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.

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.

Posted 2 months ago
The Position We are looking for a Business Operations Manager to join our Corporate Headquarters in Sacramento. The ideal candidate for this position thrives at the intersection of communication, creative vision, and technology. Our business operations team manages the IT, marketing, and administrative functions of the company. As the leader of this team, you will be directly involved in all facets of the department, overseeing our outside IT consultant and addressing internal challenges as you lead and develop the team. In this role, you will provide guidance on operational efficiencies company-wide. Therefore, you must possess a solid foundation in business management, a passion for collaborating with diverse teams, an ability to inspire excellence in others, and the foresight to drive improvement across the business by leveraging evolving technologies. If you love efficiency and organization, are confident you can make "it" better, and are excited to lead a collaborative team of problem-solvers, we invite you to apply. Desired Qualifications & Characteristics:
  • 5+ years of experience in business operations, preferably within the AEC industry
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Business Administration, or related field
  • Proficiency in a diverse range of technological domains
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of organizational effectiveness and operations management
  • Experience budgeting and forecasting
  • Familiarity with business and financial principles
  • Leadership ability
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Ability to quickly learn new programs and systems
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 and 401(k) plan with company match. Annual Salary Range: $90,000.00 – $120,000.00

The Position We are looking for a Business Operations Manager to join our Corporate Headquarters in Sacramento. The ideal candidate for this position thrives at the intersection of communication, crea...

Posted 5 years ago
The Position  Our Sacramento and San Diego 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
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 and 401(k) plan with company match. Annual Salary Range: $67,000.00 - $85,000.00

The Position  Our Sacramento and San Diego offices are looking for Design Engineers who are enthusiastic and have the ability to complete tasks thoroughly while juggling multiple project responsibili...

Posted 3 years ago
The Position Our Sacramento and San Diego 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
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 and 401(k) plan with company match. Annual Salary Range: $67,000.00 - $85,000.00

The Position Our Sacramento and San Diego offices are looking for Electrical Design Engineers who are enthusiastic and have the ability to complete tasks thoroughly while juggling multiple project res...

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
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 and 401(k) plan with company match. 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 5 years ago
The Position We 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
Compensation This is a non-exempt position and pays a competitive hourly wage based on experience. Comprehensive benefit package includes: Paid Time Off, Health, Dental, Vision, FSA Accounts, Life and Disability and 401(k) plan with company match. 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)

The Position We 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...

Posted 3 weeks ago
Join Harris & Sloan's dynamic team as a Marketing Intern! We're seeking an imaginative individual to infuse our marketing strategies with fresh perspectives and innovative ideas. As a vital member of our team, you'll collaborate closely with others to enhance our online presence, drive brand growth, and contribute to the success of our marketing campaigns.  The ideal candidate is a creative thinker with exceptional written and verbal communication skills, possessing an eagle eye for detail and a knack for thriving in collaborative environments. If you're eager to kickstart your marketing career and crave hands-on experience, we encourage you to apply today.   Responsibilities:  
  • Spearhead marketing campaigns aligned with our strategic objectives 
  • Stay abreast of industry trends by monitoring social media platforms and conducting competitive market analysis 
  • Craft compelling marketing materials for various promotional activities, such as industry events and career fairs 
  • Track and analyze performance metrics to gauge the effectiveness of our initiatives 
  • Tackle special projects as assigned by management, showcasing your adaptability and initiative 
Skills: 
  • Inquisitive, quick to learn, and resourceful 
  • Exceptional organizational skills with a keen eye for detail 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, coupled with effective presentation abilities 
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment 
  • Self-motivated and dedicated, with a strong work ethic 
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in marketing, business, or a related field 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite 
  • Basic understanding of marketing principles and industry trends 
  • Familiarity with photography, image and video editing, and graphic design 
Compensation:  
  • Hourly Rate Range: $16.00 to $22.00  
This is a full-time, non-exempt, temporary position in our Sacramento office.   Application Prerequisite: All applicants will be asked to provide work samples based on content provided by Harris & Sloan. Additional instructions will be supplied upon receipt of resume.

Join Harris & Sloan’s dynamic team as a Marketing Intern! We’re seeking an imaginative individual to infuse our marketing strategies with fresh perspectives and innovative ideas. As a ...

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.