Structural Engineer

Date: Nov 30, 2023

Location: St. John's, NL, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 87786 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: St. John's, NL, 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.


Structural Engineer


Our organization is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. Our global network of over 9,000 professionals combines vast engineering and business knowledge, working in partnership with our clients to develop market strategies, manage and optimize production, develop new game-changing technologies, and design and deliver complex capital projects. Our corporate roots extend back more than a hundred years, and our experience spans over 150 countries around the world in the metals, energy, infrastructure, digital, and investments market sectors.  We work closely with the communities in which we serve to ensure that our solutions optimize environmental protection, economic prosperity, social justice, and cultural vibrancy.

Hatch is actively seeking to hire a Senior Structural Engineer to join the Project Delivery Group in our St. John’s, NL office.

The candidate will be responsible for project management and senior design support on a wide variety of projects including industrial buildings, offshore frames, underground construction, heavy civil applications, and other various structures as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead teams of engineers, EIT’s, and designers 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
  • Lead or actively participate in meetings with clients, contractors, and other consultants
  • Coordinate with other structural engineering staff working on several projects in a positive environment through open communication with the team
  • Mentorship and support of Structural Engineers and Engineers-in-Training
  • Coordinate with engineers and designers of other disciplines
  • Design verification of structural calculations by others
  • Perform site visits as required for visual engineering assessments and client engagement
  • Participation in formal engineering review processes
  • Identification of project risks and liabilities and develop strategies to minimize them
  • Participate in the preparation of design drawings and specifications
  • Participate in the estimation of project budgets and costs
  • Ensure the integration and implementation of safety and integrity principles in Hatch's structural documentation
  • Ensure adherence to all engineering standards and internal procedures as part of design activities


  • 10+ years of experience in the design of steel and/or concrete structures, project management, and other leadership roles
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with a focus on structural design
  • Member in good standing with Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland & Labrador or other Canadian engineering association
  • Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary project team
  • Experience with supervising, mentoring, and motivating a team of engineers and designers
  • Experience with the design of steel and concrete structures
  • Experience with finite element analysis programs such as STAAD.Pro, S-Frame, SAP2000
  • Strong knowledge of design codes and standards
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills to manage working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Good safety awareness
  • Communication skills in French considered an asset but not required


Hatch is known for the quality of its services and the expertise of its employees. To do this, we are looking for engineers with:

  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Autonomy
  • A spirit of synthesis and its priorities

A willingness to progress


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, veteran, 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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