Careers

LARGE FIRM PROJECTS WITH
SMALL FIRM CULTURE

KGA offers qualified professionals the opportunity to join our quest for excellence. This is your chance to become a part of a very unique technical and collaborative culture.

As one of the area’s premier structural engineering firms, KGA prides itself for its family-oriented, fun and challenging work environment.

  • Diversity of Projects
  • Local presence & location
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Waterfront access & downtown amenities
50
Years of Service

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING SINCE 1969

Current Openings

Current openings will be listed below. To apply, please fill out the form below and attach your cover letter and resume. If we are not looking right now, feel free to send us your information anyway.

Description: We are a growing, well-established structural engineering firm in Vancouver, WA-- seeking a skilled, Front Office/HR Coordinator. This position is the first impression of the organization for internal and external clients. The front office is primarily responsible for front desk, office process coordination and production, including engineering proposals, reporting, and marketing material preparation. HR coordination includes company employee communication, point of contact for management and employee questions, benefits administration, HR recordkeeping, on-boarding, off boarding and support of management and staff. This position works closely with the accounting department.

Skills: We are looking for a multifaceted individual that can provide support to all departments and clients. An individual who takes initiative that is friendly, approachable, and energetic with outstanding verbal and written communication skills including editing documents with the ability to understand technical language, basic math, and accounting principles to support the team and clients. The individual will have a working knowledge of employee engagement, team building, employment Law for the State of Washington, employee resolution, and basic HR practices.

Requirements: Working knowledge of HR practices, employee relations, benefits administrations, performance management, and employment law. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including but not limited to grammatical and mathematical communications, business/technical/engineering writing, and editing skills. Demonstrated ability to professionally and securely maintain confidentiality with all company information. Responsible with a strong work ethic, integrity, problem-solving, and ability to take initiative. Ability to work with all departments and assists with communication inter-departmental to help create a team environment. Calmly handles interruptions and competing priorities; flexible; adapts well to changing needs with the ability to prioritize and ask questions when needed. Ability to organize, coordinate, multi-task and complete work accurately while meeting deadlines. Ability to develop marketing brochures and other materials as needed. Capable of using MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; IT equipment, telecommunications, and office equipment.

Description: Kramer Gehlen & Associates, Inc. (KGA), Vancouver, Washington, is seeking an entry level structural designer to join our team. Responsibilities will include performing engineering calculations and performing construction administration duties.

Skills: The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of codes and engineering software and exposure to the construction industry. Experience in the use of Revit Structures is highly desirable.

Requirements: Candidates with a Master's degree in Civil Engineering with a structural emphasis and related experience are preferred, but other candidates will be considered.

KGA is involved in a wide range of projects, including residential, retail, industrial, educational and medical facilities. We offer a flexible and family-friendly working environment, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to: info@kramer-gehlen.com KGA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Description: Kramer Gehlen & Associates, Inc. Vancouver, Washington, seeks a skilled, Structural Project Engineer to join our team. Responsibilities include engineering analysis, project management, coordination of structural drawings, and development of lateral systems for low rise construction. Additional duties include technical writing and reporting, client relationship building, mentoring junior staff, performing engineering calculations, and preparing construction documents.

Skills: We are looking for a team member who professional, collaborative, knowledgeable and organized with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Other beneficial qualities include detail orientation, resourcefulness and initiative.

Requirements: Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in civil engineering with emphasis in structural engineering.

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