Structural Engineer

Buffalo, New York
Nov 30, 2021
Dec 30, 2021
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Contract Type
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering

We have an immediate opening for a Structural Engineer in our Buffalo office.  Watts works closely with architects and owners on a variety of challenging engineering projects with a focus on efficient designs meeting the needs of the project.  This mid-level position would perform a variety of structural engineering duties in the design.


  • Work within a small internal team to support the structural design, from project onset through construction
  • Aid the creation of contract documents for all aspects of structural design
  • Perform structural engineering of various materials, including Concrete, Steel, Masonry, Wood, etc.
  • Design slab and floor systems and columns
  • Utilize structural analysis software, including STAAD Pro, RISA 3D, etc.
  • Create and edit computer aided design drawings in BIM, Revit, AutoCAD, etc.
  • Write Engineering Reports and studies, including technical specifications
  • Review applicable building codes and design standards
  • Coordinate work with other disciplines (architects, mechanical engineers etc.)
  • Aid the senior engineers for construction oversight
  • Perform site visits throughout New York State


  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in New York State, preferred
  • Successful completion of NYS Fundamentals of Engineering testing, required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering from an ABET-accredited university, with a focus on Structural Engineering, preferred
  • Technical proficiency in the use of AutoCAD, BIM, and Revit
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills
  • Ability to work within a larger internal/external project team
  • Detail and task oriented, in order to meet deadlines set by others