Structural Engineer

Halifax, NS

Venor is proud to partner with EastPoint Engineering in their search for a Structural Engineer to join their team in Halifax, NS. EastPoint is a multi-discipline architectural and engineering firm servicing an array of industrial, government, institutional, and commercial clients. Employee owned and operated, EastPoint’s leadership has worked together as a team for more than 20 years. Through decades of experience, we have accumulated a deep understanding of design, construction, accessibility, costs, regulatory issues, environmental, and technical solutions to support our clients.

At EastPoint, we believe we can work on the most challenging and rewarding of projects, anywhere, with the right people. This entrepreneurial spirit has allowed EastPoint to enter new markets and deliver more than 10,000 projects. We’ve put our fingerprint on multidisciplinary projects from facility upgrades to community housing improvements, from new public infrastructure to transformative landmark buildings. We work on large and small projects to shape places, not only in Nova Scotia but across Canada and beyond.

Yet of all the things we’ve built, we’re most proud of our company culture. We have organically grown our company since its founding to more than 120 architects, engineers, designers, and professionals today.

Reporting to the VP of Structural Engineering, you will be an integral part of the engineering team, developing and implementing technical solutions in both the office and field. You will participate in all project design phases, from proposal preparation, feasibility assessment and detailed design, through to tendering, construction, and commissioning. By joining the EastPoint team you will be part of a fun, energetic and collaborative organization that focuses on the quality of your work and not the hours you log. This is an opportunity to work on exciting and creative projects while both receiving and providing mentorships to a dedicated team of professionals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide concept and detailed design expertise for infrastructure projects including but not limited to wharfs, commercial buildings, industrial buildings, institutional facilities, and bridges.
  • Review drawings, plans and change orders to verify structural integrity of materials and designs and perform complex calculations and use modelling methods to ensure accurate results.
  • Interpretation of Geotechnical Reports and Topographical studies to perform various types of foundation design.
  • Coordination of design team activities, direct internal and external project team including drafting techs, sub-consultants, and sub-contractors
  • Conduct feasibility assessments and site inspections, as well as prepare technical reports.
  • Assist project managers by providing input to proposals and preparation of specifications and bid documents and construction reviews.

Skills and Attributes:

This opportunity might be the right fit if you enjoy an open and collaborative office environment with a team that likes to have fun together, in and out of the office. Your ideas will be valued, and your technical expertise will have the opportunity to grow and develop.

  • Currently registered or have the ability to register as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) in Nova Scotia required.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in civil/structural engineering from an accredited University required.
  • Minimum 5+ years of applicable experience in the design and construction of infrastructure projects including, but not limited to buildings, bridges, and marine structures.
  • Experience with ETABS or similar structural analysis software.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of structural design guidelines and codes including: Bridge Code (CSA S6-19), Concrete Code (CSA A23.3), Steel Code (CSA S16) and Timber Code (CSA O86).
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with a high level of accuracy in calculations and design.
  • Demonstrated self-starter.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to travel to various locations across Canada, maximum 5 days per 60-90 days.

Other Requirements

  • All successful applicants must meet requirements to obtain a minimum of Reliability Status clearance through the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD) within 6 months of start date.

If you are interested in this opportunity please reach out to Rose MacAuley via rose@venor.ca or Andrea Murray via andres@venor.ca

We embrace a culture of belonging in the workplace. No matter who you are, where you’re from, how you think, what you believe in, or who you love, your application is welcome. Diversity is appreciated and there is understanding that we all come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, bringing in unique perspectives and experiences. Applications from 2SLGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC), women, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities are encouraged. If you require any accommodation in the application and interview process, please let us know.

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