Kleinschmidt Group
  • 20-Jun-2022 to 20-Jul-2022 (EST)
  • Engineering - Analysis & Design
  • Falmouth, ME, USA
  • Full Time

Kleinschmidt has a full-time opening for an Entry Level Structural Engineer to perform technical design for hydroelectric, fisheries, and water resources projects in Falmouth, Maine, or Pittsfield, Maine. Our flexibility and core value of relationships allows us to offer employees the opportunity to work in an office, or remotely, based on their personal needs. We understand the concerns with COVID-19 and have policies in place to help keep our employees safe.

Who You Are

An EIT with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (concentration in Structural Engineering). Relevant coursework in structural design of concrete and steel structures, finite element analysis, hydraulics, and soil mechanics is a plus.

Technically Focused: Knowledge of standards and codes applicable to the structural engineering discipline is required. Experience with structural modeling software and CAD software (MathCAD, RISA-3D, SAP2000, AutoCAD, Civil3D) is preferred.

Relationship & Communication Focused: Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team while applying engineering skills from analysis and design throughout the life cycle of the project. The candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills, and working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Additional Requirements

  • Must possess permanent authorization to work in the United States and able to acquire authorization to work in Canada
  • Must be willing to travel and possess a valid driver's license

About the Position

Typical duties of this position include structural design and evaluation of concrete and steel structures and general civil design on hydroelectric projects under the direction of mid-to-senior level staff. The duties of this position will also include travel for structural inspections, including penstocks, surge tanks, and dam infrastructure condition assessments, and construction support services. The successful candidate will join a team of technical professionals working on hydropower, renewable energy, and ecological restoration projects in the U.S. and Canada.

Who We Are

Kleinschmidt is one of the few employee-owned consulting firms in North America specializing in hydropower and we have been doing it for more than 50 years. We focus on developing engineering, regulatory, and environmental solutions that benefit our clients by lowering costs, shortening schedules, and improving regulatory relationships.

Our people are passionate, engaged, and enjoy learning from one another while working on unique and creative projects. Technical excellence is at the heart of our continued success, and we strongly encourage learning and continuous improvement to create professional growth and new opportunities for our employees.


  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus Program - Annual and quarterly
  • Comprehensive medical/dental/vision package
  • 401(k) with 4% employer match and 100% immediate vesting
  • 10 Floating Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Ownership

Kleinschmidt is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. It is our company policy and culture to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender status, disability status, national origin, veteran status, and all other dimensions of diversity.

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As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Kleinschmidt is committed to a diverse workforce.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation.

If you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application or need other accommodations, you may request an accommodation by contacting our recruitment coordinator at 207.416.1262.


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