Stantec System

Structural Engineer

Location CA-SK-Saskatoon
Posted Date 6 days ago(3/12/2018 9:34 AM)
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Your Opportunity

Our Mining group works with some of the world's largest mining companies and provides the industry with a full suite of services and solutions.  We are a leader in underground mining engineering and related technology, serving the largest, deepest, and most technically challenging mines in the world.  This is where great ideas and rewarding careers are built.  Our professionals are specialists in underground mining methods / mine development and complete infrastructure in support of underground operations, process and materials handling, electrical power and instrumentation, controls and automation, and mine ventilation.  The ongoing success of our team allows you to set the pace of your career.

Your Duties

Our Saskatoon, SK Mining group has a need for a Structural Engineer.  The successful candidate will work with various clients in completing feasibility studies and detailed engineering projects for underground and surface mining operations.  This person will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects in the Saskatoon area as well as across Canada and abroad.


Responsibilities include:


Health & Safety 


As a member of the Stantec team, you are expected to: 

  • Understand and work according to the requirements of the Stantec Safety culture. Your personal commitment to safety will help us achieve our goal of zero harm within our operations.
  • Work in compliance with all Health and Safety rules and regulations for Stantec and its clients.
  • Ensure all applicable safety codes, regulations and guidelines are met by appropriate design and use of technology.
  • Review and analyze project deliverables for possible safety and constructibility risks and solutions.

 Structural Engineering

  • Structural design and analysis to applicable codes. Typical structures include headframes, hoist houses, collar houses, conveyor galleries, equipment foundations, bins, shaft steel structures, and other mine related infrastructure.
  • Completion of fit-for-purpose designs that meet the client’s needs and requests.
  • Preparation of quality reports and calculation packages as project deliverables.
  • Working with designers on the project collaboratively to achieve design drawings with appropriate level of detail.
  • Interfacing with other disciplines and project management to execute projects as per the project plan.
  • Site visits for structural condition assessments/inspections, trouble shooting, and client coordination.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

 The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Professional Engineering license in the province of Saskatchewan (or the ability to obtain an Saskatchewan license through reciprocity).
  • 10-15 years of engineering, design, and construction experience in heavy industry, particularly surface and/or underground mining.
  • Strength in analysis and design including structural steel and reinforced concrete.
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable design codes and familiarity with Mine Health and Safety.
  • Ability to lead execution of structural discipline scope on projects.
  • Proficiency in use of STAAD Pro.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, along with excellent interpersonal skills.

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