Senior Structural Engineer

Halifax, NS

Our client, Hatch Ltd, is a global multidisciplinary management, engineering and development consultancy. Their global network of 9,000 professionals combines vast engineering and business knowledge, working in  partnership with  clients to develop market strategies, manage and optimize production, develop new game-changing technologies, and design and deliver complex capital projects. Hatch’s experience spans over 150 countries around the world in the metals, energy, infrastructure, digital, and investments market sectors. On behalf of Hatch, Venor is seeking a Senior Structural Engineer to join their Halifax, NS office.  

What You’ll be Doing:

As the Senior Structural Engineer, you will be responsible for project management and providing senior design support of industrial building projects and other various structures as part of a multidisciplinary team. You will lead teams of engineers, EIT’s, and designers on complex and challenging projects related to the design of steel and concrete structures in industrial settings for new construction as well as repair, rehabilitation, or modification of existing construction.  

Key Responsibilities:  

  • You will lead and manage the design process while providing senior design support and guidance to the project team.
  • You will perform site visits as required for visual engineering assessments, field measurements, and construction support.
  • You will design verification of structural calculations by others, and prepare design drawings and specifications as well as participate in the estimation of project costs.
  • You will ensure the integration and implementation of safety and integrity principles in Hatch’s structural documentation.
  • As part of the design activities, you will adhere to all engineering standards and internal procedures, as well as participate in formal engineering review processes.
  • You will supervise, support and mentor Structural Engineers-in-Training.
  • You will actively coordinate with engineers and designers of other disciplines.  

What We’re Looking For:

As the ideal candidate, you have a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with a focus on structural design, combined with 10– 20 years of experience designing steel and concrete structures. You have strong knowledge of design codes and standards, and have experience using finite element analysis programs such as STAAD.Pro, S-Frame and SAP2000. You are also a member in good standing with Engineers Nova Scotia.

As the successful candidate, you have the ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary project team and possess excellent communication and organizational skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Communication skills in French are considered an asset, but not required. 

Hatch is committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the  communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment  applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual  orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any special needs  requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable  local legislation.

If this opportunity sounds like your next career move, apply now or reach out to Erika Hildebrand via erika@venor.ca or Andrea Murray via andrea@venor.ca.

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