Bridge Engineer - North Vancouver, BC
COWI
North Vancouver, BC

About $78,000 - $110,000 a year

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Are you interested in joining one of the leading consulting companies, creating value for customers, people and societies world-wide? If your answer is yes, COWI is here with an opportunity for you

Since 1930, COWI has pushed the boundaries of design through our involvement on major infrastructure projects worldwide. We are 7,300 people globally, of which approximately 1,300 are employed within the Bridge, Tunnel and Marine Structures (BTM) business line.

In North America, our civil, structural and geotechnical engineering specialists work on some of the world's most prestigious and challenging projects. We continue to push the boundaries of what is technically possible, from designing the world’s deepest and longest subsea tunnel, engineering the world's longest bridges, to creating marine resiliency for our waterfront communities.

BE PART OF AN INTERNATIONAL WORK ENVIRONMENT

We currently have 3 openings for Bridge Engineers to join our team in North Vancouver, BC.

The incumbents will be part of a highly professional team that provides consulting, project management and detailed engineering services on numerous bridge design projects. As fully competent engineers, the candidates will:

Be independently responsible for varied engineering assignments.
Perform most assignments with instructions as to the general results expected.
Plan and conduct work requiring judgement in independent evaluation, and substantial adaption and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.
Devise new approaches to solving engineering problems encountered.
Receive technical guidance for solving unusual or complex problems and obtain supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects.

MAINTAINING THE OVERVIEW

As a Bridge Engineer, you may supervise or coordinate the work of other engineers and technicians on assigned projects.

Furthermore, you can recognise your responsibilities in the following sentences :-

Prepares work plans, schedules, and budgets.
Performs analysis of complex structures.
Prepares design calculations and drawings in accordance with applicable design codes.
Prepares standard construction documents, such as technical specifications and tender documents.
Prepares engineering reports and other technical documents and performs other duties as required.

YOUR PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS CREATE VALUE

Minimum Bachelor's degree in Structural Engineering, Master's degree in Structural Engineering is preferred, with a minimum 4+ years of related experience in Bridge Design, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Registration as a Professional Engineer in home Province or State, or ability to obtain within 12 months of employment.
Active participation in professional associations.
Experience in design and construction of bridges.
Experience working with modern bridge design codes.
Experience with 3D structural modeling and familiarity with analysis software such as CSI Bridge, MIDAS and ADINA.
Strong written and verbal communication skills including the proficient use of Office tools (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Ability to work collaboratively within project teams located locally and/or remotely.
Experience and ability preparing proposals and participating in business development is an asset.
Ability and willingness to travel is an asset.

COWI AS A WORKPLACE

At COWI, you can look forward to a challenging role that will push you outside of your comfort zone and elevate your career to new heights. Our staff come from a multitude of backgrounds; their bridge, marine and tunneling capabilities spans the globe.

At COWI, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with high-caliber professionals and learn from the best. Besides an extraordinary collection of talented colleagues, you will also have the chance to be involved in some very high-profile assignments on world-renowned international projects that will test your skills and abilities as a professional.

COWI is proud to reward top talent; the benefits of working for COWI include extensive opportunities for growth and development, potential for on-site work-exchange at one of our International offices, health benefits, 401k or RRSP with up to 5% match, competitive compensation and various other perks.

INTERESTED?

Applying could not be easier, please click the link and follow the simple steps to upload your resume and commence what could be the most fulling chapter in your career todate.

COWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.