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Structural Engineer Project Lead | Senior Project Manager



Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

At Schaefer, we’re collaborative, hard-working, innovative and passionate in the office and in our communities. We’re looking for a creative leader to join our fast-paced team to work on national public and private projects. Our engineers crave knowledge and cultivate new skills designing diverse structures. We hire individuals that bring their best every day.

The Schaefer Phoenix team is primed for growth in our new, expanded office location at 2800 North Central Avenue.

Scope of Work

  • Lead multiple projects that vary in size and complexity as the Project Manager or Project Engineer
  • Provide technical guidance, mentoring, and developmental feedback for project teams
  • Design and detail efficient structures that are code compliant, accurate and of high quality
  • Develop strong client relationships and engage in business development practices to leverage those partnerships for ongoing project work
  • Manage project cost through effective planning and prioritization


  • 10+ years of structural engineering experience, demonstrating growth in project management experience and diverse projects
  • Proven ability to build and manage successful project teams
  • Strong client relationship experience and the ability to manage complex projects
  • PE or SE license
  • BS in engineering, MS preferred


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance, company paid life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid time off
  • Bonus eligibility
  • Stock ownership
  • Training + development budget
  • Educational and licensure financial assistance
  • Flexible work hours + remote work opportunities
  • Project and management responsibilities at all experience levels
  • New employee mentoring
  • Design with the latest software and workstation
  • Regular office social events

Working conditions and physical requirements

This work is typically done within an office environment with occasional field work at project + construction sites. When field assignments are required, the working conditions + physical requirements for field staff apply.

  • Normal core working hours will be 9 am – 4 pm but may vary depending on project demands
  • Overtime work may be required based on work deadlines
  • Ability to access + navigate construction sites; may require ability to climb + descend ladders or crawl through openings
  • Some travel may be required for this position: conducting site visits, working out of area, out of state or across the state as driven by project need
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate