Marine Structures Engineer - Senior

Location: Vancouver BC Posted Date: August 20, 2018
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Employer Job Id: R-018072 Careermine Job Id: 1699076
Job Description

[Company] is a Canadian world-leading engineering and construction group. The [Company] group of companies provides engineering, procurement, construction, project management and project financing services to a wide variety of market sectors.

As part of the Infrastructure Group, the Ports and Marine Department specializes in marine infrastructure and coastal engineering. We provide a full range of engineering services to local, national and international clients.

The Ports team is looking for an experienced Senior Marine Structures Engineer to join our growing team.

Your primary role will be to assist or lead project teams to manage and deliver marine infrastructure projects for our clients. Projects range from small local inspections, to delivering marine infrastructure for major transportation, energy and mining projects.

This position will report to the Marine Structures Group Leader.

  • Managing project scope, schedule and finances
  • Liaising with clients on existing projects and pursuing new project opportunities
  • Providing leadership and direction to Junior Engineers and/or Technicians
  • Working collaboratively to assist other project team members, and to incorporate input from other parts of the business on multi-disciplinary projects
  • Maintaining good working relationships with internal project support groups
  • Analysis and design of steel, concrete and timber marine structures including: suspended deck structures, berthing and mooring dolphins, access trestles, jetties, and bulkhead walls
  • Preparation of technical specifications and tender documents for marine work packages
  • Development of conceptual options, preliminary designs and engineering sketches to support various level of studies
  • Condition assessment and load rating analysis of existing structures
  • Preparation of written deliverables such as reports and technical notes
  • Coordinating drawing development with other technical staff and completing drawing reviews
  • Reviewing project documentation prior to issue to check clarity, accuracy, consistency in presentation, and compliance with project specifications and applicable standards
  • Undertaking site inspections for existing structures and current construction projects

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in design of marine infrastructure
  • Registered with EGBC as a Professional Engineer, or be immediately eligible for registration
  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in Civil or Structural Engineering from a recognized institution
  • A functional understanding of typical marine design considerations for steel and concrete structures, soil/structure interaction and marine environmental loading
  • Possess project management skills and have experience in successfully delivering marine infrastructure projects
  • Familiarity with marine design codes and standards
  • Familiar with structural analysis software such as STAAD Pro, SAP2000 or similar
  • Computer skills - MS Office (Word, Excel Outlook, etc.)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a positive, collaborative approach
  • Fluent in English with excellent written and oral communication skills

We offer an opportunity to work on varied and interesting projects in Canada and around the world.

This position is advertised for the Vancouver office but alternate locations in Eastern Canada would be considered if preferable for the successful applicant.

While we sincerely thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Worker TypeEmployee

Job TypeRegular

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