Structural Engineer

Colby Co. Engineering is a midsize engineering and architecture firm specializing in structural, electrical, mechanical,, fire protection and civil engineering and architecture. Design projects range in size from $50,000 to $90M in construction value for State, Federal, Industrial and Commercial clients throughout the United States. Colby Co. was named to the 2018-2022 “Best Places to Work in Maine” lists, ranking #2 in the Medium Business Category in 2022.

Sixty-five employees strong, Colby Co. is noted for its commitment to technical and service excellence and a fun, flexible, rigorous work environment. Located in the vibrant small city of Portland, Maine, Colby Co. offers a balance of opportunities for working and living well.

We currently have an opening for a Structural Engineer with 5+ years of building design and analysis experience in a consulting engineering design firm setting. We are looking for an engineer who can perform a broad range of designs and analysis including reinforced concrete, structural steel, masonry and wood framing systems. The successful candidate will bring a deep, successful track record of design, quality control and construction administration. In addition to an outstanding technical skillset, they will be a quick, flexible thinker and problem-solver who is accustomed to working in fluid teams on tight deadlines.


  • Research, plan and design a variety of buildings and non-building structures for government, industrial and commercial clients 
  • Prepare code compliant plans and coordinate drawings for a broad range of designs utilizing reinforced concrete, structural steel, masonry and wood framing systems
  • Work on multidisciplinary design teams, primarily in house but also subconsultants
  • Collaborate with the all disciplines to prepare presentations and produce documents from schematic design through to the construction phase
  • Conduct and document site visits, process submittals, substitution requests, and RFI’s during construction

Desired traits:

  • Experience with the design of reinforced concrete, structural steel, masonry and wood framing systems
  • Experience with RISA 3D and the RISA suite of structural analysis software or similar structural analysis software.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or Revit
  • PE License considered a plus, but not required

In addition to a comprehensive insurance and retirement benefits package, Colby Co. offers two paid volunteer days a year, paid educational reimbursement, summer hours, paid time off (PTO), flex time, ability to work remotely, and regular company outings. 

Colby Co. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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