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Intermediate Structural Engineer

About Us and Our Integrated Approach

WalterFedy has big plans for growth and we need the best talent to make it happen. We are established enough to have deep local roots yet nimble enough to aggressively pursue our bold goals. We believe that investing in our talent is critical to achieving these goals.

At WalterFedy we believe in True Teamwork. We have architects, civil engineers, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, structural engineers, construction managers, energy management specialists, and facility management specialists under a single roof and we are an industry leader in our approach to integrated building services. This role will provide you with an opportunity to develop as a structural engineer while also allowing you to work towards developing a unique skill set as an expert in integrated design.

Role Overview

As a member of the WalterFedy Structural team, the incumbent successfully leads structural components of multi-disciplinary projects with the direction of a Senior Structural Engineer. The Intermediate Structural Designer possesses the ability to manage resources and schedules while maintaining a high quality of work. The role requires the ability to build strong rapport with our project teams, as well as representing WalterFedy by assuming the responsibility of delivering accurate, complete, and high standard work.

What You Will Do

  • Develop, or work with the Team Leader and Project Manager (PM) to develop, various project scopes while proactively identifying and responding to changes with team members and PMs
  • Develop structural designs, drawings and specifications independently, or as part of a team of engineers
  • Coordination of information with drafting staff and designers clearly and completely
  • Check drawings for completeness and accuracy
  • Support construction by performing compliance inspections, resolving construction problems related to structural design and coordinating with clients and contractors
  • Represent the Structural team by coordinating with all groups effectively through a sound understanding of other disciplines
  • Understand, complete and/or oversee: concept and design development, codes and standards compliance, field review, and review of shop drawings, as well as site surveys for retrofits
  • Coordinate and schedule production activities and quality assurance reviews

What We Need

  • Licensed member of P.E.O.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in consulting engineering environment on multidisciplinary projects
  • Knowledge and experience in analysis and design of concrete, steel and masonry structural elements for institutional, industrial, commercial, healthcare and/or energy projects
  • Knowledge of relevant codes and standards
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in AutoCAD
  • Knowledge and/or experience in and use of structural software such as ETABS, SAFE and RISA
  • Experience in projects requiring interface between structural software, such as ETABS or Revit would be an asset
  • Strong communication and presentation skills to interact with project teams

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary plus performance based bonus
  • Three weeks’ vacation
  • Reimbursement of annual dues for professional organizations
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee social club – employees attend a variety of recreational and cultural events
  • Strong volunteer outreach to the community – we volunteer with Habitat with Humanity, Nutrition for Learning, United Way and many other organizations

Working Conditions and Safety

Standard hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., and some overtime hours may be required from time to time. Ability to travel away from the office is required to assist and attend on-site project meetings.

In this role you will work within the company safety policies and procedures, and adhere to any applicable federal or provincial legislation.

Why Join Our Team? 

We offer challenging and rewarding careers, and are committed to integrity and business ethics, with safety as a top priority. We promote a healthy balance between our employees’ professional and personal lives, taking time to appreciate our work and celebrate our achievements. To learn more about our company visit our website at: www.walterfedy.com/firm/about

How to Apply

Please Apply Here with your cover letter and resume, indicating the position you are applying for. Also, visit our website for other career opportunities: www.walterfedy.com.

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of contact and provisions will be arranged. 

Thank you for your interest in WalterFedy!

Location: Hamilton Office
605 James Street North, 2nd Floor
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada  L8L 1J9