Intermediate Structural (Civil Minor) Engineer

Posted 3 months ago

The Intermediate Structural (Civil Minor) Engineer will provide engineering discipline lead support and design engineering for the civil structural components of projects as assigned within HOCS Projects. The majority of assignments will be small to medium size brown field projects.


  • Lead a small, discipline project team as required.
  • Prepare construction work packages, proposals and feasibility studies.
  • Develop preliminary and detailed designs, and engineering standard documents.
  • Coordinate with other disciplines to plan and execute project tasks.
  • Develop material takeoffs and cost estimates.
  • Ensure technical and engineering compliance with client and company standards.
  • Delivery of all technical engineering responsibilities to achieve project objectives within specified timelines, man-hour estimates, schedules and budgets.
  • Technical quality evaluation of work completed by the discipline.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to junior team members.
  • Visit remote project sites as required.


  • Graduation from an accredited university with a B.Sc., Engineering, or related degree.
  • Current registration with APEGA, or another Canadian province, as a professional engineer (eligibility for registration in Alberta is mandatory).
  • A minimum of 7 years engineering experience in the chemical and petroleum industry or equivalent.
  • Broad knowledge of general civil and structural designs and an understanding of industry codes, standards, and construction methods.
  • Competency with all major engineering analytical software, and 2D and 3D CAD tools.
  • Strong English oral and written communication skills, and a proven ability to communicate effectively with internal peers and external clients.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; displays a positive attitude.
  • Demonstrated initiative and self-management, flexibility and adaptability.
  • Effective team player who works well independently, and possesses the necessary leadership skills to lead a small team.
  • Strong organization and time management skills, coupled with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Exercises good judgment and possesses decision-making and problem solving skills.
  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products.
  • Experience working in small (>60) and mid-size (61 to 200) offices.
  • Legally permitted to work in Canada.


  • Commitment to a team focused environment.
  • Willingness to assist others and take on tasks that might not ordinarily fall within the role.
  • Values integrity and ethical standards, trust and objectivity.
  • Desire for learning and a willingness to apply and share newly acquired skills and abilities.

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