Location: Hamilton

Practice: Engineering Services

Posted: 08-23-2019

Expires: 12-31-2019

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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 Project 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 Structural Project Engineer will provide technical leadership for structural aspects of single and multi-disciplinary projects while successfully managing project resources and schedules, and maintaining a high standard of quality. The successful candidate will be comfortable interacting with project teams and clients, and to represent the Mission, Vision and Values of WalterFedy.  This role provides the opportunity to develop your technical and business skillset, and requires a commitment to providing clients with practical, creative solutions.


What we Love
  • Passion for structural engineering design, delivering innovative solutions and problem solving
  • Demonstrated successful delivery of project designs and financial performance
  • Drive to exceed expectations
  • Motivation for teamwork and collaboration
  • Ability to build strong relationships with clients and internal team members
  • Enjoyment for sharing knowledge and experience, mentoring and coaching
  • Motivation for life-ling learning about various aspects of the construction industry


What you will do
  • Engineering administration function, the directing of professional engineers and technical staff, and the direction of engineering and design work on projects of various sizes and durations.  May also function as a mentor, consultant or specialist recognized as an authority in structural engineering.
  • 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.
  • Provide technical mentorship to advancing structural engineers.
  • Support construction by performing compliance inspections, resolving construction problems related to structural design, and coordinating with clients and contractors.
  • Coordinate and schedule production activities and quality assurance reviews.
  • Write technical reports.
  • Manage project schedules.
  • Build client relationships with a focus on growing the structural team in Hamilton.


What we need
  • Licensed member of P.E.O;
  • Minimum 8+ years of experience in AEC consulting engineering environment on multidisciplinary projects; minimum 2 years in SW Ontario market preferred
  • Experience leading design teams
  • Knowledge and experience in the Ontario Building Code and design of structural systems such as Structural Steel, Reinforced Concrete, Masonry, and Timber buildings.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in and use of structural software such as ETABS, SAFE and RISA;
  • Experience with projects in the institutional, industrial, health care and commercial sectors
  • Strong management and leadership skills.
  • Strong ability to engage new and existing external clients to build, maintain and develop relationships with experience as a prime consultant as well as a sub-consultant working with Architects desirable
  • Strong communication and presentation skills to interact with project teams.
  • Strong network of contacts including clients, especially in the private sector;
  • A commitment to providing exceptional client service and developing technical expertise to deliver practical, creative solutions is essential.
What we offer
  • Competitive salary plus performance-based bonus.
  • Competitive 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:


How to Apply

Please apply above or email with your cover letter and resume, indicating the position you are applying for. Also, visit our website for other career opportunities:

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

 20 Hughson St S,

 Hamilton, ON L8N 2A1