Civil/Structural Engineer in Santa Fe Springs, CA at CSI Electrical Contractors, Inc

Date Posted: 2/9/2021

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Job Description

CSI Energy, headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, California, is an affiliate company of MYR Group, a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: MRYG) that is among the largest electrical contractors in the nation.  CSI Energy is a rapidly growing solar + BESS Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) company. CSI Energy offer its clients the full spectrum of Solar PV solutions including design, engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning of large utility scale projects.  With proven capabilities across the solar value chain, CSI minimizes uncertainty and risk, and helps clients achieve a higher return on their investment in solar energy.  As a key part of the integrated design build team, you will work to drive high quality, efficient and quick engineering, estimating, contracting and execution of utility scale solar and BESS energy projects in California. The future of Energy is now, and we are building it.

Summary of Position:

As a part of growing in house engineering team at CSI, the Civil Structural engineer will bring team player approach with vast knowledge of solar civil and structural engineering principles and experience. You will be responsible for working on project proposals with estimators and engineers, and existing projects at the same time. You will be responsible for solar PV & BESS civil structural design, field construction and installation means & methods development & optimization. The Civil Structural Engineer will be responsible for the following:


  • Analyze configurations of the basic components of a structure
  • Liaise with professional staff such equipment manufacturer, estimators, engineers and clients
  • Monitor and inspect all work undertaken by EOR engineers and vendors to ensure structural soundness
  • Make calculations about pressures, loads and stresses
  • Consider the strength of construction materials and foundations and select appropriately
  • Provide technical advice on safe designs and construction
  • Help with planning and/or obtaining permits and regulatory approval
  • Prepare designs, reports and drawings
  • Inspect soil conditions to evaluate the conditions and foundations design
  • Use computer aided design technology for simulation purposes
  • Maintain subcontractor and vendor relations, and coordination
  • Maintain working relationship with owners/engineers and EORs
  • Ensure compliance with all documentation procedures
  • Maintain working relationship with Company estimators

The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind work assignments and to make reasonable accommodations as needed.

This position is classified as exempt, meaning more than 50% of the employee's time is spent performing exempt job duties consistent with this job description. If the employee finds the actual job duties change from those described herein, so the employee is not performing exempt duties more than 50 % of the time, the employee must immediately inform management.

Job Requirements

Qualification Requirements:

  • S. in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • 3 - 5 years' experience
  • Experience in solar and BESS is highly preferred
  • knowledge in Renewable Energy/Solar industry
  • Must be proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D, Pvsyst and Microsoft Office
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Versatile and comfortable with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel COMPANY OVERVIEW:

CSI is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Sick time off

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

If you require an accommodation to complete the online application, please call our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.

MYR Group Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.