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Junior Bridge Engineer-Ottawa, Ontario


This is a Contract position in Ottawa region, ON posted September 3, 2017.

The Challenge? Help support our Transportation Clients and have a hand in transforming tomorrow.
Junior Structural Engineer – Ottawa and Toronto CH2M is searching for a Junior Structural Engineer to join our growing Ontario Transportation Business. This individual needs to be highly personal and a quick learner. Your initial role will be to undertake field reviews, field inspections, and structural calculations on a variety of road and transit structures. Following an initial training period your role will progressively grow to include supporting our business development and project delivery teams. The incumbent should be willing to work in a team environment, interact with clients and approval agencies, and assist project/lead engineers in their deliverables
The minimum qualifications for this position are:Responsibilities: Report to Project/Lead Engineer and perform design and inspection tasks including:

  • Undertake structural site investigations to support design.
  • Undertake bridge, culvert, dam and retaining wall inspections.
  • Perform miscellaneous field reviews during construction.
  • Perform miscellaneous design calculation and calculation checks.
  • Perform structural evaluations.
  • Review local standards and develop site specific non-standard specifications.
  • Produce technical reports and memos to support design.
  • Works closely with Project/Lead Engineer during all phases of project planning, execution, and closeout.
  • Develop engineering sketches.
  • Work with technologist to develop drawings.
  • Other duties as required.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:Qualifications

  • 0-3 years of experience in road/bridge construction and design.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university.
  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering specializing in structures/bridges from an accredited university.
  • Master’s course in Earthquake Engineering or Dynamics of Structures an asset.
  • Registered as an EIT in the Province of Ontario and eligible to become a licensed professional engineer in Ontario.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and Microstation an asset.
  • Knowledge of structural analysis software (such as SAP2000, CSiBridge, MIDAS Civil, LEAP Bridge Concrete, LPile).
  • Knowledge of the CHBDC an asset.
  • Knowledge of OSIM an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills, time management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent report and proposal writing skills.
  • Committed team player.
  • Experience with site inspections during construction an asset.
  • Experience with pre design site review an asset.

CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M. Ready? Let’s get to work. Developing People through Challenging Projects CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer.