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Staff Engineer

Are you ready to start a challenging and rewarding career as a Structural Engineer?


This is an entry and second level position in which the individual’s engineering skills and knowledge are further developed through the tasks assigned by the Supervisor or Project Manager.  Close supervision is provided at this level for new aspects of assignments. The Staff Engineer’s tasks include, but are not limited to:  structural/site analysis and design, drawing review, AutoCAD design and revision, field measurements and construction observation.  (If you feel your experience and skills surpass this entry level position, please consider applying for our Project Engineer position instead.)

Compensation and Benefits:

  1. Starting hourly rate, based on experience and qualifications: $30/hour - $33/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 and in a timely manner.

  2. AutoCAD and Revit:  Creates and edits drawings using AutoCAD and Revit software.

  3. Drawing Review:  Reviews own work and shop drawing review as requested.

  4. 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.

  5. Client/Consultant Contact: Occasionally communicates with clients or consultants as needed in order to complete assignments or respond to questions. 

  6. Supervision:  This is normally not a supervisory position; however, the Staff Engineer reviews any work performed by others at the Staff Engineer’s direction in order to ensure quality control.



BSCE or MSCE from an accredited engineering university

Must have or be actively pursuing the Engineer Intern Certification

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

AutoCAD and Revit experience preferred

No previous engineering experience is required

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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