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Structural Engineer

Madison, WI

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Shive-Hattery’s Madison, WI office has an immediate opportunity for a Structural Engineer with 5 or more years of experience in the design and leadership of structural engineering projects.

Who You Are

  • Professional Engineer licensure in Wisconsin with the ability to add state licenses
  • Structural design experience using concrete, steel, and masonry; experience with wood design is a plus
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively, which includes planning, organizing, and prioritizing work; capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good oral and written communication skills, and comfortable presenting design solutions to owners
  • Experience using Revit, 3D software (Navisworks/Recap), structural engineering design software, and Microsoft Office
  • Able to drive and have access to an automobile, climb ladders, and work off of elevated platforms and open grating, and wear personal protective equipment required for specific clients and sites

What You’ll Do

  • Work in a team setting, collaborating with other disciplines to perform the design and construction administration services as a structural engineer for industrial, higher education, government, and commercial projects of various sizes with an emphasis on industrial projects. 
  • Lead the structural design portion of projects, make design recommendations and decisions, and oversee the completion and quality of construction drawings, specifications, reports and other project documentation; oversee shop drawing reviews
  • Collaborate with experienced engineers and technicians while coordinating work within multi-discipline teams. 
  • Manage and lead projects and project teams from beginning to end to meet the owner’s needs and expectations. 
  • Establish and manage structural scope, schedule, and budget
  • Mentor and teach other team members
  • Grow and maintain relationships with clients, consultants, and contractors
  • Visit project sites and provide technical assistance to help resolve construction issues


Madison, Wisconsin is home to one of our newest and fastest-growing offices. This opportunity will allow you to work in a city ranking near the top of many “Best of” lists with a reputation as one of America’s greenest cities.

There is never a shortage of outdoor entertainment whether in the heat of the summer or the cold of a Midwest winter. The city of Madison is home to 260 parks with over 5,000 acres of parklands to explore. Five lakes with easy access provide endless opportunities for outdoor water fun for anyone who enjoys the water. This active city has more bikes than cars, with more than 75 miles of bike paths and provides residents with a perfect mix of big city vibrancy with a small-town charm. Located between Chicago and Minneapolis, Madison is a perfect spot for attracting national musical, theater and a robust arts scene. The local food and beverage industry gives locals a variety of dining options to meet a diverse mix of residents.

As the home to the flagship University of Wisconsin, area residents benefit from art, culture, and entertainment opportunities associated with the university. As the capital city of Wisconsin, Madison has a flourishing and stable economy. Come join our team and you will see why we love our Madison home!


Why Shive-Hattery?

Shive-Hattery strives to provide outstanding client service and provide rewarding careers to our employees. Our learning and teaching culture is based on collaboration; everyone is empowered to mentor and teach other employees while continuing to develop your skills to grow professionally at Shive-Hattery. 


Shive-Hattery offers an outstanding and competitive compensation package.  Our perks include flexible work environment, overtime pay, profit sharing, and parental leave.


For certain clients, we are required to conduct drug and/or alcohol testing on employees who perform work at the client site or on the client project. Consequently, employees and/or applicants will be required to satisfactorily pass a drug and/or alcohol test prior to any such work assignment.   


Shive-Hattery is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or genetic information.