STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST

2June
2022

May 31, 2022

What’s the opportunity?

The Structural Engineering Technologist is responsible for the efficient preparation of drawings, details and specifications for the structural elements of various buildings and structures, as well as site review and related activities, all under the direction and supervision of a professional structural engineer or a senior designer.  Working independently or alongside other engineers, technical staff and professionals of other disciplines, the Structural Engineering Technologist will participate in various aspects of the delivery of structural engineering projects including coordination with other disciplines.

What will you do?

Under the supervision of a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) or senior designer, and subject to adequate training where applicable:

  • preparation of structural drawings using AutoDesk AEC Collection (Revit)
  • assist with the preparation of reports/studies as well as site investigations for studies
  • attendance at meetings with other disciplines, email and letter correspondence with other staff, clients, consultants, utilities and/or contractors
  • perform inspections and field reviews of construction sites, including working at heights
  • be familiar with current relevant technical standards, codes and compliance documents
  • keep well organized project files of drawings and other documentation
  • miscellaneous clerical and technical tasks to support the preparation and delivery of drawings, reports, etc., including printing, copying, word processing, physical delivery/pickup
  • Work requires accuracy and attention to detail. 
  • Heavy visual and mental concentration and periods of prolonged sitting are required.
  • Occasional site visits requiring working at heights.
  • Travel, including automobile driving, may be required.
  • Manual dexterity is required to use desktop computers and peripherals.
  • Other related duties, as assigned

What do you need to succeed?

  • Post-Secondary Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology
  • Certification with OACETT or eligibility therefore, subject to meeting experience requirements
  • Willingness to travel occasionally to fulfill work assignments.
  • Proficiency with productivity software including MS Word and Excel.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deliver high quality work and meet strict deadlines.

What’s in it for you?

Quartek offers a relaxed, friendly and collaborative work environment, as well as great opportunity for growth and career advancement, and has been recognized as a top local employer by the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce. Our size enables staff to be involved in and gain experience in numerous aspects of the design and construction phases of a wide variety of project scales and types.

  • Working with the team at Quartek Group has always been a pleasure. Their excellent organization and attention to detail have contributed to our project successes on staying on budget and schedule. We look forward to working with Quartek Group again.

    Carrie Groff
  • After a meeting with a Quartek representative to discuss the project and Quartek’s reputation and experience with our type of project we were glad to bring Quartek on board to manage the project. We are very pleased with what Quartek has accomplished so far and look forward to working with them in the development of the cottage subdivision.

    Jim Nichols Trucking Ltd.
  • Meridian Credit Union has a long-standing partnership with Quartek in varying capacities including building design, architectural drawings, and project management.  They have brought our visions to life through their high-level of expertise and attention to detail.  Their friendly and accommodating staff are always professional and provide expert advice.

    Melanie Clement

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