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 Aliso Viejo and focuses on projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area and into San Diego.  Located in the heart of Orange County, 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 years ago
The Position We have an opportunity for an impressive, team-focused structural project manager to join a fast-growing multi-disciplinary firm. The role involves managing a variety of structural multi-family residential projects from concept through construction while maintaining profitability and promoting the growth of team members. A successful candidate will develop and lead a project team that will consistently provide high-quality plans and wide-ranging client support to meet the unique needs of each project. To achieve that result the candidate will need to be driven to excel at everything they do, and equally passionate about helping others succeed. They will be resourceful & adaptable, holding themselves and their team to high standards while prioritizing the mentorship necessary to meet those high standards. Finally, they will communicate proactively and effectively with clients, business partners, & construction trades to ensure that they understand the goals of each stakeholder and to effectively support those goals throughout the course of each project. Day-to-day responsibilities will include: team mentorship & training, structural design work, the review of work prepared by the applicant's team, communication with clients, coordination with trade partners, proposal writing, contract / invoice / accounts receivable oversight (in partnership with our in-house accounting team), and ensuring timely construction support is provided to the field for the team's projects. At the end of the first year success will look like a 3- to 5-person project team, led by the candidate with minimal Principal oversight, producing H&S-quality plans and providing H&S-quality service at a profit. Desired Qualifications & Characteristics
  • A strong technical background, including 5+ years of experience designing and/or managing residential structures
    • Region: California or other high-seismic area (OR, WA, NV)
    • Project type: emphasis on 3- to 8-story multi-family & podiums
  • Proficient with industry standard structural software (Excel, RISA, RAM, etc.)
  • Revit experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop & maintain relationships with clients & trade partners
  • Ability & desire to develop and lead a 3- to 6-person design team
    • The project team will be responsible for soliciting projects, providing complete structural construction documents, & providing construction support through the construction of each project
  • Understanding of project-level financials & ability to successfully manage team finances
  • Licensed PE or SE preferred but not required
Annual Salary Range: $90,000.00 - $125,000.00

The Position We have an opportunity for an impressive, team-focused structural project manager to join a fast-growing multi-disciplinary firm. The role involves managing a variety of structural multi-...

Posted 2 years ago
The Position We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer with strong leadership skills to join our MEP division.  We hire impressive people who will take the initiative to understand our clients' needs and provide product and consulting targeted to making their projects a success. Our managers fill three distinct roles. They act as client liaisons, the client's direct resource for the project and their technical expert for the discipline. They're also team leaders who actively provide technical and professional mentorship to their staff. And finally, they are product managers, ensuring that each project that goes out the door reflects H&S standards for quality and presentation. If you are passionate about the field of engineering consulting and love working collaboratively to provide great projects and service, we invite you to apply.   Desired Qualifications & Characteristics:
  • Minimum of 5 years of HVAC design experience in residential and/or commercial construction projects
  • BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering
  • Knowledge of mechanical and energy codes
  • Ability to lead the work of others including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments
  • Experience with CalCerts and Bluebeam
  • Accurate and detail oriented
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Proficiency using the Microsoft Office suite of programs
Annual Salary Range: $90,000.00 - $125,000.00

The Position We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer with strong leadership skills to join our MEP division.  We hire impressive people who will take the initiative to understand our clients’ ...

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...

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 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...

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 ...

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.