Position Description

Civil Engineer
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A member of a multi-disciplinary branch providing integrated project management, engineering, design and construction services for nuclear and non-nuclear facilities, and R&D experiments at the CRL site.  Under general direction from the Branch Manager, the employee will contribute to the development of conceptual, preliminary and detailed designs of civil structures.


  • Being assigned as a design job leader including job management and execution oversight.
  • Providing job updates and status reports to management.
  • Guiding the work of several professional engineers and technologists, coordinating schedules and assigning tasks to reach an overall objective within cost, quality and time requirements.
  • Providing mentorship and technical oversight to junior staff.
  • Design of new structures, retrofits and modifications to existing structural engineering systems.
  • Design and analysis of custom designed elements for construction support such as below the hook lifting devices, fall arrest systems, shoring system, etc
  • Performing load assessments on existing structures.
  • Preparation of design documentation including concept reports, design requirements, designdescriptions, design manuals, design guides, technical specifications, and technical notes.
  • Engineering support during the construction, installation and commissioning project phases.
  • Acting as a customer liaison.
  • Providing subject matter expert review and acceptance of designs prepared by outside agencies.
  • Developing engineering specifications and standards facilitating a consistent design approach.



Bachelor (Honours) degree in civil engineering from a university of recognized standing with more than 4 years of relevant experience


  • Demonstrated performance in providing engineering oversight to various sizes of jobs.
  • Experienced in the technical procurement process, including supplier qualification reviews, bid evaluations, review and acceptance of technical deliverables and monitoring contractor performance vs. technical specifications.
  • Demonstrated effective team leadership and team-building skills.

Abilities and Skills

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in technical matters, to routinely solve technical problems and to make independent decisions.
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  • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team and interact with staff at various levels of the organization.
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills; previous experience making technical presentations to small and large audiences.

Job/Industry Specific Knowledge

  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering codes and standards used in the design, construction, and commissioning of nuclear and non-nuclear facilities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of CSA N286/N285 quality standards. 


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