FTF Engineering is a growing, successful, boutique structural engineering firm. We specialize in high quality projects, with a particular focus on high-end, single-family and multi-family residential work, seismic retrofit, commercial work, construction means-and-methods, tenant improvement, and equipment bracing. Offices are located in San Francisco and San Luis Obispo.

Our office environment is open, communicative, team-oriented, fast-paced, high energy, flexible, and fun. We each work on projects in all practice areas, and we strive to be an outstanding provider of engineering and innovation.

We are looking for someone with exceptional engineering, communication, and relationship skills that knows how to produce a complete detailed set of construction documents, be flexible in assigned tasks, work diligently to make deadlines, and be able to work independently. You should be someone who wants to learn and grow both personally and professionally. The key accountabilities for each role are listed below.

Please submit letter, resume and work samples to

Structural Engineer — 0-7 Years Experience

[Positions in San Luis Obispo and San Francisco]

The key accountabilities for this role are listed below:

  • Drawings that Conform to Engineering and FTF Standards
  • Well-Organized Project Documentation
  • Clear and Accurate Calculations
  • Effective Construction Detailing
  • Ongoing Professional Development


  • BS Civil (Structural emphasis) or Structural Engineering, or Architectural Engineering
  • MS-Civil/Structural Preferred
  • 0-7 years’ experience
  • Proficient drafting skills using AutoCAD
  • Revit Preferred (but not necessary)
  • PE License preferred, SE License a plus
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Valid CA driver’s license and vehicle for frequent travel to Bay Area site visits
  • Physically capable of navigating construction sites

Computer Skills:

  • AutoCAD, Revit, RISA-3D, SAP2000, RAM Structural, Enercalc, Excel

Submit cover letter and resume to info at ftfengineering dot com. Provide references and work samples upon request.

DO NOT contact via phone.

CAD Drafter for Structural Engineering Firm

[San Luis Obispo]

The key accountabilities for this role are listed below:

  • Production of clear and accurate drawings that conform to engineering and FTF Standards
  • CAD system maintenance, including software subscriptions, CAD standards, details library
  • File maintenance, archiving, document production and distribution
  • A small amount of office administration

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • 5-7 Years of drafting experience in an engineering firm
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and follow-through
  • Excellent drafting skills using AutoCAD (Revit experience preferred)
  • Valid CA driver’s license and vehicle for travel to site visits

This position is full-time on a temporary basis and may lead to permanent placement. We offer hourly compensation, commensurate with experience.

To apply please submit cover letter, resume, and work samples in PDF and .dwg format, (4 MB maximum). No phone calls please.