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Design Engineer - Structural

Job Opportunity Program
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted On: July 09, 2013
Last Day to Apply: July 23, 2013
Employment Type: Full Time

Design Engineer – Structural

Engineering Department

Engineering, Construction & Expansion Group

Reporting to the Chief Structural Engineer, you will be responsible for preparing conceptual and final structural engineering designs for transit related structures. Your duties will include: establishing concepts for structures to meet identified criteria established by user groups and architectural space planning; performing analysis and design calculating to confirm the agreed framing concepts and determine final designs which conform to all current codes and standards such as the National Building Code of Canada, the Ontario Building Code, etc.; providing sketches and marked drawings for Design Draftspersons; reviewing structural design drawings prepared by Draftspersons or Consultants for technical content and approving/signing same; assisting in the preparation of standard drawings, and performing field reviews and shop drawing reviews; representing the section on development reviews; taking professional responsibility for the designs as required by the Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO); preparing/presenting various reports and recommendations related to the work, and performing related duties as assigned. You are responsible for treating passengers and/or employees with respect and dignity and ensuring the needs of passengers or employees with disabilities are accommodated and/or addressed (within your area of responsibility) in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can fully benefit from the TTC as a service-provider and an employer. Annual Salary Range: $75,748.40 - $94,731.00 (Level 9).


You require in-depth knowledge of Civil Engineering (Structural) principles, methods and practices for the design and construction of major structures related to transit facilities. You require a comprehensive working knowledge of applicable codes and standards that govern structural design for buildings and bridges such as the National Building Code of Canada, the Ontario Building Code, the Canadian Highway and Bridge Design Code, CSA A23.1/2/3, CSA S-16, CSA S413, etc. Familiarity with complex computational tools such as STAAD PRO is essential. You must have a good working knowledge of designs in plain and reinforced concrete and structural steel, as well as some exposure to the applied design of pre-stressed and post-tensioned concrete, masonry and timber structures. You must possess sound judgement and well developed technical, analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, verbal communication and engineering report writing skills. You must be computer literate with a strong knowledge of personal computers and software applications related to the work. Ability to produce design sketches and work on-line using CADD software is an asset. A valid non-probationary Class “G” driver’s license for the Province of Ontario and use of own automobile will be required for occasional site visits and inspections during non-revenue hours (approx. 2 to 6 am). These skills and knowledge would normally be acquired by obtaining a University Degree in Civil Engineering specializing in structures, combined with a minimum of 5 years of related experience in a multidisciplinary design environment. Registration as a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario is mandatory. Must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees.

Committed to the principles of employment equity, the TTC encourages applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, racial minorities, and women. We thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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