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Highways and Bridges Engineer-in-Training

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Date: Nov 20, 2020

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 35881 

Job Category: Campus 


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.


Title: Highways and Bridges Engineer-in-Training– Vancouver


New infrastructure and revitalizing assets are a key part of growth for any economy. We work with our clients to imagine and build cities of the future through a constant commitment to innovation and cutting-edge technology. 

Our knowledge of infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you! 


Position Summary:

The Hatch Infrastructure group is seeking a Highways and Bridges Engineer-in-Training with interest in Transportation & Logistics. Reporting to the Bridges and Structures Lead you will support projects globally based out of our Vancouver location.


What Will a Career at Hatch Offer You:


You will:

  • Be given opportunities to contribute to complex projects around the world in meaningful ways
  • Work on problems and gain experience in the office and on project sites
  • Collaborate with diverse teams locally and globally
  • Work in an exciting environment where you can apply your academic learning on a daily basis
  • Gain relevant experience and support in obtaining your professional designation
  • Benefit from formal and informal mentorship from some of the leading minds and authorities in the industry
  • Participate in local Professional Development Programs, Sustainability Week, Toastmasters, and more to develop your skills
  • Join in charitable, social, and sports activities with other Hatch employees 


We’re entrepreneurs with a technical soul. Our flat organizational structure creates an atmosphere of openness and participation. We build practical solutions that are safe, innovative, and sustainable. Our ultimate goal is to achieve no harm for our people, our clients, and our communities.


As a Highway Bridge Engineer based in Vancouver you will be involved on a range of small to large projects which are industry and public high profile. The role will be challenging, demanding, varied and offer fantastic opportunities for skill set and career development. You will be required to work within a growing team carrying out bridge feasibility works, design, and assessment and strengthening depending upon project requirements.



  • Working with project engineers and other project team members on design, tender, and construction deliverables;
  • Perform structural analysis and prepare design calculations to include 2D and 3D analysis for bridges as well as foundations, infrastructure and retaining walls;
  • Develop structural details and construction plans;
  • Preparation of standard documentation – reports, specs, drawings, spreadsheets, letters, etc.
  • Conducting design check and quality audit of drawings and contract documents;
  • Coordination of structural work with work of other disciplines.
  • Use analysis and design softwares (e.g. SAP2000, Concise Beam, Excel, MathCAD) in course of work;



  • Civil or Structural Engineering Degree from an accredited university;
  • Entry level experience in the design of bridges and experience with the Canadian Highway Bridge Code or AASHTO;
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office, industry standard bridge design and analysis software; familiarity with AutoCAD and Civil 3D is an asset;
  • Experience in preliminary design and detailed design of new bridges and rehabilitation of existing bridge; steel and concrete structures;
  • Strong desire to learn and involvement with highway improvement projects especially design build / P3 delivery
  • Demonstrated ability in meeting project deliverables and requirements;
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal are essential;


Competencies  (knowledge, skill, attributes):

  • Good understanding of engineering and business fundamentals as they apply to engineering problems and projects
  • Ability to learn quickly and to take on new challenges
  • Collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Shows critical and creative thinking and problem solving, and brings forward solutions for our clients' toughest challenges
  • Adapts and embraces change

For more information on our graduate recruiting process visit


NOTE: To be considered you must attach your official/unofficial transcript.



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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