Stantec System

Intermediate Structural Engineer

Location CA-ON-Ottawa
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/22/2018 3:58 PM)
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Buildings Engineering

Your Opportunity

Our Buildings Group offers services for all phases of the project life cycle, from pre-project planning through detailed design, construction and operations, to decommissioning. This is where great ideas and rewarding careers are built. Exercising creativity and ingenuity, our team develops unique solutions in building technologies, energy, and environmental performance. Our professionals deliver innovative, integrated, and practical solutions to complex industrial problems in many sectors, including healthcare, industrial facilities, education, etc.  Comprised of industry process experts, engineers, technologists, architects, as well as occupational health and safety professionals, we provide career opportunities as unique as you are.


An opportunity exists in Stantec's Ottawa, ON office for a highly motivated Intermediate Structural Engineer to join our multidisciplinary team. In this role you will be responsible for the design and execution of projects ranging in size and complexity, with a focus on municipal, federal, industrial, healthcare, commercial and educational projects. The successful candidate will also be assist in developing and maintaining new and existing clients, and satisfying customer requirements.

Your Duties

  • Prepare engineering designs from conceptual design, through tender to construction.
  • Prepare design calculations, technical specifications, and engineering drawings for concrete, steel, masonry and wood building structures.
  • Work with team members in determining viable solutions for design issues.
  • Work to and meet project time lines and budgets.
  • Coordinate design work with other disciplines, other offices, and other project team members.
  • Support Construction Administration personnel including field reviews and co-ordination, review and issuance of change orders, clarifications and RFI responses as required.
  • Coach Junior Staff members informally or through formal presentations.
  • Participate in business development activities.
  • Assist the management team in developing tools and techniques for the execution of daily duties.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Minimum 5 years of post-graduation experience in structural design environment and possess a thorough understanding of the design of various building structures.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products and experience with structural finite element engineering design software such as ETABS, SAP, and STAAD.
  • Experience in earthquake engineering design and rehabilitation of historical buildings structures will be considered an asset.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer within the Province of Ontario and possess extensive knowledge of all relevant codes and standards.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer within the Province of Quebec is considered an asset.
  • Ability to work independently, and as part of a multidiscipline group.
  • Strong leadership, time management, project management, communication and team building skills are required.
  • Working knowledge of Project Management fundamentals would be considered an asset.
  • Ability to communicate in English and French is considered an asset.


Qualified candidates who are highly motivated and eager to commit to Stantec's strategic initiative to become a Top 10 global design firm should submit their resume and cover letter online at


Committed to the principles of Employment Equity, we thank all candidates; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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