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Project Engineer

Pasadena, California
7 Sep 2022

Kinemetrics Inc. is seeking a Project Engineer to join the Open Systems & Services (OSS) Division. We are the leading technology and service provider of monitoring platforms for seismic, structural health, nuclear seismic monitoring and oil & gas. The OSS Division is a distinguished group of experts and specialists who design, build, install, service and operate monitoring solutions for mission critical projects. Some project examples include: designing national seismic and strong-motion networks; earthquake business continuity solutions for critical structures such as high-rise buildings, hospitals, and financial institutions, as well as nuclear power plants, liquified natural gas plants, and historical structures.

Take the opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience to support our division's commitment to reducing casualties and financial loss due to disaster; achieving more resilient and sustainable societies; and delivering tangible added value to our customers.

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Job Description

The Project Engineer supports projects related to the system solutions for critical structures such as high-rise buildings, nuclear power plants, liquified natural gas plants, and other structures. The range of primary responsibilities include:

  • Preparing of technical and commercial proposals
  • Member of the Business Development Team
  • Working on integrating, testing, installing, maintaining and remotely operating systems at a solution level
  • Training customers
  • Preparing project documentation
  • Providing technical support
  • Following up with potential projects and exploring new market opportunities
  • Assisting on preparation of marketing material
  • Fostering relationships within earthquake engineering, structural health monitoring, nuclear power generation, and oil & gas communities
  • Attending and publishing papers in relevant conferences

Successful candidates will be based in our Pasadena, California headquarters and work closely with our team of project managers, system engineers and integrators.


  • Requires a degree in Structural/Civil Engineering and working knowledge of earthquake engineering-seismology.
  • Working knowledge of seismic and structural instrumentation.
  • Experience in verbal communication and strong command in writing project documentation.
  • Capable of being flexible in a quick-pace environment.
  • Contribute to meetings and operations at department level
  • Ability to execute multiple tasks while also paying attention to details.
  • Able to work independently and in a small team-environment.
  • Willing and able to travel domestically and internationally.

Why Kinemetrics?

  • Outstanding people: Collaborate with the industry's top minds.
  • Work with a purpose: Work that has a global impact with the opportunity to make a difference in earthquake preparedness and resilience.
  • Excellent benefits: We offer competitive salary with a benefits package that includes a 401k plan with company match, medical and dental insurance, both short term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and flexible work hours which includes having every other Friday off.
  • Strong work/life balance: Located in Pasadena, close to Caltech, and a short commute to the ocean, ski and hiking areas.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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  • Job Reference: 706060867-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Kinemetrics, Inc.
  • Location: Pasadena, California
  • Salary: On Application