Senior Structural Engineer

Employer: Nordmin Engineering

Closing Date: October 16, 2023

Location: Thunder Bay, ON

Job Description:

Who we are:

About Company:

Nordmin Engineering is a company that specializes in providing engineering services for the mining and industrial sectors. They offer a wide range of services including project management, site assessments, and design work. They are committed to creating a positive and inclusive work environment and providing ongoing training and development opportunities for their employees.


About the team:

The Senior Structural Engineer will be a part of a team EITs, Design Engineers, and drafters at Nordmin Engineering. The team works collaboratively on projects ranging from conceptual through to construction, with a focus on completing design work for mining and heavy industrial projects. The successful applicant will act as a leader, guiding and mentoring junior staff while collaborating with senior management to achieve business objectives.


What you’ll do:

As the Senior Structural Engineer at Nordmin Engineering, the successful applicant will play a critical role in leading both focused structural and multidisciplinary technical teams in completing design work for mining and industrial projects. This will involve collaborating with other engineers and drafting teams to develop and implement projects from conceptualization through to construction. The Senior Structural Engineer will also be responsible for providing technical oversight, input, and mentorship for structural staff, as well as leading the development of structural designs, calculations, analysis, and evaluation of seismic design. Additionally, the Senior Structural Engineer will ensure proper communication between disciplines and with the management team, undertake site visits and assessments, and work closely with clients to ensure the full and proper delivery of services. This is a leadership role that requires the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, while also demonstrating strong organizational and time management skills to meet project deadlines.


Who you are:

We’re looking for someone who meets the minimum requirements to be considered for the role. If you meet these requirements, you are encouraged to apply. The bonus qualifications are just that, a bonus, not a requirement.


Minimum requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Structural Engineering

Registered Professional Engineer in Canada and/or USA

10 years of engineering experience

5 years of experience in a Structural Engineering (Focused in Heavy Industrial)

Knowledge of structural theory, building codes and design standards (concrete, structural steel, wood, masonry)

Working knowledge of structural analysis and design software

Project Management experience

Willingness to mentor and develop junior staff

Ability take responsibility for engineering works


Minimum Fundamental Skills:

Committed to working in a respectful, professional manner

Ability to work independently

Strong organizational and time management

Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

Strong verbal and written communication

Committed to continual improvement and learning


Bonus qualifications & Experience:

Master’s degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or a related field

15+ years of experience in engineering design and management in structural systems for industrial applications

Working knowledge of S-FRAME

Experience with mining projects

Experience with pulp and paper projects

Experience with construction specifications and contract administration

Experience with leading large-scale projects

Experience with managing budgets and resources

Experience with business development and client relations

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