Structural Engineer

4 months ago
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Interior Design and Architecture


Role Overview


At Cortland Partners, you map the story of your success. We don't adhere to the status quo, we love outside industry perspective, and we thrive on exploring possibilities and reimagining solutions. As an innovative leader in multifamily, our high performance continues to drive exponential growth – and we invite you to join us on our journey towards real estate excellence. With tools and guidance to sharpen your skills, you can forge your own career path, love what you do, and let it show.


As a Structural Engineer, you oversee all structural aspects related to renovation and new development nationally.


Roles You'll Play



  • Oversee all phases of projects, including design, contract documentation, specification production, shop drawing checks, site visitation, and project closeout
  • Plan, direct, and monitor all aspects of projects
  • Assist in deciding, based on workload, which projects will be performed internally and which ones will be outsourced
  • Make structural engineering design decisions independently
  • Coordinate, write and/or edit specifications as applies to structural engineering


  • Interact with multiple outsource firms, acting as the advocate for all projects nationally
  • Review outsource engineering drawings for accuracy, appropriate design, and will perform value engineering
  • Select outsource engineers
  • Address permit and field issues, provide timely structural solutions, and stamp when necessary
  • Ensure quality control and project delivery


  • Offer counsel on renovation projects regarding feasibility of design and ease of construction, identifying potential problems and solutions
  • Deliver creative solutions for problems encountered during renovations and communicate with our internal construction team
  • Advise the internal design and construction team on project scopes in relation to established budgets
  • Coordinate with other internal and external team members
  • Provide guidance during schematic design regarding structural solutions and cost


Our Vision of What Success Looks Like

  • You are an expert at time management, prioritization, and multitasking so you’ve quickly adapted to our often-changing, fast-paced work environment.
  • You’re a jack-of-all-trades kind of person, so everything from reviewing engineering drawings to addressing permit issues comes easily to you.
  • The advice you give is always easy to follow and crystal clear so every associate knows exactly what the plan is.


Your Building Blocks of Success

  • Stellar 5+ years of experience with at least 3 years focused on multifamily, amenity buildings, mixed-use, and/or commercial projects
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in structural engineering or civil engineering with a structural engineering concentration; licensure in structural engineering field is required
  • Thorough understanding and knowledge of building codes, zoning codes, and approval process as it relates to civil engineering
  • Thorough understanding of building systems and site requirements as it relates to civil engineering (Structural, MEP, Civil & Geo-Tech)
  • Strong leadership skills; ability to meet deadlines and provide high-quality service to clients
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized, detail-driven, and conscientious
  • Demonstrated leadership ability; excellent management skills
  • Willing and able to travel 20%
  • Proficiency with Revit, AutoCAD, MS Word & Excel, Navisworks and COMcheck.


The Foundation of Cortland Partners


At Cortland, we create, reimagine, and manage apartment communities for over 100,000 residents nationwide. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, we have communities in ten states and regional offices in Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Houston, and Orlando. From product design and procurement to general contracting and property management, we do it all – to make sure our communities are the perfect setting for living life to its fullest.


Our success is fueled by our belief in a better life – where hospitality is always a given, each detail is worth a second thought, and every open door is a new opportunity to go beyond expectations. We come to work every day to create possibilities for people – possibilities that translate into superior living spaces and experiences designed to inspire our residents, associates, and investors to live a better life focused on what matters most to them.



Cortland Partners is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud to support and celebrate diversity in the workplace. We are committed to equal consideration for all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation or assistance with the application process and/or using our website, please email or call 404.965.3988.


Cortland Partners is a drug-free workplace.


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all persons hired to work in the United States.


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