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STRUCTURAL TECHNOLOGIST

Location: Kitchener/Hamilton

Practice: Engineering Services

Posted: 05-02-2019

Expires: 07-31-2019

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Thank you to all applicants in advance. Due to the volume of applications, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

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

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 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 Technologist while also allowing you to work towards developing a unique skill set as an expert in integrated design.

 

Role Overview                                           

Reporting to the Structural Engineering Team Leader, the Intermediate Structural Technologist is primarily responsible for producing high-quality construction documents for a broad range of healthcare, industrial, commercial, and institutional projects.  This role can lead to opportunities in quality management, shop drawing review, site inspection, and project management for candidates with demonstrated abilities and desire.

 

What We Love
  • Consistently leads by example and sets high standards for planning and efficiency.
  • Excellent work ethic and a desire to succeed.
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of the Ontario Building Code and drawing of structural systems such as Structural Steel, Reinforced Concrete, Masonry, and Timber building.
What You Will Do
  • Prepares construction documents and specifications under direction of structural engineers and senior drafting personnel
  • Generates accurate structural plans and details using knowledge of construction techniques, record drawings, drawing mark-ups, and instructions provided by architects and  engineers
  • Coordinates work with other disciplines and team members, including in-house integrated teams and external consultants
  • Ensures work product meets high quality standards, CAD standards, and deadlines
  • Takes responsibility for own work – accuracy, quality, deadlines and communication
What We Need
  • Architecture/Construction Engineering Technology diploma or certificate
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the design of institutional, healthcare, commercial and industrial projects
  • Experience in design or management of projects in an engineering consulting environment
  • Excellent working knowledge of structural drafting with Revit
  • Working experience with AutoCad is an asset
  • Good understanding of Ontario/Canadian building construction and basic building systems
  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written
  • Eager to learn and take on new challenges
  • Ability to deliver high quality work and meet strict deadlines
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 support Habitat for Humanity, Hockey Helps the Homeless, KidsAbility 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/About.htm

 

How to Apply

Please Apply Here or email hr@walterfedy.com 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: Kitchener Office
675 Queen Street South, Suite 111
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, N2M 1A1

 

Location: Hamilton Office
20 Hughson Street South, 10th Floor
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada  L8R 3L5