Structural Technologist

McElhanney Ltd. - Kitimat, BC (20 days ago)

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Role Overview:
Are you a motivated professional looking to join one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies? If so, McElhanney Ltd. has a rewarding opportunity for an individual to join our engineering team in Kitimat as a Structural Technician. The successful candidate will work with a team of structural engineers in the Kitimat office and collaborate with technicians and engineers in other McElhanney offices across western Canada. This is an ideal opportunity for a talented individual to join our growing team.

With the recently announced LNG Canada Project, this is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to get involved early on with a well established and reputable consultant, with a long history in the local area.

Relocation assistance is available for the successful candidate.

For additional information and opportunities in Kitimat, visit our customized Kitimat careers page.

Responsibilities :
  • Detailed design and drafting of steel, concrete, wood and masonry structures including connections and reinforcement details for wide variety of structural engineering projects, including buildings, bridges and civil structures
  • Carrying out field reviews and site supervision
  • Collaborate with other disciplines both internally and externally
  • Assisting in improving AutoCAD standards for structural drafting
  • Mentorship of junior staff
  • Diploma of Technology or Certificate from a nationally accredited program or equivalent
  • 5 or more years’ experience in structural design and drafting
  • Registration as a CTech or AScT with ASTTBC, or eligibility to be registered, is an asset
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD 2D and 3D
  • Experience in Building Information Modeling (BIM), especially Revit, would be an asset
  • Experience with national and provincial building codes, and standards for steel (CAN/CSA-S16), concrete (CAN/CSA-A23.3), wood (CAN/CSA-O86) and masonry (CAN/CSA-S304)
  • Attention to detail and drive for excellence
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills as well as a positive, team-orientated attitude
  • Client relationship skills
  • Flexibility to manage changing priorities on short notice
About McElhanney:
Based in Western Canada for over 100 years, McElhanney offers innovative and practical engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. As a 100% employee-owned and operated firm, with over 1,100 staff members in 33 locations, we are proud to offer qualified staff with shareholding options in our company. At McElhanney, we work in teams to build strong connections with our staff, clients, and local communities. Our employees enjoy working here because of our varied projects, high levels of autonomy, opportunities for career development, excellent total compensation and benefits package, and collaborating with a team of great professionals.

Our Purpose: Amaze our clients. Care for our communities. Empower our people.:

If this is the opportunity for you, apply now or visit to apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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