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The story behind W.H. Engineering Group

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W.H. Engineering Group is an engineering design, consulting, and management firm based in Irvine and San Jose, California. Our services include civil and structural engineering design, consulting, and land surveying services. Our mission is to provide the best level of engineering services and customer service to all of our clients.


Here at W.H., we are a group of licensed engineering experts who focus on creative solutions for complex engineering projects. We strive for innovation and have an excellent track record of providing maximum value for our clients while staying within budget. We've achieved much success with over 1300 projects in 30 different cities.

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Jack Wang, GC

Founder & CEO

M.S. Civil Engineering, UCI
B.S. Civil Engineering, UCLA

Jack has more than 10 years of experience in civil and structural engineering, He has designed and managed more than 2000 projects ranging from high-end custom homes, tract houses, commercial development, and manufacturer district.  Jack is well-known for his work throughout California and has a great network of local architects, developers, and construction firms.


Wai Chen, PE

Vice President

M.S. Civil Engineering, UCI
B.S. Civil Engineering, UCLA

Wai has more than 10 years of experience in civil and environmental engineering design. From the development of site design criteria to engineering support during construction, Wai's passion for his craft always results in high-quality work and guaranteed client satisfaction. Wai's expertise includes site grading, stormwater drainage design, hydrology study, stormwater quality management plans, calculating earthwork quantities, and utility design.

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Hope Xi, PE, PhD

Senior Structural Engineer

Ph.D. Civil Engineering, UCLA

M.S. & B.S. Civil Engineering,

Tsinghua University

Dr. Xi has more than 10 years of experience in structural engineering design on a variety of materials including wood, light gauge steel, steel, concrete, and masonry, with a specialty in concrete and steel design. His projects cover a wide variety of sectors of the industry such as single-family, multi-family, retail, institutional, and healthcare across California, Arizona, Utah, Georgia, New York, Florida, and Hawaii. Dr. Xi also has experience in construction administration.

"Engineering is the art and science of nuts and bolts."


Hongbo Yang, PE, GC

Structural Engineer

M.S. Civil Engineering, UCI
B.S. Civil Engineering,

Beijing Jiaotong University

Frank ( Hongbo ) graduated from UCI and worked in multiple structural engineering firms over the last 10 years. He joined W.H. Engineering as an independent structural engineer in 2016. Hongbo is a licensed professional engineer and general contractor in the state of California. His experience covers all types of work within commercial, private, and industrial structures.

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Xiaoyue (Cynthia) Jiao, PE

Structural Engineer

Cynthia (Xiaoyue) graduated from UCLA in 2015, and has over 7 years’ experiences in structural design in south California area. She has been involved with a variety of projects including residential developments (single family and multi-family), commercial developments and seismic rehabilitation. Cynthia is a CA licensed professional engineer and joined WH in 2022.

M.S. Structural Engineering, UCLA

B.S. Civil Engineering, UNL

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Ruowen Sun

Interior Designer

BSD Interior Design, ASU
MDES Interior Architecture, RISD

Ruowen is a graduate from the Interior Architecture program at Rhode Island School of Design. With a passion for large-scale spatial design and architecture, she has actively participated in numerous events that involve expansive spaces and architectures. Her expertise lies in the realm of color harmonization aesthetics, spatial arrangement, and the adaptive reuse of old architectural structures. Ruowen's in-depth research in these areas has cultivated a unique perspective that sets her apart in the field.

Join Our Team

We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce from all backgrounds and parts of the world.

Check out the job openings or reach out to us at

Project Engineer

Job ID: J2023003

Post Date: 08/30/2023

Job Requirements


Bachelor’s (or foreign equivalent) degree in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, or related and two years of work experience in the job offered, or as a Structural Designer, or related. Some work experience required with 1) Designing wood, concrete, masonry, and steel building structures; and 2) using software ETABS, SAFE, RISA-3D, Enercalc, RetainPro, AutoCAD, and RAM.

Job Duties:

  1. Provide design improvements where necessary by utilizing software. 

  2. Complete building analysis, design, and drafting for the entire structure accurately and efficiently using 3D structural analysis and design software such as ETABS, SAFE, RISA-3D, Enercalc, RetainPro, RAM, and AutoCAD. 

  3. Generate structural design documents including necessary plans and elevations that are used to convey design intent. 

  4. Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. 

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