Engineering &
Construction Services, Inc.

Structural Engineer 1

Position:                                              Structural Engineer, Engineer 1

Reporting To:                                     Structural Director

Direct Reports:                                   None

Location:                                             Lakewood, CO

Minimum Years Experience:           N/A

Company Description:

ZAP is a full-service engineering, design, and construction management firm servicing the oil & gas, heavy industrial, mining, and manufacturing sectors. From our Lakewood, Colorado office, we execute projects across North America spanning from California to Florida and Canada down to Mexico. Our projects range in size from simple engineering studies or maintenance repairs to full-scale design of large facilities. ZAP operates at a fast-pace while providing a team-centric approach to our work.

We have four core values at ZAP: Mutual Respect, Accountability, Quality, and Execution. These core values define us as a company and are used daily to guide us through our operations. Combining these values with our teamwork approach and our highly knowledgeable staff, we continually strive to set the standard for engineering and design work across the country. ZAP provides Excellence in Execution.

Core Values:

Mutual Respect:

We understand each person has an influence and a direct impact on the success of ZAP.  We strive to foster a professional environment where everyone is treated with respect and empathy.


We thrive when we work together, are honest, transparent, and follow through on our commitments.  The success of every task, project, department, and of the company as a whole, depends on everyone acting as a team.


Quality is at the forefront of everything we do.  Every person plays a role in ensuring quality.  We take pride in producing quality work as a team and in enhancing our reputation as a high-quality professional services and construction company.


We believe in prompt, efficient, and flexible execution. We listen to our clients and look at projects from their perspective combining our expertise with their project goals.  We embrace change and challenging circumstances as opportunities to grow and meet the demands of our clients.

Job Description:              

This is a professional position for a Structural Engineer performing design of equipment foundations, equipment towers, building structures, pipe racks, platforms, and any other structural components utilized in heavy industrial/manufacturing facilities or required by our Clients. The candidate will be responsible for completing structural engineering tasks while working in a fast-paced, schedule-driven atmosphere. All work will be supervised by a licensed professional Civil or Structural Engineer.

ZAP’s success is largely due to strong team collaboration within a high-energy atmosphere. The candidate filling this position will be expected to be able to work and communicate within multiple teams. The candidate must be self-sufficient, yet be able to take direction when given, eager to learn and driven to succeed.

Typical Job Tasks:

·     Design of heavy industrial/manufacturing structures

·      Coordination with Structural AutoCAD designers

·     Creation/review of project drawings

·     Construction cost estimating

·     Writing specifications (geotechnical, building, etc.)

·     Contractor scope of work development

·     Evaluating vendor proposals

·     Bid package and BOM development

·     Shop drawing review

·     Site grading coordination

·     Providing engineering support for construction

·     Other tasks as delegated by supervisor

Essential Functions:




Skills and Experience

Employment Type: Salary

Salary Range: $50,000 – $150,000 including competitive benefits


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ZAP Engineering & Construction, Inc.
755 Parfet Street
Suite 200
Lakewood, Colorado 80215

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