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Structures engineer (studies) - Expertise, research and applications department

Our client, a company whose mission is to manage, operate and maintain various transport infrastructures, whose activities are divided into engineering, construction and maintenance operations is currently seeking, in order to continue improving the quality and efficiency of its services, a structures engineer.

Nature of position

Under the supervision of the Technical and Special Mandates Director, you will have as main mandate to actively collaborate in carrying out expertise studies, structural assessment, as well as research and development aimed at the implementation of innovative solutions in connection with infrastructure management. In particular, you will act as a resource person for technical and administrative support to managers by receiving and analyzing studies, reports, drawings and specifications. In addition, you will actively contribute to defining the processes, criteria and standards specific to the company's works. As such, you will :

  • Participate in carrying out structural expertise studies and any special mandate ;
  • Provide technical assistance to the director, in particular by providing relevant information in the preparation of various reports and documents and by ensuring the follow-up of projects and / or works ;
  • Identify and propose research and development opportunities in relation to the field of maintenance and management of major infrastructures ;
  • Carry out an in-depth technical review of the various technical studies, including structural analyzes, load bearing capacity evaluations, inspection and instrumentation results, pre-projects, plans and specifications and recommend the actions to be taken ;
  • Prepare, in collaboration with the asset management teams, the engineering department and the construction department, studies of opportunities, exploration and pre-feasibility in relation to the needs and requests resulting from various recommendations ;
  • Participate and provide technical assistance for the integration of pilot application projects into construction projects ;
  • Participate in carrying out the research and applications program according to the needs and established recommendations and provide technical expertise in structural analysis for asset management as well as for the Company's major maintenance projects;
  • Take note of the studies prepared by the consultants and the university partners, make comments and recommendations, validate the measures to be taken and monitor their implementation ;
  • Participate in the review and technical monitoring of certain studies relating to the structural capacity of bridge components, if applicable ;
  • Participate in the development of guides, procedures and technical manuals ;
  • Collaborate in updating and enriching the terms of reference and standard quotes of the company ;
  • Identify technical issues and make recommendations for their resolution ;
  • Responsible for administering all aspects and deliverables of contracts entrusted according to quality standards and strategic orientations while respecting the principles in force at the company ;
  • Assist management in the preparation of budgets ;
  • Prepare call for proposals documents for the award of contracts to consultants for professional design services, studies on structures of bridges, viaducts, tunnels and roads ;
  • Prepare university research agreements, ensure the follow-up and execution of research projects ;
  • Ensure good collaboration with the entire DRA team as well as with contractors and university partners ;
  • Promote good collaboration between the contractors responsible for technical assistance and the project team (Construction and Engineering) ;
  • Ensure compliance of contract execution with contract requirements (quality control) ;
  • Prepare authorizations for additional work, follow up on progress reports for payments to consultants, ensure control of implementation schedules and financial forecasts ;
  • Carry out any other tasks compatible with your functions.

Required qualification

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, structures option ;
  • Be a member in good standing of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Quebec (OIQ) ;
  • Have a minimum of 8 years of experience in the design, evaluation and repair of bridges or concrete and steel structures, with a minimum of 5 years in a consulting engineering firm ;
  • Having 3 years of experience as well as additional training in project management would be a considerable asset ;
  • Master the Canadian standards and codes for the design and construction of bridges and structures ;
  • Be familiar with AASHTO, AREMA and Eurocode standards (an asset) ;
  • Knowledge of common design and structural analysis software ;
  • Possess training certificates, issued by the Quebec Ministry of Transport, in the design, maintenance and inspection of structures (an asset) ;
  • Good knowledges of current engineering and construction practices for bridges, tunnels, culverts, viaducts, walls, dams, pylons and / or any other engineering structure ;
  • Be familiar with construction standards for roads and bridges and engineering structures (asset) ;
  • Demonstrated ability in monitoring and administering assigned contracts, including work evaluation, holding meetings and negotiating payments ;
  • Be familiar with applicable and recognized construction safety standards ;
  • Must be able to access structures through fixed or mobile devices; not be afraid of heights or tight spaces ;
  • Know how to use the following software: MS Project, Excel, Access, Word, Outlook Internet Explorer or Nestcape Navigator;
  • Sense of organization, management of time and priorities, meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrate initiative and autonomy ;
  • Be resourceful, curious, creative and eager to gather information ;
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in decision making ;
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and very good ability to work in a team ;
  • Good command in French and English, written and spoken.

Salary and condition

Salary and conditions according to company's policy and candidate's experience.


Job Location

The location shown on the map is approximate and is included for information purposes only.

  • Group Insurance

  • Paid Vacation Time

  • Professional Development Opportunities

  • Flexible Hours

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Pension Plan

  • Free Parking

  • Work From Home Possible

  • Public Transit Nearby



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