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Structural Engineer II

Relativity Space

Relativity Space

Long Beach, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023

Company Overview:

A rocket company at the core, Relativity Space is on a mission to become the next great commercial launch company. Meeting the needs of a growing demand for space infrastructure, our rockets will revolutionize how we connect and communicate on Earth by getting satellites to space. We have developed a vertically integrated technology platform in which we leverage additive manufacturing, artificial intelligence, and autonomous robotics to 3D print rockets. Our unique approach enables rapid product iteration, allowing us to push the boundaries of what's possible today and unlock the full potential of 3D printing for tomorrow. Join us on this extraordinary journey, as we work together to transform our vision into reality.


As a Structural Engineer, you connect various internal technical teams to define structural requirements and to develop solutions and will be our owner’s representative to outside facing consultants, contractors, and government agencies. You will be responsible for structural construction activities for facility build outs and will be responsible for the development of construction drawings, request for proposals, competitive bidding, bid evaluations, sub-contractor selections, and sub-contractor management for launch sites and supporting facilities across Relativity’s real estate portfolio.

What you’ll do:

As a Structural Engineer at Relativity, you will be at the forefront of creating a world class orbital launch site. You enjoy working with teams and are able to work autonomously to ensure project completion. You have a strong background in field engineering, construction engineering, and structural engineering, and you have a passion for taking ideas and designs and making them become a reality in the built environment. You are a learner and doer at heart, who continuously engages across technical and operations teams to achieve amazing outcomes.

What you need to know:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Structural Engineering, or closely related discipline.
  • 5+ years of relevant post education experience in engineering discipline and prior structural or civil design experience.
  • Proficient knowledge of structural engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to project work-related issues.
  • Strong overall background in structural mechanics, earthquake engineering, advanced analysis methods.
  • Experience with infrastructure planning, design, and construction management; including active involvement in a variety of rehabilitation and new design projects.
  • Working knowledge with process and concepts for sustainability, and reducing and eliminating the use or generation of hazardous substances/greenhouse gas.
  • Working knowledge of relevant structural and civil construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.
  • Ability to make technical computations and calculations involving the application of engineering principles, understanding plans and specifications, and making factual comparisons to the appropriate regulations.
  • Project management experience with small to mid-level projects including tracking hours and expenses for project work.
  • Ability to plan and conduct inspections and investigations on various aspects of the construction and design of buildings, facilities, or structures, applying applicable regulations and policies.

Nice to haves but not required:

  • Master's Degree in Engineering.
  • Essential Professional Licensure/Certification (California)
  • Experience managing small to mid-size projects.
  • Design of reinforced concrete and steel structures

Relativity Space offers competitive salary and equity, a generous vacation policy, an annual L&D stipend and more!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

The below-range represents Relativity Space’s current good-faith pay scale for this role. Relativity Space reserves the right to modify or update this range at any time.

Compensation is only one part of our entire total rewards package. To see some of the benefits & perks we offer, please visit here:
Hiring Range:
$108,000$138,000 USD