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Structural Designer

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Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Saskatoon, SK, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 40204 

Job Category: Engineering 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Hatch helps clients reach their business goals through a range of strong technical capabilities. We ensure world-class project delivery through the skills of our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering and project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors. 


We manage our clients’ entire project lifecycle from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies. Join our team and become part of a community that strives for positive change–providing the best solutions for our clients’ toughest challenges!  




At Hatch, the Structural Designer is part of an engineering team providing engineering services to large and small projects. The role is responsible for the production of civil structures 3D models and 2D drawings in accordance with project requirements under the supervision of the Lead Civil Structures Designer. The successful candidate will participate in a wide range of projects covering civil structures design including bridges, retaining walls, dams, culvert structures, liquid retaining structures, pump stations and various other structures for mining plants. Activities include site investigation and structural steel and concrete modeling and drafting for both front end planning and the detailed engineering phase for multi-discipline projects.


As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Assist the Lead Civil Structures Designer with the delivery of project requirements as they relate to scope, quantities, cost and schedule
  • Coordinate the work of draftspersons in the preparation of contract drawings, record keeping and other statistical work
  • Produce and maintain technical and engineering drawings using 2D and 3D CAD software as required
  • Perform conceptual layout work
  • Develop design details
  • Check drawings prior to release
  • Ensure coordination with designers and engineers within the discipline and with other disciplines
  • Perform clash detection of models with other discipline models
  • Participation in formal engineering review processes
  • Verify onsite condition and dimensions relating to existing facilities
  • Construction supervision dependent upon project demands
  • Incorporate safety in design.



Qualifications and Experience


  • Technical school diploma specializing in civil/structural design
  • Minimum of 2 years civil structures design experience
  • Experience within a large project, multi-disciplinary EPCM environment
  • Proficient in the use of 2D and 3D structural design/drawing software packages
  • Knowledge of industry or regulatory standards, regulations and codes pertinent to the design and systems related to the project
  • Understanding of other discipline requirements
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good safety awareness.



We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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