Research Engineer


DrJ Engineering is seeking an organized individual who has an interest in the building industry as well as excellent technical and written communication skills. This is a full-time position in a fast-paced environment focused on product certification. The work is technical and analytical, requiring the use of engineering mechanics, building codes, and standards. Technical problem solving skills and ingenuity are required.


  • Apply engineering theory, design principles, and mechanics to various structural engineering problems
  • Review and summarize test data for product evaluation
  • Prepare product evaluation reports
  • Research building code requirements for product certification and efficiently communicate findings
  • Seek out knowledge and have a desire to learn building code content, construction methods, industry trends, and client needs
  • Review quality assurance and quality control documentation for completeness


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Architectural Engineering (emphasis in structures preferred)
  • Knowledge of steel, concrete, and wood structural design
  • Familiarity with building codes and standards
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize a variety of simultaneous projects
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, and VBA

About DrJ

Founded in 2011, one of DrJ Engineering LLC’s primary objectives is to support the construction industry by evaluating new and innovative building materials, products, services, designs, and/or methods of construction for use in the structural and building envelope sector. In 2015, DrJ received its ANSI accreditation as a product certification body under ISO/IEC 17065 to provide certification within our area of expertise.

The team at DrJ works alongside creative companies to bring new and existing products, processes, and services to the market professionally, reliably, and cost-effectively through generally accepted engineering practice and our unique approach to ANAB ISO/IEC 17065 accredited certification services. We excel at providing code compliance for alternative materials through research reports called Technical Evaluation Reports (TER), which include the option for signed and sealed TERs, giving clients, design professionals, and building officials a higher level of confidence in the certified product.

As the engineering branch of the Qualtim family of brands, DrJ is part of an exceptional team focused on providing innovative solutions and support in a variety of areas that can make all the difference for the future success of our clients. Learn more about how we help building innovation thrive.