Structural Engineer

Arlington, VA, USA Req #4465
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

ANG is seeking a Structural Engineer will work in the customer's, Program Development, Coordination and Support Directorate, Office of Design and Engineering, Civil Structural Engineering Division. They will be responsible for providing a variety of architectural assistance during the design phase of projects. 

Essential Functions 

  • Provides structural engineering advice and assistance to senior architects and engineers during the design phase of projects
  • Researches established codes, design criteria, and other standards to answer design questions and issues from contract engineers, architects, and other technical disciplines, requiring understanding of the world-wide variety of conditions, skill levels, utilities, and other problems which are found in the course of design and construction activities
  •  Forensic Analysis – Research and analyze potential causes of design and construction issues and proposed resolutions;
  • Provides professional advice and technical assistance to staff, post staff, procurement officials, and employees of other agencies related to buildings under construction, owned, leased, or undergoing renovation by the Department, including new design work, redesign work, design reviews, code determinations, and problem solving suggestions;
  • Travels to project sites worldwide performing inspections of the work accomplished; provides general structural engineering advice and assistance to the project supervisor and contractor regarding installation of materials/equipment
  • Reviews requests for change orders or requests for information relating to engineering aspects of projects; and
  • Renders to posts assistance on engineering problems such as proposals for redesign work and malfunctioning equipment;
  • Remains current on the latest professional trends, techniques, and practices in design and architecture by reviewing a variety of data regarding manufacturing products, consulting with sales engineering, and continuing education to assist in making sure that the most efficient and economical designs, equipment, and supplies are used in the facilities.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate technical concepts in an understandable and concise way. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), and Microsoft Project. 

Supervisory Responsibility 

None required for this position 

Work Environment 

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. 


Physical Demands 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 75% of the time. 
  • Occasionally moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. 
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer. 
  • Expresses or exchanges ideas by means of the spoken word.  Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly. 
  • Frequently moves standard office equipment up to 25 pounds. 
  • Must be able to work indoor conditions 90% of the time. 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work 

This is a full-time position. Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   



Travels to domestic and overseas sites, as required to perform required tasks 



  • Minimum of 10 years of experience as a Civil or Structural Engineer, responsible for providing expert advice and assistance regarding design, drawings, and specifications development for civil and structural engineering aspects of building facilities including offices, residences, and special use structures whether owned, leased, or under construction. 
  • Mastery of the theories, principles, practices, and methodologies of civil (site) engineering 
  • Experience in the established concepts, principles, and methods engineering applicable to varied and complex design problems, projects, or studies, sufficient to enable the incumbent to perform recurring assignments of moderate difficulty {i.e., where methods and techniques are well established, apply to most situations encountered, and do not require significant deviation from established methods) or to perform discrete portions of more complex problems.
  • Familiarity with related engineering principles sufficient to assist higher graded professionals in ensuring that areas of overlapping responsibility between technical disciplines receive proper design consideration, and ability to apply knowledge to the planning, design, and construction of a variety of new and existing overseas diplomatic facilities.
  • Experience and capabilities in the use of AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), and Microsoft Project.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred 


Additional Eligibility Qualifications 

  •  Ability to apply knowledge to assist higher-graded architects and engineers in the planning, design, construction, and program coordination of a variety of new and existing overseas facilities of varying types.

  • Ability to perform analytical work of moderate engineering difficulty on a variety of new and existing overseas facilities types.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing on highly complex, controversial and time-sensitive matters to diverse audiences.

Security Clearance 

Must be a U.S. citizen and possess or be able to obtain/maintain a SECRET clearance. Pursuant to Executive Order 14043, this position requires full vaccination against COVID-19 regardless of work location.


AAP/EEO Statement 

All Native Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to age, sex, race, national origin, religion, marital status or physical disability. However, preference may be extended to persons of Indian descent in accordance with applicable laws. 


Other Duties 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Other details

  • Job Family Engineering
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Arlington, VA, USA