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Careers at SRS Retrofit

SRS Retrofit is a quickly growing engineering and construction company focusing on Soft Story Seismic Retrofitting in Los Angeles and the surrounding area.

We are making the city a safer place and having fun doing it. There are over 30,000 properties needing our services in this area, and we plan on working hard to provide the best customer service, designs, and builds for clients, so that they recommend us to others. We have a positive and rewarding work environment and a growing team full of positive ambitious people. 

We value communication within the company and value everyone's opinion. SRS offers a positive work environment where you will be challenged and be given opportunities for growth. We are always expanding and growing. Be part of our winning team and be rewarded for your efforts as the company grows! Health Benefits Provided after 90 day trial period.

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Positions Available

Design Engineer / EIT

This is a full time position where you would work under our Lead Engineer.  Our lead engineer is also a professor part time and will be a great mentor if you are willing to learn.  This job consists of occasional site visits, creating calculation packages, drafting and designing plans, attending structural observations and writing observation reports.  You will interface with structural engineers, city building plan checkers, city inspectors and construction manager.


  • Ability to create structural calculations
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD drafting plans & structural details
  • Proficiency in Risa-3D
  • Current driver's license and own transportation.
  • Civil Engineering Degree
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Resourcefulness
  • Ability to get things completed quickly & accurately
  • Strong Organizational Skills
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Office Assistant

This is a part-time position which would develop into full time after a few weeks.  The Office Assistant is responsible for supporting the office staff and would report to the Sales Manager.  This candidate should be able to work independently and be able to follow processes and procedures and have a strong attention to detail.


  • Take calls & messages with accurate information.
  • Follow up with clients to be sure they have received proposals
  • Send proposals using database program
  • Answer emails
  • Schedule appointments
  • Post work notices at properties
  • Deliver plans to the city building department and be able to take charge and think on your feet
  • Prepare tenant notices


  • Bachelors Degree
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel & Word)
  • Mac Operating System
  • Ability to Type 60 WPM
  • English Speaking
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Crew Member

This position is to be part of a construction crew to do Soft Story Seismic Retrofitting. Duties will include Saw Cutting Concrete, Excavation & Haul Away, Demolition of Stucco & possibly decorative stone wall features. Installing Pad Forms, Attaching Steel to Building with nailer plates in specific patterns specified on plan. Framing & Installing Straps.


  • Must be able to use power tools
  • Ability to follow directions and properly measure
  • Must speak English
  • Be a self starter
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to take direction
  • Follow Processes & Procedures
  • Adhere to all OSHA safety standards
  • Own a smart phone
  • Ability to Read Plans Not Required but Preferred.
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Crew Foreman

This position is to lead a construction crew. Duties of the crew will include Saw Cutting Concrete, Excavation & Haul Away, Demolition of Stucco & possibly decorative stone wall features. Installing Pad Forms, Attaching Steel to Building with nailer plates in specific patterns specified on plan.  The crew foreman must be able to give direction and push a job forward and keep it on track for time schedule and communicate with the office for observations, inspections, and delays.  Must follow all company procedures and all OSHA safety standards.


  • Self starter
  • Forward thinker
  • Ability to give direction
  • Follow processes and procedures
  • Leave job sites in tidy condition
  • Turn all paperwork into office in a timely manner
  • Complete daily status reports
  • Manage time clock on jobsite
  • Update construction calander for jobsite for tenants
  • Notify construction manager of any changes or delays
  • Follow OSHA & California Safety Standards
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