FTF Engineering is a successful, boutique structural engineering firm with offices in San Luis Obispo and San Francisco. We specialize in challenging design driven projects in commercial, industrial, and residential sectors throughout the Greater Bay Area and Central Coast.

Our office environment is open, communicative, team-oriented, fast-paced, high energy, flexible, and fun. Our engineers all work on multiple projects simultaneously and we strive to provide exceptional and innovative engineering solutions.

We are actively seeking candidates in each office with exceptional engineering, drafting, communication, and relationship skills who are willing to sweat the details, be flexible in assigned tasks, work diligently to make deadlines, and work independently. You should be someone who can learn from anyone, who wants to grow personally and professionally.

Please submit letter, resume and work samples to

Structural Engineer 2-5 Years Experience

[Positions in San Luis Obispo and San Francisco]

The key accountabilities for this role are listed below:

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


  • BS Civil (Structural emphasis) or Structural Engineering, or Architectural Engineering
  • MS-Civil/Structural Preferred
  • 2-5 years’ experience
  • Proficient drafting skills using AutoCAD
  • Revit Preferred (but not necessary)
  • PE License
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Valid CA driver’s license and vehicle for frequent travel to site visits
  • Physically capable of navigating construction sites

Computer Skills:

  • AutoCAD, Revit, RISA-3D, Enercalc, Excel

To apply please submit cover letter and resume. Provide references and work samples upon request. We offer salaried compensation commensurate with experience. No phone calls please.

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.