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Stantec Structural Engineer in Salt Lake City, Utah

At our core, we’re a community. Together, we exercise creative thought, developing designs as individual as the people and projects we touch. From approval and permitting to design and construction management services, we help wherever we can. The goals of our clients and their communities remain at the center of everything we create. Join our community and help us get mined materials to the global communities who need them. Help us connect with our stakeholders and build lasting relationships.

Your Opportunity

Our Mining group has a need for a Structural Engineer based out of our Salt Lake City, Utah, office. You would be a key member of the team working with various clients in completing studies and detailed engineering projects for underground and surface mining operations. You would have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, both domestic and international. Your primary role would be as a Lead Structural Engineer with a focus on servicing local clients, while working to build a strong structural group in Utah to work alongside the Chandler, Arizona, team and teams around the world.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Health and Safety

  • You are expected to understand and work according to the requirements of the Stantec Safety Culture. As a Discipline Engineer you are expected to make a personal commitment toward preserving the health and safety of all our employees. You will demonstrate your commitment to safety daily through actions and involvement in our employees’ work, by ensuring compliance to the company safety programs and initiatives, and strictly adhering to rules, regulations, and procedures. Your personal commitment to safety will help us achieve our ultimate goal of zero harm within our operations.

  • Work in compliance with all Health and Safety rules and regulations for Stantec and its clients.

  • Ensure all applicable safety codes, regulations, and guidelines are met by appropriate design and use of technology.

  • Review and analysis of drawings for possible safety and constructability problems prior to issuance to clients.

  • Structural Engineering

  • Structural design and analysis to applicable codes. Typical structures include headframes, hoist houses, collar houses, conveyor and material handling equipment support, equipment foundations, bins, shaft steel structures, and other mine-related infrastructure.

  • Incorporation of innovation, optimization, and standardization in designs as appropriate, considering constructability and economics.

  • Completion of fit-for-purpose designs that meet the client’s needs and requests.

  • Completion of site inspections and condition assessments for mining infrastructure.

  • Preparation of quality reports and calculation packages as project deliverables.

  • Working with designers on the project collaboratively to produce design deliverables with the appropriate level of detail.

  • Interfacing with other disciplines and project management to execute projects per the Project Plan.

  • Leadership and Business Development

  • Enhance client relationships and proactively contribute to new and continuing business opportunities.

  • Provide leadership as a part of the mining structural team and for the local office.

  • Lead project teams with a focus on meeting client needs.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience and knowledge of local clients is an asset.

  • Strength in analysis and design including structural steel and reinforced concrete.

  • Excellent knowledge of applicable design codes and familiarity with Mine Health and Safety Regulations.

  • Proficiency in use of STAAD Pro and/or RISA.

  • Ability to lead execution of structural discipline scope on projects.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, along with excellent interpersonal abilities and disposition to work in a team atmosphere.

  • Experience completing inspections and condition assessments of concrete and steel structures.

  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally to client sites or other Stantec offices.

  • Self-starter with ability to work independently.

  • The following capabilities would be an asset:

  • Experience and knowledge of local clients.

  • Knowledge of Civil 3D, REVIT and/or AutoCAD

Education and Experience

  • 8 to 20 years of engineering, design, and construction experience in heavy industry, particularly surface and/or underground mining.

  • A Professional Engineering license in the State of Utah and Wyoming (or the ability to obtain licensure by comity). Licensure or the ability to obtain licenses in other states such as Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado, as needed in the future.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Structural Engineer

Primary Location: United States-Utah-Salt Lake City

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 2000003L