structural engineer

February 25, 2023
Application ends: February 19, 2025

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Job Description

Full Job Description

    • Work Term: Permanent
    • Work Language: English
    • Hours: 37.5 to 45 hours per week
    • Education: Bachelor’s degree
    • Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
    • Civil engineering, general
    • Structural engineering

Work setting

    • Urban area
    • Willing to relocate
    • Relocation costs not covered by employer


    • Confer with clients and other members of the engineering team and conduct research to determine project requirements
    • Develop construction specifications and procedures
    • Ensure construction plans meet guidelines and specifications of building codes and other regulations
    • Evaluate and recommend appropriate building and construction materials
    • Prepare contract documents and review and evaluate tenders for construction projects
    • Supervise technicians, technologists and other engineers and review and approve designs, calculations and cost estimates
    • Prepare engineering designs and drawings
    • Examine drawings for conformity and errors
    • Complete documentation packages and drawing sets
    • Read and interpret blueprints

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

    • Registration as a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) by a provincial or territorial association
    • Eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) by a provincial or territorial association

Type of drafting

    • Presentation drawings
    • Manual drafting
    • Detailing drafting

Computer and technology knowledge

    • Database software
    • MS Office
    • Project management software
    • MS Windows
    • Desktop applications

Area of work experience

    • Design

Construction specialization

    • Industrial, commercial and institutional
    • Residential construction

Area of specialization

    • Construction
    • Structural engineering
    • Civil engineering

Transportation/travel information

    • Willing to travel
    • Travel expenses not paid by employer
    • Public transportation is available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

    • Fast-paced environment
    • Work under pressure
    • Tight deadlines
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to distinguish between colours
    • Sitting

Personal suitability

    • Accurate
    • Efficient interpersonal skills
    • Excellent oral communication
    • Excellent written communication
    • Judgement
    • Organized
    • Team player

Screening questions

    • Are you available for the advertised start date?
    • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
    • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
    • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
    • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
    • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
    • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
    • What is your current field of study?
    • What is your current level of study?

Health benefits

    • Dental plan
    • Disability benefits
    • Health care plan
    • Paramedical services coverage
    • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

    • Bonus

Long term benefits

    • Group insurance benefits
    • Life insurance
    • Other benefits

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site amenities
  • Parking available
  • Travel insurance