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Senior Structural Engineer

Foley Buhl Roberts & Associates (FBRA) is seeking a Senior Structural Engineer for a full-time position in our Newton, Massachusetts office. The ideal candidate would be an experienced, highly motivated and creative individual, with the ability to communicate effectively and multi-task.


  • Manage and assist FBRA Engineers and Revit Designers in structural design, the production of structural drawings and specifications and construction administration services.

  • Communicate and coordinate with Architects, Consultants, Owners, Cost Estimators and Contractors during the design and construction administration phases.

  • Conduct technical reviews and structural budget reviews on projects.

  • Evaluate and prepare existing conditions reports and structural narratives for renovation projects.

  • Help mentor and train junior staff.

  • Assist senior management in marketing and business development efforts.


  • Minimum B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering with a structures concentration. MS Degree in Structural Engineering is preferred.

  • Registered Structural Engineer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and/or other New England state(s).

  • 8 to 15 years of experience in the structural design of buildings; including new construction and renovation.

  • Strong writing and communication skills.

  • Strong computer skills; extensive experience with industry standard Structural Engineering programs.

  • Thorough knowledge/experience with Revit.

  • Thorough knowledge/experience in the design of various structural systems; including structural steel, steel joists, reinforced concrete, precast/prestressed concrete, reinforced masonry, engineered lumber and glued laminated timber.

  • Thorough knowledge/experience in the design of various foundation systems; including spread footings, mats, piles, caissons, PIFs, RAPs, etc.

  • Experience in the review and evaluation of structural cost estimates, prepared by others.

  • Extensive construction administration experience.

Foley Buhl Roberts & Associates, Inc. offers an exciting and challenging work environment with the potential for rapid professional growth. We offer an excellent salary/benefits package.

Interested/qualified candidates please send resumes to Jon Buhl at

Foley Buhl Roberts & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted February 8, 2018.




The new Woodrow Wilson School replaces an existing school that was undersized and out of date. The new school has 24 classrooms, a cafeteria, and a large gymnasium. The school is also used for community functions.

The new building is constructed of structural steel and open web steel joists for economy and speed of construction. Custom made, long span steel trusses span over the tall cafeteria and gymnasium spaces.




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