Senior Structural Engineer - Saint John / Fredericton NB

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Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: Saint John, NB, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 86027 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Saint John, NB, Canada 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. 


Join our Project Delivery Group (PDG), a dynamic team of professionals passionately committed to world-class project delivery across the globe. With expertise in sustainable studies, asset building and operations, and industry-leading efficiencies, our best-in-class team leverages methodologies, governance and systems that are unparalleled in the engineering space. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.




Senior Structural Engineer - Saint John or Fredericton, NB 


Hatch is growing throughout the country and we are expanding our presence in New Brunswick in order to better serve our local clients and to respond to increased demand from national and international clients. The Structural Engineer will play a key role in the growth of our New Brunswick offices and shall assist with business development, client engagement and delivering projects. Although tasks will vary from project to project, the primary role of the senior structural engineer shall be the management and design of industrial buildings and structures and participating in the development and growth of our New Brunswick offices. We manage the entire lifecycle of our clients' projects, from conceptual design to construction and operation of assets, while achieving efficiencies.    


Join our team and be part of a community that is working hard to create positive change by providing the best solutions to our clients' most demanding challenges!  


What we offer:  

  • Flexible health benefits from your first day 

  • Competitive compensation and vacation 

  • The opportunity to receive excellent mentorship from industry experts 

  • Ability to apply your skills to challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects, while working alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people 

  • An opportunity to work in an exciting project work environments in a constantly evolving industry 

  • Employer and employee contributions to a retirement savings plan 

  • Long-term career management planning. 

  • Engaging work environment in a flat, highly connected community of professionals working around the world 

  • Training opportunities in technical fields, languages and soft skills. 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work on complex and challenging projects related to the design of steel and concrete structures in industrial settings for new construction as well as repair, rehabilitation, or modification of existing construction 

  • Project management and coordination of multi-disciplinary projects 

  • Supervision and support of a team of structural engineers 

  • Coordinate with engineers and designers of other disciplines 

  • Design verification of structural calculations by others 

  • Perform site visits as required for visual engineering assessments, field measurements, and construction support 

  • Oversee the preparation of design drawings and specifications 

  • Participate in the estimation of project costs 

  • Ensure the integration and implementation of safety and integrity principles in Hatch's structural documentation 

  • Client engagement and business development 



  • 10 to 15 years of experience in the design of steel and / or concrete structures 

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with a focus on structural design courses 

  • Member in good standing with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick (APEGNB) 

  • Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary project team 

  • Experience with analysis programs such as STAAD.Pro, S-Frame, SAP2000 

  • Strong knowledge of design codes and standards 

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Good organizational skills to manage working on multiple projects simultaneously 

  • Good safety awareness  

  • Communication skills in French considered an asset but not required 


At Hatch, we challenge the status quo and create positive change for our employees, and the communities and clients we serve in the mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors. We’re inclusive, collaborating no matter where in the world we are. You are part of a community at Hatch, one that fosters career growth and education, is philanthropic in nature, and where entrepreneurship is key to success.   

If you’re passionate and committed to building a better world through positive change, our global organization may have just the opportunity you desire. 

We thank all applicants for their interest in Hatch, please note we will contact candidates who meet the required qualifications. 



Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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