Senior Structural Engineer, Buildings


Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Remote

Full time

Nov 9


 WSP is currently seeking a Senior Structural Engineer to join our Buildings group, located at our Ottawa office. With 2022 set to be another great year for WSP, we are excited to be offering the opportunity to join a diverse, challenging and rewarding environment. 

Our Structural team is directly involved with a multitude of different project types, ranging from traditional commercial & industrial buildings, through to specialty buildings in the Rail and Transportation and Energy and Resource sectors. The team thrives by working collaboratively. 


  • Design of new building structures as well as structural alterations, renovations, and additions to existing buildings;
  • Preparation of structural integrity and assessment reports;
  • Design and detailing of structure including calculations and computer modeling, for steel, concrete, masonry and timber structures;
  • Manage and Coordinate projects with clients and other disciplines;
  • Collaborate with Senior engineers and drafting personnel to assemble structural drawings;
  • Respond to Client Request for Proposals;
  • Coordinate with Architectural, Electrical and Mechanical drawings and attend coordination meetings;
  • Planning and management of projects


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering;
  • Registered with the Professional Engineers of Ontario - PEO or Membre de l’Ordre des ingénieurs Quebec
  • 10+ years of experience;
  • Thorough familiarity with all applicable codes and standards;
  • Demonstrated Project Management experience;
  • Suitable experience in the design of new and renovation projects for a variety of project types including Institutional (schools, data centres, prisons), Commercial (offices, retail stores, retail petroleum facilities), Residential (low-rise multi-family), Transportation (maintenance facilities, transit facilities), Health Care (hospitals, laboratories), and Light Industrial is required;
  • Heavy industrial structural experience desirable but not mandatory;
  • Seismic analysis and design experience an asset;
  • Experience as a prime consultant as well as a sub-consultant working with Architects desirable;
  • Should have a general working knowledge of other building disciplines;
  • Proficiency in ETABS, SAFE, and RamSteel;

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