Principal Structural Engineer
The Vertex Companies LLC

Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Engineering

$150,000.00 - $180,000.00 per year

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Job Info

Company Description

The Vertex Companies, LLC (VERTEX) is a leading multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm that provides forensic consulting, engineering design, construction management, claims & dispute resolution, and environmental solutions to insurance carriers, sureties, law firms, real estate owners, property managers, public agencies, and commercial clients.

Our Design Engineering group is a highly educated and highly valued team of structural, civil, mechanical and fire protection experts. We work with a wide variety of private and public clients to provide professional services on a large portfolio of complex and challenging design projects.

Why join our Design Engineering team?

  • Growing department with approachable leadership and opportunities for advancement
  • Structured career development programs and career paths supported by our "Lifetime of Learning Program"
  • Opportunities for direct client and team interaction
  • Exposure to a wide variety of projects and industries to enhance your portfolio
  • Established presence and multi disciplined office in the Boston, MA
  • Hybrid office environment and supportive culture

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced and motivated Principal Structural Engineer to promote the expansion of our structural engineering practice in their assigned region. Principals are responsible for driving business development, managing client relationships, overseeing projects, and coaching project teams, while ensuring that our multi-discipline office approach is followed with efficiency and precision. Principals are critical to our growth strategy and embrace our culture of entrepreneurship, integrity, safety, pursuit of value-added services, and urgency.

Business Development
  • Develop and execute an aggressive business development program in partnership with Managing Director and other regional leaders to acquire new and expand existing clients in assigned region
  • Assist Division Managers with local business development efforts and client management
  • Partner with other Principals and leaders from across the organization to manage national accounts and cross-sell other VERTEX services to clients
  • Utilize CRM to enhance and manage business development activities
  • Develop regional business strategy in partnership with Managing Director and other regional leaders that aligns with overall Design vision and objectives, ensuring Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) are met
  • Oversee proposal and contract management process for region to ensure accuracy
  • Manage client projects within budget, timeline, scope and ensure quality standards are met
  • Provide project management and technical oversight for regional structural design team
  • Coach and manage project teams to include project assignments, scheduling, workflow, and quality of deliverables
  • Manage multiple projects and maintain billable utilization target
  • Ensure compliance of operations to company policy and all regulations
  • Serve as a liaison with corporate functions (F&A, Safety, Legal, HR, etc.) for assigned region
  • Manage accounts receivable/collections efforts for regional projects and take necessary action to deal with delinquent accounts
  • Review regional Office Earning Reports, project detail reports and consultant utilization targets regularly to forecast, monitor and manage financial goals making necessary adjustments to improve profitability

  • Bachelor's degree in Structural/Civil Engineering or related field (MS preferred)
  • 15+ years of progressive professional structural engineering design experience with at least 5 years of project management experience
  • Strong track record of business development - acquiring new and expanding existing clients - transferrable book of business strongly preferred
  • Current SE/PE licensure in home state - ability to attain additional SE/PE - NCEES records package preferred
  • Proven track record in strategic leadership, project management, and process improvement within the engineering industry
  • Excellent project management skills from proposal to close-out
  • Prior experience recruiting, managing and motivating design teams in a professional services setting
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to perform multiple tasks and priorities effetcively
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite, AutoCAD, REVIT and other engineering design applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed

Additional Information

The Vertex Companies LLC is a dynamic growth focused organization committed to creating opportunities for our employees through continuous growth and success of the company. The successful candidate will share this commitment and will have the ability to contribute to our growth immediately.

The target base salary hiring range for this position is between 150K and 180K for a candidate with the experience detailed above. This can be flexible for candidates with additional experience.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


VERTEX offers a solid total compensation package including base salary and discretionary bonus plan. We also offer a robust benefits package including, healthcare (with multiple plan options) and dental; Company-paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability. We offer a 401k plan with immediate match and vesting, Flex Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program, and other perks. We provide a generous paid time off plan for eligible employees including 15 days of vacation, 64 hours of sick time, and 9.5 paid holidays (prorated for eligible part-time employees). Our "Lifetime of Learning" program also offers tuition reimbursement and additional support for pursuing advanced education, to help employees grow their skills and careers.

VERTEX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you require assistance to complete any part of the application process, please contact our Recruiting team at .


Please note that VERTEX does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, VERTEX will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, VERTEX explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of VERTEX.

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