Ashley & Vance Engineering, Inc. seeks highly talented individuals to join our team as a Structural Engineering Technician/BIM Specialist. We are a growing consulting engineering firm that employs over 90 people in eight 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 learning the technical aspects of the profession from a dynamic group of engineers who value mentoring and relationships as well as 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.

The successful candidate will perform skilled drafting work in preparing structural plans, details and specifications, as well as maintaining company libraries and standards. for a variety of project types including single and multi-family residential, hospitality, commercial and industrial projects. This person will be coordinating with several engineers and principals, thus strong time management and communication skills are essential. 

Our ideal candidate will have 2+ years of structural focused drafting experience and proficiency in Autodesk AutoCAD and Revit Structure with a strong understanding of the BIM process. VectorWorks experience is a plus - training available for the right candidate!  

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

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Direct Mentorship from PE's & SE'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

You will love working with us! Please send your cover letter and resume via email to with the subject line of ‘Structural Engineering Technician/BIM Specialist - Oakland.’ We are accepting applications until the position is filled.