Careers2018-10-11T15:58:20+00:00

Build Your Career With Us

VLMK Engineering + Design is a team of exceptional engineers, planners, technical and support staff. We’re proud of our reputation as a quality employer and provide our employees with the tools, training and experience to help them excel in the A/E/C industry.

As we continue to grow and our workload increases, we will need new team members to maintain the high level of service VLMK is known for in the industry.  We are interested in talented individuals with the dedication to help us grow. No matter what you do at VLMK, you’ll play a part in shaping the future of cities around the country.

Interested? Send us your resume and cover letter to amyt@vlmk.com.

Current Openings

DESCRIPTION: VLMK is seeking an Architect or Architectural Designer who is passionate about being part of the building design process and meeting client needs. The successful candidate should have strong organization skills, be knowledgeable and efficient in creating permit and construction documents, and able to coordinate the efforts of a multi-disciplinary team. In addition to being recognized as a trusted engineering firm, VLMK has a long history of providing design services for industrial buildings, and offers a collaborative work environment with opportunities to grow and expand your abilities, and potentially define new roles within the company.

AS A PROJECT ARCHITECT AT VLMK:
-You will work with a close-knit team where your contribution will be highly valued.
-You will be responsible for prepare effective building designs and presentation materials.
-You will help coordinate the efforts of a multi-discipline design team, working with other designers and engineers to prepare plan documents for a wide variety of light industrial buildings, developments and tenant improvements to serve a diverse group of clients.
-Your specific areas of design focus will likely include creating renderings, space plans, and code and envelope reviews and detailing.
-With demonstrated abilities, you will have an opportunity to work directly with clients and take on additional project management responsibilities.
-You will be part of a team that does food cart Fridays, ski trips, chili cook-offs, running groups, golf tournaments, and more, and appreciates your participation.

MUST HAVE:
-Positive attitude, organized and teachable
-A minimum of an Associate Degree, Bachelors strongly preferred
-A minimum of three years of relevant experience preparing building construction documents and coordinating with a team.
-Ability to prioritize and successfully complete multiple assignments in a fast-paced work environment.
-Be proficient in Revit and AutoCad.

NICE TO HAVE:
-Architectural degree and license.
-Experience with other 3D modeling and rendering applications (SketchUp, 3d Max, Illustrator, etc.)
-Working knowledge of building code requirements.
-A friendly and outgoing personality.

MORE ABOUT US:
Founded in 1971 in beautiful Portland, OR, VLMK Engineering + Design provides structural and civil engineering, and industrial building design services for a variety of clients in the A/E/C and development industry. With a staff of over 35, we have a collaborative environment that values talented team members and offers opportunities for growth.

We offer full medical, dental, vision, 401k and profit sharing benefits, vacation/sick time and free parking. Salary is dependent on experience. Our employees share in the success of our firm with flexible hours, performance bonuses, and opportunities for professional association and educational events.

Qualified candidates must be able to work in the US and should submit a cover letter, detailed resume, portfolio and salary requirements to amyt@vlmk.com.

DESCRIPTION: VLMK is seeking a Civil Engineer with a minimum of 5 years of experience who is passionate about engineering and looking for a good place to contribute their professional talents and broaden their experience.

AS A CIVIL ENGINEER AT VLMK:
-You will work with a close-knit team where your contribution will be highly valued.
-You will be the Project Engineer responsible for site design of commercial building projects, including site design, grading, utility and erosion control plans, and stormwater management.
-You will work directly with our Principal staff and project managers.
-You will be part of a team that does food cart Fridays, ski trips, chili cook-offs, running groups, golf tournaments, etc. and appreciates your participation.

MUST HAVE:
-A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering is required to apply for this position.
-Ability to prioritize and successfully complete multiple assignments in a fast-paced work environment.
-Experience with site design for commercial and industrial building projects.
-Proficiency with Civil 3d software.

NICE TO HAVE:
-PE Registration.
-Experience with local jurisdictions and requirements.
-Familiarity with HydroCad, HEC-RAS, Flowmaster, AutoTurn, Bluebeam software packages.
-A friendly personality with a desire to learn and grow professionally.

MORE ABOUT US:
Founded in 1971 in beautiful Portland, OR, VLMK Engineering + Design provides structural and civil engineering, and industrial building design services for a variety of clients in the A/E/C and development industry. With a staff of about 35, we have a collaborative environment that values talented team members and offers opportunities for growth.

We offer full medical, dental, vision, 401k and profit sharing benefits, vacation/sick time and free parking. Salary is dependent on experience. Our employees share in the success of our firm with flexible hours, performance bonuses, paid continuing education for our technical staff, and professional association memberships.

Qualified candidates must be a US citizen and should submit a cover letter and detailed resume to amyt@vlmk.com.

DESCRIPTION: VLMK is seeking a Structural Drafter/3D Modeler who has experience creating construction drawings and models for buildings. You are passionate about applying your AutoCad and Revit skills for a variety of building structure types

AS A STRUCTURAL DRAFTER AT VLMK:
-Very strong computer skills.
-Proficiency with AutoCad and Revit, and knowledge of the architecture/engineering industry.
-Ability to prioritize and successfully complete multiple assignments in a fast-paced work environment.
-Ability to learn and retain information efficiently.
-Desire to grow and be a productive team member.

MUST HAVE:
-Very strong computer skills.
-Proficiency with AutoCad and Revit, and knowledge of the architecture/engineering industry.
-Ability to prioritize and successfully complete multiple assignments in a fast-paced work environment.
-Ability to learn and retain information efficiently.
-Desire to grow and be a productive team member.

NICE TO HAVE:
-Familiarity with other 3D modeling and rendering applications.
-Knowledge of building structures or related construction experience.
-Good Microsoft Office skills.
-College education.

MORE ABOUT US:
Founded in 1971 in beautiful Portland, OR, VLMK Engineering + Design provides structural and civil engineering, and industrial building design services for a variety of clients in the A/E/C and development industry. With a staff of over 35, we have a collaborative environment that values talented team members and offers opportunities for growth.

We offer full medical, dental, vision, 401k and profit sharing benefits, vacation/sick time and free parking. Salary is dependent on experience. Our employees share in the success of our firm with flexible hours, performance bonuses, paid continuing education for our technical staff, and professional association memberships.

Qualified candidates must be able to work in the US and should submit a cover letter and detailed resume to amyt@vlmk.com.

DESCRIPTION: VLMK is seeking a Structural Engineer with 0 to 4 years of experience who is passionate about engineering and has the drive to learn and broaden their experience with a variety of project and building types.

AS A STRUCTURAL ENGINEER AT VLMK:
-You will work with a close-knit team where your contribution will be highly valued.
-You will analyze, design, and draft (or oversee drafting) for a range of project types utilizing concrete, steel, wood, and masonry structures.
-You will see the whole scope of a project and work on it from start to finish…we’re not looking for a robot or factory line worker.
-You will work directly with our Principal staff and project managers.
-You will be part of a team that does food cart Fridays, ski trips, chili cook-offs, running groups, golf tournaments, etc. and appreciates your participation.

MUST HAVE:
-A Bachelor’s Degree in Structural Engineering with EIT registration is required to apply for this position.
-Ability to prioritize and successfully complete multiple assignments in a fast paced work environment.

NICE TO HAVE:
-Master’s Degree
-PE license
-Experience with structural design of commercial and industrial buildings.
-Proficiency with RISA, RAM, ENERCALC, and similar analysis tools. Familiarity with AutoCAD and/or Revit could also be beneficial.
-A friendly personality with a desire to learn and grow professionally.
-Construction knowledge, maybe from previous part time work.

MORE ABOUT US:
Founded in 1971 in beautiful Portland, OR, VLMK Engineering + Design provides structural and civil engineering, and industrial building design services for a variety of clients in the A/E/C and development industry. With a staff of over 35, we have a collaborative environment that values talented team members and offers opportunities for growth.

We offer full medical, dental, vision, 401k and profit sharing benefits, vacation/sick time and free parking. Salary is dependent on experience. Our employees share in the success of our firm with flexible hours, performance bonuses, paid continuing education for our technical staff, and professional association memberships.

Qualified candidates must be able to work in the US and should submit a cover letter and detailed resume to amyt@vlmk.com.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and offer a competitive benefits package to our team members.  We also participate in the Civil Engineering Cooperative Program [CECOP] with Oregon State University, Portland State University and Oregon Institute of Technology, a business/education partnership providing internships and real-world experience for the students, engineering resources for local agencies, program depth for universities and better-trained graduates for the engineering profession.

We offer full medical, dental, vision, 401k benefits, vacation/sick time and parking.