Director of Structural Engineering – IL

at LVI Associates
Location Chicago, Illinois
Date Posted July 30, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified



The engineering team has worked in nearly every US state and Canadian province, and many of our engineers have work stretching across the globe. They have grown both organically and through acquisition over the past 10 years.


  • Lead the structural group under the direction of the Director of Engineering. Responsible for supervision/mentoring of engineers, quality review of projects, and general group management. Also expected to perform lead structural engineer project responsibilities as defined below.
  • Performs lead structural engineering both on new construction and existing buildings with responsibilities on multiple projects, including establishing criteria and standards, and preparing calculations, reports, and project drawings and specifications.
  • Collaborate with client, architect, other disciplines, and contractor to provide appropriate, cost-effective, and coordinated solutions.
  • Work to establish and build relationships with team members, both internal and external.
  • Perform construction administration services, including RFI's and submittals, and site visits as required.
  • Participate in business development efforts


  • 10+ years of experience in design of structural systems.
  • B.S. in Structural Engineering from ABET-accredited school.
  • Masters degree preferred.
  • Experience in light gage, wood, masonry, and steel connection design.
  • S.E. license in Structural Engineering in Illinois preferred.
  • Ability to get licensed in additional states preferred.
  • Active in professional organizations a plus.
  • Experience writing and editing specifications.
  • Excellent organization, delegation, and time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


  • Above-Market Salaries with Performance/Project Bonuses
  • Medical (BCBS), Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance (options that cover entire premium)
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance Covered
  • Wellness Benefits including EAP, Gym Membership, & More
  • 401k with Company Match


  • Unlimited PTO
  • Flexible Schedule & Work Location
  • Professional Development

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