Structural engineer needed in Canada by Kor Structural

Structural engineer needed in Canada by Kor Structu

Structural engineers design structures that must endure stresses and pressures inflicted through human use and environmental conditions. They configure structures, choose appropriate building material, inspect the construction work, and ensure the structural soundness of buildings and structures.

Job details
Location: 510 Burrard Street suite 501Vancouver, BCV6C 3A8
Salary: 66,000 to 90,000 annuallyfor 37,5 hours per 37.5 to 45 hours per week
Terms of employment: Permanent employmentFull time
Day, Evening, Overtime, Flexible Hours, To be determined, Morning
Start date: Starts as soon as possible
Benefits: Health benefits, Financial benefits, Long term benefits, Other benefits
Vacancies: 1 vacancy

We are looking to hire a structural engineer with excellent mathematical, IT, and analytical skills. Structural engineers are expected to be detail-oriented, creative, and possess amazing problem-solving skills.

To ensure success, structural engineers should display an investigative nature and must be accurate, commercially aware, and have great communication skills with a keen interest in ensuring the safety and physical integrity of buildings and other large structures. Top candidates will have a fantastic project and budget management skills with great knowledge of construction processes, materials, and legal regulations.

Structural Engineer Responsibilities:
Prepare reports, designs, and drawings.
Make calculations about pressures, loads, and stresses.
Consider the strength of construction materials and select appropriately.
Provide technical advice on safe designs and construction.
Obtain planning and/or building regulations approval.
Analyze configurations of the basic components of a structure.
Liaise with professional staff such as architects and engineers.
Monitor and inspect all work undertaken by contractors to ensure structural soundness.
Administer contracts and manage projects.
Inspect properties to evaluate the conditions and foundations.
Use computer-aided design technology for simulation purposes.

Structural Engineer Requirements:
Degree in civil or structural engineering (essential).
6 years of work experience as a structural engineer (essential).
Professionally registered with the Institute of structural engineers.
Expert experience in project management.
Advanced knowledge of construction methods, materials, and legal regulations.
Sound understanding of physics and mathematics.
Ability to liaise with professionals from other disciplines.
Three-dimensional conceptual skills.
Analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills.
Meticulous attention to detail with superb organizational skills.
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Excellent communication and IT skills.

Bachelor’s degree
or equivalent experience
Civil engineering, general
Structural engineering
3 years to less than 5 years

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
Experience and specialization
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
Construction specialization
Industrial, commercial and institutional
Residential construction
Area of specialization
Structural engineering
Civil engineering
Additional information
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
Personal suitability
Efficient interpersonal skills
Excellent oral communication
Excellent written communication
Team player

Health benefits
Dental plan
Disability benefits
Health care plan
Paramedical services coverage
Vision care benefits
Financial benefits
Long term benefits
Group insurance benefits
Life insurance
Other benefits
Other benefits
Learning/training paid by employer
On-site amenities
Parking available
Travel insurance
Who can apply to this job?
Only apply to this job if:

You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

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