Every employee at Segars Engineering brings something invaluable to the table. We recruit strategically. We hire purposefully, and we support and train relentlessly.

The workload here is diverse, stimulating, and challenging as we embark to renew and rebuild American Industry. Getting your hands dirty is part of the job, and one of the most rewarding parts of the work is knowing you are contributing to the production of product and the enhancement of and creation of new careers and opportunities.

As part of the Segars Engineering team, you’ll earn a competitive salary and benefits, mutual respect from a community of well-respected peers, and a chance to work on projects that impact hundreds of thousands of people.


Segars Engineering is a fast-growing design firm located in Charlottesville, VA. The firm is focused on providing designs to a growing list of well-known industrial clients. Our motto is “See it. Solve it!” because we believe that seeing the problem is the first step towards a solution. As part of our mission to be the Engineering Manager’s Engineer, we provide design solutions that enable our industrial and institutional clients to build, expand and sustain infrastructure, and improve operations that enhance the work environment.

We are seeking an entry-level Mechanical Engineer. This position will be based in Charlottesville, VA The ideal candidate will have a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with 1-3 years of relevant experience. Previous experience in a manufacturing facility is highly desirable as well as demonstrated leadership and project management capabilities.

Job Requirements:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited school
  • Expertise in AutoCAD, Revit, and/or Inventor 3D modeling software
  • Physical ability to climb stairs, ladders and navigate equipment platforms
  • EIT desired, PE a plus

Job duties include planning, design and administration of projects requiring extensive client contact and collaboration with other disciplines. Versatility and adaptability are essential. Excellent communications skills and an outgoing personality are needed for managing projects and helping to develop new work for continued growth.

Segars Engineering strives to compensate all employees in the top 25th percentile for their discipline or area of expertise. We offer an IRA, health insurance, life insurance, a generous paid-time off policy, and reimbursement for gym membership.

Company Overview:

Segars Engineering is a fast-growing design firm headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia. The firm is focused on providing engineered solutions to a growing list of well-known industrial clients. Our motto is “See it. Solve it!” because we believe that seeing the problem is the first step towards a solution.

Job Description

Segars Engineering is looking for an experienced, licensed Structural/Civil Engineer for our Charlottesville, VA office. The winning candidate should have BS in Civil Engineering from an accredited school plus 5-10 years of related experience. An MS in Structural engineering is preferred, but not required. Exposure to both civil and structural work is a plus, as is project, construction and/or personnel management experience. Client interaction and business development are routine aspects of the job. Stock ownership and partnership opportunities exist for employees who demonstrate excellence and long term commitment to the company.

The ideal candidate would have the following capabilities:

  • Able to manage projects in the field or office and a desire to excel at identifying problems and solutions in a light or heavy industrial environment.
  • Experience with designing structures from roof to foundations.
  • Experience with creating and editing structural and civil drawings. Able to read architectural, piping and equipment drawings.
  • Skilled at data collection, analysis and optimizing structures to improve overall performance.
  • The ability to lead a design team, ensuring that all project success criteria are met.
  • Experience managing and interfacing with construction contractors.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Revit and RISA 3D modeling programs.
  • Familiarity with capital project feasibility studies, budgetary estimates and alternatives analysis.
  • Able to provide engineering oversight from concept to completion.
  • Able to manage scheduling, invoicing, cost control and closeout of projects.
  • Maintaining continuing education, advancing, and evaluating new civil and structural technologies.
  • Able to reduce complex problems to a simple set of solutions.
  • Able to communicate technical and business information effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to coach, develop, and mentor direct reports of all experience levels.

Job Requirements:

  • Professional Engineer’s License or able to sit for exam in 2 years or less.
  • BS in Civil/Structural Engineering with 5-10 years experience.
  • Masters desired.
  • Expertise in AutoCAD, Revit and RISA 3D modeling desired.
  • Physical ability to climb stairs, ladders and navigate equipment platforms.
  • Must be a US citizen or permanent resident.

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