Lead Structural Engineer

Website VIA Rail

Job Description:

The Lead Structural Engineer will collaborate with different stakeholders including: the methods team, the shop team, procurement, external contractors and external engineering consultant firms and will be responsible for

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervising the implementation of solutions (activity coordination, acceptance tests, connecting contractors/consultants and shop floor personnel, etc.)
  • Developing structural inspections and designing repairs (calculations, drawings, instructions, etc.)
  • Providing technical support to various departments (technical review of tenders, design safety protocols, etc.)
  • Designing improvements to rail equipment (design, timelines, time and material estimates, engineering documentation, etc.)
  • Providing technical advice and make decisions related to structural conditions of the equipment
  • Supervising engineers and designers as required and managing external consultants

Job Requirements:

  • Have more than 10 years of experience in mechanical engineering, with 5 years specializing in structural engineering (transportation industry experience an asset);
  • Possess knowledge of mechanics, structure, welding, metals, etc.;
  • The candidate must be a member of the OIQ in good standing.
  • Bachelor degree in engineering (Certified Engineer, member of the OIQ);
  • Knowledge of Solidworks, Autocad, and office suite;
  • Bilingualism (English and French), both spoken and written;
  • Have experience in project management and the ability to act with independence and initiative in recommending solutions;

Job Details:

Company: VIA Rail

Job Category: Government Jobs

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Guelph, Ontario, CA
Application Deadline: N/A

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