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Specialist Engineer

Location: Mississauga
Company: SNC Lavalin

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Specialist Engineer

Why join us?

SNC-Lavalin provides cutting-edge engineering, procurement, construction, and financing solutions to projects in more than 100 countries around the world. From the Canadian Arctic to the Southern African region and Australasia, our multicultural workforce is driven by a fierce pride in their work and a pioneering vision.

SNC-Lavalin is truly a global expert in its field and has been chosen to design and build some of the most prestigious projects in the world.

How will you contribute to the team?

To perform this role successfully, the candidate will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Play a lead role in the assigned project(s).
  • Developing of design plans and methodology.
  • Provide technical instructions to staff, as needed.
  • Manage project civil scope within budget and schedule.
  • Ensure Compliance with applicable Codes, Standards and Regulations, and applicable QA program.
  • Formulate and developing advanced techniques and concepts in Civil/Structural Engineering.
  • Develop conceptual design, preliminary design and detailed design deliverables including calculations, layouts and sketches, drawings, technical specifications etc.
  • Review detailed design calculations and analysis for structural systems involving steel, reinforced concrete, and masonry elements as per the relevant CSA Standards and applicable codes.
  • Coordinate structural work with the work of other engineering disciplines.
  • Perform design review or design verification on technical documents prepared by others.
  • Ensure the quality and consistency, accuracy, and completeness of engineering deliverables.
  • Compliance with applicable QA procedures and being responsible for producing quality work.
  • Provide technical guidance and applying sound Engineering practices to resolve technical issues.
  • Provide technical guidance and Engineering support for performing design and construction activities.
  • Deliver all technical engineering deliverables/task within specified timelines and budgets with good quality.
  • Investigating and reporting on field problems.
  • Perform walk-downs and inspections.
  • Support evaluation of structural systems and elements as required using Analysis Software programs such as ANSYS, SAP2000, STAAD Pro, SSASI and other structural programs.
  • Assist in timely and quality project delivery.
  • Assist supporting Engineers in day-to-day engineering activities and coordination.
  • Review technical specification documents.
  • Ensure the quality and consistency, accuracy, and neatness of engineering deliverables.
  • Apply sound engineering practices to assigned engineering activities.
  • Accountable for the delivering all engineering deliverables/task to achieve project objectives within specified timelines and budgets.
  • Perform walk-downs and inspections.
  • Assist the Team Lead for work plans and deliverables and ensure adequacy of scopes, budgets and schedules.
  • Provide technical instructions to Junior staff or designers to develop engineering documentation.
  • Review and comment on the work performed by the others to ensure accuracy, completeness and quality of technical information and design documentation.
  • Check the work performed meets the quality requirements in accordance with Company QA programs and manuals.
  • Perform plant walkdowns as and if required in support of design requirements definition and detailed engineering of design modifications.
  • Provide engineering input and support to Field Engineering groups.
  • Obtain inputs as required from plant commissioning, operations, and maintenance personnel and client engineering and scientific specialists in interfacing disciplines.
  • Participate in formal engineering design and other reviews as may be mandated for the design changes in question.
  • Prepare Engineering estimate and technical write-up for proposals.
  • Mentor Junior staff.

What will you contribute?

  • Civil Engineering degree from an accredited University with minimum 15 years of structural analysis and design experience in steel and concrete structures in Nuclear Power Plants and/or industrial buildings.
  • Master's degree and above is an asset.
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, in good standing.
  • Deep and thorough understanding of structural engineering gained through a combination of design-office and site experience.
  • Deep and thorough understanding of structural engineering practices gained through a combination of design-office and site experience.
  • 3 to 5 years of site or field experience in Nuclear Power Plants and/or industrial buildings is an asset.
  • Thorough knowledge of Canadian and International Codes and standards used in Civil/Structural engineering.
  • Thorough knowledge of use of at least one Analysis software commonly used in Civil/Structural engineering such as StaadPro, SAP2000, ETABS, SAFE, etc.
  • Must have experience with static, dynamic, and seismic analysis of structures and foundations.
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft office and Mathcad.
  • Adequate knowledge of established Nuclear QA guidelines, procedures and practices is preferable.
  • Adequate knowledge of applicable Nuclear safety codes and regulations is an asset.
  • Sound knowledge of Civil/Structural Engineering principles.
  • Knowledge of modification process of Nuclear Power Plant; ECC process or similar is an asset.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience working collaboratively in a dynamic team-oriented environment.
  • Must undertake assigned engineering work independently.
  • Must be willing to work in multiple tasks/projects.
  • Must have excellent problem-solving skills and analytical aptitude.
  • Must have experience in working in a project environment.
  • Must be willing to work at field on assignment.
  • Must have good skills in time management and setting priorities.
  • Must have good communication skills to coordinate team and interface with client.
  • Must be able to demonstrate effective organizational skills.
  • Must have working knowledge of NBCC, CSA and other applicable industry codes and standards.
  • Self-motivated, and be able to seek practical solutions to engineering problems.
  • Demonstrated good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Ability to work in an ever-changing environment with conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to manage to work effectively under tight schedules and budget.
  • Eligible for Security Clearance through Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
  • Travel to client site is required.

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (i.e.: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).

You think that a career in our team could match your profile, submit your application online now!

The masculine gender is used only to simplify the wording.

Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about SNC-Lavalin's accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds, and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion, or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

SNC-Lavalin cares about your privacy. SNC-Lavalin and other subsidiary or affiliated companies of SNC-Lavalin (referred to throughout as "SNC-Lavalin") are committed to protecting your privacy. Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to SNC-Lavalin, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, technology, and data to design, deliver and operate the most complex projects. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital - and delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital. News and information are available at snclavalin.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Worker Type

Employee

Job Type

Regular

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

SNC-Lavalin cares about your privacy. SNC-Lavalin and other subsidiary or affiliated companies of SNC-Lavalin (referred to throughout as "SNC-Lavalin") are committed to protecting your privacy. Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to SNC-Lavalin, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.

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