Ashley & Vance Engineering, Inc. seeks a highly talented individual to join our team as a Field Engineer.  We are a growing consulting engineering firm that employs over 90 people in eight established branch offices throughout the Western United States. Our people are creative, energetic, and forward-thinking. We passionately believe that our people are our brand, and are looking for someone who can contribute to our culture while assisting with the technical and on-site aspects of the profession alongside a dynamic group of engineers who value mentoring, relationships, and strong technical skills. Our current opening for this position is in our downtown Oakland office, conveniently located across the street from the 19th Street BART Station.

Our ideal candidate has 4 - 6 years of design and/or on-site experience in addition to a B.S. in Civil Engineering (with Structural Emphasis) or Architectural Engineering, and a Professional Engineering License. A keen eye for constructibility and construction experience is a plus. This position is perfect for an experienced design engineer who wants to get out from behind the desk and continue in the industry.

Position includes conducting site visits for initial information gathering prior to design, structural observations, inspections and construction assistance, assisting in the preparation of RFI responses and submittal/shop drawing reviews, and resolving engineering and construction issues through excellent communication with project engineers, contractors, and owner representatives. Due to consistently coordinating multiple projects, a strong ability to manage priorities and scheduling is a must. Candidates should have a great attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks while working in a dynamic and fast paced environment. The Field Engineer will also review plans internally to provide feedback to project engineers in addition to familiarizing themselves with upcoming projects. 

We are pleased to offer the following benefits to the right person:

  • Competitive salary
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Flexible work schedule & hybrid telecommuting model
  • Mentorship program with 33 P.E.'s and 7 S.E.’s on staff
  • Annual reviews to evaluate mastery of skills and responsibilities
  • 100% medical coverage on select HSA plans
  • 100% Vision and Dental on select plans
  • 401(k) plan match up to 4% of annual salary
  • Performance bonus

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Please include ‘Oakland - Field Engineer’ in the subject line.