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Civil Structural Engineer
Title:Civil Structural Engineer
Location:Calgary, Alberta
Upside Engineering Ltd. (Upside) currently has an opportunity for Civil/Structural Engineer to join our established team of professionals in Calgary. As the successful candidate you have the ability to lead small to medium size projects from concept to completion. You are proactive, an excellent communicator and able to work in a fast paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Take a project from concept to completion;
  • Interface with other departments, project managers, engineers, and vendors during all phases of projects to ensure a good working interface;
  • Responsible for the design of the structural/civil component of various projects typical in oil and gas production facility applications;
  • Design of civil/structural (CS) elements for company projects:
    • concrete and steel piles;
    • concrete pile caps and footings;
    • steel structures for modules, pipe racks, equipment and vessel supports;
    • steel connections, baseplates and anchor bolts;
    • soil foundation pads for tanks and/or equipment following geotechnical requirements and specifications for the specific project site;
    • architectural features of plant buildings;
    • plant site grade, drainage and roadwork;
  • Oversee drawing development to “Issued for Construction” (IFC) status, ensuring all technical requirements are met and clearly illustrated;
  • Stamp and sign all completed CS drawings at IFC issue, as engineer of record;
  • Prepare calculation packages in accordance with company and industry standards;
  • Perform interdisciplinary review of all drawings that may have an impact on CS design;
  • Review drawings submitted by consultants, fabricators and vendors to ensure that all related CS requirements have been met and/or addressed;
  • Address fabricator and constructor CS design queries as required;
  • Site and shop visits as necessary to inspect facilities and work, monitor progress and ensure design conformance; and
  • Provide input to development of project specifications, bid packages, work execution packages etc.
Skills and Experience
  • B.Sc./B.Eng. in an engineering discipline or equivalent;
  • Professional engineer or eligible for registration with APEGA;
  • Proven ability to lead small to medium sized projects;
  • Structural analysis experience using manual and computer based techniques;
  • Ability to use and interpret results from structural analysis / finite element software applications;
  • Principles of design in concrete/steel structures and foundations;
  • Knowledge of earthworks and geotechnical engineering;
  • Experience using S-Frame and/or Staad and/or Dyna5/6;
  • Practical knowledge, principles and methods of engineering in oil & gas production and refining & upgrading industries; and
  • Current safety training certificates such as WHMIS 2015, Standard First Aid and H2S Alive.
This is a chance to work with an established engineering services provider in a uniquely enjoyable work environment. Our recruiting mission is to hire the best people for the job, provide an unbeatable work setting which respects and values the team. It’s what makes Upside exceptional.
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