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Structural Engineer

Ref no. BHN566228
Location Toronto, Canada
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Matchtech are working with a key client in the railway industry to support the recruitment of a Structural Engineer. This role is a permanent role and is based in Toronto supporting on mass transit railway projects.

Key skills required for this role

Structural Engineer - Railway - Infrastructure - Conceptual Design - P.Eng


Structural Engineer - Railway - Infrastructure - Conceptual Design - P.Eng

Job description

Structural Engineer

Our office is seeking a Structural Engineer to join our Toronto team.

This position will be to work on projects for Rail transit infrastructures (High Speed, Metro, LRT, streetcars).

As the Structural Engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Assist our clients in the conceptual design definition, helping in technical feasibility and constructability.
  • Lead a structural team for the design process.
  • Ensure appropriate coordination with the rest of the disciplines, requesting inputs and providing results to others in timely manner.
  • Present the alternatives, and the design to the contractor and the client.
  • Review technical documentation and identify critical defects.
  • Provide guidance to modellers for the BIM model and drawing production.
  • Conduct periodic site reviews to ensure construction complies with design intent and codes
  • Develop structural details and construction plans
  • Review shop drawings and field services in design and construction


  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering
  • Master's degree in Structural Engineering is an asset
  • Registered P. Eng in Ontario
  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience in structural design and rail & transit projects
  • Experience with complex construction projects involving P3, Infrastructure and/or underground LRT and subway
  • Expertise in reinforced concrete structures
  • Desirable knowledge of pre-stress concrete and precast construction
  • Desirable knowledge of steel structure
  • Desirable knowledge of underground structures, geostructures (Support of Excavation, walls, invert slabs, cut-and-cover structures)
  • Technical competency in the design of structural building systems
  • Knowledge and understanding of structural design software such as SAP2000 and Robot Structural Analysis is expected
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Navisworks, Bluebeam desirable
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant design standards and codes
  • project management and coordination skills with a strong ability to provide leadership and motivation to project structural teams. You will work in a multi-disciplined team environment and will be expected to demonstrate a collaborative attitude in working with members of the Team
  • Ability to confidently relate with all levels of staff and clientele - Internal and External
  • Effective communication in English

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