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WE’RE LOOKING FOR INNOVATORS, GO GETTERS, PROBLEM SOLVERS AND COLLABORATORS.

The beating heart of Harwood is our people. We are problem solvers, engineers, and designers who are passionate about people and community. Collectively, we are curious, talented, and genuine.

Join us and be part of a team that knows how to create a fun and enjoyable work environment while delivering exceptional engineering solutions. After all, who says you can’t have a little fun while building the future?

Employees get to work across industries and assignments, touching all aspects of the project, from early strategy to completion. We are strong believers in the value of continuous learning and provide the support and tools to hone your craft and grow your career.

AWE-INSPIRING VIEWS THAT NEVER GET OLD

Our office is located in the Wisconsin Gas Light Company’s former West Side Works facility in the Menomonee Valley in Milwaukee, WI. This Coolest Office winner offers breathtaking views, the exposed steel structure showcasing all of the systems we designed. (and no, it never gets old)

MORE THAN JUST A PLACE TO WORK

At Harwood, we take care of our people like they’re our own. That means providing great benefits, assembling a team of all-stars, tackling exciting projects, and opening doors to endless growth opportunities.

We believe that your success is our success, and we’re here to make sure you’re equipped to thrive both professionally and personally. With comprehensive benefits, top-notch resources, and a supportive community, you’ll have everything you need to crush it here.

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive salary 
  • Annual bonuses 
  • Retirement plan 
  • PTO & VTO (volunteer time off)
  • Top-notch health insurance options
  • Remote work & flexible schedules
  • Bring your dog to work  
  • Free parking 
  • The prized “Fuel Station” – our bottomless jar of snacks

Open Positions

We have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Structural Engineer to join our team.

What you’ll do:

  • Organize and manage structural design efforts for multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Design and layout structural engineering drawings for assigned projects/work assignments including the preparation of plans, schedules, details and specifications.
  • Design structural systems of steel, reinforced concrete, precast concrete, post tensioned concrete, masonry, timber, cold-formed metal framing, and shallow and deep foundations for a variety of healthcare, commercial, hospitality, industrial and institutional buildings.
  • Review and resolve a variety of complex problems, i.e., conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, difficult condition requirements.
  • Prepare structural calculations for submittal to regulating authority.
  • Perform and/or coordinate the review of shop drawing submittals and post modifications as needed.
  • Perform construction site observation visits and prepare reports of site visits completed.
  • Exhibit staff development skills through coaching and mentorship; may supervise or coordinate the work of fellow engineers or technicians.

Who you are:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Structural Engineering, Master’s degree preferred.
  • 10 + years’ experience in structural design; PE licensure expected, SE licensure encouraged.
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Revit, Bluebeam and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • In-depth knowledge of various structural analysis and design programs including RISA, RAM and ADAPT.
  • Knowledgeable in consulting and construction practices associated with design/bid/build, design/build and construction manager roles and responsibilities.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills to draft correspondence, reports and communicate effectively with all project team members.
  • Act as a primary lead and provide technical assistance for multiple projects during design, bidding, permitting and construction.
  • Provide efficiency reviews and/or value engineering options for existing designs.
  • Able to demonstrate ability to handle and be responsible for project delivery which may be multiple, large or complex in scope.
 

We have an opportunity for an experienced Structural Project Engineer to join our team.

What you’ll do:

  • Knowledge and understanding of project development and design process including design involving steel, composite design, reinforced concrete, precast concrete, post tensioned concrete, masonry, timber, light gauge framing, shallow and deep foundations.
  • Produce contract documents conforming to applicable building codes with guidance and supervision.
  • Basic design and layout of structural engineering drawings for assigned projects including the preparation of plans, schedules and details.
  • Prepare structural calculations.
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with project team of designers and engineers to follow through with tasks and recommend solutions for completing design tasks.
  • Perform construction administration tasks including RFI responses, submittal reviews and site observation visits.
  • Visit job sites to verify existing conditions.

Who you are:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Structural Engineering.
  • 3-10 years’ experience in structural design.
  • PE preferred, or EIT and working towards professional engineering license.
  • Proficient with Revit, AutoCAD, Bluebeam and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Familiar with building codes, zoning regulations and approval process.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Must be comfortable working independently and also in a team-oriented environment, with multiple projects and varied deadlines.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills to draft correspondence, reports and communicate effectively with project team members.

We have an opportunity for an Electrical Project Engineer to join our team.  You will be responsible for providing the project team with electrical design support and assist in the review and mark-up of shop drawing submittals. You will be involved in activities and projects, including interfacing with cross-functional teams consisting of mechanical, structural, plumbing, lighting, and architectural.

What you’ll do:

  • Design and develop construction documents for electrical power, lighting and low voltage systems.
  • Work with multi-disciplined teams of professionals – Engineers, Planners, and Architects on various building projects.
  • Write specifications for particular projects.
  • Perform load calculations.
  • Attend project meetings.
  • Conduct field surveys.
  • Visit job sites to verify existing conditions and observe construction progress.
  • Perform short circuit, coordination and arc-flash studies using industry standard programs.
  • Work under the advisement of a senior project engineer to support design efforts.
  • Participate in project pursuits, interviews and various business development activities.

Who you are:

  • A Bachelor‘s degree in Electrical Engineering required and 6+ years relevant work experience.
  • Wisconsin PE licensure, or working towards license.
  • Experience with Revit, AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of electrical terminology and components.
  • Experience with the National Electric Code (NEC).
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills to draft correspondence, reports and communicate effectively with project team members.

We have an opportunity for a Landscape Architect/Designer who is passionate about their work, dedicated to working on a variety of projects, and has a desire for great design that directly impacts our client’s vision.

What you’ll do:

  • Prepare concepts, design development and graphic illustrations.
  • Assist in editing technical specifications and reviewing construction documents.
  • Work with senior landscape architect to compile data and prepare design solutions.
  • Prepare landscape plans, details, sections, schedules, and specifications.
  • Collaborate with in-house architects, engineers, and other allied design professionals on a variety of site design and planning project types and sizes.
  • Aid on zoning and site plan approvals, public hearings, and municipal code interpretation.
  • Visit construction sites to gather information, review design intent, prepare punch lists and support project team during the construction phase.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture.
  • Minimum 2 years’ applicable experience.
  • Demonstrated design skills and a creative, efficient approach to design.
  • Proficiency in design software including AutoCAD, Adobe, Sketch-up and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Technical background/knowledge of landscape architecture.
  • Knowledge of local plant materials (USDA Hardiness Zones 3, 4 and 5).
  • Excellent communication, organization, and time management skills are essential in this role with the ability to collaborate effectively and manage multiple priorities.

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