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February 25, 2022

Structural Design Engineer / Project Engineer


Gainesville, VA

We are looking for an Entry Level Structural Design Engineer for in-office employment at our Gainesville, VA location.

Primary Responsibilities

The Design Engineer / Project Engineer provides engineering services and administrative support on engineering projects from start-up through completion and project close-out, under the direction and supervision of the Project Manager or Senior Project Manager.


  • BS or MS Engineering with Structural Concentration
  • EIT required
  • Knowledge and/or proficiency in BIM Technologies (REVIT), AutoCAD, RAM Concept, Finite Element Analysis
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Detail oriented and self-motivated
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • If you are interested in this position, we’d like to know more about you. Please apply below.

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    Structural Design Engineer / Project Engineer

    Design / Project Engineer

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    We work in exciting times with innovations in our industry being introduced almost daily. If you’re excited by what you do and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment on critical work, contact us.

    In addition to competitive salaries, Cates offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental and vision insurance, a retirement program, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, paid time off and paid company holidays.

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    Cates Engineering Structural Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII. Cates Engineering Structural Consulting prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.