Building Structural Engineer
t, Edmonton, Canada
38d ago

Building Structural Engineer

Why join CIMA+?

The key to our delivery of quality services is being able to attract and maintain satisfied and engaged people. At CIMA+, employees are given the flexibility required to ensure a balanced life and fulfilling work experience in a motivating work environment.

Our staff enjoy the diversity of projects and the extensive autonomy given to interact directly with clients. Such a proximity is possible because of our flat corporate structure, and it translates into relationships of trust, and effective communications between team members and clients.

CIMA+ is currently seeking applications for an experienced Building Structural Engineer from qualified individuals who are interested in becoming a member of our Buildings Engineering group in Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta.

We are looking for an individual who wants to be challenged and is ready to join a dynamic team that is rapidly expanding.

CIMA+ is a well-established employee-owned, multidisciplinary, Canadian engineering firm established in Eastern Canada that has expanded into Western Canada.

CIMA+ is proud to have reached the prestigious Best Employers in Canada's Platinum Level, which is exclusively reserved for organizations that have achieved the best results in the Aon Hewitt survey for six consecutive years.

We offer a highly competitive compensation package with excellent benefits, merit-based bonuses as well as a flexible and friendly working environment where committed individuals can thrive.


  • Lead building structural engineering services for commercial, institutional, educational, healthcare, government, recreational and light industrial facility projects.
  • Lead a team of structural engineers and technologists on assigned projects.
  • Assist the Buildings Practice Leader with the growth and development of the structural team.
  • Be a technical resource in building structural design, and leverage that knowledge to mentor and develop junior engineers and technologists.
  • Prepare technical specifications and contract documents for bidding and construction.
  • Conduct quality assurance reviews on building structural design work completed by others.
  • Keep current on new products, technologies and design processes.
  • Coordinate work with architects, other engineering disciplines, and Owner representatives.
  • Contribute to the business development, marketing and liaising with Clients and Architects.
  • Assist in determining the scope and fee for proposed engineering services.
  • Lead proposal efforts for building structural and multi-discipline project pursuits.
  • Profile

  • Undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering, specializing in structural design, from an accredited post-secondary institution.
  • Professional Engineer registered in Canada, and eligible for professional registration in Alberta.
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in building structural design.
  • Experience working in a consulting engineering environment.
  • Experience as structural design lead and able to direct and oversee a team of engineers and technologists on projects.
  • Experience working with a variety of structural materials, including concrete, steel, masonry, and wood.
  • Experience working with prefabricated structures.
  • Able to articulate the structural design requirements and oversee the progression of structural system layouts in Autodesk® Revit and AutoCAD.
  • Experience in leading, coaching and mentoring staff.
  • In-depth understanding of regulations, codes and standards associated with building structural design.
  • General understanding of building mechanical and building electrical equipment.
  • Team player and independent worker.
  • Professional, energetic, organized and action-oriented.
  • Experience in using Microsoft office products including MS Excel and MS Word.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Experience in estimating engineering fees and schedules.
  • Experience in writing engineering reports, proposals, letters and technical specifications.
  • Proven success in developing business with new and existing clients, and maintaining positive relationships.
  • Experience in project management and controls, with a proven record of client satisfaction and financial success.
  • Experience in monitoring and adapting to industry trends and changing market conditions.
  • Able to travel without restrictions.
  • Willingness to engage in lifelong learning.
  • The following are considered assets : LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP), Fellow or Green Associate. Experience in Building Information Modeling (BIM).
  • Experience in conducting field reviews and / or building condition assessments. Experience in Life Cycle Costing (LCC). Experience with structural finite element engineering software packages such as ETABS, SAP, SAFE, RAM or STAAD.

    Experience on projects certified to LEED, Living Building Challenge (LBC), Passive House, and / or Green Globes.


  • Flexible schedules
  • Simplified Employee Pension Plan
  • Comprehensive Benefit Plan
  • Sick leave and personal leave
  • Possibility of investing in a company profit-sharing plan
  • Adapted computer tools
  • Wellness program
  • Social and environmental initiatives
  • Continuous training program
  • Career planning
  • At CIMA+ we are committed to creating opportunities for all our employees so that they may develop, progress, and contribute to the business regardless of differences.

    We fully respect the principles of employment equity and encourage women, visible minorities, indigenous people, and persons with disabilities to apply.

    Accommodations are available upon request to facilitate participation in the recruitment process.

    A World of Opportunities at CIMA+

    CIMA+ is a multidisciplinary firm that specializes in engineering, project management, urban planning, new technologies, and the environment.

    We provide a full range of services in the sectors of urban infrastructure, civil engineering, environment, transportation, building, industry, energy and hydroelectricity, telecommunications, geomatics, and urban planning.

    At CIMA+ our goal is to assemble high-quality teams, which is why we always hire experts who share and enhance our standards of excellence.

    Our experts work in engineering, project management, urban planning, new technologies, and sustainable development. At CIMA+ it will be up to you to improve an ever-

    changing world. You will be involved in projects where creativity and innovation are a prerequisite. At CIMA+, your actions matter.


  • Flexible schedules, paid overtime, and the possibility of banking overtime hours
  • Simplified Employee Pension Plan
  • Comprehensive Benefit Plan
  • Sick leave and personal leave
  • Possibility of investing in a company profit-sharing plan
  • Adapted computer tools (remote computer access and smart phone)
  • On-site vaccination campaigns
  • Career path adapted to family needs
  • Social and environmental initiatives (becoming a member of the sustainable practices committee)
  • Orientation, mentoring, and learning in the work environment
  • Continuous training program
  • Career planning
  • Some of the above-mentioned benefits may vary according to employment status and job description. The masculine generic refers to both the masculine and feminine genders and is used for conciseness purposes only.

    Only applicants under consideration will be contacted further. CIMA+ applies the Equal Access Employment Program.)

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