Structural Engineer, Intermediate - Tucson, AZ

Location: Arizona Posted Date: June 2, 2019
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Employer Job Id: ARI00000I Careermine Job Id: 1778450
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Intermediate Structural Engineer to join our Tucson office to work on the Rosemont project, which is a large copper development project, located in Pima County, Arizona, approximately 30 miles southeast of Tucson.

Ausenco has been working with Hudbay Minerals on the Rosemont Project since 2015; through value engineering and detailed feasibility study phases, proceeding to full EPCM development of the processing facilities, site infrastructure and tailings facilities. Project duration is expected to last from Q2 2019 to Q2 2022.

Rosemont will be the third-largest copper mine in the United States, accounting for 10% of domestic annual copper production, and has an expected 19-year mine life. The Project has recently completed a 10-year permitting process and will be one of the most environmentally sensitive and advanced operations ever permitted in the United States, including the largest dry stack tailings facility of its kind in the world. The processing plant will produce copper and molybdenum concentrates by a process that includes; crushing, grinding, flotation, concentrate handling, and filtration and dry-stacking of the tailing's residue.

  • Prepare cost effective structural engineering designs from conceptual design to detail design, tender and construction in accordance with US and Canadian Codes and Standards.
  • Perform analysis and design of steel structures and concrete foundations for industrial and mining projects.
  • Prepare material take-off of steel and concrete.
  • Assist Senior Structural Engineers in preparing specifications, design criteria and scope of work documents.
  • Complete tasks under minimal supervision ensuring that objectives of cost, quality and time are met.
  • Supervise the work of designers the project team.
  • Work directly with drafting staff in order to produce detailed drawing packages.
  • Liaise with client representatives and general contractors directly.
  • Perform site visits and inspect existing structures. Perform evaluation and analysis of existing structures for modifications and additions, and propose reinforcement solutions.


Ausenco is an exciting, global organisation with a history of attracting visionary people who embrace challenges and discover innovative solutions for each and every project. The Rosemont project will be another great opportunity to be part of a recognized team of engineers and specialists with experience on similar projects around the globe.

If this role sounds like you, please submit a detailed application directly to this posting. We thank you for your submission and will contact you if we need further information, or if we wish to progress to interview.