Marine Structural Engineer (Waterloo/Mississauga) (BB-48055)

Found in: Neuvoo CA


Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world’s biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation.

Our EDO (Engineering Design Organization) is looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to take on the role of Marine Structural Engineer to support our Maritime and Coastal Business Group projects. 

Reporting to the EDO Structures Operational Leader and as a member of the EDO team, the successful candidate will contribute to and be responsible for all structural engineering aspects of multi-discipline projects in various markets and businesses. With a strong background in structural design and delivery of marine structures, you will be focused on helping build our EDO delivery capacity. The Marine Structural Engineer will also support projects in all of our Markets, including Water (Water/Wastewater Treatment, Linear Water, Water resources) Energy and Resources, Environmental (Solid Waste, Landfill, CAR), Transportation, and Property and Buildings. 

Responsibilities will include:

•Assist in executing existing and new marine market sector projects and projects led by other market sectors 
•Ensure timely completion of project deliverables and able to manage several projects at once and determine priorities, including sound judgement and decisiveness
•Produce engineering drawings and details from conception to final design, according to established standards and procedures for a wide variety of steel and concrete at grade and underground structures.
•Work in a Design Build environment to advance design packages by providing value added design solutions in conformance with operator requirements and client/end user specifications.
•Supervise CAD staff, junior and intermediate engineers, prepare construction specifications, tender and contract packages, and conduct site inspections of existing structures as well as those under construction, as necessary.
•Communicate and work with other project team members to provide quality service to clients to ensure that all documentation conforms to client/company standards
•Assist in preparation of effective proposals seeking targeted project opportunities
•Develop and implement QA/QC processes for project work

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies:

•Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
•Licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario (or another Province, capable of transferring)
•Minimum 10-15 years of structural engineering experience in marine type projects
•Excellent understanding of structural systems and practical design experience of designing small craft and harbour facilities, wharfs, piers, jetties, breakwaters, bollards, fenders, mooring and breasting dolphins, earth/water retaining structures, pre-engineered buildings, shallow and deep foundation systems 
•Conversant with National building Code - NBC and provincial building codes, CSA codes for design of steel, concrete, masonry and wood structures, CHBDC and industry design guidelines such as British Standards and those issued by the US Army Corps of Engineers and PIANC. 
•Ability to develop designs to comply with project specific output specifications
•Ability to take ownership and accountability for completed work 
•Strong influencing skills and the ability to develop effective and trustworthy relationships both with project teams and within the organization
•Strong problem solving and decision-making abilities
•Strong computer skills including experience in structural analysis and design software (such as SAP 2000, S-FRAME, MIDAS and ROBOT) and MS Office
•Strong organizational and interpersonal skills 
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Positive attitude and interpersonal skills

The following skills would be considered an asset for this position:

•Project management skills and budget and schedule controls
•Knowledge of BIM 360 and REVIT (preferred)

Why GHD?

Being the best we can be is in our culture.

We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.

Our commitment to you:

Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business

Who we are:

We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly ‘One GHD’ across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.

We offer a professional working environment and culture and believe that work / life balance is critical to the success and happiness of our people. We also offer competitive salary packages based on qualifications, skills and experience.

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, GHD will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process


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