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Stantec Structural Engineer in VANCOUVER, British Columbia

Structural Engineer - ( 220003M1 )


The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

The Vancouver Civic | Industrial Studio offers services for all phases of the project life cycle from pre-project planning through to detailed design for engineered analysis studies and construction documents for capital investment projects. This is where great ideas and rewarding careers are built. Exercising creativity and ingenuity, our team develops unique solutions for our clients that integrate people, materials, equipment and information in productive ways. Our professionals deliver convenient, integrated, and practical solutions to complex industrial problems. Comprised of industry process experts, engineers, architects, as well as occupational health and safety professionals, we provide career-growth opportunities as unique as you are.

A key factor in the success of the Civic | Industrial Studio has been our commitment to a fully integrated A/E design approach where information and ideas are freely shared and decisions and direction are effectively communicated. The Studio is made up of all key disciplines – architecture, industrial, structural, mechanical, electrical, civil and project management. This approach provides us with a better overall understanding of the challenges and opportunities inherent in our projects, and our clients benefit from the robust, integrated design solutions that are developed and delivered.

Stantec utilizes a team approach to the work – a team made up of the client, operators, stakeholders, and Stantec personnel. This approach leverages the collective experience and expertise of the team to create robust win-win solutions for our clients who come from manufacturing, food & beverage, transit, municipal, and national defense sectors. Some of our project types include new construction and renovation of:

  • Aircraft hangars

  • Food processing facilities

  • Warehousing and distribution centres

  • Vehicle maintenance facilities for light rail, heavy rail, bus, fleet, mining, etc.

  • Component manufacturing and assembly facilities

  • Other light industrial projects

  • Staff support facilities for the above facility types

Your Opportunity

As a result of our growing business, we have an immediate opportunity in our downtown Vancouver office for a Intermediate / Senior Structural Engineer. Your role is to work in an engineering leadership capacity and direct a team of engineers on medium to large sized projects. You will be required to design various building and related structures on a range of projects of differing complexity and construction value.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Hands-on energized approach to the structural design of building structures and facilities including calculations and preparation of related document

  • Professional maturity to engage in the development of structural systems and preparation of design details through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats

  • Utilize BIM technologies in development of three-dimensional models of building’s structural systems and provide markups for junior engineers/designers

  • Lead project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor, sub-contractors, and vendors

  • Participate in client project requirement meetings and value analysis

  • Assist senior staff with developing and managing the project scope, budget, staffing and schedule

  • Preparation and coordination of the project specifications with construction documents

  • Participate in constructability review

  • Conduct quality assurance and quality control on own projects

  • Assist in the development of new standards and specifications for the structural group

  • Work on multiple projects


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Registered P. Eng.; Struct. Eng. preferred.

  • Thorough knowledge and experience in the application of National Building Code and other relevant design codes and standards

  • Strong knowledge of structural systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards

  • Advanced knowledge of seismic design of building structures and structural analysis-design software such as SAP, ETABS, SAFE, RAM

  • Good understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications

  • Demonstrable ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage the Team’s time to meet project budget and schedule

  • Perform on-site field reviews and manage construction administration effectively

  • Self-starter with ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought

  • Experience with Revit and AutoCad is preferred.

  • Good understanding of Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with an ability to work either independently or with team members in a multi-disciplinary environment

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with structural concentration; a Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering is preferred.

  • Minimum 10 years of solid North American experience in the structural design of building structures, preferably with significant responsible experience in steel and concrete construction.

  • Experience in construction reviews and report preparation is desirable.

  • Demonstrable experience in leading a team of engineers and technologists.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. #DesignYourPlace

Benefits Summary: Full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

Primary Location : Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver

Organization : BC-1156 Buildings-CA British Columbia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Oct 18, 2022, 12:38:56 PM

Req ID: 220003M1

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans