the desire to work in a team environment.
  • Clear written and verbal communication is a must.

NOTE: This is a full-time position. Additional training can be provided. 

The Perks

At Klingner, we offer excellent benefits, career growth opportunities, and a competitive salary depending on experience.

  • Mentor / Mentee opportunities
  • Professional development assistance
  • Health Insurance (three coverage options available)
  • VPTO, sick leave, and 7.5 paid holidays
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Health savings and Flexible Spending
  • Yearly Wellness reimbursement
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
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What Sets Klingner Apart

Your experience is valued. Unique to the Architecture, Engineering, Surveying, and Geotech industry, Klingner & Associates, P.C. has an average employee retention rate of 9.5 years. As a nearly 120-year-old firm, this makes us proud. Each staff member provides a wealth of understanding and experience that helps drive our reputation for high quality deliverables. 

Client support is important to everyone in the firm. For over 10 years, Klingner has maintained an 85% client retention rate. We are also focused on staying ahead of the curve when it comes to technology, culture, and project delivery. 

With engaged leadership, Klingner acts on employee feedback and recommendations for continued evolution. At Klingner, we value quality, respect, professional advancement, and an enjoyable work environment. 

Apply today to become a part of a growing organization, deeply rooted in the communities we serve.

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Architects discussing building concepts
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Ready to Apply?

Applying is easy – Simply complete the Initial Interest Form below.

We are an EOE; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.

Upload your completed resume, then fill in and submit this Initial Interest Form.

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