Intermediate Structural Engineer
DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia
2d ago


The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true?

What if our built environment where we live, learn, play, and conduct business carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design.

From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future join us!

Your Opportunity

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


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

Experience in designing with steel, concrete, timber, and masonry

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

Experience in project management

Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit; Prefer experience with Newforma, AutoCAD; Comprehensive Building Analysis Software such as SAFI, S-Frame, StaadPro and ETABS

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering & Licensed Professional Engineer. Minimum of 5-6 years of experience. LEED Green Associate or LEED AP is a benefit.

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.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us.

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