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Senior Structural Engineer

2955 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC V5M 4X3, Canada Req #307
July 4, 2024

Senior Structural Engineer


Our Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd. (KCB) office in Vancouver, BC is looking for a Senior Structural Engineer with experience working in multi-disciplinary project teams on water resource infrastructure and hydroelectric market sector projects. This position is for working as part of the Power & Transportation Group. Types of projects may involve rehabilitation of existing dams and hydroelectric facilities, design of new hydroelectric facilities, and civil-structural design of water resource infrastructure.

We are looking for a highly skilled, motivated structural engineering professional interested in working on technically challenging projects from concept to completion and who excel at working within multi-disciplinary project teams. We offer unparalleled career growth for the right individual in a dynamic growing company committed to high quality engineering and excellence.

At KCB you will have the opportunity to build a diverse skill set with a combination of field and office-based engineering design assignments and become part of an integrated and dedicated group of senior and intermediate engineers.


This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Work with diverse teams of multidiscipline engineers, designers and drafters from preliminary investigations and conceptual design through preliminary design, final design and construction
  • Develop hands-on structural design and construction support experience
  • Manage projects and be responsible for successful completion of project scopes on schedule and in accordance with financial performance metrics
  • Write, compile, and review technical reports, specifications and fee proposals to clients
  • act as a mentor to junior / intermediate staff
  • Act as a technical resource within a multidisciplinary project team that fosters career development
  • Visit project sites, as required to gather information to contribute to engineering activities
  • Travel within Canada and internationally



  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of 12 years of relevant experience
  • Professional designation within B.C. or eligibility to apply within the year
  • Technical aptitude, knowledge and experience in the field and on design teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals
  • Effective verbal and written English communication skills, with demonstrated report writing skills
  • Strong working knowledge of industry codes and standards
  • Aptitude and experience with various structural computational tools – SAP 2000, MIDAS, LS-DYNA, etc.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, and Mathcad, Proficiency with Microsoft WORD and Excel
  • Initiative, innovation and commitment to technical excellence
  • Enthusiasm and drive toward long-term success
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • Working knowledge in the following areas are not essential, but considered to be an asset:
    • concrete dam design
    • spillway and intake design
    • penstock and/or lined tunnel design
    • seismic assessments (Stability Analysis, Response Spectrum Analysis, Time History Analysis, Floor Design Spectrum Development)
    • seismic design of structures including performance-based seismic design
    • Canadian Dam Association guidelines and regulations
    • dam safety reviews and assessment of compliance with typical practice and regulatory requirements


The salary for this position is $120,000 to $190,000 per year. Salary is based on applicable experience, education, and skill level. In addition to salary total rewards includes:


  • Hybrid work opportunities
  • Annual performance and salary review
  • PSMJ’s supported track record of profitability, leading to above average bonus payouts
  • Vacation policy that aligns to your experience
  • Paid OT, and wellness days
  • Flexible benefits, including RSP, social, and mental well-being initiatives
  • Commitment to global ESG standards


We are a global organization committed to employment equity. We respect the uniqueness that makes you, you. We encourage applications from all qualified career seekers, regardless of gender, sex, religion, or nationality.

To learn more about projects you could be a part of check out Projects - KCB (klohn.com) and our Careers page for more details.


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  • Job Family Engineers
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • 2955 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC V5M 4X3, Canada