about ficcadenti waggoner and castle

FICCADENTI WAGGONER and CASTLE Structural Engineers (FWCSE) was established in 1991 and has provided structural engineering services to a diverse group of high quality clients for over 25 years. FWCSE has grown to over 70 employees with offices in Irvine and Concord, California and Las Vegas, Nevada. Throughout our firm and down to each team member we share the understanding that knowledge, experience and education are key components in being a successful partner in achieving our clients’ needs.

Our qualifications and extensive experience enable us to back our creative design solutions with fundamental engineering principles. Our engineers use state-of-the-art finite element software and our design and graphics departments utilize the latest drafting and three-dimensional modeling packages to develop quality designs, reports and construction documents.

Some of the types of work FWCSE is involved with include parking structures, theaters, theme park structures, pre-fabricated curtain wall systems, multi-family residential buildings, hotels, seismic retrofits, and commercial and retail buildings. FWCSE is a medium-sized structural engineering firm with offices in Irvine and Concord, CA and Las Vegas, NV. We provide an excellent working environment, great pay and a competitive benefit package.

Please submit a cover letter and resume for consideration to careers@fwcse.com.


Position: Structural Design Engineers
Locations: Irvine, CA; Concord, CA; Las Vegas, NV

We are seeking entry to mid-level engineers with 0-5 years of experience to join our talented team. The job responsibilities include performing engineering calculations and designing concrete, steel, wood, masonry and cold-formed steel structures. Developing solutions to complex problems that require a high degree of innovation and ingenuity is key to this position. In addition, site inspections, construction administration and developing client relationships are important aspects of the job.

Applicants must be highly self-motivated, a team player and demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidates with a Master of Science degree in Structural Engineering, as well as knowledge of software such as RISA-3D and ETABS are a plus. Having a P.E. license is preferred but not required.

Position: Drafter
Location: Irvine, CA; Concord, CA

We are seeking detail oriented project drafters to join our talented team. Applicants must have 0-5 years of experience in structural modeling; be proficient in Revit and BIM; an Associate degree and/or formal certification in CAD; be technically competent in all aspects of structural drafting; and be able to successfully coordinate with other disciplines to check completeness and quality of structural drawings. The ideal candidate would be highly self-motivated, works well with others; has the ability to manage multiple projects with varying deadlines; and demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The job responsibilities include producing structural drawings of various types of buildings using Revit. He/she must also be able to manage structural modeling of moderately complex projects.