Company: Wood
Skills: Structural Engineering
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for an Intermediate Structural Engineer. Reporting to the Civil / Structural Department Manager this position will be located in our St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador office. This role has a primary requirement for relevant experience in design of steel and concrete structures and concrete foundations. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

You will be part of the structural engineering team delivering projects in the Power and Process industries. This includes structural steel and reinforced concrete superstructures for buildings, building and equipment foundations, pipe racks and other miscellaneous structures.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead structural design work for various projects
  • Prepare conceptual and detailed design calculations to latest Canadian codes and standards
  • Prepare engineering reports, specifications, design criteria and construction scope of work documents
  • Carry out feasibility studies and prepare reports
  • Respond to RFIs from contractors and resolve field problems
  • Site visits and inspections as needed. Sometimes travelling to remote sites may be required.
  • Preparation of quantity estimates
  • Coordinate with other team members, vendors, contractors and clients
  • Coordinating preparation of drawings with designers and checking of drawings
  • Work in a multi-disciplinary environment and co-operate with other team members


  • Skills / Qualifications

  • University degree in Civil/Structural Engineering. Master's Degree will be considered an asset.
  • Ability to work efficiently and demonstrate effective organization skills to handle multiple projects and tasks
  • Ability to work independently with some supervision
  • 10 to 12 years of experience in the design of concrete structures such as retaining walls, spread/ combined/ mat foundations for buildings and equipment and other equipment foundations
  • 10 to 12 years of experience in the design of steel structures such as pipe racks, equipment supports, platforms and building structures
  • Thorough knowledge in analysis and design of concrete and steel structures to Canadian codes and standards.
  • Proficient in Staad.Pro
  • Good working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Professional Engineer License with PEGNL
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills are mandatory


  • Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

    Diversity Statement (EEO)

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

    Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.