lead structural engineer - temporary structures, Burnaby

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Structural Engineering Lead


Our client is seeking a Senior/Lead Structural Engineer for our Construction Engineering Services (CES) group in the Vancouver office. Looking for the ideal candidate to have the ability to manage the CES Engineering team and provide technical guidance on complex engineering work. The Structural Design Engineer should have at least 10-15 years’ experience in construction engineering plan production, be technically advanced and familiar with current technical tools/programs/software, and Structural codes.

Our Construction Engineering Services (CES) group provides value to the success of our clients’ projects by designing and building temporary works. Additionally, CES provides on-site engineering and coordination support for critical projects to help build the projects safety, on-time, and within budget.

The Engineering Design group tasks our Construction Engineering Services group to perform the following : Access for personnel and equipment, cofferdams, crane barges, critical crane lifts, custom equipment, fabrics structures, fall protection systems, falsework/formwork, hoisting and jacking systems, staged construction analysis, rebar cages support, temporary bridges, trestles, work platforms, gangways, tower cranes, and custom tools.


Lead engineering and CADD teams in developing preliminary and final plans and details
Coordination and resource planning between teams and other offices
Design of temporary structures including: falsework, support of excavation systems, temporary bridges, trestles, and other features relating to our construction operations
Develop task scopes, schedules and budgets for design deliverables for structural designs
Identify and understand technical requirements of high-risk projects and implement engineering principles to develop solutions
Provide technical reviews at the conceptual and final design stages of project development
Lead technical meetings and discussions; and strategize solutions to complex or unique technical problems
Identify technical differentiators and develop schemes for key project pursuits
Ensure all work is performed in compliance with the client and/or project-specific Quality Management plans


Experience with temporary structures and/or construction engineering
Experience with the design of multiple bridge types in concrete and steel, and knowledge of staged construction analysis
Experience managing a team of engineers
Accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Structural or Civil Engineering
Master’s degree or greater in Structural Engineering is preferred
10 – 15 years’ experience in relevant structural engineering design
Registration as a Professional Engineer in at least one province and eligibility for registration in the United States
Strong all-around theoretical knowledge of structural engineering principles
Experience with Design-Build delivery preferred
Preferred experience with engineering design software, i.e. programs such as RISA, MathCAD, CSI Bridge, MIDAS, Advance Design America, LUSAS, SOFiSTiK,
Have the knowledge and ability to analyze and design according to structural theories, design criteria, and codes such as CAN/CSA S-6, AASHTO LRFD, AISC, ACI, and other provincial and North American design codes
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Strong people skills and an ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment
Ability to travel as business requires

Please do apply by sending your resume to Brad Wyma @ brad.wyma@randstad.ca
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