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AECOM Senior Structural Engineer in Kitchener, Ontario

Canada - Ontario, Kitchener

Job Summary

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Senior Structural Engineer for employment out of our Kitchener, Ontario office. The successful candidate will work from home due to COVID-19, eventually working out of the office once safe to do so. This is a sourcing requisition meant to build a pipeline of candidates.

In this position, you will be an important addition to the Structural Department of the Buildings + Places group, consisting of A/S/M/E/C disciplines all under one roof. The successful candidate will participate in a wide variety of projects including subway stations and other transit facilities, vehicle storage/maintenance facilities, office buildings, parking structures, public facilities, municipal and industrial facilities. This is an exciting opportunity for a professional engineer to play a key role in the design and construction of a wide variety of building structures and contribute to a dynamic team of engineers, architects and technicians with a focus on delivering high quality, innovative building design solutions.

Major Responsibilities:

Fully competent engineer capable of using independent judgement to evaluate, analyze and design structures in reinforced concrete, structural steel, masonry, and other building materials, with thorough working knowledge of OBC, NBCC, and related codes/standards.

Interpret project requirements, develop proposed solutions, perform computer modelling, structural analysis and design calculations, comply with applicable codes and standards, prepare contract drawings and specifications, conduct field investigations, prepare reports, liaise with clients, supervise graduate engineers and CAD technicians, perform shop drawing review.

Minimum Requirements

In order to be considered for this position, candidate must have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering

  • Licensed professional engineer (P.Eng.) registered with PEO.

  • At least 6 years of relevant experience in the design of building structures, including subway stations and other transit facilities, vehicle storage/maintenance facilities, office buildings, parking structures, public facilities, first transponders municipal structures, and industrial facilities.

  • Ability to analyze and design structural elements using SAP2000 or similar structural analysis/design software.

  • Construction review experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Skills in the areas of team building, collaboration and effective communications with colleagues, clients and contractors.

  • Ability to manage and supervise graduate engineers and CAD technicians.

  • Effective time-management, written communications skills, analytical and interpersonal skills as well as good decision making, planning and organizational skills.

  • Proven ability to meet required delivery dates for multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office applications including Word and Excel.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

o Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

o #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

o VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

o Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

About Buildings + Places

AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture.

With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.

Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc. and many Fortune 500 companies.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Structural

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 245362BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.