Interested In Having A Meaningful Impact On Community?

Explore opportunities with R+C


San Francisco-Based With A Worldwide Reach

At Rutherford + Chekene (R+C), our culture is driven by the passion of our people and by our shared desire to be the best engineers we can be—both for our clients and for ourselves. Making room for diverse and differing opinions, our engineers at all levels are motivated by new project challenges and the opportunities they afford us to learn and grow together. We celebrate inventive problem solving and are dedicated to staying on the cutting edge of engineering—whether through participation in research and code development or through the exploration of new technologies, materials, and methodologies. We believe that it is through being and doing our best that we achieve our most important goal—having a longstanding positive impact on the communities we serve, and on the world.


We are committed to supporting our employees and offer a competitive salary and benefits package including:

Multiple Medical Plan Options Including PPO and HSA

Dental and Vision Insurance

Pre-Tax Flex Spending and Transit Plans

Paid Personal Time Off

Retirement Plans Including 401(k) Plan

Continuing Education Allowance

Hybrid Workplace

Rutherford + Chekene provides Equal Employment Opportunity without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, political belief or activity, or status as a veteran.

Our Values

Our values inform decisions on a daily basis and are truly core to our success.

Flexibility and work-life balance

Diverse backgrounds, ideas, projects, and approaches

Collegial relationships at all levels

Collaborative spirit

An open-door, welcoming mindset

Professional growth and enrichment

Being around talented, smart people, and ultimately doing work that is meaningful, that’s the foundation of it.

Current Structural Openings

Structural Senior Design Engineer (5-10 years)
BIM Technician (5+ years)
Structural Design Engineer (3-5 years)
Structural Designer (0-3 years)

Current Geotechnical Openings

Geotechnical Senior Engineer (4-7 years)
Geotechnical Staff Engineer (0-3 years)

Internship Opportunities

Summer Internship: Geotechnical Engineering
Summer Internship: Structural Engineering—Building Systems Group
Summer Internship: Structural Engineering

Think you would be a good fit, but don’t see a position available?
We are always looking for talented people to join our team at all levels. If you think you’d be a good fit, but don’t see a suitable opening below, we welcome you to submit a cover letter and resume to For entry level positions, please include your transcripts.