Our client, one of the largest electrical energy suppliers in Canada, has an immediate need for a Civil Structural Engineer. This is a contract position for two (2) years located in Burnaby, British Columbia.
Engineer with civil structural background & experience completing field work and inspections for construction projects. Field work is a key part of this role. The candidate will need to go out to the field 1-3 times per month for 2-4 days at a time to various locations in the province of BC.
Develop safe engineering solutions by using initiative and judgement to perform activities such as developing designs, analyzing and resolving problems, and interpreting engineering specifications on low to medium complexity assignments for projects and/or operations.
Assist project or operations management to meet safety, cost, quality, and time objectives by performing activities such as proposing changes in plans and estimated costs, recommending payment for work completed by contractors, preparing progress reports, coordinating work schedules and other similar tasks.
Participate in engineering practice by conducting independent studies and analysis, exercising judgment in selecting and interpreting information, recommending safe engineering designs, and making typical decisions related to standard methods and designs so that engineering standards are maintained.
Perform periodic tasks independently which may include on-site construction quality control and monitoring to ensure design compliance.
Engage with senior engineering team where engineering problems are difficult, complex, or unusual to support management of engineering risk.
Must have PEng and be registered or eligible to be registered with EGBC
Must Provide Proof of Permit to Practice, registered with EGBC once offered role
Must have 4 to 8 years experience in civil structural engineering, with at least one year of experience in Canada
Field inspection experience is an asset
Utilities experience is an asset but not required.
University graduate in applied science or engineering
Familiarity with CAD systems and drawing standards
Ability to use standard industry design/analysis software
Intermediate MS Office skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Intermediate English skills for professional environment, written and spoken
Field work is a key part of this role. The candidate will need to go out to the field 1-3 times per month for 2-4 days at a time to various locations in the province of BC.
The resource can start on a work from home basis with some onsite/field work required. They will be required to work onsite in Edmonds once covid restrictions are lifted.
The manager is open to candidates who are willing to relocate to Vancouver for the role, but they must have some experience in Canada as an engineer
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