19-O03 Intermediate Structural Engineer

ID 19-O03 # of Positions 1
Location Ottawa, Ontario Experience (years) 5+
Status Permanent full-time Job Title Intermediate Structural Engineer

Structural Engineering

Our Ottawa office is seeking a talented Intermediate Structural Engineer to join our growing Structural Team. The ideal candidate is hard-working and eager to increase their responsibilities and to take on a significant role within the company.

As a member of our professional team, you will be responsible for design, project management and contract administration on a wide variety of projects, with emphasis on federal, commercial, and institutional clients. Structural work typically includes new building design, renovation, restoration and adaptive renewal, investigations and reports.


The role and responsibilities for the Intermediate Structural Engineer include, but are not limited to, the following. Employees may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet Jp2g’s ongoing needs.

Technical Skills

  • Develop designs and complete calculations of structural systems and components
  • Complete structural engineering investigations of existing buildings or structures and prepare reports as required
  • Develop engineering concepts, concept reports and construction estimates
  • Undertake feasibility studies
  • Review shop drawings during construction and visit construction sites to review general conformance of structural components
  • Complete tasks assigned by Department Manager as required to assist in the continued success of the firm
  • Assist in the preparation of fee proposals
  • Assist in researching new systems, resources, analyzes processes, procedures and working practices to identify and implement changes to increase efficiency, productivity and overall profitability
  • Maintains familiarity with current techniques and developments to sustain and improve technical skills


  • Attend client meetings
  • Attend co-ordination meetings with design team
  • Ensure proper coordination of documents with the other design disciplines
  • Provide marked up sketches to CAD operator or update CAD drawings as required; back-check drawings for quality control
  • Train and assist junior staff as required
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with colleagues, other consultants, and key stakeholders to ensure projects run smoothly and to resolve concerns promptly and efficiently
  • Maintain existing business and inform Department Manager of new business opportunities, if they arise

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Structural Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in the field of structural engineering for buildings – design and construction
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario (PEO)
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Eligible to seek security clearances with the Federal Government


  • Ability to work in a complex environment, dealing with multiple projects and clients
  • Strong sense of initiative and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Sound English language communications skills (oral and written)
  • Demonstrated experience working with other consultants and contractors, and coordination of significant projects
  • Knowledge of OBC, NBCC, CSA S16, CSA A23.3, CSA O86 and CSA S304
  • Proficiency with structural analysis and design software (such as ETABS, S-Frame, S-Concrete, etc.)
  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Familiarity with MS Office, AutoCAD, and NMS specifications
  • Reliable vehicle access is required

Asset Qualifications

  • Ingénieur (ing.) licensed in the Province of Québec
  • Familiarity with Revit
  • French language communication skills (oral and written)

Compensation and Benefits

  • Friday afternoons off year-round (36 hour/week)
  • Group RSP planning opportunities
  • Professional development and advancement opportunities
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Future shareholder opportunities

How to Apply

Please send your resume for consideration to: careers@jp2g.com
Subject line: 19-O03 Intermediate Structural Engineer

Jp2g welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for
candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a CISD security application (Level II Secret).

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.