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Intermediate Civil or Mechanical Engineer

  1. Burnaby
  1. Transportation

Intermediate Civil or Mechanical Engineer

Why join us?

This position is based out of our office in Burnaby, BC. and reports to Track Systems Manager in our Rail Systems group. It is responsible for design and construction of light rail, metro, and heavy rail transportation networks for clients in Canada and worldwide. Suitable candidates will be hardworking, diligent engineers or engineers-in-training, proficient with AutoCAD and/or Microstation.

SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit Engineering designs and builds lasting transportation infrastructure for cities and communities across the globe. We offer strategic solutions for the planning, financing, design, construction, operation, testing and commissioning of mass transit systems and railways.  Our diverse and multicultural team is driven by a fierce pride in their work, a pioneering vision and a passion for rail transportation.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Track geometry and detail design
  • Ride quality analysis and optimization
  • Preparation of technical specifications
  • Preparation of design reports, field reports and other narrative or technical reports
  • Preparation of other engineering and construction documents (RFI responses, memos)
  • Field engineering and construction support
  • Coordination of project deliverables and associated time management/team leadership
  • Multi-disciplinary coordination and communication
  • Communication with clients and/or other stakeholders
  • Drawing and documentation sign/seal an asset

What will you contribute?

  • A university degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering
  • Registration or eligibility for registration with the Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC)
  • 2+ years experience in railway engineering is required
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency with transportation-related features of AutoCAD and/or Microstation
  • Good communication skills and a strong work ethic
  • Interest in pursuing (or already holding) their USA engineering license (PE) an asset

At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (ie.: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).

You think that a career in our team could match your profile, submit your application online now!


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