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Intermediate Structural Engineer

Location: Stoney Creek, ON, Canada

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GM BluePlan Engineering and GEI are now one.  We have joined together and become Canada’s premier consulting firm in providing multi-disciplined engineering and environmental services to a range of private and public sector clients, both domestically and abroad.
Your role at GEI.
We are seeking an Intermediate Structural Engineer that will join our Infrastructure Renewal, Design and Construction Team to provide structural engineering solutions to primarily municipal clients for a variety of municipal infrastructure including bridges, roads, water treatment/distribution, and wastewater collection/treatment. This role will involve in all phases of capital delivery projects including planning, condition assessment, preliminary/detailed design, approvals, tendering, shop drawing review, and construction inspection.
Essential Responsibilities & Duties
  • Complete structural condition assessment of various structural assets including buildings, valve chambers, bridges and other structures.
  • Complete and review detailed structural engineering design calculations and drawings as prepared by technologists, EITs and other Professional Engineers.
  • Prepare professional communications such as letters, technical memoranda and reports for client deliverables.
  • Contribute to business development through preparation of work plans, fee estimates and formal proposals in response to RFPs.
  • Prepare structural engineering drawings and design reports.
  • Develop cost estimates and construction specifications.
  • Support the permitting and approvals processes including building permit applications.
  • Inspect construction activities, review shop drawings, and provide contract administration support.
  • Mentor and support young staff in their career development, as well as receive mentoring and support for your own development.
 Minimum Qualifications
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario.
  • 7+ years of experience in structural engineering design and construction.
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Building Code (OBC), Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code (CSA S6), the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario's Structural Manual, Ontario Provincial Standards and applicable legislation around bridge and culvert replacement and rehabilitation.
  • Experience with OSIM inspections and structural rehabilitation projects.
  • Experience with administration of construction contracts and on-site construction inspection.
  • Strong organizational, oral, written communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and finite element modeling software.
  • Motivation to broaden experience in the areas of design, construction, project management, operations, and supervision within a multi-disciplinary consulting environment.
We are GEI.
Some of the world’s most pressing problems – from climate change to sustainable development, to critical infrastructure and the future of our energy supply – need our brightest and diverse minds working together to create safer, more resilient communities for tomorrow.  
We are technical experts, collaborators, and entrepreneurs who draw from diverse backgrounds to solve our clients’ most complex challenges.  
With nearly 60 offices across North America, we offer a range of engineering, science, and technical consulting services. Our range of expertise, project types, and culture make us the choice for top talent in the AEC industry.
In 2023, GEI merged with GM BluePlan, an Ontario-based engineering, management, and technology consulting company. The merger adds GM BluePlan’s nationally recognized expertise in asset management and infrastructure planning to the GEI family, furthering our growth and expansion in Canada. 
Employee-owned. Employee-focused.
As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees support our flat leadership structure, have a say in how our business operates and benefit from our financial success. We are committed to employee growth with career development opportunities, competitive total rewards, a well-being program, flexible work arrangements and more.  Our company culture is driven by our 4 Cs – we are Client-Centered, Curious, Collaborative, and Community Minded – which support our focus on sustainability, safety, diversity, equity and inclusion. Get to know us better by visiting GEI’s career site here.
GEI’s Total Rewards Package
  • Market-Competitive Compensation, including Eligibility for an Annual Performance Bonus
  • Comprehensive Benefits Program including Health Care and Wellness Spending Accounts
  • Hybrid Work Schedules and Cell Phone Stipends
  • GEI University (GEIU) with Continuing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Connecting Conversation Program with a Focus on Professional Development and Opportunities for Advancement
  • Support and Financial Rewards for Publication Awards, Professional Dues, and Professional Licenses
  • Paid Holidays and Generous Paid Time Off Program
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • RRSP Program
  • Opportunity to be an Owner and Shareholder 
  • A Vibrant Culture that is Focused on Partnership, Sustainability, Giving Back to Our Communities and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • And More…
GEI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, Aboriginal/Indigenous status or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.