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Professional Engineer

As a licensed P.E., you know the value of working hard and committing to a goal.  So do we.  In this position, you will take a leadership role in a variety of projects, have access to continuing education courses required to maintain your licensure, and help guide others as they pursue their own path towards licensure as a professional engineer.


The Professional Engineer is a registered PE with previous engineering experience who can apply the principles and practices of engineering to diverse assignments; is able to perform competently and independently with technical guidance necessary only when working on unusual or complex problems. Supervisory guidance is generally related to overall objectives, critical issues, and new concepts.  The Professional Engineer’s tasks include, but are not limited to:  structural/site analysis and design, structural evaluations, drawing review, AutoCAD design and revision, field measurements and construction observation.


Compensation and Benefits:

  1. Starting hourly rate, based on experience and qualifications: $37/hour - $43/hour, plus benefits

  2. Overtime (excess of 40 hours in a week) is available, but never mandatory, and is paid at 150% of your regular hourly rate.

  3. Benefits for full-time employees include:​ 

a. High quality medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for all full-time employees and their dependents      at a cost of only $1/paycheck.​

b. Continuing education courses available in-office

c. Paid holidays

d. Generous and flexible paid leave time

e. SARSEP-IRA retirement plan

f. Long-term disability insurance at no cost to employee

Company Values and Atmosphere:

  1. We pride ourselves on the high standard of professional conduct endorsed and maintained by our employees.  This standard is reflected in the Engineers' and Surveyors' Creed.

  2. We work on an extremely wide variety of projects.  At Silver Creek, you will be immersed in all aspects of structural engineering.  Many employees have found this wide range of experience to be invaluable when preparing to take the PE exam.  Our production area is an open and collaborative environment, which provides more opportunity for professional development.

  3. Our office is conveniently located with easy access to I-465 and free parking.  Office hours are from 7 AM Monday - Thursday and 7-11 AM on Friday.

  4. Free coffee, soda, water, and candy are available in the break room.  Love breakfast?  Join our Breakfast Club where participating employees rotate bringing in breakfast to share each Friday morning.


Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Structural/Site Analysis and Design:  Performs structural/site analysis and design as assigned by Supervisor or Project Manager in accordance with accepted engineering practices in a timely manner.  Assembles design documents.

  2. Structural Evaluations:  Visit buildings to diagnose structural issues, evaluate structural condition, develop recommendations for corrective actions, and prepare written reports.

  3. AutoCAD:  Creates and edits drawings using AutoCAD software.

  4. Drawing Review:  Review of own work and shop drawing review as requested.

  5. Field Work:  May visit project site to record measurements and/or observe conditions.  May visit construction site to observe compliance with design documents when appropriate.

  6. Client/Consultant Contact:  Frequent client/consultant contact after assignment to project.  May represent Silver Creek Engineering in meetings with clients, design team, and/or consultants.  Files permits on behalf of clients when appropriate.

  7. Project Management:  Oversees projects, develops and tracks project scope and budget.

  8. Supervision:  This is normally a supervisory position where any work performed by others at the P.E.’s direction is reviewed to ensure quality control.



Licensed Professional Engineer

BSCE or MSCE from an accredited engineering university

Experience in AutoCAD preferred

Experienced in using structural design software and Excel

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

5 or more years of engineering experience preferred

If you have questions or would like to apply for this position, please contact Amy Wesner at (317) 297-5610 or send your resume and cover letter to Amy at

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