Bridge Design Engineer/Technologist
R.J. Burnside International Limited
Multiple Options,Ontario,Canada
10d ago


We have an opening for an intermediate Design Engineer / Technologist with a minimum of five years of structural analysis and CAD Civil 3D design experience, specifically in the bridge engineering field, to join our Bridge team of dedicated professionals in the Collingwood, Barrie or Orangeville office.

Role Specifics

The successful candidate will be responsible for structural analysis and CAD design, construction cost estimating, tender and specification document preparation, contract administration and general review during construction of bridge and transportation related projects.

This position will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to be an integral part on a variety of bridge design projects, while working with a multi-

discipline team. The successful candidate will be expected to work directly with our senior structural and junior structural designers to complete projects, as well as to meet directly with clients and other stakeholders to co-

ordinate the completion of projects.

The position will involve (but is not limited to) carrying out the following tasks, and includes :

  • Auto CAD and the production of preliminary and detailed design drawings;
  • Supporting senior engineers and project managers in the preparation of related reports, coordination of approvals, development of construction cost estimates, and liaising with clients, sub-
  • consultants and contractors;
  • Providing structural analysis and design for bridge and road reconstruction projects
  • Providing leadership and technical guidance to juniors and support staff and liaising with project managers and management staff across the company to ensure design quality standards are met;
  • Collaborating with or leading multi-office design teams to ensure project delivery teams are appropriately staffed such that the needs of clients are successfully met;
  • Preparing proposals and project reports;
  • Nurturing existing client base and identifying new potential business initiatives;
  • Collaborating with and contributing to multi-office design teams to ensure project delivery successfully meets the needs of clients;
  • Field inspections, data collection and survey support;
  • Providing mentorship to junior staff; and
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Professional Knowledge & Qualifications

    The following qualifications, experience and skills are required :

  • Registered Professional Engineer (Ontario / PEO) with 5 years minimum of licensure, in good standing with the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), or
  • A diploma in Civil Engineering Technology and registered or eligible for registration with OACETT,
  • Graduation from a University or College program in Civil Engineering or similar civil design-related education,
  • A minimum of 5 years of AutoCAD Civil 3D structure experience, specifically in the structural / bridge engineering field
  • Solid project management experience with a demonstrated understanding and appreciation of budget and time constraints
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word
  • Excellent knowledge of drawing set-up and production
  • Knowledge of Ministry of Transportation standards, methodology and manuals
  • Strong interpersonal oral and written communication skills
  • Strong client management and facilitation skills
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Company Profile

    Founded in 1970, R.J. Burnside & Associates Limited is a growing values-driven employee owned multi discipline engineering and environmental consultancy firm with over 350 staff and a proven track record of providing highly responsive service to clients in the Public, Private, Aboriginal and International sectors.

    We have 11 offices across Ontario, Manitoba and Alberta and work on projects throughout Canada. Over the past two decades, we have also been active internationally, with varied and ongoing projects across the Caribbean and Africa.

    Burnside has expertise in many technical disciplines beyond traditional civil engineering including air and noise, environmental services, GIS, hydrogeology, land development, renewable energy & conservation, solid waste, structures, transportation, traffic, water / wastewater and well drilling & diagnostics.

    We take pride in our people and in our culture and the company has a strong reputation as being a great place to work. We are always interested in speaking with talented people who wish to share their careers with us at any of our offices.

    We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including RSP Matching Plans, Fitness Benefits, Flexible Hours and Work Locations, Career Development Opportunities, Continuing Education, Social Activities and a positive & inclusive working environment.

    We are an equal opportunity employer committed to seeking diversity in the workplace and we welcome or consider resumes from all qualified candidates.

    Burnside will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the entire recruitment, assessment and selection process, as required.

    If you are a person with a disability and require an accommodation during these processes, please contact our Human Resources department.

    We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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