In the News
October 10, 2018
Torres recognized as the SEAU Fresh Face of Engineering.
Victor Torres was recently awarded the 2018-2019 Fresh Face of Engineering by the Structural Engineers Association of Utah (SEAU). This award spotlights the outstanding contributions of Utah’s youngest engineers. SEAU’s Fresh Face of Engineering Award strives to promote the accomplishments of young engineers by highlighting their engineering contributions and the resulting impact on society.
Victor has a passion for the advancement of the structural engineering profession and has volunteered for organizations such as ASCE and Engineering Without Borders USA. Victor is the current Young Member Group Chairman for SEAU which focuses on offering four professional development seminars throughout the year to the engineering and academic community. The seminars intend to offer continuing education topics to younger engineers in order to continue learning and improving on technical and personal skills related to the structural engineering profession. As the YMG Chairman, Victor is responsible for coordinating with the YMG committee (Past Chair and Vice Chair) the seminars topics and presenters. Students and professor’s liaisons are also involved in the coordination process. The seminars are broadcast to the U of U, BYU and USU benefiting students and young professionals in their development and transition stages throughout the state of Utah.
Chris Olson, Victor Torres, and Aaron Comrie celebrating after the Spartan Super team building event in July 2018.
Check out some of the projects he’s worked on…
SLCIA Terminal & Concourse Redevelopment | Salt Lake City, Utah
Young Living Essential Oils Global Headquarters | Lehi, Utah
Okland Construction Corporate Office Addition & Remodel | Salt Lake City, Utah
Salt Lake Hardware Development Northwest Apartments | Salt Lake City, Utah
Falcon Hill Building 1578 | Hill Air Force Base, Utah
Business Depot Ogden (BDO) Warehouse – Honeyville Grains | Ogden, Utah
Nikola Research & Development Facility | Phoenix, Arizona
SoJo Station Office Building & Parking Structure | South Jordan, Utah
Join Our Team!
Dunn Associates, Inc. is growing strategically and looking for the best people. As a leading structural engineering firm in the intermountain area for over 20 years, Dunn Associates continues to be involved with some of the best projects in the region. Exclusively focused on structures, we innovate, create and optimize unique structural solutions for our loyal public and private clients.
The successful candidate will first and foremost be required to have high personal skills while interacting with our clients. We are professional consultants and our attitudes and manors are of high importance. Interaction with design and administrative professionals within our office is expected.
STRATEGIC MARKETING PLAN – Continue to implement the overall strategic plan regarding Dunn Associates, Inc. and its marketing endeavors.
CLIENT RELATIONS – Work closely with principals, associates and others to foster and advance relationships with top clients and potential clients. Leverage a network of relationships with key decision-makers, primarily with owners, architects and contractors, to establish good will, share project leads and expand opportunities with the public sector clients.
PROPOSALS / QUALIFICATIONS – Respond to RFPs and RFQs, including requests by architects and contractors who are responding to RFPs and RFQs, develop the appropriate material to leverage Dunn Associates’ qualifications in regard to the specified projects. Follow self-established and business development leads to track projects both prior to and following the submittal of Statements of Qualifications and Proposals.
DATABASE MANAGEMENT – Update information kept in company database (Cosential & Deltek Ajera), including contacts, projects, prospective projects and workload. Work closely with project managers and engineers to develop content for use on the website, in firm profiles, social media, and in RFPs and RFQs. Work with project managers and in-house photographer to acquire photos of current and past projects for use in marketing efforts.
PUBLIC RELATIONS – Develop opportunities with news and media organizations to promote Dunn Associates, Inc., its personnel, projects and other accomplishments. Create advertisements according to publication specifications, contract for the advertising space and track the results of advertising efforts. Update and upgrade company website as necessary and appropriate. Work closely with project managers to develop content for bi-weekly posts to news/blog page. Create consistent and meaningful content for social media to increase company exposure for client relations and staff recruiting efforts. Attend industry-related events. Prepare and submit industry-specific award opportunities for staff and projects.
ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT – As necessary, provide phone support and assist administrative staff in carrying out their assignments including professional licensing, staff recruiting and human resources, workload, and company-sponsored events.
- Education—Bachelor’s degree; qualified experience may substitute for college education.
- A working knowledge of marketing-related softwares Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), Microsoft Office are required. Experience with CRM (Cosential) and/or Deltek Ajera a plus.
- Experience working in the construction or professional services industry.
- Established rapport with key decision-makers in the construction industry, particularly architects and contractors would be added value.
Compensation is very competitive and varies with experience. Dunn pays full medical for the employee and their dependents, covers full dental for the employee, life insurance policies, engages in 401k matching, contributes $2,000 annually to HSA (Health Savings Account), and gives generous PTO (including holiday and vacation days). Other perks to be discussed as the dialog progresses.
How to Apply:
Submit resume and cover letters to email@example.com or submit through online form.
Dunn Associates, Inc. (DAI) is a full-service structural engineering firm specializing in both public and private clients. We believe in an upbeat work environment while providing our clients with cutting-edge design solutions that consistently exceed expectations.
We are currently looking for a highly motivated designer/drafter with great communication skills. At least two years of experience with Revit is preferred, but all commercial structural design candidates will be considered.
Dunn Associates, Inc. offers competitive pay and a full benefits package. Submit resume online or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dunn Associates, Inc. is a leading structural engineering firm in Salt Lake City, Utah. We believe in an upbeat work environment while providing our clients with cutting edge design solutions that consistently exceed expectations. We are looking to add a new member to our team to answer phone calls and provide general office support to the staff.
The desired candidate will possess the following skills:
• Effective management of multi-line phone system and presenting a friendly, professional impression for clients and visitors.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and experience with Adobe Acrobat or Bluebeam.
• Ability and willingness to work in a team environment.
Job Duties include but are not limited to:
• Greet and direct visitors; answer multi-line phone in a pleasant, professional manner.
• Provide administrative support to upper management and principal engineers.
• General office duties will include lobbies & break room area upkeep, meeting scheduling, restock & order supplies.
• Organizing and filing drawings and project folders.
• Sort incoming mail and create outgoing shipments as needed.
• Perform various office duties as assigned.
Dunn Associates, Inc. offers competitive pay and a full benefits package. Submit resume online or email to email@example.com