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Entry Level Structural Engineer – Safety


BenefitsPulled from the full job description401(k)Paid time offProfit sharingTuition reimbursementIndeed’s salary guideNot provided by employer$53.7K – $68K a year is Indeed’s estimated salary for this role in Dayton, OH.Report inaccurate salary
LJB Inc. specializes in civil and structural engineering, as well as offering geospatial, safety, health, and environmental services to clients throughout North America. For decades, LJB has been the leading firm for innovation and expertise by providing dually registered engineers and certified safety and health professionals across a wide range of industries and markets.
At LJB, we think bigger and are committed to improving the quality of life for our clients, communities, and employees. From designing fall protection for the US Capitol to assessing the fall hazards on a ship to Hawaii, there are multiple challenging and interesting projects that empowers employees to think outside the box in a great team-oriented environment. There is always room for growth through flexibility and development opportunities across all fourteen offices.
We are looking for a candidate to fill the entry level position of Structural Engineering in our Dayton, OH office. The structural engineer will analyze, design, plan, and create structural components and structural systems to achieve fall protection designs for LJB clients. You will be expected to immediately impact our firm as we seek the best methods to serve our clients. You must exhibit a professional attitude, visionary thinking, innovative ideas, analytical problem solving and a willingness to collaborate while having the ability to work independently.

Ability to design complex fall protection systems using fundamental structural engineering principles
Ability to visit client sites to gather data and identify safety issues requiring engineered solutions.
Ability to interact with the client to determine their needs and next steps for the project.
Ability to access locations at height, climb ladders/scaffolding, use personal fall protection systems, and wear additional personal protective equipment, as required in different types of environments.
Ability to document structural systems in existing industrial/commercial/institutional facilities.
Responsible for maintaining technical knowledge through completion of various training initiatives: attending seminars, reviewing professional publications, attending in-house systems/management training.
Other duties as assigned.


Ability to travel to client locations in various US-based locations (overnight stays based on supported projects).
Ability to analyze situations and identify ways to improve efficiency.
Ability to react quickly and calmly to high-pressure situations.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively in team settings.
Understanding/Training in OSHA/ANSI fall protection standards
Ability to pass background checks, drug tests and MVR check


No experience required, new graduates are encouraged to apply
Bachelors degree in civil or architectural engineering with structural emphasis required.
The ability to obtain Professional Engineer (PE) license within four years desired.
CAD experience (Revit and Bluebeam preferred) STRAP or other structural analysis software experience preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.


Critical thinking
Problem solving
Quick and continuous learning
Interpersonal communication
Results driven
Customer awareness

LJB offers competitive compensation packages, which includes paid time off, a 401(k)/profit sharing plan, tuition reimbursement, flexibility, and mobility. LJB Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including veterans/disabilities. If you are a self-starting individual who wishes to join an established team that believes in excellence in the workplace, this opportunity is for you.
Note: At the current time LJB will not sponsor applicants for work visas.
Recruiters or staffing agencies: LJB Inc. is not obligated to compensate any external recruiter or search firm who presents a candidate, their resume, or profile to a LJB Inc. employee without a current, fully executed agreement on file. Please direct all communications to the HR team.
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