GM BluePlan Engineering
  • 23-Jan-2020 to 23-Mar-2020 (PST)
  • Guelph, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

Junior Structural Technologist

(full-time permanent position)

Location: Guelph, Ontario


GM BluePlan Engineering Limited is a dynamic consulting firm providing niche skills in land development, municipal infrastructure planning, asset management, design and construction. Built on robust municipal, environmental, land development and structural engineering services, our team of professionals throughout Ontario, have a strong legacy of providing sound technical advice and innovative solutions for our private and public sector clients.


As a Junior Structural Technologist, you will join our bridge engineering team to provide transportation engineering solutions to a variety of municipal clients. Working with our core group of engineers and technologists, this role will involve complete delivery of bridge and culvert projects including planning, assessing, designing, approvals, tendering and construction administration.


What you will do:

  • Contribute as part of a dynamic team of engineers, technicians, technologist and engineers-in-training
  • Prepare preliminary and detailed design drawings for structural engineering projects, primarily focused on bridge and culvert projects, using AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D and MicroStation
  • Field work including detailed topographic site surveys and visual inspections in accordance with the Ontario Structure Inspection Manual
  • Prepare cost estimates, contract documents, engineering reports and memoranda
  • Assist with construction administration duties including onsite inspection of construction activities, shop drawing reviews and contract administration
  • Support planning staff with Environmental Assessment work for transportation projects
  • Assist with delivery of other structural projects supporting our Land Development, Linear or Water/Wastewater design teams, as required


What you will need:

  • Graduate of a civil engineering technology program or equivalent with a focus on structural or civil engineering with the goal of obtaining OACETT designation
  • 0-5 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code (CSA S6), the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario's Structural Manual, Ontario Structure Inspection Manual (OSIM), Ontario Provincial Standards and applicable legislation around bridge and culvert replacement and rehabilitation considered an asset
  • Experience and aptitude to work with Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Strong organizational, oral, written communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to objectively evaluate problems and opportunities and think outside the box
  • Motivated to continuously learn and broaden their experience to enhance their engineering knowledge and qualifications
  • Possess a valid driver's licence


What we can provide:

  • A dynamic and balanced work environment which encourages teamwork, initiative and ingenuity
  • Exposure to a broad range of civil engineering projects
  • Personalized opportunities for career development, mentoring, training and education
  • A positive work experience and opportunities for growth and advancement
  • A competitive compensation package including a benefit package and RRSP program
  • Extra-curricular social activities (golf tournament, family hockey day, summer BBQ's, team building activities)

Join our Team!

Candidates who are interested in joining our dynamic team are invited to press the apply button and follow the process to submit their resume.


We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

GM BluePlan Engineering Limited will accommodate candidates under the AODA legislation in all aspects of the hiring process.  Please notify us if accommodation is required.

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