Stantec Structural Engineer in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
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Your role is to work with general supervision and direction on medium sized projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Engineer. You will participate in the evaluation, recommendation, and specification for engineered systems or products for a project verifying compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards/practices.
Your Key Responsibilities
Responsible for projects of medium complexity/size
Evaluates, selects, specifies, and engineers all structural engineered systems or products for a project
Engages in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats
Utilizes BIM technologies in development of three dimensional models of building’s structural systems and provides markups for junior engineers/designers
Prepares and revises documentation in various structural phases including site plans, floor plans, diagrams, and details
Leads project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor, sub-contractors, and vendors
Participates in client project requirement meetings and value analysis and basic cost estimating
Assists upper level staff with developing and managing the project scope, budget, staffing and schedule
Leads the preparation and coordination of the project specifications with construction documents
Performs and oversees the performance of calculations using company standard software, and proprietary manufacturer software
Utilizes advanced techniques for the analysis of specialized building elements such as two-way slabs, prestressed concrete, and piled foundations
Participates in constructability review
Conducts quality assurance and quality control on own projects
Assists in the development of new standards and specifications for the structural group
Works on multiple projects
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Requisite knowledge and application of structural design codes, standards, and applicable building codes
General understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications
Strong knowledge of structural systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards
Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule
Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought
Thorough understanding of structural engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others
Advanced oral and written communication skills
Presentation and interview skills are preferred
Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit; Prefer experience with AutoCAD, Component Design Software, Comprehensive Building Analysis Software, and Structure Finite Element Analysis such as SAFI and STAAD-Pro
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering & Licensed Professional Engineer. Minimum of 5-6 years of experience.
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
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Job: Structural Engineer
Primary Location: Canada-Nova Scotia-Dartmouth
Organization: BC-1334 Buildings-CA Atlantic
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Posting: Jul 25, 2018, 11:18:19 AM
Req ID: 180000VZ