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Structural engineer - Design, fabrication and construction of steel structures

Are you the steel structure expert we're looking for?

DPHV is a specialized consulting engineering firm that has been providing professional and technical expertise in structural engineering for over thirty years. Our team's experience and know-how have earned us an excellent reputation in the industry. In other words, we offer the technical agility of a large firm, but the flexibility and humanity of an independent firm! When you join our team, you get the best of both worlds!

Our office is located in Laval's Sainte-Dorothée district. Nearby, we have access to restaurants, grocery stores, parks and a protected woodland.

Your advantages in joining our team :

  • Salary commensurate with your professional experience on an hourly basis - so every hour worked is paid or can be taken as additional time off.
  • Annual bonus program;
  • Annual leave, sick leave and hour bank program with no annual maximum;
  • Flexible working hours between 35 and 40 hours a week to reconcile work and personal life;
  • Group insurance program including life insurance, short- and long-term disability, drug and paramedical care and travel insurance for you and your family;
  • DPSP program - employer-sponsored plan that allocates a portion of company profits to employees through a registered savings plan;
  • Telecommuting policy with equipment reimbursement program;
  • Stimulating work environment;
  • Ongoing training program;
  • Career development opportunities - coaching and mentoring program;
  • Reimbursement of professional dues;
  • Social activities organized throughout the year;
  • Free access to beverages and snacks at the office;
  • Jeans Friday every day;
  • Free on-site and/or nearby parking.


Your main responsibilities:

The structural engineer will be actively involved in the design and dimensioning of complex steel structure assemblies and engineering structures, as well as designing temporary structures to stabilize frameworks under construction, following careful analysis and development of an assembly sequence. His involvement starts at the very beginning of a structural steel design project. During fabrication, he or she will design assemblies, coordinate models, assist with fabrication and site erection. Versatile by nature, the structural engineer must be well organized in order to manage the many mandates entrusted to him/her.

  • Carry out structural design and analysis, as well as connection calculations, in compliance with the codes and standards required for various types of structural steel buildings.
  • Assist and supervise the team of technicians in the preparation of plans, specifications and fabrication drawings (shop drawings).
  • Assist steel fabricators with technical support for steel fabrication and fabrication sequencing of high-complexity structural members
  • Assist in the design of structural steel erection sequences, the design of temporary stability elements and the sizing of lifting devices used in structural erection.
  • Write technical reports and letters;
  • Carry out structural inspections or work supervision;
  • Participate in the implementation and improvement of innovative methods and tools, thus contributing to process optimization.
  • Participate in the company's research and development activities.

Your qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in civil or building engineering, structural option
  • Master's degree in structure (asset)
  • Member in good standing of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ)
  • 3 years' relevant experience - experience in the consulting engineering field in Quebec considered an asset
  • Knowledge of ETABS, SAP and SAFE software
  • Knowledge of Tekla and/or REVIT modeling software (an asset)
  • Valid ASP card

Your profile :

  • Strong interest in structural calculations (design) and engineering
  • Intellectual curiosity, desire to learn
  • Fluency in French (oral and written)
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written) - as many of our customers are located in the U.S.
  • Excellent management of time and priorities
  • Team spirit, attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and interest in improving automated calculation tools

The experience, dynamism and know-how of our team members create an environment conducive to learning, and the contribution of each individual enables us to imagine and design solutions that are adapted, concrete and innovative to our customers' various projects. Join our passionate team!

An idea, a plan...a CAREER!

Does this challenge stimulate you? Send us your application without delay by clicking on the "apply" button, by sending us an e-mail at dphv@dphv.ca or via our job module on our website at www.dphv.ca.

Thank you for your interest in DPHV. However, only selected candidates will be contacted.

Job type: permanent, full-time

Travel: Greater Montreal 10%.

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22 July 2024
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