Careers

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT HARRIS & SLOAN

At Harris & Sloan, we continually seek out individuals who will contribute to the success of our multi-disciplinary engineering firm. Our goal is to hire passionate, talented professionals who will want to call Harris & Sloan home for many years to come. If you share our work philosophy and have exceptional interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills, please contact us by email at hr@harrisandsloan.com.

About the COMPANY

Harris & Sloan is a structural and mechanical engineering firm with a reputation for helping clients reduce construction costs and maximize efficiency. Our approach blends collaboration, communication, and technical expertise to provide economical design options that meet long-term performance goals.

At Harris & Sloan, we tackle complex challenges, take risks and celebrate being experts in our fields. We are purpose-driven and strategic. We are committed to the long term; our legacy.

CULTURE (what it’s really like to work here)

At Harris & Sloan, we do things a bit differently. Our mission is to foster a culture that values critical thinking, promotes engagement, and embraces inclusion at all levels. Our culture is deliberate. We have fun while working hard and we want to surround ourselves with others looking for the same thing. We are not fans of rigid hierarchies or micromanagement. We thrive on action and results and doing what is best for our clients.

As a member of our awesome team, you will be a steward of our greatest strategic asset: our people. You’ll enjoy freedom to get the job done along with plenty of guidance and support from our talented staff. If you take pride in your work, enjoy an autonomous, team-oriented environment and want to be challenged on a daily basis, Harris & Sloan is the perfect company for you.

LOCATIONS

Sacramento

The Sacramento office is our corporate headquarters and home base for the company at large. Our team works on all disciplines and a variety of project types throughout California and other parts of the West. With Sacramento’s self-proclamation as “America’s farm to fork capital”, the office is located near an abundance of great restaurants, fun and culture. We’re close to downtown and the vibe that goes with that. Access to major freeways makes accessibility a breeze.

Bay Area

H&S Bay is seated in San Ramon with design teams working on projects throughout California.  With its easy freeway access and central location in the East Bay, the office also acts as a staging ground for our field team as they support our extensive project work throughout one of the state’s most active markets.  The office sits within easy reach of several of the Bay Area’s thriving urban centers and all the food and entertainment that comes with them.

Southern California

Our Southern California operation is currently based in San Diego and focuses on projects throughout San Diego and into the greater Los Angeles area.  Located in the heart of Mission Valley, our office is close to the great outdoors. Beaches, regional parks and other outdoor activities (concerts, art, etc.) are a short drive away.

 

Note: Being considered for a position can often be a matter of timing and not a reflection of your skills or qualifications. We have several positions with ongoing recruitment opportunities. If you would like to be considered for one of these positions, please submit your application below.  A member of our team will follow up with you when a position becomes available.

The Position Our Field Services division is currently seeking a Field Services Engineer for the Bay Area. At Harris & Sloan, Field Engineers act as the liaisons between office design staff and our trade partners in the field. Job Responsibilities The Field Services Engineer serves as the on-site field representative for the design team. Typical responsibilities include on-site observation and inspection of as-built conditions for conformance with approved design documents and specifications, generating field notes and reports and coordinating Requests for Information (RFI) with office design teams. The Field Services Engineer elicits guidance and coordinates with office staff for non-conforming construction and acts as the liaison between office design staff and trade partners in the field. The Field Services Engineer manages multiple project schedules to ensure timely observations and inspections within the client's construction schedule. Additional responsibilities include; writing field notes, follow-up reports, standards coordination and project documentation and tracking. Typical project types include: Single and Multi-family housing, Town Homes, Apartments and Podium style buildings. Qualifications A successful candidate will have an Engineering or construction related degree or direct construction related field experience. Excellent communication skills (both oral and written). The candidate will possess a strong understanding of the construction practices associated with conventional and post-tension concrete foundations and wood framed construction. The candidate must be reliable, detail oriented and eager to learn. Upon successful completion of a one-month training program in our Sacramento office, candidate must be able to work independently with minimal oversight. Travel is required and candidate must possess a valid California driver's license, reliable transportation and pass a background check. Project locations may be located in the following counties: Contra Costa, Alameda, Santa Clara, San Francisco and San Mateo. Compensation This is an exempt position and pays a competitive salary based on experience. Comprehensive benefit package includes: Paid Time Off, Health, Dental, Vision, FSA Accounts, Life and Disability, 401(k) plan with company match and travel expense reimbursement. Annual Salary Range: $75,000.00 - $95,000.00

The Position Our Field Services division is currently seeking a Field Services Engineer for the Bay Area. At Harris & Sloan, Field Engineers act as the liaisons between office design staff and ou...

Posted 5 years ago
Our Sacramento and Bay offices are looking for Design Engineers who are enthusiastic and have the ability to complete tasks thoroughly while juggling multiple project responsibilities. Our Design Engineers work on project teams to take projects from initial layout through construction. They complete calculations, mark up plans, and draw details as most entry level engineers do; however, they also answer questions from the field, coordinate with trades & contractors, and collaborate with the full project team.  Our Design Engineers OWN their projects.  Strong organizational skills and the ability to think on your feet are a must on our team.  If you are determined, eager to learn, and looking for a firm focused on opportunity and mentorship, we invite you to apply. Desired Qualifications & Characteristics: 
  • Entry level with Intern Experience
  • BS/MS in structural/civil engineering (or related engineering discipline)
  • Understanding of structural engineering principles with coursework in wood, concrete, steel, and/or masonry
  • Accurate and detail oriented
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to engage with leaders and clients on the team
  • Understanding and proficiency using Excel to complete calculations
  Annual Salary Range: $67,000.00 - $85,000.00

Our Sacramento and Bay offices are looking for Design Engineers who are enthusiastic and have the ability to complete tasks thoroughly while juggling multiple project responsibilities. Our Design Engi...

The Position We are looking for Design Engineers who are enthusiastic and have the ability to complete tasks thoroughly while juggling multiple project responsibilities. Our Design Engineers work on project teams to take projects from initial layout through construction. They complete calculations & load models, mark up plans, and draw details as most entry level engineers do; however, they also answer questions from the field, coordinate with trades & contractors, and collaborate with the full project team. Our Design Engineers OWN their projects. Strong organizational skills and the ability to think on your feet are a must on our team. If you are determined, eager to learn, and looking for a firm focused on opportunity and mentorship, we invite you to apply.   Desired Qualifications & Characteristics: 
  • Entry level with Intern Experience
  • BS/MS in mechanical engineering (or related engineering discipline)
    • Understanding of HVAC design principles with coursework in fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and mechanical systems design
  • Accurate and detailed oriented
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Proficiency using Excel to complete calculations
  Annual Salary Range: $67,000.00 - $85,000.00

The Position We are looking for Design Engineers who are enthusiastic and have the ability to complete tasks thoroughly while juggling multiple project responsibilities. Our Design Engineers work on p...

Posted 3 years ago
Our Sacramento and Bay offices are looking for Electrical Design Engineers who are enthusiastic and have the ability to complete tasks thoroughly while juggling multiple project responsibilities. Our Designers work on project teams to take projects from initial layout through construction. They complete electrical load and lighting calculations, size equipment, and develop one-line diagrams for buildings. However, they also answer questions from the field, coordinate with trades & contractors, and collaborate with the whole project team to ensure the design is fully coordinated.  Our Designers OWN their projects.  Strong organizational skills and the ability to think on your feet are a must on our team.  If you are determined, eager to learn, and looking for a firm focused on opportunity and mentorship, we invite you to apply. Desired Qualifications & Characteristics:
  • BS/MS in electrical engineering (or related engineering discipline) or 1-2 years of electrical experience
    • Understanding of electrical engineering principles with coursework in power system design
    • Internship experience preferred
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Revit, or power analysis software preferred
  • Accurate and detail oriented
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Proficiency using Excel to complete calculations
  Annual Salary Range: $67,000.00 - $85,000.00

Our Sacramento and Bay offices are looking for Electrical Design Engineers who are enthusiastic and have the ability to complete tasks thoroughly while juggling multiple project responsibilities. Our ...

Posted 5 years ago
Our Sacramento and Bay offices are looking for individuals who are ambitious, proactive, and eager to learn. Our drafters provide general drafting support to as part of our Structural and MEP design teams. They work on all aspects of the project including CAD project file creation, prepping construction documents for design review, CAD project documentation and drafting design redlines per company standards. Strong organizational skills and the ability to think on your feet are a must on our team. If you are determined, eager to learn, and looking for a firm focused on opportunity and mentorship, we invite you to apply.  Desired Qualifications & Characteristics:
  • Must be proficient in AutoCAD
  • Revit knowledge is plus
  • Outstanding ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to complete work with limited supervision
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  Competitive hourly wage based on experience: $25.00 - $30.00 / hour (1-3 years of experience) $30.00 - $35.00 / hour (4+ years of experience)

Our Sacramento and Bay offices are looking for individuals who are ambitious, proactive, and eager to learn. Our drafters provide general drafting support to as part of our Structural and MEP design t...

We are looking for Summer Interns who are enthusiastic and have the ability to complete tasks thoroughly while juggling multiple tasks. Our interns work with our project teams to complete calculations, prepare plans & details, provide field repairs, and review contractor submittals.  Our interns do real work.  Strong organizational skills and the ability to think on your feet are a must on our team.  If you are determined, eager to learn, and looking for a firm focused on opportunity and mentorship, we invite you to apply.

Additional Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a structural/civil engineering program at university level
    • Understanding of structural engineering principles of statics and mechanics of materials
    • Design coursework in wood, concrete, steel, or masonry
  • Accurate and detail oriented
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to multitask
  • Understanding and proficiency using Excel to complete calculations
Hourly Wage: $20.00 - $24.00 / hour

We are looking for Summer Interns who are enthusiastic and have the ability to complete tasks thoroughly while juggling multiple tasks. Our interns work with our project teams to complete calculations...

We are looking for Summer Interns who are enthusiastic and have the ability to complete tasks thoroughly while juggling multiple tasks. Our interns work with our project teams to complete calculations, prepare plans & details, provide field repairs, and review contractor submittals.  Our interns do real work.  Strong organizational skills and the ability to think on your feet are a must on our team.  If you are determined, eager to learn, and looking for a firm focused on opportunity and mentorship, we invite you to apply.

Additional Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a mechanical engineering program at university level
    • Understanding of basic mechanical engineering principles
    • Design coursework in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics
  • Accurate and detail oriented
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to multitask
  • Understanding and proficiency using Excel to complete calculations
Hourly Wage: $20.00 - $24.00 / hour

We are looking for Summer Interns who are enthusiastic and have the ability to complete tasks thoroughly while juggling multiple tasks. Our interns work with our project teams to complete calculations...

We are looking for Summer Interns who are enthusiastic and have the ability to complete tasks thoroughly while juggling multiple tasks. Our interns work with our project teams to complete calculations, prepare plans & details, provide field repairs, and review contractor submittals.  Our interns do real work.  Strong organizational skills and the ability to think on your feet are a must on our team.  If you are determined, eager to learn, and looking for a firm focused on opportunity and mentorship, we invite you to apply.

Additional Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a electrical engineering program at university level
  • Understanding of basic electrical engineering principles
  • Design coursework in power system design
  • Accurate and detail oriented
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to multitask
  • Understanding and proficiency using Excel to complete calculations
Hourly Wage: $20.00 - $24.00 / hour

We are looking for Summer Interns who are enthusiastic and have the ability to complete tasks thoroughly while juggling multiple tasks. Our interns work with our project teams to complete calculations...

Harris & Sloan is an equal opportunity employer where employment decisions are strictly based on merit and qualifications. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression or any other consideration made unlawful by Federal, State, or local laws.