Structural Engineer

Toronto (ON) Both (on-site & remote)
Opportunity Number: 2066601
ConstructionConstruction & Property Management
LanguageSecurity Clearance
English verbal and writtenNot required
Start PeriodDate Posted
One to two weeksTuesday, November 23, 2021
Job Description

This position is responsible for, both directly and through the Team Leader, the provision of services to
clients. As such, the incumbent requires the proven technical expertise to independently complete
and certify large and small scale projects, work in cooperation with other level engineers, field
personnel, and technicians, and work under the direction of a Team Leader or Project Manager. Work
is generally not supervised in detail, with the amount of supervision being based on complexity of the
proposed project or client requirements.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Project design engineer working in cooperation with project selected lead, engineering, and technical staff to successfully complete assigned projects.
  • Make independent decisions on project work methods and procedures, however, difficult, complex, large monetary, or unusual matter decisions are referred to more senior staff members.
  • Devise practical and economical solutions to project problems in cooperation with Team Leader or Project Manager.
  • Give technical guidance to Junior Engineers or technicians assigned to work on a common project.
  • Take courses of action necessary to expedite the successful completion of assigned projects.
  • Participation in selection of the proposed structural system & development of building layouts.
  • Performance of all facets of the building design, including preparation of detailed & accurate construction drawings.
  • Participation in the assessment of new/emerging technologies and structural systems.
  • Evaluation of changes to design & material codes/standards, design software, and updating design approaches/methodologies in cooperation with Team Lead.
  • Deliver services on a portfolio of client engagements.
  • Maintain expected level of client service delivery quality on projects.
  • Develop and maintain client relationships, identify new business opportunities.
  • Responsible for receiving requests for proposals. Work cooperatively with Department Manager to prepare when required.
  • Perform the structural analysis and design of building members in accordance with the applicable Building Codes and Standards.
  • Perform the analysis and design of structural elements utilizing hand calculation techniques and Computer Design Software including (but not limited to): SAFE, ETABS, SCONC, EXCEL, SP-SLAB, Woodworks, and more.
  • Perform the analysis and design of structural elements of a variety of materials including: concrete, steel, masonry, light-gage metal, wood, and pre-cast.
  • Preparation of accurate structural drawings and sketches utilizing hand drafting techniques, and/or, CAD drafting software (AutoCAD, REVIT Structures).
  • Work in cooperation with CAD Operators, utilizing drafting software, to develop accurate project structural drawings and sketches.
  • Attendance at regular Departmental and Project Meetings with Team Leader and Department Manager.
  • Perform on-site investigations as required to confirm existing site conditions and to perform associated project analysis and design functions.
  • Perform on-site field reviews of construction/renovation/rehabilitation projects to assess constructed element conformance, including the preparation of any associated field review reports, site instructions, change orders, progress draw approvals, and letters of certification

Qualifications and Experience
  • Completed undergraduate degree in Structural (Civil) Engineering or Applied Sciences
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in the design/engineering/construction of full buildings and their components. Experience (and/or training) to include work in multistory construction and projects utilizing structural steel, cast-in-place concrete (flat slab & wall), and wood.
Must have:

  • Licensed Engineer under the Terms and Conditions of the PEO.
  • Extensive knowledge of structural engineering processes and technical concepts including all applicable building codes and standards.
  • Project management skills and ability to deliver projects on time to the satisfaction of the customer.
  • Possesses a strong balance of technical and people skills.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and develop design drawings and sketches.
Nice to have:

  • Construction project experience including the preparation of construction documents, tender processes, and field documentation.
  • Strong commitment to professional and customer service excellence.
  • Ability to deliver customer solutions (ability to critically assess customer situation and present solutions).
  • Strong problem solving skills, including the ability to identify and resolve issues in a timely manner.

Education and Certifications

Minimum education required: Bachelor's Degree

If you are interested, please apply directly or contact Sarah at 613-696-9475 or today!

We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in today’s workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Minorities, women, LGBTQ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you require an accommodation, please review our accessibility policy and reach out to our accessibility officer with any questions.
Merci de l’intérêt que vous manifestez pour ce poste. La description du poste nous a été fournie en anglais par notre client. Si vous souhaitez passer l’entrevue avec nous en français ou fournir votre CV en français, nous vous confierons à une personne de notre équipe qui parle français.

Opportunity Number: 2066601

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