By putting our employees first, we believe that we can achieve great things together.

Building a Legacy of Long-Term Commitment: Our Employees Flourish and Thrive

From the very beginning, RTP employees have always been our greatest asset, and we strive to ensure that they feel valued, supported, and empowered to be the face of RTP to the wider community. We are a team of multi-disciplined engineers who collaborate to deliver exceptional results. Whether you're just starting out in your career or have years of experience, we offer opportunities for growth and development.

As an RTP team member, you'll have access to a range of benefits, including a competitive salary, a supportive work environment, and opportunities for continued education and career advancement. Join us and be a part of something exceptional.

Careers

R.T. Patterson Company has an immediate opening in our Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office for a full-time Structural Department Manager to design and implement heavy industrial facility (new and existing) equipment and structural foundations, piles, mill buildings, structures/platforms, and pipe racks/supports. To do well in this role we you are a licensed professional engineer and have extensive experience as a Civil/Structural engineer conforming to the following responsibilities and requirements.

Structural Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Perform basic and advanced engineering analysis and design for heavy industrial facilities. Implement design or analysis tasks in accordance with building code requirements.
  • Collect. review, and prepare data and information (Design Criteria) needed for project design.
  • Conduct field/site trips and investigations associated with a project where you will obtain needed information and measurements.
  • Supervise the work of other engineers and CAD technicians/designers.
  • Manage design work from beginning to end.
  • Review of construction drawings.
  • Review and approval of fabrication drawings.
  • Ensuring compliance with specifications, codes, or customer requirements by directing or coordinating installation, manufacturing, construction, maintenance, documentation, support, or testing activities.
  • Writing reports and compiling data regarding existing and potential structural engineering projects and studies.
  • Preparing civil/structural construction specifications.
  • Training of project team members.
  • Estimating material, labor, or construction costs for budget preparation.
  • Manage engineering projects and deliver them on time.
  • Define customer needs and requirements.
  • Collaborate with engineers and CAD technicians/designers from other disciplines as well as other companies. Work in a team environment.

Structural Engineer Requirements:

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in civil/structural engineering degree from an ABET accredited school.
  • 10+ years relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of AISC, ACI, ASCE, IBC, Mill Building standards.
  • Proficient in design and calculation software – STAAD.Pro and/or RISA 3D.
  • Knowledge of civil/structural Excel spreadsheets and MathCAD preferred.
  • Proven expertise as a Structural Engineer.
  • Must have a working knowledge of AutoCAD. Knowledge of Advanced Steel is a plus.
  • Proficient in the use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other Office Suite software.
  • Ability to travel to client sites to obtain needed information.
  • Problem-solving abilities.
  • Written and spoken English proficiency.
  • Proficient in writing and editing project specifications, technical reports, and proposals.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to travel as needed

R.T. Patterson Company has an immediate opening in our expanding Evansville, Indiana office for a full-time electrical engineer to design and implement heavy industrial facility electrical systems. To do well in this role we would prefer that you are a licensed professional engineer and have extensive experience as an electrical engineer conforming to the following responsibilities and requirements.

Electrical Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Designing, maintaining, implementing, or improving electrical instruments, facilities, components, equipment products, or systems for heavy industrial facilities.
  • Experience working in heavy industrial facilities and performing field investigations and assessments.
  • Ability to complete low & medium voltage power systems, instrumentation, and controls designs. (Medium voltage, power and control, 5kV, 480 volt and below)
  • Working knowledge of arc flash analysis software such as ETAP.
  • PLC programming experience is a plus. (Allen Bradley experience a plus) (Automation experience)
  • Performing a wide range of engineering tasks via computer-assisted design or other engineering software and equipment.
  • Conferring with customers, engineers, and others to discuss existing or potential engineering products or projects.
  • Ensuring that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements by preparing electrical systems specifications, and technical drawings.
  • Establishing construction, manufacturing, or installation standards or specifications by performing a wide range of detailed calculations.
  • Ensuring compliance with specifications, codes, or customer requirements by directing or coordinating installation, manufacturing, construction, maintenance, documentation, support, or testing activities.
  • Writing reports and compiling data regarding existing and potential electrical engineering projects and studies.
  • Preparing specifications for purchases of electrical equipment and materials.
  • Supervising or training project team members.
  • Estimating material, labor, or construction costs for budget preparation.
  • Design, control, and implement electrical systems and products.
  • Manage engineering projects and deliver them on time.
  • Define customer needs and requirements.
  • Collaborate with engineers and technicians to design and apply new system processes.
  • Examine needs on new equipment, calculate costs and help prepare budgets.

Electrical Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering degree from an ABET accredited school.
    5-8 years relevant work experience, including internship or cooperative program experience.
  • Licensed as a professional engineer. (preferred)
  • Knowledge of applicable electrical engineering codes and safety standards.
  • Proficient in design and calculation software.
  • Proven expertise as an electrical engineer.
  • Problem-solving abilities.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.

R.T. Patterson Company has an immediate opening in our Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office for a full-time senior electrical engineer to design and implement heavy industrial facility electrical systems. To do well in this role we would prefer that you are a licensed professional engineer and have extensive experience as an electrical engineer conforming to the following responsibilities and requirements.

Electrical Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Designing, implementing, or improving electrical instruments, facilities, components, equipment products, or systems for heavy industrial facilities.
  • Experience working in heavy industrial facilities and performing field investigations and assessments. 
  • Ability to complete low & medium voltage power systems, instrumentation, and controls designs. 
  • Working knowledge of Power System analysis software such as ETAP and/or SKM. 
  • Protective Device Relay configuration/programming experience is a plus. 
  • Performing a wide range of engineering tasks via computer-assisted design or other engineering software and equipment. 
  • Conferring with customers, engineers, and others to discuss existing or potential engineering products or projects. 
  • Ensuring that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements by preparing electrical systems specifications, and technical drawings. 
  • Establishing construction, manufacturing, or installation standards or specifications by performing a wide range of detailed calculations. 
  • Ensuring compliance with specifications, codes, or customer requirements by directing or coordinating installation, manufacturing, construction, maintenance, documentation, support, or testing activities. 
  • Writing reports and compiling data regarding existing and potential electrical engineering projects and studies. 
  • Preparing specifications for purchases of electrical equipment and materials. 
  • Supervising or training project team members. 
  • Estimating material, labor, or construction costs for budget preparation. 
  • Design, control, and implement electrical systems and products. 
  • Manage engineering projects and deliver them on time. 
  • Define customer needs and requirements. 
  • Collaborate with engineers and technicians to design and apply new system processes. 
  • Examine needs on new equipment, calculate costs and help prepare budgets. 

Electrical Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering degree from an ABET accredited school. 
  • 5-8 years relevant work experience, including internship or cooperative program experience. 
  • Licensed as a professional engineer. (preferred) 
  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC) and IEEE standards. 
  • Proficient in design and calculation software. 
  • Proven expertise as an electrical engineer. 
  • Problem-solving abilities. 
  • Attention to detail. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Strong organizational skills.

R.T. Patterson Company has an immediate opening in our Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office for a full-time electrical engineer to design and implement heavy industrial facility electrical systems. To do well in this role we would prefer that you are a licensed professional engineer and have extensive experience as an electrical engineer conforming to the following responsibilities and requirements.

 

Electrical Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Designing, implementing, or improving electrical instruments, facilities, components, equipment products, or systems for heavy industrial facilities.
  • Experience working in heavy industrial facilities and performing field investigations and assessments. 
  • Ability to complete low & medium voltage power systems, instrumentation, and controls designs. 
  • Working knowledge of Power System analysis software such as ETAP and/or SKM. 
  • Protective Device Relay configuration/programming experience is a plus. 
  • Performing a wide range of engineering tasks via computer-assisted design or other engineering software and equipment. 
  • Conferring with customers, engineers, and others to discuss existing or potential engineering products or projects. 
  • Ensuring that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements by preparing electrical systems specifications, and technical drawings. 
  • Establishing construction, manufacturing, or installation standards or specifications by performing a wide range of detailed calculations. 
  • Ensuring compliance with specifications, codes, or customer requirements by directing or coordinating installation, manufacturing, construction, maintenance, documentation, support, or testing activities. 
  • Writing reports and compiling data regarding existing and potential electrical engineering projects and studies. 
  • Preparing specifications for purchases of electrical equipment and materials. 
  • Supervising or training project team members. 
  • Estimating material, labor, or construction costs for budget preparation. 
  • Design, control, and implement electrical systems and products. 
  • Manage engineering projects and deliver them on time. 
  • Define customer needs and requirements. 
  • Collaborate with engineers and technicians to design and apply new system processes. 
  • Examine needs on new equipment, calculate costs and help prepare budgets. 

Electrical Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering degree from an ABET accredited school. 
  • 5-8 years relevant work experience, including internship or cooperative program experience. 
  • Licensed as a professional engineer. (preferred) 
  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC) and IEEE standards. 
  • Proficient in design and calculation software. 
  • Proven expertise as an electrical engineer. 
  • Problem-solving abilities. 
  • Attention to detail. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Strong organizational skills.

R.T. Patterson Company has an immediate opening in our Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office for a full-time senior electrical designer to lead a design team in the development of installation construction packages for facility power distribution systems, grounding, lighting, and controls in industrial facilities.

Electrical Designer Responsibilities:

  • Interface with Clients, Owners, and Vendors
  • Develop execution plans of project deliverables.
  • Participate in studies preparing cost estimates for electrical systems.
  • Assist in specifying electrical system components for low voltage and medium voltage systems.
  • Collaborate with electrical and process engineers, clients, owners, and vendors. Lead the engineering design, and drafting staff to generate installation details, motor elementaries, Panel Layouts and schematics, and plan drawings identifying locations of motors, electrical loads, electrical equipment placement, embedded/exposed conduit and/or cable tray layouts.
  • Develop Electrical Equipment list including Motor Control Centers, Motors, Electrical Boxes and Cabinets, and Electrical Devices for use in the development of Conduit and Cable Schedules
  • Review vendor cable specification requirements develop project cable specifications for use in the development of Conduit and Cable Schedules.
  • Develop Conduit and Cable schedules based on project designs and/or Vendor supplied documents.
  • Review and integrate Vendor equipment documentation into construction packages of work.
    Lead project checking teams to review the engineering drawings and document packages.
  • Provide technical direction to design and drafting staff.
  • Visit customer sites to gather field data for detailed design.
  • Provide field support during construction, commissioning, and start-up.

Electrical Designer Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of NEC and electrical construction methods and materials.
  • 10-15 years’ experience in design of electrical systems or electrical maintenance or engineering.
  • Experience with electrical systems in the Steel and Aluminum industry is preferred.
  • Experience in other light and heavy industry is also acceptable.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • Proficiency in CAD software is required.
  • Experience with 3D modeling of cable tray systems is a plus, but not required.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and comfortable with working in a team environment.
  • Ability to travel within the United States to customer sites.

R.T. Patterson Company has an immediate opening in our Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office for a full-time senior electrical designer to lead a design team in the development of installation construction packages for facility power distribution systems, grounding, lighting, and controls in industrial facilities.

Electrical Designer Responsibilities:

  • Interface with Clients, Owners, and Vendors
  • Develop execution plans of project deliverables.
  • Participate in studies preparing cost estimates for electrical systems.
  • Assist in specifying electrical system components for low voltage and medium voltage systems.
  • Collaborate with electrical and process engineers, clients, owners, and vendors. Lead the engineering design, and drafting staff to generate installation details, motor elementaries, Panel Layouts and schematics, and plan drawings identifying locations of motors, electrical loads, electrical equipment placement, embedded/exposed conduit and/or cable tray layouts.
  • Develop Electrical Equipment list including Motor Control Centers, Motors, Electrical Boxes and Cabinets, and Electrical Devices for use in the development of Conduit and Cable Schedules
  • Review vendor cable specification requirements develop project cable specifications for use in the development of Conduit and Cable Schedules.
  • Develop Conduit and Cable schedules based on project designs and/or Vendor supplied documents.
  • Review and integrate Vendor equipment documentation into construction packages of work.
    Lead project checking teams to review the engineering drawings and document packages.
  • Provide technical direction to design and drafting staff.
  • Visit customer sites to gather field data for detailed design.
  • Provide field support during construction, commissioning, and start-up.

Electrical Designer Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of NEC and electrical construction methods and materials.
  • 10-15 years’ experience in design of electrical systems or electrical maintenance or engineering.
  • Experience with electrical systems in the Steel and Aluminum industry is preferred.
  • Experience in other light and heavy industry is also acceptable.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • Proficiency in CAD software is required.
  • Experience with 3D modeling of cable tray systems is a plus, but not required.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and comfortable with working in a team environment.
  • Ability to travel within the United States to customer sites.

Our Culture is Unique

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Benefits and Compensation

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Stay Healthy

Comprehensive health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance

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Save for the Future

401K and 529 college savings plans

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Work-Life Balance

Paid time off for Sick, Vacation, Jury Duty, and Holidays

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Parental Leave

Up to four weeks of paid time off to bond with a child

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Wellness Program

Cash reimbursement for wellness services

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Professional Development

Join an agile firm where your work drives our mission and pursue your path toward licensure and certification.

Start Your Career Here

RTP provides an opportunity for those just starting out to gain a well-rounded perspective. Our Co-Ops and junior engineers work across all disciplines, and interface with clients, project managers, and other operational support. Every person on the team knows firsthand the inner workings of the full project life cycle. This type of exposure and networking is what makes RTP an exceptional springboard for launching careers.

Our Mission

RTP’s mission is to deliver innovative and efficient engineering solutions in Pennsylvania and beyond that meet client needs, promote sustainability, and ensure safety. With a legacy of excellence in heavy industrial, metals, manufacturing, chemical, and utility markets, we leverage our expertise and technology to provide value. We build lasting relationships based on trust, integrity, and exceptional service, constantly improving and innovating to meet evolving client demands.